Why You Can’t Fit into Everyone’s Expectations

As I get older, I try to adapt the mindset that 1) I am not perfect, and 2) I cannot allow people to make me feel like I have to be Superwoman for everyone. I am a people pleaser. I always have been; and fear that I always will be. I definitely know this about…

Marriage, By Any Other Name?

When I was younger, I dreamed of having a “perfect” marriages. A white dresses (which would have been the only time I wore a dress), black tuxedos, a bridesmaid line as long as the eye could see. As much of a tomboy that I was, this was going to possibly be the most feminine moment…

Self Love is Always Your True First Love

A lot of times, there are lessons that I feel cannot or will not apply to me, even being five years into my marriage; however, 2017 put me in a place where I was struggling with loving myself more than I ever was before.  In turn, that put a big strain on parts of my…

Good Friends or Bad Friends; Which One are You?

So, im still on my #50Days50Questions journey, and I came across a question that I felt compelled to discuss, since it has become somewhat of a hot topic in my life currently. Here is the question. Am I a good friend? How so or not so? I could be lying to myself; however, I feel…

Do You Have Magical Thoughts?

If you're a fan of Insecure, then you were tuned into episode 2 this past Sunday night. In that episode, you see Molly begin to open up more to her therapist, and she starts to list all of the things that "should" be happening in her life. When Dr. Pine realizes this, she immediately clues…

“Lessons from Love” feature on Dear Queens!

Check out one of my latest posts on dearqueens.com titled "Lessons Marriage Taught Me" as a part of a month-long series on the lessons we all learn from love. Click HERE to read about my experience with love and marriage!

#50Days50Questions: Intuition 

Do I trust my intuition? About 90% of the time, yes. Intuition can either get you in trouble or save your life, honey.   I always do my best to trust mine.  And when I don’t, I usually regret it because it’s usually right on the money.  That’s about all I got for that one,…

A Second Chance at a Better Relationship

Everyone deserves second chances and new opportunities to make things better.  I’ve been awarded more second chances in life than I can count; and definitely more than I probably deserved.  As I reflect on the things that I have been through, I can’t help but be grateful for the second chances I have had or…