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6 Signs You Weren’t His First Choice

Note: I originally published this piece on Thought Catalog on February 7th, 2018. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to republish it here, but since it has done well with currently 20.7k page views, I figured it might be worth sharing. Ever since you were old enough to date, you’ve heard that you shouldn’t settle …

Why You Should Never Nag Your Man

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I don’t believe in nagging.  At least when it comes to romantic relationships. I don’t do it, and I won’t do it. Whenever I see a family member or friend pestering their husband or boyfriend, I cringe. Sometimes I even see it in public among strangers, and I want to shake my head. It’s not …

What It Really Means To “Have It All”

These days, I see a lot of people who love telling women that they can’t “have it all.” Wherever there is a woman who has both a family and a career, there’s a crowd of people who would jump at the opportunity to question how she might be failing either part of her life when …

A Tough Love Letter To My 19 Year Old Self

[I recently published this on Thought Catalog and thought my readers here might enjoy.] I remember how it used to be – sitting at home, out in the country with nothing to do, trying to figure it all out. At the crossroads between girlhood and womanhood, you think you are ready for the adult world, but you’re …