when love isn’t love: 6 signs you’re dating a narcissist

Spoiler alert: I date the wrong guys. They often are emotionally unavailable and aren't in the right place in life. But the best thing about some of them - they're narcissists. (“Best” being a relative term, of course.) Don’t get me wrong, I have found a handful of guys over the last few years that were great. … Continue reading when love isn’t love: 6 signs you’re dating a narcissist

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Eight ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day that don’t include curling up with vodka

  Valentine’s Day is rapidly making its way onto our calendars. Because of this, sparkly cards, heart-shaped candy, stuffed animals and roses litter stores everywhere. You may be one of the people who despises Valentine’s Day – a day where you feel pressured to show people how much you care. Perhaps you’ve even dubbed it … Continue reading Eight ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day that don’t include curling up with vodka

thirty-three and no where near where I thought I would be

Birthdays are not my favorite thing. As I was going through my old website, I came across three different posts about how much I despise the day. Truthfully, my feelings haven’t much changed in the last six years. There are two main reasons why I avoid my birthday, but only one I’m willing to publicly acknowledge … Continue reading thirty-three and no where near where I thought I would be

the fear of success and choosing right over easy

I’m not going to lie – the overwhelming support and positive response I received after my first post warmed my soul and reaffirmed my decision to write again. (Thank you to everyone who commented, texted or emailed me kind words; I appreciate it beyond measure.) And as soon as that faded, panic washed over me and … Continue reading the fear of success and choosing right over easy