Although there is nothing wrong with finding ways to cope, you just cannot be on survival mode throughout. There comes a time, when you must stop coping and start thriving.
Ok, confession time. I have never really been single. I am the relationship type. Remember the scene in Waiting To Exhale, when Bernadine (Angela Basset) and Gloria ( Loretta Devine) are at the funfair and Bernadine says she is not like Gloria, she needs someone to hold her? Well I am a Bernadine. I need someone to hold me. Do not be fooled by my hard stance. I like knowing there is someone somewhere I can call and discuss stuff that is important to me. Someone I can joke with. Someone I can call if there is an emergency. Someone to do the ‘men things’ I need done. Someone to go to dinner with, and one who always remembers my birthday and is my low key Valentine's (I am a romantic ok). Then there is also sex. Good and familiar sex. My confession, I have a BB. Blankie boyfriend.
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