We paint them, reword them, rearrange the memories until they make a beautiful montage.
You can never be 100 percent certain about what’s going on in your significant other’s head. Even if you feel a connection to your partner that’s stronger than anything you’ve ever known, their mind will always be their own.
What I’m trying to get to is this: I will wholeheartedly admit that I used social media as a way to crop, edit, and filter my new reality, but that is not okay. We shouldn’t try to mask the struggles of our daily lives in order to prove to others that we’re better.
Red. This dress was red.
Except it wasn’t.
We live in a world where love, soulmates and romance is portrayed in a way that just doesn’t usually fit reality.
Why do we – as mothers – feel the need to pat our partners on the back for doing what can only be described as their job?
The Internet seems to conceive the image of a girl with a nice strategically placed tattoo, wearing a cute pair of denim shorts and a crop top, lying in the arms of a strong good-looking guy.
Few situations are more fear-inducing than finding yourself at the brink of experiencing a major life change.
These are the many things I’ve learned while being the oldest of seven.
I stayed lost for a long time, even more distant from the person I had wanted to become than before.