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    You Only Truly Fall in Love Three Times in Your Life

    They say you only truly fall in love with three people in your life and each for their very own important reason. The first will be your best friend. He’s easy to talk to. It’ll just make sense for you to be together. You’ll never fight.  He’ll give you everything you could want. He will always […] More

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    For When You Start Over

    One day, you wake up. And every day before today seems like a dream. A life you never lived. Distant. And fading fast. It’s as if everything before this day was lived by someone else and told to you as a story as a young child and one day, it’ll all be forgotten. Today, you […] More

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    Opening up about sexual assault

    I find it easy to write about almost anything. Probably because I find it easy to talk about almost anything. Almost. Anything. Almost. But not everything. There are still things I skim over the details of. I shorthand the stories when I have to talk about them, making them sound like they aren’t that big of […] More

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    11 Things you feel when moving across the country for the first time

    You feel empowered.  There is no single greater feeling in the world than knowing you have the ability to completely uproot yourself at any moment, move completely across the country, and reinvent who you are and what you want to become. It’s invigorating. It’s empowering.  You’re absolutely terrified.  This is natural. You’re leaving behind everyone […] More

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    You're Everything I Ever Wanted, And Everything I Need

    I’ve spent weeks trying to write this. Trying to put into words just how strongly I feel about you. I’ve spent countless hours hoping I would somehow gain the ability to accurately convey the strength of the love I have for you. But you leave me speechless.  My head becomes a jumbled mess of overwhelming […] More

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    Mom, I'll Consider It a Win If I End Up Half The Woman You Are

    You're my hero. Every day, I see more and more of you in myself, and I wouldn’t change that for anything.  You’ve always been my cheerleader and my voice of reason when I needed it. You’ve smacked me back into reality and brought my head out of the clouds when I started to drift away.  […] More

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    10 Things You Definitely Know to Be True If You're a Gemini Babe

    Geminis are a different breed. We think a little faster, talk a bit quicker, and never take no for an answer. If you were born under the sign of the twin, here are 10 things you just know are true about yourself:  1. Your dual nature makes you seem unpredictable and fickle to those who […] More

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    For the Days You'd Give Anything for Your Depression Just Go Away, Read This

    Depression is a whirlwind. One day, you can feel on top of the world, and all it takes is the smallest pin drop to trigger a downward spiral.  Someone who doesn’t suffer from depression could label something as “no big deal” while it would seem like the end of the world to someone with depression. […] More

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    To the Guy I Never Thought I'd Be Lucky Enough To Call Mine

    You came into my life at the most unexpected moment. Somehow, you managed to get enough of my attention that I ran to you when I finally ended things with my ex.  We had barely even talked at that point, but I wanted to tell you about everything at that moment. And from that moment […] More

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    I'm Over You, but I'm Still Holding on to What We Had

    There are moments when I believe I’m over it. That I’m over the pain and heartache we went through. I think that maybe, I could possibly start over with someone new. But then I think about having to actually start over.  I think about having to meet someone new, hope that they like me as […] More

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    So you're against the Women's March

    Let’s be real here for a minute. Those who are offended by the women’s march are those who are privileged enough in life to never have to feel oppressed. You’ve never had to suffer through the sting of being “just a girl”. You’ve never had to regret your one night stand because you can’t remember […] More

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    To the father I never wanted, but the one I needed

    You weren't there. You didn't come to my soccer games, you weren't in my prom pictures, you missed my high school and college graduations. I have a whole lifetime of memories and accomplishments, but none of them have you in them. And I'm sorry for that.  I'm sorry you sat on the sidelines of my […] More

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