the challenge of love

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I have entered into a new phase of life. One that excites me, and scares me. One that leaves me filled with hope and joy when I wake up, and before I drift to sleep at night. New love is such a beautiful experience, but this one, this feels different. This one feels real.

But despite the butterflies, and the “I miss you mores,” and the talk of a future that I just can’t wait to get to, I do have challenges to overcome. Let me tell you a little bit about my experience of what it’s like to fall in love when you have anxiety. Maybe you can relate? Or maybe you can offer some words of wisdom on how to deal with this. Continue reading

heart-throb

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Hearts: they’re important. Construction paper cut-outs and sparkly diamond pendants say, “I love you.” In the depths of your chest, you can feel your heart flutter with a first kiss. You can feel it break and ache with loss. Hearts feel things. It’s weird to think that not only do they have the stress of manifesting all these emotions, they also have the responsibility of keeping us alive.  Continue reading