why you gotta look so sad. why’d you pick today. don’t talk yourself out of this. we’re all afraid. they say it comes when you don’t look, so I’ll help you look away. you always try to make me smile. let me do the same.

I listened to the song  Until You Won Me Over by Trent Dobbs (which includes lyrics that also serve as the title of this post) over and over again yesterday.  For some reason I found comfort in these words.  They were not only soothing, but they were also a bit encouraging. It's no secret on my … Continue reading why you gotta look so sad. why’d you pick today. don’t talk yourself out of this. we’re all afraid. they say it comes when you don’t look, so I’ll help you look away. you always try to make me smile. let me do the same.

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you need someone to take care of you. everybody does.

I felt my defenses rising as my parents began their inquiry last night on my plans...my finances...my love life (or lack thereof).  Wait....my love life?  What love life?  And did the word 'husband' really come from my father's mouth?  Did my mother actually compliment me for being guarded when it comes to guys?  Wow...and none … Continue reading you need someone to take care of you. everybody does.