BEFORE HE CHEATS: written by anonymous

“It’s OK. I understand.” That’s all I had to say in reply to the truth. He is planning to cheat on me. He couldn’t deny it either. The closest he could come was to text me, “Just so you know I didn’t meet anybody or do anything.” I sat there staring at my phone wondering […]

UNBREAK MY HEART: RELATIONSHIP STATUS #complicated

I gave him my heart. Yes. It was an easy sacrifice, a necessary evil if you will. Of course, I trusted that he would cherish the gift of it. I think the point you miss is understanding value. How could he possibly know my value? In the beginning we are but skin, hair, and teeth. […]

BE THANKFUL FOR YOUR BROKEN HEART

I asked God for answers, of course you know I did. I asked him why he did not allow me the simplest gift. “Dear God, my heart is simple. I am most humble. Please God, please let me have my one person,my true person, the person who is meant to be mine love.” It’s like […]

HIS AND HER CAVES: HOW TO LIVE IN A SPLIT HOUSE

“You took down our kisstletoe,” my heart sank to see he had reached up to remove one of the last few traces of me left in his bedroom, that used to be our room together. He glanced at the mistletoe like it was nothing. “Yeah, it’s not Christmas anymore.” I grew quiet, dim like a […]

WHY TAKE MY MAGIC AWAY?

“You took down our kisstletoe,” my heart sank to see he had reached up to remove one of the last few traces of me left in his bedroom, that used to be our room together. He glanced at the mistletoe like it was nothing. “Yeah, it’s not Christmas anymore.” I grew quiet, dim like a […]

MY BODY IS MY BUSINESS: Day One #TeamAmber #CoachErin

7:24 pm. The Oxygen Magazine fitness contest has begun and I feel alone and empty. I feel stupid for even wanting to win and I do want to win the cover of the magazine. Then I ask myself if I am willing to do what it will take to succeed. Then I wonder if I […]

TO THE PEOPLE WHO ARE MAD AT MY CHOICE TO LOVE

Hey! You out there who care about me. YOU. Yes, you… I know that you want the best for me. Don’t you think I know that!? Don’t you think I see that you want me to know just how special I am and what I am worth and how I should be treated? Don’t you […]

WHY MY EX-BOYFRIEND IS NOW MY ROOMATE

I make sure to let him know how much I love him and that missing him would have never been my choice. “You are going to be a hard man to forget,” I wrote to him two weeks after our break-up as I was crying and he was not. He wrote back to say, “I […]