Dear Cupid, You’re A Jerk: How DTR Could’ve Saved The Mess

When you asked me if I wanted to come over, the last thing I expected was meeting your mother.  I sent you an eggplant emoji and you replied with hearts. It was clear we were not in the same relationship. I wanted something casual while you were already planning our wedding and the names of … Continue reading Dear Cupid, You’re A Jerk: How DTR Could’ve Saved The Mess

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Poem Day 4: Us

You're the love I thought was made-up My partner in crime But never justified my mistakes I see lights after holding your hand I reach out to an empty space Hoping you're on the other side of the bed I'd give anything to wake up beside you Every morning and every night Have you be … Continue reading Poem Day 4: Us

Pieces of Peace: An Old Routine

I found myself in somebody else’s bed again. I’ve already mastered this routine, a few bottles here and there. Now I’ve lost my phone in this unfamiliar mess. Tip-toeing the hallways, finding pieces of my self-worth scattered on the floor. There are times, I’d wake up next to a stranger and other days I see … Continue reading Pieces of Peace: An Old Routine

Dear Cupid, You’re a Jerk: What A Celebrity Crush Taught Me About Love

You know that moment when someone catches your eye and your brain sends a message to the rest of your body to suddenly stop? And then you feel this warm and fluffy sensation all over your body? Well, I had that moment... with Nick Jonas. I never met the guy. I only saw him on … Continue reading Dear Cupid, You’re a Jerk: What A Celebrity Crush Taught Me About Love

Dear Cupid, You’re A Jerk: The Year Christmas Sucked

A few days before Christmas I was ready to say "I love you" and he said we should break-up. Guess who spent Christmas circa 2014 crying? Me! It sounds so sad and trust me it was so much more than that. An Easy Beginning I remember he told my friend he thought I was cute. … Continue reading Dear Cupid, You’re A Jerk: The Year Christmas Sucked

Sober Truths of a Drunkard

Growing up, my father told me marriage is a lie I shouldn't believe romance movies or pastors Telling me marriage is the cornerstone of love They're not asking for approval of some God They are not licensing their right to love and to hold All they want is a grand Facebook post They're not celebrating … Continue reading Sober Truths of a Drunkard

Dear Cupid, You’re A Jerk: A Clueless 9 Hour Conversation

When I was fifteen I had very little experience with flirting. I didn't know how to flirt or tell if someone is flirting with me. Because of this, I came off cold and uninterested. According to a few guys, it was hard to ask me out.  But take note, I was only fifteen and I … Continue reading Dear Cupid, You’re A Jerk: A Clueless 9 Hour Conversation

Pieces of Peace: For Every Person I’ve Been With

I was thirteen-years-old when I had my first kiss.  It was wet. I didn't understand what was happening. Was it supposed to feel this way? I've watched enough teen sitcoms and romantic comedies to know how a kiss should look like. Assuming it felt as great as having a killer soundtrack while you're making out. … Continue reading Pieces of Peace: For Every Person I’ve Been With