Embrace

Hey friends! I’ve been wanting to participate in the #FiveMinuteFriday link up for a while, but my Fridays have been crazy (and I mean, cray to the zee!) so I haven’t gotten to yet. So today, I’m delighted to take part in this fun challenge, to write for five minutes on this one word prompt: Embrace. This is a free write challenge, so there’s no editing or revision or rewording. Just my thoughts straight from my heart :) If you’d more »

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Have you ever faced peer pressure to get a boyfriend? I sure have… It was the spring semester of my freshman year of college. My (then) roommate had been happily dating her boyfriend (now husband) for about 2.5 months. And like any friend who was falling in love, she wanted me to be happily in a relationship as well. One of my guy friends and I were mutually “in like,” and we both knew that someday we would probably date. more »

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When I was in the eight grade, I was head over heels for a guy. Let’s call him Relad. Relad and I weren’t in the same classes, so the only time I could see him is when we would pass each other in the hallways. I looked forward to those times so much, I eventually memorized his schedule so I would know when exactly we would pass each other. (Not my finest moment.) I was super shy around guys then, more »

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Singleness is hard, y’all. It’s definetly not for the faint of heart. I’ve got 20 years of experience being single (despite the fact that’s how old I am), and so I’d be the first to tell you that it has not been easy. I chose not to date until I was 18. I didn’t want to have to deal with a dating relationship amongst the other drama of high school. But more »

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Sometimes as singles we like to exaggerate our situation in our heads, thinking things like “EVERYONE is dating but me!!” even if we know that isn’t true. But when all of your closest friends are in dating relationships, and you’re not? It’s a tricky situation. You want to be genuinely happy for your friends- and so often you are. But, there is the occasional drop of jealousy that stirs in your heart, tempting you towards discontentment. My two best friends are currently dating someone more »