Today, I sat alone. I went to go watch my kids perform with their choir for the spring recital. At first, there were plenty of empty seats. A few family here and there. But in a matter of minutes, the audience was filling up with couples, families, friends, and grandparents. Surrounded by groups, I sat … Continue reading Today, I Sat Alone
What the Millennials and Gen Z need to realize about their #relationshipgoals
I had recently gone through a season of bitterness. For all the wrongs I see in the world, in my life, and in myself. It took awhile to process my bitterness and this poem is the outcome.
Yesterday on Sunday, April 21, 2019, I have decided to commit to a year of no dating. For the past year and half, I had been actively dating (on and off). When I first started dating, a lot of them were very negative experiences. Guys who just wanted sex. Guys who would ghost. Guys who … Continue reading Committing to Growth – No Dating for a Year
So. I've been seeing a guy. Who seemed REALLY great! Super sweet, thoughtful gestures, texting me daily in a non-overbearing way.. we've gone on 3 dates over the last 2 weeks. But then out of nowhere last night, he texted me to say that he "tried" but he just can't get over the fact that … Continue reading You are Worthy
When I left my ex, I did not have the time to say, "I can't." I had to just DO. I didn't care what it was. I just knew that if I didn't do SOMETHING, it would be game over for me and my kids. We'd be homeless. We'd have nothing to eat. It would … Continue reading Change Your Focus
Let's be real. Single momming is exhausting. Having a partner and then suddenly doing it on your own is scary. There are some really hard falls that are hard to get back up from. Failure takes a whole new meaning. Failure means homelessness. Failure means not having food to eat. And I'll be honest when … Continue reading So?
A trend that I see often when I connect with other women is that their past is given WAY too much power. The funny (but it's not funny) thing is, the first significant event that they share with me is more recent. And when I help them realize that THAT point in time still isn't … Continue reading Don’t Give Your Past So Much Power
I've been hearing a lot about people wanting "ride or die" relationships. And honestly, I think it's one of the most dangerous #relationshipgoals to want. Here's why. 1. You start making excuses for him "He's only like this when he's drunk." "He normally doesn't act this way." "He only gets like this when (insert excuse … Continue reading You Don’t Want a Ride or Die Relationship
I hear this all the time (and I sometimes fall into this trap too). "I've been single for so long, I must not be good enough." Listen, you need to stop that kind of thinking. I'm not going to say, "You ARE good enough." What I am going to say is you are what you … Continue reading Lies You Need to Overcome Part IIII