Even though we’re social distancing, now is the best time to date

We’re in the middle of a global pandemic, who’s thinking about dating right now?! Apparently, many people are and now might be the best time to do it. Staying home and staying safe is the best thing we all can do right now to control the spread of COVID-19. We’re at home all day, every […]

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Get you someone who inspires you to be your best self

I always joke, “I’m just a girl looking for some bridesmaids” I laugh but I have found them, and some. In relationships and friendships surround yourself with people who want to see you at your best. They encourage you to stay on a goal you’ve set, keep it real with you when no one else […]

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Why I am choosing to be single

I was sitting on my bed going through my old journals and I noticed a pattern. Typically when you journal you write about your day or dump out your thoughts. I did that some days, but the majority of my entries were about some guy I was into or over.  As I kept reading it […]

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Thank you for understanding: Grieving the mom I’ll never have

You ever have those nights were you’re thinking about something and you can’t go to sleep because of it? You fall asleep for what seems like a minute, and wake up thinking about the same thing again. That was me, the night I wrote my piece about grieving the mother I’ll never have. (Read it […]

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Grieving the mother you never had

This will be my first full year without my mom. She’s around, somewhere living her best life. I’m trying to do the same, but I have to do it without her. Mother/daughter relationships can be complex. They go through phases. As a teen, mom knows nothing, as a adult you find out mom was always […]

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22 daily self-love affirmations that can change your mindset

Affirmations are life changing! Or at least, situation changing… They can shift your mind frame from “everything sucks” to “I got this!” so I start my day with them every morning to boost my confidence and make the day a great one. I either listen to self-affirmations through audio or I read the affirmations I’ve […]

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Emontwrites poetry: Never be mine

This is a poem I wrote long ago, but I’ve never had a place to put them besides my hard drive. These poems don’t depict my actual life, but I hope you enjoy! I lay in bed thinking of you. A moment stolen in my busy life. Skin smooth and ivory Eyes emerald green. Untypical […]

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How the best date I ever went on was at Popeyes

We got there on a wing and a prayer let me tell you! I was living in Wilmington, North Carolina a town 6 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. The only thing more scarce here than men is a good one, here’s how it went down! So it’s almost midnight and we’re talking on the phone, […]

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Boy Crazy: You don’t need a man to be whole

We’ve all been there. Dancing in the middle of the club with your head on the swivel trying to see who’s checking you out. Or how about my fave, getting dressed up to go sit at a bar and hope Prince Charming “randomly” sits next to you and sweeps you off your feet. Been there. […]

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What to do when you’ve been ghosted

If you’ve never been ghosted before, lucky you. Ghosting is…how do I describe this…ghosting is…horrible! It’s not limited to this definition but basically it’s when you’ve been dating someone, everything is fine then out of the blue they just disappear…like you never knew them. Like a ghost. People have a lot of reasons for why […]

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