I’m so used to being on my own now that most days I don’t even really notice that longing feeling for a partner. I look at my life and it’s so full of love and joy and peace. I have the most supportive family, a beautiful growing son, fun and encouraging friends, inspiring mentors, hobbies I enjoy, and a God a fully rely on. I’m full. I’m whole. And yet, there’s this deep desire that creeps up from time to time that reminds me that I was made for partnership. That at my core, I want to be the woman who creates a love and a home and a future with a man I can trust and give myself to. Someone who’s also whole on his own. Who doesn’t want to go 50/50 in a relationship but 100/100. Who has a support system of his own, goals he’s working towards,…

The comparison world that we live in today has become one of the biggest dilemmas that people are struggling with when dealing with their own inner self worth. The explosion of social media everywhere has people comparing their life with others and wondering why they can’t have what they have, even though they don’t even know them. It’s opening up a Facebook or Instagram feed and seeing a person (or family) on a wonderful vacation in a tropical island, a friend’s brand-new BMW or the most amazing kitchen you have ever seen in some persons social media feed you randomly decided to follow (maybe because they have really awesome taste in décor); for whatever reason it maybe, its detrimental to one’s growth and their own desire to live the life they want to. Comparing yourself to that person on social media (and even in real life) will not only destroy…