A poem reflecting on codependency, “situationships”, broken trust, and loss of self.
Now, oddly enough, I have found myself on the opposite side of where I used to be. Instead of being terrified of being single, which I used to think meant being “alone”, now I’m scared of dating.
I remember the day that I realized I had to let go…
Have you ever had a conversation with someone that sticks out a part from all the others? A line, a phrase, or a monologue even that reverberates…… Read more “the honor of listening”
(Originally written February 2021) “Again and again, I have people say to me, how do you handle loneliness? And I say that I can’t handle loneliness. They…… Read more “Singleness: Is it Always So Lonely?”
Last December, I was sharing with my counselor some of the fears I have with being single as well as inevitably losing my longtime roommate to marriage.…… Read more “Single? Yeah, me too.”
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.”
For a whole year I didn’t hang a single thing up in my room. Nothing at all. To some this may not seem like anything of significance.…… Read more “time to bloom.”