Confessions: Being MsMissy

10 years ago in February, I walked away from my fiancé, a man that I loved very much, and a relationship that became extremely toxic and abusive. Before I walked away, I faced the fear that I would never find love again. I was terrified that that would be my only chance to be married. […]

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Confessions: Becoming MsMissy

I talk a lot about my before and some of my after. I’d like to talk about my transition. Choosing to change my entire life was extremely scary and included a lot of hard work. It was a lonely process and I had to face fear like I  never imagined. Transforming from Melissa, the broken […]

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Confessions: Before I Became MsMissy

If this is your first time reading my blog (or your 50th), I need you to know that I am so blessed — I’m a miracle. I’ve come a long way in a short amount of time. In some ways, I’m still on my journey of hope and healing. Recovery is a process and it […]

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Creating a Clean Slate: Step Forward

“When we imagine someone is incapable of having human failures, we are bound to be disappointed.” – Sarah Jakes Roberts, Don’t Settle for Safe   If you follow my blog or have followed me across social media any length of time, then you know that I love talking about relationships. Relationships give life it’s awesome […]

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Creating a Clean Slate

Who doesn’t love a do-over? I know that when teachers offered me an opportunity to take a test over or do a make-up assignment, I quickly agreed. We teach children to start over if they’ve made a mess of a drawing or some other art project. It seems that up until a certain point in […]

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