The myth of the “laid-back” girl

For my almost my entire dating life, I’ve taken pride in being the “laid-back girl.” Don’t talk to me for a couple days? That’s fine. Hanging out with a girl I don’t know? Totally cool. I’m madly in love with you but I’m not going to say anything because I just “go with the flow” Everything’s […]

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Learning in Love

I’ve been seeing this sentiment floating around on social media phrased in one way or another. It bothers me because being with someone is a learning experience. When you decide to be in a relationship with someone it is important to acknowledge that you two may have different ideas of what love is and how […]

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Ready for October

It’s been a long time since I blogged. Like reeeeally blogged. Since moving home from London, I’ve been struggling with balance. Finishing up my thesis, working, and settling back into my role as a contributing member of my family has been my main priorities. All of this has caused me to put things that are […]

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Running from the Present

I have a problem being in the moment. I may be here physically but mentally I’m somewhere else. I’ve always been like this; a daydreamer, a reflector. But I see that it’s starting to get in the way of my growth as a person. My mom calls me a “planner.” I have to critically think […]

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Natural Hair and Self-Love.

It’s been a little over one year since I cut all my permed hair off! Not because I was passionate about the #NaturalHairMovement but because perms sucked. And between living in the middle of nowhere in college, and all the stress I was going through my hair just couldn’t deal. After I cut my hair […]

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