I don’t think we need to throw out the concept of marriage. We could just use a few fundamentals… In less than 50 years we have dismantled the family unit. Gender roles have become ambiguous. This is without a doubt a triumph for human rights. Women have more liberties than at any other point in…Read more Is Marriage Obsolete?
We all learn different lessons as activists and come to different conclusions based on our experiences and observations.The biggest lesson I've learned in activism is to pace yourself and be deliberate in what you say and what you do: its better to be proactive, okay to be reactionary, but never be impulsive. Activism is a…Read more The Biggest Lesson I’ve Learned in Activism
One of my lady friends once told me the funniest story. She said there were two good, Christian men trying to date her, and both of them on separate occasions had claimed that God told them she would be their wife. "So God told BOTH of them the same thing?" she asked rhetorically. A husband…Read more God Told Me To Marry You!
Its no secret that I battle depression and anxiety: in fact I talk about it openly to combat the stigma of mental health issues. To my closest and dearest, they can often pick up on it, but to those not close, they may have a tougher time sensing it. And that's the thing with depression…Read more Depression and Being a Duck
What’s wrong with love, today? So desperate to find it, some of us stopped being patient. In our haste to be in a relationship, we either scared the good ones away, because we wanted too much too fast, or we sprinted into the arms of someone we barely knew, and now, we’re miserable. What's wrong…Read more What’s wrong with love, today? (Part 2)
Have you ever heard the idiom, "Like shooting fish in a barrel" or "As easy as shooting fish in a barrel"? This hyperbolic expression alludes to the fact that fish make an easy target inside a barrel. In Syria, innocent citizens are the fish, and the United States, Russia, Syrian government, and rebels are the shooters…Read more Syria: Fish in a Barrel
My initial intent when sitting down to write on this subject for this book was to gather people’s true stories from social media, create new characters, and mesh all those stories into one. But as people shared their real-life experiences, I realized there is nothing I could write or create that would be as powerful…Read more Abusive Relationships: In Their Own Words