An Open Letter: Thank You For Not Choosing Me

I’m the type of gal who knows what it is I want in life; in love, personal growth, career wise. The type of gal who has a Midwest heart with a West Coast spirit; a carefree, vibrant soul with a good head on my shoulders, and ambitions that I chase with all my heart.  But never in my life did I think I would find myself in this situation — falling for the nice fuckboy,…

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Because Maybe For The First Time In My Life, I Know I Am

For the first time in years, you helped me finally break down my walls. You allowed me to open up my heart to someone; to feel something again. You made me feel safe and comforted. You challenged me, pushed me to open up and be vulnerable; to express my thoughts and emotions unapologetically. You made me laugh in a way that I haven’t laughed before. You made me feel special, like I genuinely meant something…

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20 Tips To Spare The Heartache In Your Twenty-Somethings

I am not the person people usually turn to for dating advice, because quite frankly I don’t have years of dating experience under my belt. But, I am the person people turn to as a voice of reason; I am the person people turn to because I have years of navigating the in’s and out’s of self-reflection, awareness, and love — at least, enough to know my heart well and be aware of my strengths,…

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No More Discounts

“Almost relationships”. They’re a tricky thing to understand. But what always happens at the end of closing a chapter on an “almost relationship” is that one person cares, just a little too much. One person falls, maybe a little too quickly. One person tries, just a little too hard. Ok, but is caring a bad thing? Is opening our heart and allowing ourselves to feel and give a bad thing? NO; it isn’t. We learn…

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This One Is For The Girls

I am her. I am your classic Midwest gal with a strong heart and more than loving spirit who falls for the douchebags; the guys who live for the chase; the guys who just don’t care. I knew it then, and I know it now. But over the past few years, there’s one thing that’s changed. I’m not afraid to feel confident in believing I deserve more. I’ve realized so many things, in part from…

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