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A Letter to My Husband From the Girl You Made “Mom”

Dear Husband, You probably don’t recognize me these days. You know…without my pretty face on, without my wedding dress, without that “fool-in-love” look in my eyes. Believe me, I miss her too. I haven’t forgotten the way you looked at her, and that’s what makes this hard. So much has changed. So much time has gone by. Now, there’s less...

Why You’re Still Single and Why I’m Not

I know what you’re thinking… That’s harsh. And rude. And narcissistic. Let me be clear: I don’t think I’m better than anyone because I’m married, and I don’t know everything, and no, there is nothing wrong with being single…unless you don’t want to be. Then, everything feels wrong. Couples pass holding hands, and you scoff, but the bones in your hands are...

What I look like to me.

When you take a photo of yourself, life continues on its forward path, but a photo encapsulates a few seconds that will never be replicated. A photo is a permanent seal on a moment when your hair bent a certain way, your skin had those couple flaws, your eyes mirrored the lens, or looked through it, your face was still...