letting go

The Intimacy of Heartbreak

Photo by Megan Pangan

Photo by Megan Pangan

Written exactly one year ago on my Facebook page:

Sorrow is the quickest way to bring you to your knees, so that you may see yourself mirrored in the river more closely.

It's like relationships are the crucible, breakups are the awakening, and the grief that follows is your reflection shone back to you.

Welcome the intimacy that pain brings, and the grace.

How Surrendering Gave Me Everything I Ever Wanted

No, I'm not one of those Independent Women who opens my own doors to a Beyonce soundtrack. I've always been a relationship girl: my goal in life to meet and marry my soulmate.

Instead, I had one turbulent failed relationship after another. I'm talking pan-throwing, wall-punching, labia-tearing (don't ask) turbulent.