The Longest Days of Light, Were My Darkest Times

Compartmentalization |kəmˌpärtˌmen(t)ələˈzāSH(ə)n |noun A subconscious psychological defense mechanism used to avoid cognitive dissonance, or the mental discomfort and anxiety caused by a person's having conflicting values, cognitions, emotions, beliefs, etc. within themselves. A useful tool for the short term, but never a long term solution. In the days and weeks following Adaline's passing, my main …

The Ugly Truth: Relationships

Are they all they're cracked up to be? Relationships, especially the deep, evergreen, 'finishing each other's sentences ones, are not built like how many movies portray them to be. They're not erected on incoherent all night ragers or the 'Like' button on your five different social media platforms. They are peppered with sorrow, pain, tears …