Why my Anniversary Date is a Hard Day

September 1st, 2012: It was the Saturday of Labour Day weekend and the weather was perfect. I slept in a bit that morning, knowing I needed to be well rested for one of the biggest days of my life. I wasn’t stressed or scared or nervous, I was excited. Excited to marry the boy I…

Why Dating in your Thirties is Different than your Twenties

Does anyone really know what they’re doing when it comes to dating anymore? As a newbie to the thirty+ club, it seems that instead of becoming better at conquering the dating scene, I’ve actually regressed. The good part is, apparently I’m not the only one. We’re all running around like chickens with our heads cut…

Sometimes Love Is Simply Not Enough

If you’ve ever been in love, you know that there’s really nothing better in the world. I mean, if you’ve truly, 100% loved someone with every piece of your being and every morsel of your soul, you know not much else tops it. Many people spend their lives in relationships with people they merely like,…

My Mother Taught Me That Strength Is Love

In honour of International Women’s Day, I decided to write about someone I love very much: My Mom. I encourage all women to prove how strong they are by loving themselves and one another, as often as possible. Happy Women’s Day 2016. Enjoy! – Strength. It’s such a simple word that means so much. Being strong is something…

To My Ex-Husband: Thank You

It wasn’t long ago that I was getting into my wedding dress, walking down the aisle, and saying vows that I intended to keep forever. It wasn’t long ago that you loved me more than anything else in the world and told me I was the only person you ever wanted to grow old with.…