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I'm single and complete. Now stop asking.

I’m single. And I’m complete. Now stop asking.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Earlier this week I ran into someone I haven't seen in years. He and his wife knew me from when I was a teenager. While we weren't particularly close back then, we would always exchange casual hellos and general updates when we'd see each other. But earlier this week, that wasn't the case. He had stopped ...

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Put an end to disrespect & discover your self-worth

Stop Being “Nice”

Saturday, April 28, 2018

This was the post I didn't want to write. It's too real, too vulnerable. The things I'm about to share are the things I want to secretly stash away in my own mind. These are the thoughts I want to lie to the world about, pretending they don't affect me, too. And I could do that. ...

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What I'd say to my younger self

To My Younger Self

Monday, August 22, 2016

Now that I'm in my mid-twenties, there are a number of things I wish I could go back and tell my younger self. Here are a few of the things I'd say if I could back and have coffee with my early-twenties self. View post

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Monday Challenge

Monday, August 1, 2016

Yesterday, a friend called me on the phone. I answered and the first words out of her mouth were, "I hope it's okay I'm calling you instead of texting." I responded with, "Of course it's okay!" as we continued our conversation. That brief exchange has me thinking more deeply though about an apparent issue in our ...

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Filtering Reality

Saturday, December 26, 2015

I escaped to the beach today to gather my thoughts about life, my future, and some current emotions I've been going through. I brought myView post

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One Word Changed Lives

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Tonight we had a wonderful evening with our foster baby and his mom. For those of you who may know how the foster system works, a story like ours is quite unusual. In the past, we typically treasured the anonymity that comes from not knowing the biological parents and them not knowing who we were. There's ...

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