Tag: Relationships

Instagram Jealousy: Why I Block on Instagram and You Should Too

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I’ve done my fair share of Instagram blocking. Whether it’s people from my past who I don’t want in my future or people I don’t know who follow me and make me feel uncomfortable, I’m not scared to block on Instagram. And just recently, someone new got added to my “Blocked” list. Not because they

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Why God Let My Dad Die, and What I Learned

Why God Let my Dad Die, My Dad Died

When my mom died in 2018 after battling cancer for the third time, I began to wrestle with the question of why God let my mom die. However, what you probably don’t know is that just over two years later, in February 2021, my dad died, too. To understand the significance of the things I

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Why Journal? 3 Ways Journaling Helps Me Daily

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I’ve always loved to write, so it’s no surprise that I’ve been journaling since a very young age. Some of my filled-up journals have stayed with me throughout the years, and I enjoy reading what I thought and experienced back then. Journal entries from when I was nine years old and experiencing the trauma of

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If You’re Still Here, God’s Not Done with You Yet

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If you’re still here, there’s still hope. God doesn’t give up. And by His power and through His strength, we can continue pressing onward. Disappointments happen. Discouraging things happen. There are days I’m so unmotivated it’s hard to get out of bed. Sometimes I feel like I have no direction or purpose. Those feelings remind

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Where’s God? The Truth About Experiencing God’s Presence

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I have felt far from God for a while now. It’s not a great feeling. So, in an effort to learn what to do when you feel far from God, I did what likely got you to this article. I turned to Google in hopes that someone out there has felt the same way as

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Using Bumble for Friends: My Bumble BFF Experience

Bumble for Friends

Let’s just cut to the chase here: if you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you want to know how to make friends as an adult. I only assume this because when I Googled “Bumble for friends,” it’s because I wanted to know how to make friends. I wanted to know what other girls like

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I Quit Social Media to Get Social

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Today I quit social media. Ok, that’s not completely true. If you’re reading this before 5:00pm PST, then today will be the day I quit social media. If it’s after 5 o’clock, the app has been deleted from my phone. Probably not for good, but definitely for now. And man, it feels so good.  The

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The Turn After the Trauma

Experiencing trauma as a child–whether a one-time event or an ongoing experience you had to endure–makes you feel powerless, vulnerable, and alone.  As a child, you often don’t have power over the situation but instead are a recipient of other people’s decisions–indirectly affected by the thoughts, feelings, actions, and behaviors of those around you.  For

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“I Don’t Want it if You’re Not in It,” but Is That True?

There’s a Christian song by Sarah Reeves that I’ve heard on the radio lately, and it has me thinking. The chorus of the song, Just Want You, starts with these words, “I don’t want it if You’re not in it. I just want You.” As I sing the words, I stop and wonder, is that

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The Joy of Pursuing

The joy of pursuing

Have you ever heard someone say that for guys “it’s all about the chase?” While I don’t think this is 100% true, there is something to be said about the joy found in pursuing—not just a potential mate, but a potential life. Going after what you want, desire, and love brings a rush of joy,

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