Waves of peace and pain

A friend once asked me, after a break-up with her boyfriend, “How long will this feeling torture me?” I reflected on my past experience with break-ups and responded with, “It’s like a series of waves. You have moments of peace and calmness then a sudden rush of emotions come to wash away the castle of […]

A short lived romance

I was on the verge of falling in love with you but logic kept pointing out all the reasons you were wrong for me. How could I have a happy, stable future with a starving artist? I’ll always be living my life with you struggling to make ends up. My heart argued saying, “Love is […]

Thank you Lavinia!

It was early spring of 2011 when my boyfriend of two years and I split up. I was devastated because I felt like my dreams of having a future with this man were shattered. I was in a pretty low place in my life and noticed that many of my friends were in relationships at […]

Choosing happiness over suffering

I remember the shock of having to go from living in a big one bedroom apartment with my boyfriend at the time, to having to move into a small room without the space to accommodate all that I accumulated over the year I lived with him. After organizing my room a bit, I started to […]