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True Story Early Marriage
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True Story: Early Marriage

True Story Early Marriage Why did you get married so young? As a young married couple, my husband and I constantly get people shock and wonder how is it that we found each other so early in life, let alone marry each other! Every time I reflect upon that question I try to come...

The Lessons I Learned Visiting Hong Kong and Tokyo
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Travel to Hong Kong and Tokyo

Hong Kong to Tokyo I’m back! I missed you all and I really missed podcasting and writing for Tru.Works. Hong Kong was my home for the past month because I helped open a restaurant in the IFC tower. As some of you may know I also manage shifts at a restaurant and travel helping...

God Helped Us Get Married
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God Helped Us Get Married

Cameron and I met in May of 2013 at a church group but really didn’t start talking and hanging out until August 2013. When I first met him, I wasn’t attracted to him or anything and I honestly thought he was a completely different person than who he actually is. Looking back now, I...

Journaling to Relieve Stress
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Journaling to Relieve Stress

At ten years old I began journaling. I have journal excerpts from 2003. That was over ten years ago. My journaling had helped me through the toughest times and it has recorded my biggest achievements. After I got married journaling had become quite sparse for me and now, I have realized that neglecting keeping...

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Trust in Today’s Relationships

Why do we trust people less? As a society, especially in youth culture- we don’t trust many people. It’s obvious with the rise of cell phones and social media usage that it’s easier to pretend to be someone you’re not online Not only that, many of us come from broken families, and are living in...

Marriage Is For Every One
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Marriage Is For Everyone Who Wants It

My husband, Drew, and I met when I was sixteen years old. He was actually a friend of my brothers first. Thankfully, I was blessed with a pretty cool brother, and instead of saying “stay away from my sister!”, he told Drew to go for it. We really had nothing in common from the...

True Story Teen Stress
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A True Story About Anxiety: Teen Stress

A True Story About Anxiety Rachel King is a great writer. She’s super relatable and honest. This story is a personal story. A story about how a teenager, on her way to adulthood, found her own way to defeat anxiety and stress. This is a true story about anxiety that others may also relate...

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Overcoming Porn Addiction Today

It is late at night and you are alone. If you live with someone else or family, chances are they are sleeping. You get that overwhelming urge once again and you find yourself logging on to an adult website. Your heart begins to beat as you get more and more excited and begin to...

3 Tips to Eating Less Food
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3 Tips to Eating Less Food

Growing up I remember that I used to eat more than my brother and sisters. I actually can recall them giving me their food if they didn’t like it and I used to overeat.I never believed I was overweight and as a young girl, I wasn’t I was always borderline fit but in my...

Stop Being a Good Wife
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Stop Being a Good Wife

My biggest fear in the world is divorce. My second biggest fear is being alone. Both these fears have triggered a lot of personality issues. When I first got married I wanted to be the best wife in the world so that my husband would not leave me or divorce me. Lo and behold, I was...

Boundaries in Marriage
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Boundaries in Marriage

When you marry young you have the benefit of growing up with your spouse. You both have much to learn and it’s great t learn from each other. Not only that but you’re not set in certain ways so you both are flexible in forming new habits that you both will end up sharing....

Temptation to Cheat
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The Temptation to Cheat

Relationships have their ups and downs and when your relationship is on the rocks you may have a reason to justify having thoughts about cheating on your husband or wife. What about when you have these thoughts when your husband is awesome? How about when your wife is the love of your life? There’s always...

Feelings Are Your Worst Enemy
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Feelings Are Your Worst Enemy

At two years old, your verbal form of communication is in its beginning stages of development. Researchers (I heard) believe that children have temper tantrums or impulse emotions whenever they’re misunderstood or unable to communicate with who they are trying to share what they want with. What is crazy is that people have continued...

Introversion in Relationships
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Introversion in Relationships

I make absolutely no sense when it comes to being around people. I love people. After about a few minutes of engaging with a friend or new person, I get over it. I just want to vanish and go to my room to read blogs and watch videos. I know I am not the...

She Keeps Bringing Up the Past
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She Keeps Bringing Up the Past

Are you staring at her talk about the past and all you can think is, “Not again with this, she’s bringing up the past again”. This woman is always reminding you of what you did last year. Every time she thinks you messed up here we go with the past mistakes you made. It...