Dating, Mental Health, Relationships, Uncategorized

Loveable

My therapist thinks I need to get out more. "Do you want to meet someone?" he leaned forward in the chair.  I really like this new therapist. He reminds me of Mr. Rogers. I think I would have liked him as a teacher in school.  He's very kind, soft spoken, and his office smells like… Continue reading Loveable

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Black Girl Problems, Childhood, Race, Uncategorized

Anomaly

I moved to Brooklyn Heights when I was 17.  I was enrolled for the  summer introduction course for the New York Conservatory for the Dramatic Arts until I started classes in the fall.  This was the plan since I was ten years old.  Showing up, suitcase in hand and a dream in my heart. The… Continue reading Anomaly

Childhood, Dating, Family, LOSS, Relationships, Uncategorized

Mother, May I?

Growing up I always saw myself as a mother.  Motherhood I felt, was an inevitable obligation and was just something that happened. At one point in my teen years I distinctly remember wanting at least 8 children.   That number drastically dropped as years went on.  I'm really good with small children.  I started babysitting at… Continue reading Mother, May I?

Advice, Feminism, Misogyny, Uncategorized

Unapologetic Bitch

I have been a people pleaser for as long as I can remember.  Maybe it stems from being a middle child or being adopted or just being a female in general succumbing to the societal pressures of being accommodating and pleasant. "What a bitch." I remember the first time I was called a bitch.  It… Continue reading Unapologetic Bitch

Advice, Dating, Friendship, LOSS, Relationships, Uncategorized

How I Let Go

Here's another how-to article.  I don't know, maybe you're someone who doesn't get attached and is able to let go of things relatively easy.  It's no secret if you've met me that I am a very sensitive individual and feel things deeply.  When I care for someone whether they are a  coworker, friend,  or someone… Continue reading How I Let Go