My Life At 25

At 25, I thought I’d be working for a magazine, married with at least one kid and living in a big house. I would have a white picket fence and a perfect husband who’d do anything for me. Eventually we’d have another child. Hopefully, we would end up with a girl and a boy, but…

Shy Kids Finish Last

I’m a quiet, shy and sweet girl. The problem with those types of girls is they often get taken of advantage and walked over. Ever since I can remember, I’ve never been a fan of confrontation and when I was faced with it, I always turned the other direction. I hated walking up to someone…

The Burden of Student Loans

I graduated two years ago and I have yet to put even a dent in my student loans. For the longest time, I deferred them because I was unable to find a job. After college, I was left working at a retail store with 6 months before I had to pay my student loans. My…

Career Before a Romantic Relationship?

I always assumed a career should be first on my list. Even when I was two months into my first internship, I made it a point to look for jobs because I cared about my career more than anything else. When I was dating a guy in my senior year of college, I often reminded…

Change Can Be Quite Scary

I am 25 years old and I’ve had the same damn hair and clothes style since I was a teen.  But, as scary as it is, I’m an adult and things must change.  I’m not a fan of change, but sometimes it can be a good thing.  I mean, I moved, which was a huge…

Caring Too Much About Other’s Opinions

I care far too much what others think of me. Whenever I see someone talking, whispering or pointing at me, I immediately begin to panic.  I hate confrontation and am terrible at it.  If someone doesn’t like me, I cannot simply, “shrug it off.”  I constantly talk about it and will never just let it…