A year spent caring for others is not a waste.
My Health Problems Are Not My Fault
No one should have to prove their right to healthcare.
I’m not engaged and I promise that it’s fine
"There's no one way to have a relationship."
A Place Without Yards
My parents' house has an expansive yard, the kind that's commonplace among Midwestern suburbs. It doesn't need watering to stay green and lush beneath my father's footsteps as he walks in dusty loafers to his garden. I know one of their neighbors, Steve. He has three 50-ft. flagpoles in his front yard that sport his …
Working From Home Part III: The Verdict
My apologies for the delay, between traveling and starting a new job I’ve been busier than anticipated! This is the final installment in a blog on working from home. Check out Part I and Part II to learn why I wanted to work remotely and the stats on this recent working trend. I set up …
"Your worth and the love you deserve is not defined by the job you have, the money you make, your relationship status, your appearance, or how productive you were."
When It’s OK to Quit
"I'm thankful for parents who gave me the freedom to pursue (and quit) interests, jobs, and even people. While this practice looked as innocent as quitting softball or gymnastics after a day or two of practice, in reality it was essential in helping me hone my judgment, as well as my passions."
What Strength Is
"Surrendering to uncertainty and hope that the currents take you — not to where you want to go, but where you need to go."
Fears and Loving in Wyoming
"I love the possibility that lies ahead. I also fear it."
The Problem With “Dating to Marry”
I get it. No one wants a messy heartbreak, no one wants to waste their time. We get wrapped up in this phrase “dating to marry” as a way to describe taking a relationship seriously, without remembering that taking a relationship that seriously is pretty limiting. For all the "dating to marry" quotes and memes …