Thoughts on relationships & defending yourself

Thoughts on relationships & defending yourself

Today, I'm drinking a chai tea latte, very frothy! My mom would always tell my siblings and me not to date in high school, and she certainly had a point. Dating at such a young age, before you reach adulthood, is honestly dangerous. The whole "high school romance" thing is seriously over-romanticized. Not only are [...]

The Fear of Anger

The fear of anger is more destructive than anger itself... We get so worried about angering others, or letting others make us angry. But that's silly, because anger is just one of the many emotions we experience on a daily basis -- like sadness, happiness, excitement, anxiety, dread, hope, etc. What's worse than becoming angry [...]

Vent

When you truly care about someone, you dont worry what other people think. You dont try to form sides and pin people against each other. You dont play petty games. You dont slander a persons character or reputation or whatever. You hold your tongue even when you are dying to speak your truth. When you [...]

Trust & boundaries

Why do we trust the wrong people and distrust the right ones? Why do we put boundaries against those who care, and let down our walls for those who don't? Why is a teenager more likely to follow what a celebrity endorses while calling their best friend a backstabber? Why do well-educated adults trust everything [...]

DESPERATION

DESPERATION

Desperation can be a good thing. I used to be so worried about "bothering people." It was my greatest fear. I never want to make things difficult for others, or come across as annoying. I used to think it was one of the worst things in the world, to come across as desperate. But I've [...]

Ladies, let go

Ladies, let go

The problem with girls is that we can be brats. We don't want to work for anything and feel like the world owes us something. As little girls, we are catered to and adored because of childlike cuteness, and we learn to rely on this. Then we turn into princesses and we expect perfection not [...]