Goodbye To The “Friends” I Left Behind In 2016

In 2016, I lost two of my best friends. It wasn’t my fault either. Rather, it was both of them who to pushed me away subtly. The first one probably hurt more the other because I truly thought we had something good. She was the one I relied on while living in another state. She was the one who sought advice from, leaned on when … Continue reading Goodbye To The “Friends” I Left Behind In 2016

I Hope He Still Gives Me That Look Even When I’m Old And Gray

The man I love is lying at the end of the bed watching one of his favorite shows. He strokes his hair and squints at the screen. “Put on your glasses, you keep squinting your eyes,” I say as I hand him his glasses. He smiles at me nonchalantly. I stare at him for a few more minutes before I return back to writing. His … Continue reading I Hope He Still Gives Me That Look Even When I’m Old And Gray

Please Stop Saying Prince Charming Is Right Around The Corner

When I was single, I was so sick of people saying, “oh, it’s just not meant to be.” I’d cringe every time I’d hear someone mumble those damn words. I understand they were trying to make me feel better, but I just wanted to say shut the f**k up! It never made me feel at ease. It just annoyed me and made me want to … Continue reading Please Stop Saying Prince Charming Is Right Around The Corner

We Went To Three Cities And A Cruise For Our Honeymoon Part 1

My husband hates flying, so we decided to take a road trip to visit Savannah, GA, Charleston, SC and Raleigh, NC. In-between, we went on a cruise to the (Amber Cove) Dominican Republic, St. Thomas & St. Maarten. I was more excited about the cruise than anything else. But, to my surprise, it was actually quite disappointing because we got motion sickness and we weren’t thrilled … Continue reading We Went To Three Cities And A Cruise For Our Honeymoon Part 1

You Told Me We’d Always Be Family And Then You Turned Your Back On Me

“No matter what, we’ll always be family.” That’s the text you sent me last year as we were getting accustomed to living in Tennessee. Your husband repeatedly said that I should stick with you because you were “one of the good ones.” My fiancé wasn’t convinced though. He was always skeptical. I often wondered how someone could be that nice. How was it humanly possible? … Continue reading You Told Me We’d Always Be Family And Then You Turned Your Back On Me