I made a 4 hour trip to Baltimore MD in my gently used car. I could feel adrenaline, excitement, and earnestness overwhelm my body in the way a young person might feel while getting dressed for a school event. If I don't get dressed quickly enough maybe my mom might change her mind. My sub-conscience [...]
Men play a critical role in the lives of women whether biological or by way of love. As I look back at the relationship I had with my stepfather, I know he was endearing, he loved and respected me. He was far from perfect, but he has taught me how mental health issues can be dormant or manifest themselves in different ways. If you never get to the bottom of your own problems, you'll spend your life fighting off demons until it's too late.
One of the most difficult things I’ve had to overcome in life is letting go of toxic friendships/relationships. As I’ve reflected over the years I am impressed by the amount of love and compassion I’ve had for people. It has allowed me to grow, let go, and move on without missing out on the lesson. [...]