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What’s in a name?

Growing up with the name Wylbia ( Pronounced- Will be ah) Juliá, I had dreams of having a more common Puerto Rican name. Anything would’ve worked.

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72 hours on OKCupid and I’m already exhausted

You know that saying that we all use to convince ourselves that doing something we’re hesitant about is okay: But everyone is doing it. Maybe we should heed our mother’s pat response of “If everyone was jumping off a cliff, would you do that too?” I say this because for after years of hesitation, I… Continue reading 72 hours on OKCupid and I’m already exhausted

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How to GUESS if someone’s interested

One Friday last year, near the end of the work day, I was sitting at my desk fixing my makeup when my office mate walked in catching me mid-lipstick application. "Where are you going?" "Meeting up with this guy." "A date?" "Oh no! I don't think it's a date. More business, I think." "Then why… Continue reading How to GUESS if someone’s interested

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Gray hair don’t care: One year later

The last time that artificial hair color (aside from some pink spray on stuff I used for an event) touched my hair was June of 2013. Sooo.... it's been a year!  I've been meaning to write a little something about it. To commemorate the anniversary seemed only right after spending so much of my writing… Continue reading Gray hair don’t care: One year later

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Wordless Wednesday: A snowy day in April

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Dating and the independent woman

I have an ex who became a friend. Years later, we still hang out on a regular basis and on occasion, the question of "Why didn't we work out?" comes up in our conversation. His reason? I'm too independent. My reason? His issue with my independence. He says that he prefers a more submissive woman, and I'm not… Continue reading Dating and the independent woman

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Happy Blogiversary to me! Eight years and counting…

My blog turned 8 sometime between February and March! Funny story... Last week someone on Facebook posted that they were having a blogi versary. "How cool! I thought to myself.  Why wasn't I on top of this? Not only had I never thought about celebrating my own blog's anniversary, but I had no idea how… Continue reading Happy Blogiversary to me! Eight years and counting…