Relationships

Falling into the arms of friendship

As a teen, I received all of my best life advice from the classics - Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul. Last weekend, I was nosing around my bookshelves and I found my copy of this life-saving book and a quote just stood out to me: “Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing… Continue reading Falling into the arms of friendship

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Ghosted by my 31-year old boyfriend

Tomorrow is Valentine's Day. Even when I was in a relationship, I never celebrated so why should this year be any different? For me, it's just a normal day. I'll go to work, come home, work out, make dinner, and then watch some television with my family. I suffered a major heartbreak at the tail… Continue reading Ghosted by my 31-year old boyfriend

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None for me, thanks

Does being a woman automatically make me a mother? I'm already a mother to a 2-year-old Maine Coon cat. Isn't that enough? Later on, I started thinking about what might happen if my boyfriend and I do get our act together and settle down. I don't know that I have the wife gene either. What if settling isn't actually what I want? What if that's just the lie I have been telling myself because it's expected of me?