P.S. Don’t Forget To Tell Your Dad You Love Him

I woke up feeling weak, powerless and uninterested in getting the day started. It was partially because I hardly slept and also I was still in disbelief that it was already Monday. I dragged my sorry butt out of bed to the bathroom where I stared at myself in the mirror for a few seconds before turning on the faucet to wash my face. I … Continue reading P.S. Don’t Forget To Tell Your Dad You Love Him

Stop Settling For Shitty Love For Fear Of Being Alone

As women, we tend to settle for men because we feel as if we cannot do any better. “Oh, he treats me pretty well, so that’s good enough for me,” we tell ourselves and our girlfriends. If we gain weight, develop acne, have any sort of body imperfection, we start to feel self-conscious, which leads into settling for a mediocre man. So, you put on … Continue reading Stop Settling For Shitty Love For Fear Of Being Alone

It Shouldn’t Hurt, But It Still Does

I know I shouldn’t, but whenever I look at pictures of you, it still hurts. It hurts when I see you tell someone “I love you,” when I know in the same breath, you said that to me. It hurts when I see pictures of you with friends with a capture “friends forever” when in reality, that’s untrue. You’re a fraud and I wish I … Continue reading It Shouldn’t Hurt, But It Still Does

Dear Best Friend, I Miss Making Memories Together

Dear Best Friend, I miss the summer we swore off men. Just the two of us spent time exploring all the niceties of Pennsylvania. We had just broken up with our boyfriends and wanted to just chill. I recall going hiking, “jogging” down the street for fun, flirting with different men, going to clubs and consuming a few alcoholic beverages and just getting to be … Continue reading Dear Best Friend, I Miss Making Memories Together

This Is How You Stay Happy In A Relationship

There’s no such thing as the perfect guy. As humans, we all have flaws and are not even close to being imperfect. “I’m imperfectly flawed,” my husband said. “Just like Steve jobs.” Some people are easy to understand and then, there are opens are who hard to grasp. My husband is one of the harder ones, but that doesn’t make him a bad person. You … Continue reading This Is How You Stay Happy In A Relationship

A Letter To Myself When I’m Feeling Negative

Dear Self, Please shut your mouth. Your husband lost his job last year and so, you moved back home and found a part-time job while he was on unemployment. You received help from the government when it came to health insurance. And, yet, you still had a wedding. No, it wasn’t the most expensive wedding, but it also wasn’t the cheapest. Then, you went on … Continue reading A Letter To Myself When I’m Feeling Negative