love

With Intention

“Do you love yourself?” “Yes, I do.” I paused, “But not enough.” I love myself to know when I’m going against my beliefs, to feel confident enough to speak up when someone I’m close with has hurt me. I love myself to make sure I eat and shower regularly because I use to forget when …

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Bad Friend

I think we should stop being friends for awhile. I know, it’s so sudden and I just saw you last week. So why now? Why after all the support and love you’ve given me, what more can you do for me keep you around? Nothing because you’ve done enough. But you aren’t enough. If that …

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Resilience

And I relied on you to show me what I deserved. Even though I woke up every morning knowing it was much more than you were willing to give. It wasn’t as though I wanted to ignore the signs that stared me in the face. Just for some reason my ability to comprehend disappeared when …

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