You Deserve More Than Secondhand Love

To be honest, from the moment this blog blew up back in 2015, this has been one of the things I have always wanted to say. This was something I constantly expressed to my friends, but somehow had a difficult time putting it into words considering how ironic it would be to come from someone […]

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This Is Who You Are

Take a long look in the mirror right now and tell me what you see. Hips too thin, waist too fat, arms too flabby. Look closer. Tell me what you see. Eyes too far apart, nose too flat, acne scars too deep. Closer. Look deeper. Don’t you see what I see? There, right there, swimming […]

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Dear Millenials: How Do You Love?

Dear Generation Y, Hear me out. In this world of modernization, we claim to know love by insisting on “marriage equality” all the while pushing for divorce and pre-nuptial agreements. We stay in a relationship until someone more interesting comes along. We think that sex before marriage is completely normal because, hello, we have to […]

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Dear Reader: Stop Copying My Convictions

Hello, my dearest reader. I mean this in the kindest way possible. As you read through this, don’t hear my voice in your head as someone mad or annoyed. Hear the sincerity and the heartfelt concern. As much as I am immensely grateful that you hold my convictions admirable enough to imitate, I must say […]

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Loving a Cheater

Your eyes hardened in defensiveness as I confronted you with your mistake. I could hear the way your pride is telling you to just leave, just walk away, to go with who you cheated on me with. You know, someone once tempted me to stray from my love, too. The only difference is, I chose […]

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Stand and Rise

Stand and rise, my child You need not fear Wherever you are I am here I am your comfort I am your strength So don’t be afraid if I bend you If I stretch you at any length Yes, love is soft Love is kind But it doesn’t mean I won’t confront you Because chains […]

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