Just Because I’m Alone, Doesn’t Mean I’m Lonely

I used to have this ongoing fear in the back of my mind that I would die alone. That no one would ever want to stay with me that long, the famous words said in every couples vows when they get married, “Till death do us part.” For me, I’ve always seen my relationships as…

All The Things I’m Too Stupid Not To Say To You

I waited by the phone a few days ago. Because that’s what I do when you say you’re free for me to come by. I sit and I wait until the message comes up and before I know it I’m getting in my car, driving to your place for one thing and one thing only….

I Am One Of Many

When I was younger I got fed life in the wrong way. I watched the right television shows, made the right friends, didn’t cause too much trouble, did good in school, participated in any kind of activities. I did this thinking it would be enough. That the decisions and choices I made weren’t only right…

The Double Standards Need to Stop

Recently, there was reports and pictures going around that showed actress Lily James kissing her married co-star Dominic West. There were headlines after headlines made about the affair and one thing I noticed was the unfortunate pattern being made from all of them. For the most part, Lily was being blamed for it happening. Everyone…

It’s Time to Start Putting Yourself First

I had a bad day today. Well, to be honest, I’ve been having a lot of bad days lately. Days that seem like they’ll never end. Or the kind of days where they all start to blend together into the same continuous motion. I no longer see the week as 7 days; I see it…

I’m Not Happy, But I’m Getting There

I want to be honest with you. Because I think if I’m not telling you exactly how I feel and just brush it off or put on a facade to fit a certain appeal to others than it’s not being real. And I don’t want to do that to you. I’ve been sitting in my…

Always the Option, Never the Choice

I used to be a perfectionist. I used to believe that everything had to be in a certain place no matter what. Everything in my life had to be lined up perfectly and there couldn’t be any faults or missing pieces. I did such a good job at never faltering, that I didn’t realize I…

Am I Settling?

When I was growing up I was never someone who envisioned how their life would turn out. Sure, I had plans, like for my career and where I might end up with it. But when it came to love, there was never a clear vision; everything sort of seemed foggy. I always wanted to be…

It’s Time to Put an End to Body Shaming

We see it happen all the time. You can be scrolling through your phone and come across a picture of someone you don’t even know. You think to yourself, “This person looks so great and confident.” But the comments are a whole other story. Just the first few you see are enough for you to…

Katy Perry Gets a Second Chance of Redemption With New Album, “Smile”

“You’re gonna watch this flower grow right through the cracks.” It’s no surprise that Katy Perry has had a groundbreaking career. Her album, “Teenage Dream” broke multiple records including  making Hot 100 history  by tying Michael Jackson’s record with 5 number 1 songs on the same album to top the charts and her music videos…