A LETTER TO MY GOOD FRIEND, STEPHANIE 66 DAYS BEFORE HER WEDDING

This article was written 66 days before my friend, Stephanie was to marry the love of her life. Dear Stephanie aka Future Bride, “To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness.” -Robert Brault Scrolling through my facebook feed, I stopped and read this quote that you captured on one of your … Continue reading A LETTER TO MY GOOD FRIEND, STEPHANIE 66 DAYS BEFORE HER WEDDING

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

My Husband And I Are Searching For Our Happiness

“It’s about $1,000 plus for an apartment in the north, so why don’t we look for places in the south?” my then-boyfriend asked me years ago. We were searching for jobs in Tennessee – because I always wanted to live there. So, he applied to a few jobs and boom, one day he got contacted, had two more interviews and obtained the job. We were … Continue reading My Husband And I Are Searching For Our Happiness

Corey Stevens: The True Inspiration

I walked into Starbucks to meet a 24-year-old battling cancer for the 8th time. With a smile on his face, he said, “Hey!” His mentality remained upbeat, which made me completely envious. He has a positive outlook despite his illness. At 13, everyone thought the lump in Corey Stevens’ arm was a fracture. No one knew it was really a tumor growing inside of him. He knew nothing … Continue reading Corey Stevens: The True Inspiration

Getting Accustomed To New Surroundings

Being new in town can be quite frightening. Knowing that you cannot confide in anyone besides your significant other is frustrating, but you must work with what you have. My boyfriend and I moved to Tennessee a few days ago and we’re still get settled. Our parents, my brother and his friend joined us for the 15-hour ride. It was miserable, long and exhausting, but … Continue reading Getting Accustomed To New Surroundings

I Met My Boyfriend On OkCupid, And I Am Proud Of It

By Hope Kumor Most people seem to think that logging online to find someone is downright pathetic. And, guess what? I used to be one of those people. I refused to believe I could meet “the one” or anyone worthwhile over the internet. I mean, who knows what lays behind that screen? You could be chatting with a fat and perverted man while his pictures … Continue reading I Met My Boyfriend On OkCupid, And I Am Proud Of It