Cherish the relationship you have. And if you think you don’t have one, think again, cuz we are all in a relationship with ourselves. But if you are like me, self-love doesn't come easy. And living in a culture that cultivates being saved by another doesn't help! My journey in self-love had its beginnings in … Continue reading Love Is in the Air
"I want to have your baby"Songs written by those gone crazyOur love would drown in the diaper changesAnd sleepless nightsLeading to reasonless fightsJust because things don't feel rightCuz we're constantly itching for something moreContinuously plagued by moment-to-moment bore-domI once was ableNow free time is just a fableSo I'm less capableBut life's not less escapableTrained on … Continue reading Mama Growing Pains
When the Force (see previous post) finds her lifelong mate... Deep inside, there’s something tender Can’t see it—only feel it It’s only for me and Gd And for the one who proves worthy I will share my deepest self, My most vulnerable inner part Because you promised me That we would never ever part You … Continue reading Soft Spot
Being at home 24/7 with my husband (and our child) hasn't improved our communication skills or peace in the home. To help deal with the frustration, I remind myself that being in such a close, intimate relationship with someone is super hard. And I am lucky to be with someone who respects me and deeply … Continue reading The Home is a Pressure Cooker
Dating in my twenties, I was always confused. If I am content on my own, complete on my own, then how will I find a mate—isn’t he supposed to complete me? But when I was not content and felt incomplete, I attracted guys who weren’t healthy for me. This morning I had the following thought: … Continue reading Complete or Incomplete on My Own?