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I’m just scared.

We can't talk to the girl in Target who told us she loved our shoes. We can't help the older woman in the parking lot who's fallen. We can't wear anything that might make us appealing to a stranger. We can't go jogging. We can't walk to our cars at night. We can't appear vulnerable.… Continue reading I’m just scared.

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When I yell, you roll your eyes and I appreciate it more each time. You just don't take me seriously, and that's something I never thought I'd want to find. Now I can't imagine wanting anything different. We take long walks and I know I just talk a whole lot. But you pretend to care… Continue reading

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How can I make you happy?

I've been sitting here scrolling through Ted Talks on YouTube trying to find the video that brought today's Quote of the Day. If you watch my Instagram stories, you've already heard some of this. As I said there, I'm much better with written word, so I had to sit down and write out my thoughts… Continue reading How can I make you happy?

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Get comfortable with being uncomfortable

“Thinking I’m a moron gives people something to feel smug about. Why should I disillusion them?” Are you familiar with Charles Wallace’s character in A Wrinkle in Time? I’m completely fascinated with this book, especially the exceptional five year old. I’m halfway through the book. I honestly picked it up at Barnes and Noble when… Continue reading Get comfortable with being uncomfortable

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Maybe.

Maybe we stop trying to read between the lines and figure it all out. Maybe we stop trying to decide if we should trust our instincts. Maybe we stop putting ourselves through the heartache of wondering. Maybe we stop looking for problems, because, at this point, we're creating them. Maybe we just relax. Maybe we enjoy life.… Continue reading Maybe.