There were a lot of things I would have done differently growing up, if only someone had told me these 9 things.
1. If a guy tells you he needs “time to think”, dump him.
You deserve better than someone who isn’t sure he wants to be with you. If he can’t see what he has right in front of him, then he clearly isn’t appreciating you the way that he should. You are a bad ass, independent, strong woman. Your love and loyalty holds more value than you know. Any boy who doesn’t realize how incredibly rare it is to find a girl like you, isn’t worthy of your time. Read more
A lot can change in one year.
It’s a universal truth that everyone has experienced, and holds especially true for me these past 12 months. There were a lot of shifts in my life in the second half of 2015 – many that carried over into 2016 – and while I sometimes feel like most of those moves were either backward or lateral, I can see now how far I’ve come since this time last year. I am thankful that I am here today, able to share (a condensed version of) my story with you. Read more
When I was 16, I had a dream of changing the world with my words.
I was often told I was smart. They said I was talented. That I had a gift. Looking back now, I don’t quite see it that way. Read more