All Posts, Self-Love

Thanksgiving

Last Thanksgiving was the last time I ever talked to my most serious ex. I’m going to be completely honest. He ruined Thanksgiving for me (I’ll refrain from going into details about it). *Cut to this year* I came home yesterday excited to see my family, but I was mostly anxious to get the holiday… Read More Thanksgiving

All Posts, Breakups, Dating Yourself, Self-Love

Breakups are Opportunities (to do more than eat your feelings)

As I’ve said many times before, breakups are the worst. But really, they don’t have to be as bad as you make them out to be. I spent some time reading my journal entries from a few months ago and found some really good advice from past-Chloe to present-Chloe. Breakups may hurt a lot, but… Read More Breakups are Opportunities (to do more than eat your feelings)

All Posts, Body Image, Self-Love

Zero IS a Size

I know I’ve read before about Sophia Bush boycotting Urban Outfitters because they released a shirt that says “Eat Less,” which encourages eating disorders, and there are some articles about it circulating on my Facebook newsfeed. I wholeheartedly agree that the message on that shirt is obviously horrible and problematic; I agree that the company… Read More Zero IS a Size

All Posts, Loneliness, Poetry, Self-Love

20

This is a poem I wrote yesterday and wanted to share with my readers. You spend your whole life with a small group of people. They teach you how to live, take care of you, feed you, shelter you, hold you, cherish you. Then when you grow to an arbitrary age, eighteen, everything changes. You… Read More 20

All Posts, Breakups, Dating Yourself, Self-Love

A Personal Reflection: Relationships, Empowerment, and New Goals

This is a very long personal essay I wrote in June this year–before I started blogging regularly–which I think (and hope) is interesting because it charts where I was at the beginning of my summer journey of self-discovery. Just sharing it with anyone who might want to read it. ________________________________ Disclaimer: I am in no… Read More A Personal Reflection: Relationships, Empowerment, and New Goals