I don’t want to kiss you, so please stop kissing me.

"Hey, I'm Mark.*" He extended his hand out to shake mine, and there was an immediate attraction. Besides his crystal blue eyes and cute face, he was over 6'5'', which was, like, amazing. We chatted, he told me about grad school and future plans. And, eventually he said, "Let's get pizza." Never turn down a … Continue reading I don’t want to kiss you, so please stop kissing me.

The power to both love and destroy

There will be one person, or multiple people, in life who hold your heart. They are capable of holding it for months, years, and possibly forever. Life seems simple when you find your person, because you no longer have to battle through everything alone. The person who holds your heart holds a piece of you … Continue reading The power to both love and destroy

Love will always be more powerful than ignorance

When I was in elementary school, my aunt had a friend named Joan*. I have vivid memories of Joan pushing me on the swings at the park. "Higher! Higher!" I would proclaim. My feet swung back and forth, then I'd proceed to flail myself off, attempting to land, but it usually resulted in skinned knees and Barbie … Continue reading Love will always be more powerful than ignorance