Tag: relationships

I Did It Again

I did it again. One of the things I can’t seem to forgive myself for is how easy it is for men to fall romantically out of love for me. I use to believe that I was easy to love, harder to leave. But I was lied to. The truth is harder to hear. I…

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I’m Not Where You Left Me

I’m a big fan of Taylor Swift, ever since I was 11. To say she has helped shape my life would be a total understatement. She’s been some of the reason for why I get a creative spark after bouts of writer’s block, and this time was no different. On the deluxe version of evermore…

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The Art in Nakedness

I become aware of his naked presence beside me, opening my eyes from a dream I can’t recall. His broad chest rises and falls against me, his arm sprawled across my back. His breaths are heavy, his spirit is light, and when I shift my posture, his hand adjusts; caressing the length of my spine…

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A Different Take on Patriarchy: “What is Wrong With Liking the Backstreet Boys?”

Patriarchy.  A word quite familiar and even uncanny to the eye. I’ve studied and written about patriarchy in college until practically my fingers bled, delved my mind in its definition, culture, and system, buried myself in its interconnection with our behaviors, decisions, and attitudes, discovered the definite affect it has in both sexual and romantic…

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Three Secrets-How To Be the Most Positive Person in the Room (Complaining dulls your intelligence)

“There Is No Negativity, Only Absence of Love…” We might as well face it. Everyone wants to be happy. Did you ever feel completely turned off by a person who whines about not wanting “any negativity” around him? Perhaps you didn’t stick around long enough to let him in on our little secret. You could…

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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…

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