Can You Ever FULLY Break Free from Your Ex?

Can You Ever FULLY Break Free from Your Ex?

As a teen, summer symbolized freedom. The last days of school never felt sad, but exhilarating. I was the girl itching to get the heck out of dodge, and mustering the courage to cut lose any hometown boyfriends that might hold me back. Once I did, I would jump in my car and drive four […]

Can We Fall Out of Love?

Can We Fall Out of Love?

When my parents sat me down to say, “We fell out of love,” I was less upset and more confused: Since when did love have an expiration date? I was 9 years old when I became one of the 43 percent of children currently living with divorced parents. Up until I was six, I thought my […]

Why Do Bad Things Happen?

Why Do Bad Things Happen?

Each cloud an opportunity to learn to love the shade.   Setting: Florida poolside Occasion: Celebrating my childhood friend’s soon to be wedding Luxury sunbathing is far from a “bad thing,” but I’ve found that seasons of calm are the perfect time to reflect. Since my brain is wired to focus on the negative (my […]