Month: April 2017

Mastering The Pivot

I am a planner by nature. I like to know what’s ahead, I like to be prepared, and I like to be able to think through the many possibilities so nothing surprises me. Oddly, this doesn’t make me rigid with my time or incapable of going with the flow. It actually helps me be more relaxed and easygoing. I don’t…

On My Own, Sort Of

Being on your own after a relationship can feel somewhat foreign, like  you’ve been ejected form a plane, landing with a thud in a place you once knew. In the time you were off in your relationship, everything changed from how you remembered it. It’s the same, but different. And post relationship life can also feel liberating, sad, glorious, and gut wrenching, sometimes…

Finding That Girl

In one of my many imaginary conversations with a person I care deeply for, usually held while doing dishes, folding laundry, mopping or showering, I caught myself saying “I don’t want to be that girl. I want to be that girl. The one who is smart enough, pretty enough, worthy enough. The one who has someone who sees her the…