Depression & Him

Depression & Him— • The thirteen letter combination that destroyed me • He was my saving grace. That fresh breath of air after drowning underwater. That pull off the ledge of a twenty story building. The reason behind pure smiles and fast heartbeats-- the good kind. The kind that made you feel alive. He was... Continue Reading →

Settling 

Settling— • The eight letter action of taking what you're given, regardless of knowing you deserve so much more • We all do it. We settle. For mediocre jobs we grow sick of after the first month. For safe relationships that fail to make our hearts pump out of our chests. For the average. For... Continue Reading →

Growing Up

Growing Up— • A nine letter phrase describing the process of maturing, both physically and mentally • As the new year rolled around so did a very important milestone in my life, my twenty-first birthday. The party scene surely hit me hard in my first week of legality. Hoboken, Atlantic City, local bars... I wanted... Continue Reading →

Him

Him— • A three letter word and another lesson learned • It happens often. You fall for the person you wouldn't expect. The warning signs fade as your feelings disregard your mindset. Every quirky moment, secret shared, and passionate kiss pull you in a little deeper. If you're lucky he'll tell you he feels the... Continue Reading →

Social Media

Social Media— • An eleven letter phrase describing the use of social networking through the sharing of thoughts, pictures and messages • A night out in the city can't seem to begin until a worthy enough picture is captured and posted. The waffle tower ordered at brunch the next morning clearly mustn't be eaten until... Continue Reading →

Expectation

Expectation— • An eleven letter word predicting what will happen throughout our life encounters; an assumption of how things should be • Our entire lives we are exposed to this image of what life is all about. Growing up in a traditional family, furthering your education through college, landing the ideal job. Stumbling upon your... Continue Reading →

Friendship

Friendship— • A ten letter word describing a mutual bond between people, usually (hopefully) filled with support and trust • Think back to the first time you made a friend. You may have been as young as four years old. But why did you befriend this specific person? Did they help you out in tough... Continue Reading →

Realization

Realization— • An eleven letter word indicating one's awareness of his or her surroundings; recognition of the truth • It's pick up time at daycare. I watch as the oblivious children stomp over each other's backpacks, practically trampling each other in the process. No sense of manners are present, with just one goal in mind: gathering... Continue Reading →

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