By Emma Bleker
I say that I love every part of you, knowing precisely what it is I mean to say.
“I love every part of you”, as in “I know I haven’t seen every part of you, but I know I will love them when I […]
Aries (March 21st to April 19th)
Ask for forgiveness, not permission.
Taurus (April 20th to May 21st)
Agree to disagree, but I’m always right just so you know.
Gemini (May 22nd to June 21 […]
Poetic Angel wrote a new post, If You’re Having Suicidal Thoughts, Please Read This 1 month ago
I’ve now known, and I mean genuinely knew in person, spoke with, or was friends with, four people who have committed suicide. Attending those funerals, seeing all of the people who truly loved and cared for […]
A sorry doesn’t take back the nights you came stumbling home at three in the morning with liquor dripping from your pores.
A sorry doesn’t take back the lies you told while looking me directly in the eyes witho […]
I’m not really sure how it happened. I must have seen something that reminded me of you, or maybe passed by someplace we went before. Regardless, I let myself think about you today. Not in the way I typically d […]
Date someone you can be goofy with. Someone who can embrace your silliness, someone who joins you in your absurdity and someone who doesn’t ask you to act in a certain way or speak in a certain manner so you ca […]
There are times in our lives when we have to bite our tongue because we do not have a positive state of mind. What we say has a ripple down effect on others. It always will. That’s who we are and that’s how we are […]
I slowly opened my eyes. My head was swimming and a dull pain surrounded my throat. I was thirsty. That was the first thing I noticed. I licked my dry lips as my surroundings faded into focus. My body ached and I […]
I bet you are one of the people who made tremendous plans for 2018. You probably made plans to save money or invest it into something very beneficial in the future. Plans to get a toned physique or at least to […]
One day you’ll meet the love of your life when you least expect it.
It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been single your whole life or you were in toxic relationship the entire time. It doesn’t matter whether […]
It’s better to have no one to text than to send him a detailed message, and then realize he read it twenty minutes ago and still hasn’t sent you a response.
It’s better to sit at home alone on a Friday night […]
The instinct is to look for answers, but the truth is that questions that teach us most. It can also be that the rhetorical questions—the ones that don’t even seem to have answers—that push and push the harde […]
Poetic Angel wrote a new post, The 50 Things You Need To Do For A Relationship To Last 4 months ago
Relationships are tough. Marriage is a tough. And it’s certainly not for everyone. As a lawyer, I have handled a few divorces. Thank goodness there is such an alternative for people trapped in horrible c […]
I’m a huge fan of disillusionment.
Having an illusion ripped away from us can be profoundly liberating.
Dorothy had to discover the Wizard of Oz was just a conman before she could discover she already had t […]
The more I begin to heal the less I find myself apologising for it.
It would be easy to say sorry.
Sorry for the ways I have pulled away.
Sorry for the ways I have let you down.
Sorry for the messages […]
Coming to you straight from Heartbreak Hotel, here are some of the best things that you don’t want (but need) to hear after you’ve had your heart crushed and puréed.
1. “I’m here for you.” Totally cliché? Abs […]
It’s time to celebrate the grown-up men who know how to treat a woman.
I love Rhett Butler. No, not Gerard. Rhett. In fact, I feel that every man and woman on the planet should be made to watch Gone With The […]
Friends come and go in our lives and our tribe is always changing. It is like the phrase “for a reason or a season.” As you grow and change, so do the people you choose to surround yourself with.
At times, all […]
We have been conditioned to this act that once we find a spark, a connection, and any bit of attention from a person of interest, we instantly cling to it. It feels good, right?
It’s only human nature to c […]
I wasn’t the one chasing you. I wasn’t the one who wanted you. I barely remembered your face, your name.
Did it start with an L? See, I can’t even remember.
I was deleting your texts as soon as I was recei […]
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