When My Mother Died Suddenly

In 1995 I was newly engaged, moved across the country to be with my fiancé and was excited to start acting in Los Angeles. I had wanted to move to California ever since one of my closest friends moved there from NY several years earlier. I ‘fell’ into a retail...

The Raw Truth about Heartbreak

The Raw Truth about Heartbreak I LOVE Stability in relationships. We all have different love languages and ways we express our love that means something to us. Some people want to be told they are beautiful and if they don’t hear it from their spouse/lover they feel...

What’s possible when you tell the truth?

I never thought I’d get out from under the loneliness I was experiencing. I went from being super close to my mother and father and brother and nephew to losing my entire family in one night. Then my boyfriend and I broke up. I was holed up in a crappy apartment...

Using Your Sexuality to Purchase Your Self Esteem

Years ago I was at a party at a friend’s home and I became triggered by the interaction I witnessed between two close friends. One woman was heterosexual and the other was gay. I was uncomfortable with how flirty the straight woman was and how attentive her gay...