New Title, Same Me

I started The Adventures of EveryGirl over 8 years ago as a way to express my thoughts. It turned into an outlet and a community who helped me through the best and worst times. But I've realized that the focus of the blog - my adventures as an average EveryGirl has gone a bit off-kilter. … Continue reading New Title, Same Me

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Not Tough Love, Just Love

I sat with a friend as I watched her slip a little further into her anxiety. Gasping for air under the weight that was holding her down, I recognized myself in her stress. It was six years ago; I lived my life -- such as it were -- paralyzed by the invisible bandit that steals … Continue reading Not Tough Love, Just Love

Stand by Your Man | How to help when there’s nothing you can do

“Sweetheart, I’m exhausted.” His voice on the phone broke my heart a little. God, how do I make this better? I feel so helpless. When J is in pain, I’m in pain. It’s as simple as that. Whether it’s physical pain, like his hurt shoulder from a weekend of snow shoveling, or the weight of … Continue reading Stand by Your Man | How to help when there’s nothing you can do