~At 22, Leslie Morgan Steiner seemed to have it all: good looks, a Harvard diploma, a glamorous job in New York City. Plus a handsome, funny boyfriend who adored her. But behind her façade of success, this golden girl hid a dark secret. She’d made a mistake shared by millions: she fell in love with the wrong person.—Leslie Morgan Steiner, Crazy Love
~I want to break chains, crash from cages, rise up, & save the world–Kim Sisto Robinson
“Once you are a warrior, you must live like one. You can’t be afraid to fight against and destroy anything that fights against what is right.” — Melita Tessy
She is somebody who has been through triple HELL, but gets back up anyway.
~ I wonder if your mother awakened this morning thinking of you. I believe she did. After all, you were her son: the college hockey player, the great musician, the long distant runner, the one with the Master’s Degree.
And once upon a time, it’s hard to imagine, you swam inside her empty womb.
“She looks at me, and we both laugh, and in the instant we are merely two women, standing over a lasagna, telling the truth.” –Jodi Picoult, Small Great Things
~ I’m the kind of person who is interested.
~Today I am honored to be interviewing, Julie Anderson, creator of the empowering, unfiltered blog, Feminine Collective.
Without further ado, here is Julie!
—We chose a winner!
My Inner Chick’s team read and savored 74 submissions for our 2nd annual writing contest.
We valued and appreciated your raw words, honesty, authenticity, pain, and sharing your real-life, unbelievable, amazing stories with us.
What an honor to read all of them.
In particular, one story by Reut Amit, He Never Hit Me, caused us to rise up from our seats and yell:
“That’s the one!”
Without further ado, here it is.