Tag: expectations

Landmines

If you don’t love yourself and feel wholly worthy as you are, this is the evidence. These are the landmines you’re planting your relationships. The doubts, the questioning, the need for validation, and for someone else to be responsible for your emotional regulation. I know, because I used to plant them and then be surprised when they would erupt in my face.

Waiting on the Weekend

Why is it we spend our weeks, our days, our moments waiting for the weekend, friend? It has stuck me how many times Friday arrives and the people around me take a deep sigh of relief, saying; “Aren’t you glad it’s the weekend?” Yes,… Continue Reading “Waiting on the Weekend”

Future-Tripping

What are you looking for, friend? Are you looking at the world for ways that it can bring you joy, love, satisfaction, and adventure… or are you looking for the ways in which the world can hurt, betray, disappoint, and let you down? Here… Continue Reading “Future-Tripping”

She Was

No one can show up 100% of the time, there is no such thing as perfection, or of even being the best version of yourself all of the time. To have this expectation placed upon you either externally or internally doesn’t show respect for the fact that there are ebbs and flows. If the moon can be allowed to wane and wax, be full or new, so can I.

The Giver and the Caretaker

Friend, there are those people who are always looking out for others – taking care of the needs, wants, and desires of those around them. These are the people that when you make it to the gas station on fumes and empty pockets, meet you there, no questions asked, and fill your tank.