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Don’t Save Her, She Don’t Wanna Be Saved (A Proverb)

Initially, when I started this blog, it was a place for me to highlight my own journey to self-discovery and self-love. It was also a place for me to share some of the things I’ve learned along the way so that someone would benefit from my experiences without having to go through all that I did. Now, the focus has shifted slightly, but at the core, this will always be a place of safety, vulnerability,...

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Stop Complaining, You’re Not Working Hard Enough

As someone with a strong work ethic, I pride myself on getting things done by any means necessary. I am committed to making things work and finding solutions to problems. I require a lot of myself because I know what I am capable of and mediocrity and I have never been synonymous. I’m going to work harder than anyone else, I’m going to provide the best results I possibly can, and I’m going to give...

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The Truth About Women Who Are Hard To Get

woman plural women \ˈwi-mən\ a: an adult* female person *adult- characterized by more than age, but also maturity. Now that we’re clear about the women I’m referring to, we can proceed. Dating nowadays can be…entertaining, to say the least. With everything, there’s the good, the bad, and the downright ugly, and unless you’re one of the lucky few who get it right on the first try, you’re going to have to rummage through the selection to find the right fit. The...

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This Is What Letting Go Of Your Ex Feels Like

Sometimes things come up so we can purge and release them, and other times, things come up just to show us how far we’ve come and how much we’ve progressed. It’s nearly a rite of passage to get to the point of no longer feeling the pain and hurt associated with a former relationship, whatever kind of relationship it was. The last test before you’re awarded the certificate of completion for all your hard work....

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The One Who Got Away: The Aftermath

Now that the dust has settled and realization kicks in, you realize that you lost a great thing, a gem, and, in some cases, there's no getting that back.   What do you do next?   You check yourself. Go deep, below the surface. Be honest and vulnerable with yourself and admit where you went wrong. Not where the other person went wrong, but you. Then, do better. Do better with yourself, do better in your platonic relationships, and...

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The One Who Got Away

The saying goes, "you never miss a good thing until it leaves you," but the truer statement is, you never thought that good thing would leave you, so you failed to cherish it while you had it.   During my "dating" life, or lack thereof, I've questioned what my purpose was with the people I met. I've always wondered whether my purpose was merely to show the people I encounter what unconditional love was. To give love...

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5 Things To Do While Single To Prepare For Your Next Relationship

After a six-year relationship, I didn't know the first thing about being single or what to do while single. I had spent so much time with one person that I didn't know what to do now that I was alone. Now that I've been single for two years, I have a greater understanding of how to navigate through singlehood successfully. Be single This should go without saying, but not everyone truly understands what this means. Keeping in...

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You Need This Kind Of Friend In Your Circle

Eventually, we grow up and our goals and desires for our life change. Going to the club every weekend, and being on every scene stops being important. We start focusing on building credit, making money, establishing ourselves, and starting a family, and that’s okay. Evolution is needed, and to evolve and reach new heights, you have to cut people off who have been holding you back....

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