Truth Alert: Friendship Can Suck

Truth Alert: Friendship Can Suck

There are plenty of cute quotes and hallmark cards about friendship. When we hear the word friendship I’m willing to bet that most of us think of laughter, girls nights, and many other things that make us feel all warm and fuzzy. Don’t get me wrong. Friendship is one of the most rewarding things we will experience in life. It is something that we all crave and need, but what happens when it’s not always butterflies and rainbows? The harsh reality is that it takes a lot of hard work to be a “real” friend. Not many people talk about when friendship can break your heart, but we should! Life is too hard to go through it alone which is why we need to know what it means REALLY be a friend.  

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How to Love Yourself When He Doesn't

How to Love Yourself When He Doesn't

I was in a very emotionally, physically and sexually abusive relationship three years ago with a man that I loved very much. I remember all of my friends and family telling me I deserved so much better than what he was giving me. I never believed any of them and I would always take up for him. Maybe some of you have been there too? The truth is no one can tell you what you do or don’t deserve. Unfortunately, you have to figure your worth out for yourself.

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Something You Need To Know Before Marriage

Something You Need To Know Before Marriage

After meeting a person who sparks your thoughts about getting married and living happily ever after you might just find that things don’t always turn out like you dreamed they would. Marriage isn’t just the road to living happily ever after, it’s a lot of hard work. As a former fairytale daydreamer and new wife, I would like to talk about some of the common misconceptions I had about marriage and share some things you should consider before saying “I do.”

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