Your Feelings Are Valid Author. Chainsmokers fanatic. Quote lover. More emotional than your typical Capricorn. Euro Asian. UT. South Tampa. ISTJ. Insta: mandie127
2020: A Year of Maybes
Maybe it was what it was meant to be, what we needed. 2020 has become a year when life was put on pause with no one knowing when it would resume or if it ever would pick up back from where it left off again. Taking all the excuses away because we have nowhere to be and no one to see.
How To Make An Epic Charcuterie Board in 10 Steps.
Charcuterie (pronounced "shahr-ku-tuh-ree") is the art of preparing and assembling cured meats and other meat products. This is a guide to making your charcuterie dreams come true. Better than anything you could ever get at a restaurant.
An Open Letter to My Girlfriend’s Mom.
This is a thank you meant for you... Thank you for showing me the immensity and possibilities that another mother could only have in all the ways that you didn’t even know you did but have.
A Letter For When You Need To Draw the Line.
If you're reading this, first I want to say I'm sorry. There are so many of us who know the pain of having to cut people off who we loved and care deeply for. But, I also want to say I'm so proud of you.
How to Come From a Place of Love.
Listening helps us understand. Understanding leads to compassion. Compassion opens the way for love. Love opens the door for openness. Openness creates the space for better connection.
This is the Part You’re Never Prepared For.
The part that no one can tell you how you’re supposed to feel, what you’re supposed to do. What the right thing to do is. What you need to do.
The Feelings You Wanted Me to Feel.
All my life you raised me one way. One very specific way. With certain ideals, certain beliefs. Telling me that if I challenged or strayed from those that I was wrong. That I was lost. That I was confused. That I had fallen off the path. That is wasn’t the way things were supposed to be or how I was supposed to be. That it wasn’t “right.”
How to Find Someone Emotionally Available.
You’re tired of dating people to find out later that they were never in a place emotionally to give you what you needed, to give you back what you give to others, to be there for you like you have been for them. The thing is that the blame isn’t all theirs and that is what you will eventually come to understand. But the real question is even if they were, would the person you are now at the level of healing and with your current relationship with your emotions be ready for that? Because the things that we attract, want, and value in others should show us a lot about ourselves allowing us to look inward asking ourselves why those are things that matter and gravitate towards us. What and why they resonate with us in some aspect.