Was it worth it to continually pour myself out in service of others? I wanted to write a post to summarize the last ten years on my birthday but hesitated because this wasn’t a question I could even answer for myself. To be honest, up until yesterday, I was leaning towards no. No, it’s not worth it. It’s too much.
I waited for my daddy on our front porch, eager to etch his face in my memory. He had only been back home for two months, yet still I felt a determined urgency to study his face and link the person whom I loved in the corners of my mind for the past two years with the person in front of me. My brothers, Curtis and John, who were too young to really remember a time with dad, sat on the stoop comparing matchbox cars and fighting over the best piece of sidewalk to race them.
“I learned to love myself, I was able to finally sit down and think about what I wanted in my life- not what my family wanted, my boyfriend, my friends, but ME. What were my dreams and goals I didn’t even dare to think of accomplishing?”
That moment was when those cute butterflies became lead weights in my stomach and I froze. I would prefer to say I blackout and vaguely remember what happened next but I would be lying. I remember everything exactly.
Do you ever wonder why you are the way you are? Why you cant ever seem to talk to that boy? Today we discuss and explore our differing personalities and how this plays out in real life. 5:48 Strengths and Weaknessess 10:29 Do we know you? 26:48 Relationships
Millennials get a bad wrap. We are told we’re lazy, social media obsessed, narcissistic, entitled, and the list goes on. They say we don’t want responsibility. They say we care nothing about our fellow man except his opinion. To add to the media’s generalization of us and the unwarranted vitriol, our generation will most likely […]
Forewarning: some of these may have started in the 90’s. Still if it was on after our TV upgrade, it counts!
I struggled in college and growing myself personally for so long trying to be the Type A person that I am not. Here’s 5 tips that helped me boost my productivity. Yeah, not as exciting as talking about my relationship fails but a good read nonetheless.
I spent two years crushing on a guy I thought was perfect.
No, the title is not click bait. This actually happened.
One of the biggest motivations for this blog is to redefine what life after twenty-five looks like. It’s a community for likeminded #posttwentyfive-ers who are still foolish enough to believe in their dreams. In my early twenties, I was a hot mess and had indestructible belief that the dreams I held in the safety of […]