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Chaos during COVID

I read a quote recently that simply stated, “chaos makes the muse.” This hit me in a way I didn’t expect. Lately I have felt like my life has just been constant chaos, uncertainty and emotional turmoil. This, as for many, was sparked by COVID-19, but continued to seep...

Closure (or lack thereof)

The idea of closure is one that can be both comforting and daunting at the same time. Closure can offer a promising goodbye and an introduction to a world you’ve never seen before. In the same breathe it can also be the end of a former life and the...

When Marriage Isn’t Your First Priority

I have never been the girl who dreamed about her future husband, or fantasized about a wedding in the vineyards. It was never a priority to me and my focus remained elsewhere. When I moved to Mississippi, relationships became a lot more prominent and everyone around me seemed to...

Ditching Judgement

I recently had an encounter that has stuck with me and I don’t think it is leaving any time soon. Myself and a friend were at a downtown hotel bar and ended up meeting a group of people all in their 20s. The conversation started off pleasant, but quickly...

Constantly Connected

I was watching Sex and the City the other day and became emotionally attached to the scene where Carrie Bradshaw decides to throw her phone into the water because she can’t face the messages piling up on it. I have often felt this way and wondered what it would...

Ride the Wave

I am constantly waiting. Waiting for the next opportunity, the next life phase, or even the next weekend. I have a constant need for more and I never feel fully content in my current situation. This can be a blessing and a curse. On one hand it pushes me...

Can Do

My mom always told me her dad had one saying he repeated consistently: can do. Each time she or her siblings were struggling with a task in life he would tell them “can do.” This was always just a story to me, but recently I have recognized the weight...
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