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OUTX

OUTX | Chasing My 20s |

This past weekend was “OUTX.” #BoomerSooner!!! #FuckTexas!! For those who don’t have any idea what this means, it’s basically my alma mater’s black homecoming. OU (Univ. of Oklahoma) and UT (Univ. of Texas)  alum and fans from surrounding states all drive to Texas to party, enjoy some college football and reconnect with old college friends. […]

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Shameless Single Mom

Shameless Single Mom | Motherhood | Chasing My 20s

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post called, “Single Mom Shame,” highlighting the negative feelings I had about being a single mom. Not just a single mom, but an unwed mom, and just not being happy with my circumstances at the moment. I’ve since had time to reflect on those thoughts and I […]

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The Fear Of Something New

The Fear of Something New | Chasing My 20s | Inspiration

Why do we fear starting over with someone new more than we fear continuously starting over with the same person? It seems there would be a peace of some sort in knowing you’re starting with a clean slate vs. constantly wiping at stains from an old one. Should we not fear wasting time and energy […]

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Applaud Yourself

Applaud Yourself

I stopped telling social media certain things because the applause of others was starting to outweigh my own — and that’s a problem. Just sit back and think about how often we (subconsciously) seek validation and don’t even notice. We find ourselves posting every little accomplishment on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, just waiting for someone […]

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Single Mom Shame

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Single Mom Shame This is pretty personal, but what is transparency, right? For me, there is a LOT of shame in being a single mom. And, while I’m not a single mom of a daughter with an absent father, I am still a single (not in a relationship/unwed) mom at the end of the day. […]

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