Kicked out of the place you rented as your home, Deserted by the ones who claimed to love you, You take the little that you own, And head back to where you really belong. Hike over desert dunes, Cover yourself from the sand storm, Take a sip of the little water you have, Keep […]Read more "Keep going, persevere"
*see part 1 here. You killed us. You pulled the trigger on our 4-year-old relationship, and you were unbothered. You didn’t stop to think to discuss it with me first. You never bothered to include me in this life-altering decision that affects us both. How do you wake up one day, after 4 years, […]Read more "The Demise of our Relationship (Part 2)"
I felt like everything had fallen in its correct place. My man and I were truly happy again. Going on vacation was the remedy we needed to ward off the threat of familiarity that had begun snuff out the spark of our 4-year old relationship. We were once again infatuated with each other, laughing and […]Read more "The Demise of our Relationship (Part 1)"
“Rebound bae?” You say. Yes. You are Rebound Bae. Let me break it down for you real quick for your understanding. Him and I were together for 5 years. In that period, we built a life together. We always wrapped ourselves around each other until we settled into deep sleep. We watched cartoons together and […]Read more "Dear Rebound Bae"
I recently participated in a creative exercise called “My Monster, My Pet”, where we had to create a monster that could ideally turn into a pet. After creating this monster, we had to give a short explanation of its character and special features. The emphasis of this exercise was more on the creative mind and […]Read more "Art Therapy Exercise: When Your Monster Becomes Your Pet"
(Continuation of Post Break-up Analysis). Washed up on the shore, Carried to safety by the waves of the cold Atlantic The sun’s rays gently seep through my frozen body Eyes open and inhale. Rough seas have softened The white sand shines like crystals against the turquoise hue of the sea I am wrapped […]Read more "Being Hopeful in Every Circumstance"
(A conversation between my heart and I.) Heart: Well, you got what you wanted girl! You got the break you wanted. He said goodbye. Me: Well, I wanted a break, not a breakup. I admit I feel relieved and hurt all at once. I’m celebrating because I feel like a boulder has been […]Read more "Post-Breakup Analysis"