What Makes Me

Am I a woman if I care for you? If I cater to your every need and bow down to you--worshiping you. If I instead chose to align you into the proper position of power does that make me a woman? If I stand up for myself and know how to refrain from your control … Continue reading What Makes Me

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Build me up just to break me down.

No matter how devoted and faithful I was, that was never enough for you. The pain of this does not even derive from your absence. This pain has occurred from the humiliation and destruction of my dignity that you have caused. You are the source of this. You had someone who was yours in front … Continue reading Build me up just to break me down.

Love Yourself

I reminisce on all of my poor decisions and wonder why I did not fall in love with myself long ago. No man has ever been able to fill the void within me. Only I am able to consult my inner demons and mold my insecurities into self-love that radiates to those around me. I strive to be confident in … Continue reading Love Yourself

Self-Image

Society is so fixated around ones appearance. Feeling as if you have to look your best and conform to others around you is something I believe many people struggle with. For me, the way I feel about myself comes from the energy of those surrounding me. I had a not so good time this past year with … Continue reading Self-Image

Women in the Media

Nowadays, it is thought to be normal and attractive for women to have bodily parts strewn about and displayed in a sexual manner. Forty years ago, that would not have been acceptable. Low cut tops and the sexual appeal women's bodies posed began to be seen as a breakthrough in society with the third-wave of feminism. In the early 1990s the promiscuous persona of … Continue reading Women in the Media