I got a job :-(

I’m not going to lie, when I first got my job I thought about not telling anyone except my close family and friends. Why? Because honestly, a part of me was embarrassed. After proudly boasting about quitting my previous job to pursue freelance writing and working on my book I felt like I was giving up…

Why It’s ok to Have A Pity Party

      I’ve hit a roadblock. I’ve approached a place in my life where I don’t know what is going to happen next and no matter how much planning or strategizing I’ve been doing I can’t seem to find my way to the other side of this blockage that’s going on. I’ve had days…

7 Reasons to Hold on When Your Relationship is Falling Apart.

  You feel it in your gut, things just aren’t the same. You can’t quite pinpoint just where things went left but you feel it in your heart, mind and soul that your relationship is falling apart. You can’t remember the last time you held hands, or even laughed together. Moments apart have become more…

Ask Ashley: Is it possible to stay with a man who refuses to grow

As promised, I’m adding an, “Ask Ashley” to my blog. This allows women and or men to anonymously ask me questions that I can assist with, as well as other readers can provide their feedback and opinions. I am in no way a “relationship expert” but I’ve learned that sometimes it’s good to get a…

5 Habits of The Super Wealthy and Successful

  Recently i’ve been on a journey of self discovery and personal and financial success. Freelance writing affords me tons of time which can be either a good or bad thing, depending on how you use it. I’ve chosen to keep myself motivated by doing tons of reading in between writing. Specifically, I’ve been reading…

Why I Decided to Move Out of My Comfort Zone

  First there was writing. It was the one thing I’ve done since I was a child that always brought me joy. The one thing that no matter what anyone told me, I believed in my soul I was meant to do.Then there were the distractions. Lofty dreams of modeling (I don’t even like taking…

The Day I Quit My Job

I sat quietly at my desk. I leaned closer to the computer so no one could see the tears that were now pouring down my face. After several months of surviving without a dreaded “day job” I had to swallow my pride and begin working again. The problem wasn’t working in itself that bothered me….

12 Ways to Get Over Your Situationship

Were they even in a real relationship? You overhear your best girlfriends say as you grip on to a box of kleenex with one hand and tub of ice-cream in the other. You pretend not to hear them as you continue balling your eyes out, wishing it didn’t hurt so bad. No, you weren’t in…

He Threw Me In The Trunk of The Car

Some of you may know i’m working on a novel entitled, Why I waited. This book will have tons of personal stories from women of all walks of life dealing with their own personal relationship stories. These stories involve premarital sex, abortion, miscarriage, rape, stds, teenage pregnancy, abuse, infidelity, virginity and marriage as well as…

I Became the Man Who Hurt Me

Recently I read a post about being transparent and it really resonated with me. Previously I told you all my relationship story of when I was in an unhealthy relationship from 17 to almost 20 years old. What I didn’t tell you was what happened afterwards. If you haven’t read it, you can check it…

Stop Trying To Attract Someone Who Doesn’t Want You

Have you ever tried to make someone want you? You tried to find out the things they liked, emerged yourself into their hobbies, started acting out of character and doing things you never dreamed you would do. All to catch their eye. In the end did you find out that the harder you tried the more…