I’m Grateful For Paper Cuts

Some time ago, I was asked by Nate Bagley (of Loveumentary.com) to participate in a Gratitude Challenge. As part of this challenge, I was asked to share a personal experience where gratitude had an impact on me and to share how I practice gratitude in my life. It may sound strange to you but I’m grateful for paper cuts. Actually, I’m grateful for one particular…

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Committing Reverse Suicide

After contemplating it for years, I’ve decided to commit reverse suicide. And I don’t use the term lightly. I came to this decision while walking through Moscow, Russia at the beginning of this month. I had just met with a Russian publishing company that had expressed interest in translating my upcoming book. The book is about overcoming depression and suicidal thoughts by developing healthy relationships—by…

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The Utah Book Tour Begins!

Well, I’m currently on tour in Utah promoting Marriage Isn’t For You. I’m officially on my first book tour! Sometimes, I can’t believe it’s real because I’ve been dreaming about this for so long. On Sunday, I was interviewed by Kelly Chapman on Fox 13 News. After that, Deseret News National Edition aired an interview they had with me on Friday (but don’t worry, I…

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Marriage STILL Isn't For Me — And Neither Is My Life

Six months ago, I published an article on my blog entitled, “Marriage Isn’t For You.” It was based on some advice that my dad gave me before I got engaged. “Marriage isn’t for you,” he said. “It’s about the person you marry.” Within days, the article received millions of views, was translated into over twenty languages, and went viral in…

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To Women Who Dread Mother's Day

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I can’t help but think about all those who are dreading its approach. My heart aches for those who want to be mothers, but for whatever reason cannot. I know a couple who struggled for years to have children, only to be met with bitter disappointment, time and time again. In an effort…

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