Let’s date.

We all need to go on more dates. With ourselves. A woman on LinkedIn began a discussion in which she asked what advice her readers would give someone who’s trying to reinvent themselves. The answers were varied — some thoughtful, some semi-cliché. Some were vague (“think logically”) and some were rambling. One woman recommended the […]

The Voiceless

I don’t actually remember this happening, as tends to be the case when something traumatic or core-shaking happens to me, but the story goes as follows. I was in fifth or sixth grade and had just started attending a Lutheran school. One day, for some reason, the topic during a class discussion turned to animals […]

You first.

They say that when you get married, it’s most important to know the other person really, really well. Inside-out, from head to toe. I disagree with this. I think it’s most important to first know yourself, then the other person. I say this not as someone who’s passing judgment or as someone who claims to […]