Today I want to tell a story that’s long overdue. It’s about the first time I told a boy I liked him and everything that came after.…… Read more “the first boy I ever loved.”
depression: an honest reflection
Recently I got to visit my hometown of Houston, Texas which was so good and sweet for the soul. While I was there, several people asked me…… Read more “depression: an honest reflection”
Why isn’t dating fun?
Tonight as I was driving home, I was binge listening to Lizzy McAlpine because obviously night drives are for sad girl songs. Don’t worry, I’m not sad,…… Read more “Why isn’t dating fun?”
will you love me for me?
A poem reflecting on codependency, “situationships”, broken trust, and loss of self.
My name is Jessie Childs and I am a recovering people pleaser. I have often struggled to voice my opinions and not get lost in the opinions of others. I love helping people and being what they need, and especially love helping them feel understood, but often struggle to be vulnerable in allowing others to be what I need.
choose your own adventure
Anxiety. Just when I think it’s gone. Just when I feel confident. Just when I feel like I can breath, it comes creeping back in. I open…… Read more “choose your own adventure”
I can trust him?
Hey there lovely reader–thanks for showing up and sharing this space with me! Words have always been a safe place for me—whether it be filling up pages…… Read more “I can trust him?”
always lookin cute.
“Well. You have to look cute because everybody’s going to be there” Taylor said, “I’ll come over early and we can get ready together” -Jenny Han With…… Read more “always lookin cute.”
Yes I will
This past Sunday, one of the few Sundays I have left as a staff member at my current church, the worship band sang one of my favorite…… Read more “Yes I will”