I never want to be so afraid of living that I s t a y with someone who makes me f e e l like I’m dead I know so many women who’ve found themselves in this predicament. They’ve stayed so long with their partner(s) they’ve forgotten how to live on their own and they’re […]Read more "Unintended Codependency — A Cornered Gurl (a repost)"
Although it would be helpful, in a sense, I understand how outlandish it is to think I want you to be more like me. So I won’t. So I don’t. But I do ask at the very least that you be the person you profess to be. Or please just shut up about him. I […]Read more "It’s Not That"
Dodging Bullets Named James* Have you ever had a close friend that you were attracted to but never acted upon it? When your heart was crushed by another, he helped mend it with understanding and laughter. You included him in your family functions, Netflix + chilled, gotten drunk together-all without a kiss or cuddle or […]Read more "Blogging Challenge Day 28: Share a Poem or Short Story"
The author asks: Does this sound like someone you know? Always needs to be right Tells you who you are and what you think Implies that you’re wrong or inadequate when you don’t agree Is threatened by people who are “different” Feels attacked when questioned Doesn’t seem to really hear or see you If so, […]Read more "Blogging Challenge Day 27: A Book You Recommend"
As much as I miss people and art shows and seeing smiles instead of masks, obligation-free, quality alone time makes me happy; it truly is a priceless commodity. Prior to lockdowns, if you’re anything like ya girl Kellz, then a lot of your time was not your own. Factor in time dedicated to work, a […]Read more "Blogging Challenge Day 26: What Makes You Happy?"