Anthology of Abuse: February 20, 2015

I will admit, when reading through my old entries preparing them for publication, it is hard not to censor myself. It is hard not to trim pieces out that point to my weakness and fragility at the time, because I am such a different person now. Something inside me tells me that it is embarrassing […]

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Anthology of Abuse: January 28, 2015

I have alluded many times before to the fact that I was in a very bad, very abusive relationship for a long time when I was a young(er) adult. I have wanted to tackle it through my writing so many times in the past, but it has always been a daunting task. I have journals […]

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Evolve or Remain

“Nobody cares. Work harder.” Those words have been ringing in my ears since I heard Tomi read them on Audible in my car earlier today. I am entering a new chapter in my life; a new, exciting, scary chapter. I’m two weeks away from closing on my first home! Two weeks away from having a […]

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For Once, I Love Me More

I had to make a very hard, lifechanging decision recently. A decision that came as a result of twenty-four years of life experiences I cannot even begin to explain in one piece. I come from a cycle of abuse; a cycle that began long before I even existed. I was around the dysfunction and abuse […]

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Naked: Exposing My Brokenness

The beginning stage of love is an intoxicating experience; that holds true for every single person who has fallen in love. It’s so easy to become enveloped by the emotions and feelings of a new relationship that it temporarily takes over your mind, body, and spirit; it’s easy to forget about the bad parts of […]

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