“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh
I began this New Year as a single woman, something I had not experienced for the past five.
Last June my boyfriend of nearly three years dropped this bomb on my world:
“Carmen, I know you want to spend the rest of your life with me, but I can’t give that to you, because I’m gay.”
The future I’d created for us in my mind disappeared all at once.
I was sure I was getting an engagement …