All posts tagged: Truth

Conscious love

Love is easy, relationships are hard work. They take practice, communication, patience and commitment (to name just the very tip of the iceberg). I’ve found myself at the age where all of the sudden friends and siblings are getting married, having kids, buying houses (all beautiful things! Don’t get me wrong). Like anything else, through witnessing other peoples experiences, we start to question our own. As a young women with my partner for over 5 years we often feel societies expectations creeping in on us. Like we have something to prove to the world to assure people that we are committed, we are happy, we are in love. Little did I know how much of a gift this tension would prove to be for our growth. It’s forced us to have some really open and honest conversations about our future that may not have happened otherwise.ย Instead of being committed to fulfilling societies ideals, or committed to “monogamy” we want to be committed to each other and to our growth. There’s a big difference!ย So we’ve found …

This I Promise

I write a lot. Sometimes I write and write and write and never share a word. Other times I write and share with this online community in which case I read it over and think to myself, hey maybe someone can relate to this. Once in a while I hesitate to share because maybe I’m the only one that feels this way? Maybe people think I’m sharing for attention or maybe they ask themselves, “who is she to share her story and think other people are interested?”. I realize these are MY fears and hesitations that in the end never really get a say in any final outcome but they are there. It’s a conscious decision to not let my fears and self-doubts get in the way of sharing in a way that is authentic. My point is, I think its important to have courage that whatever you’re going through, drawn towards, passionate about, fearful of, delighted by, others are too. Surely not everyone can relate or will be interested in what you have to …