Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: On Heartbreak + Healing

“We just broke up.” I texted a few of my closest friends after it happened and he left, sitting in a puddle of my own tears, trying to process our conversation. Ingrid Michaelson was still playing softly in the background (thanks Alexa) and I just sat there, shocked and silent. My gal pal Paulina called … More Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: On Heartbreak + Healing

It Takes A Village: On The Value Of Deeply-Rooted Community

I used to feel awfully alone. When I first returned to Dallas from Nashville, I felt awfully alone. Not the kind of loneliness that comes and goes with varying moods or circumstances, but the kind of isolation and desertion that leaves you feeling empty and saddened. Only a handful of my hometown and college friends … More It Takes A Village: On The Value Of Deeply-Rooted Community

Call Me a Bridesmaid

Over the course of this summer, I will have been in 3 weddings. And in the entire 2017 calendar, I’m invited to attend roughly 10 to 15 matrimonies. It’s an exciting time for my friends and family — gathering together to celebrate love in its purest, perhaps most natural form. One of my oldest and … More Call Me a Bridesmaid