“You deserve better,” Was a phrase I didn’t believe. Was.

For a period of my life I was engaged to the most wonderful woman I had ever met. The name she went by induced laughter and positivity. Her smile brought the most stone-cold-hearted human to life. The best gift-giver in the entire world. A woman I wanted to spend my life with. That certainly could…

Letting yourself love.

When it comes to love and relationships I have never been terribly great at communicating or being tender. Once in a while I can surprise myself, but not too often. Recently I have been living off of my own surprises everyday. I’ve been fighting, kicking, screaming, soothing, listening, and flying all over the place to try…

Part Two: A blissfully intoxicating transcontinental train ride.

To read this you must read Part One of this blog. This is a fearful venture to write down experiences nearly moments after they have happened. The clarity of those moments become jumbled in the lucidity of being present in the adventure. I’ll do my damn best to tell you how I felt, as I…