Bumble: the Sitcom

I can explain how this all started. Me: “Ugh. I used to be fun, lighthearted...now I’m so serious all of the time.” Todd the Therapist: “I want you to practice levity. Loosen up more. Pretend that your life is a sitcom.” A sitcom? I didn’t know how to pursue this until the next day when, … Continue reading Bumble: the Sitcom

The Fear of Vanilla

"Why don't you go out with him?" My mom asked me over breakfast. I replied without hesitation. "He's way too vanilla." "What exactly does that mean?" She looked confused. I straightened, confident. "It means he's too boring, settled, and plain. You know, like vanilla." My mom tried to suppress a chuckle. "So it has absolutely … Continue reading The Fear of Vanilla

I Would Never Do That

"Alright, it's time!" No. I close my eyes, pretending to sleep. "Come on, Kayla, you have to come." My co-worker, Kim, bounces eagerly, her shoes spitting sand on my face. She knows I'm awake. I sit up, arms crossed with tension. "If you pressure me then I definitely won't go. I have to decide on my own terms." … Continue reading I Would Never Do That