Don’t settle for a counterfeit

There are silly things I’ve asked God for in a partner. My list is endless and I won’t bore you with the details – but I had a list about ten qualities reserved for “the one”. Over the course of…

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A love letter to you, good man.

I haven’t always been comfortable around men. I haven’t always had the easiest time getting close to men or developing friendships with them. I’m definitely not the only one. As woman, I have found it easy to pinpoint, demonize, and…

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I didn’t want to define the relationship

My best friend introduced me to a lovely man a couple years ago. I was pretty young at the time, a couple months out of university and obviously “very ready” to start pursuing a serious relationship. We were introduced as…

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Coming home to yourself

The last man I loved was incapable of believing that he could change. He thought he was too complicated and shut me out throughout our three year friendship. I fell in love with the man I knew he was and…

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Finding myself in sexy

Lolo and I had been dating for a few weeks. We had stepped into a café after walking around Chelsea and we started discussing our idea of the perfect date. Lolo started talking about a candlelit dinner, dressing up, and…

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There is nothing noble about falling in love

One of my greatest gifts is seeing the person inside of someone – especially when they don’t see it themselves. I love the person most people haven’t met or seen in themselves. I love that person, I bring out the…


I am still not married

The week before my 25th birthday, my mother and I got into a very heated debate about her creating an online dating profile. This is funny for many reasons: 1) My mom just recently learned how to use an iPhone…

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