DATING

October 24, 2018

I went through a break up with my kids father after 12 years. He was manipulative, controlling and abusive. Through all the threats, stalking, prank calls, a few busted apartment windows and a 2 year order of protection, I knew it was time to put my big girl boots on a...

October 2, 2018

So you meet a guy (or girl) at the bar. You’re thinking, “Damn, he’s an upgrade from the guy that just shouted at me outside.” Your standards have approached levels low enough to hit a toddler in the face and suddenly, you are open to giving this stranger your phone nu...

August 30, 2018

He comes to me quietly, in the day to day nonchalance, until suddenly, I notice that his eyes are blue.

I know that I shouldn’t keep noticing how they follow me as I move, but I like the attention. I’ve always liked attention. And then I begin to notice more, like how h...

August 28, 2018

this has been the question of my lifetime, but also what i've been most reluctant to talk about.  it's very shame based for me.  i've learned that when i have a feeling like that, i'm probably not as alone as i think.  so i'm putting it out there.

who am i sup...

April 28, 2018

Raise your hand if you have ever been hurt by someone you love. 

My hand is raised. The thing about hurt is that it creeps up on you just when you’ve convinced yourself that the hurt doesn’t hurt that bad. It manifests as other emotions, like fear. As someone who has be...

April 4, 2018

For as long as I can remember, I have been an Independent Bad Bitch. I’m not talking about the Lil’ Boosie version that focuses on money and paying bills. I’m talking about a woman that knows her truth, owns her truth and is unapologetically herself. Her ambition eleva...

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