What Rejection Taught Me

“I think you’re cool and all, but I don’t get any romantic vibes between us.” I used to average about three of those conversations a year. Sometimes, I was the rejector and, in others, the rejected. Whichever side you’re on in the conversation, rejection can be a bitch, but through it all, I’ve come to […]

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Divorce: One-Year Later

“I found a place. I’m moving out.” “Okay.” “Are we done?” “Yes, I think so.” Silence. It was Christmas day. After nearly seven years of marriage, we could not find a way to work together. We were both defeated with nothing left in the tank to even discuss the issues we had to solve, let […]

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Life After Robert

One day, Zimbabwe moved on from Robert, and into the arms of his former best friend. And why wouldn’t she? He is the one that came to her rescue and pried her from Robert’s arms. Many people were elated, excited that she had finally been yanked away from her abuser. They said, “Finally, she can […]

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To My Unborn Child

Of all the treasures I’ve ever held in my arms, I’m certain you’re the one thing that I’ll love the most.  Beyond flesh, beyond blood, you’re my heart and soul; the true manifestation of my everything and all. Whether you are my biological child, adopted child, or stepchild—whichever way you come into my world—know that […]

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