Tag Archives: self growth

Consent

Recently, a friend confided in me that her “boyfriend” had been pressuring her to do sexual acts she wasn’t comfortable with. Now it might sound ridiculous to some, but she felt guilty about what had happened, and didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Still Single

I slowly walk back toward your seat and wrap my arms around your neck, letting my hands glide across your chest and arms. I hug you and let my head fall into the fluff that is your hair. I sniff … Continue reading

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Attention

Why do I need his attention? I want to talk to him. I want him to notice me. I want him to miss me when I’m not around. These aren’t bad things. But so much of my mood depends on … Continue reading

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Loving Communication

Communication is a very important and often overlooked skill. Not many people have it. I’ve been dealing with a lot lately: my dad’s bipolar, losing my home, family stress. Sometimes I just want someone to lean on. Unfortunately, the person … Continue reading

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Understanding

Trying to understand others, especially when they are cruel to you, is so very hard. I’m not good at it. I would rather write a list of all of their wrongs and recite it at the top of my lungs … Continue reading

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What Would You Say?

I confessed my feelings to you today and you seemed surprised. I wonder what you would say if you could see me in your bed right now. We’ve been friends for a long time. We’ve leaned on each other through … Continue reading

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30 Day Challenge

Today is the last day! I never would have thought that I would be able to complete 40 situps, 100 crunches, and 100 squats. But persisting through the challenge, I became stronger and each passing day was easier. I feel … Continue reading

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