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15 Things I Love About My Boyfriend, boyfriend goals, relationship goals,

15 Things I Love About My Boyfriend


I will be the first to admit one thing, I don’t give my boyfriend enough credit. I really don’t give him enough credit at all. He puts up with me and all my attitudes. He listens to my corny jokes. He has yet to try and escape from me. Haha. But most importantly he makes sure that I am always…

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Why I came back to my hometown, Cape Coral, Southwest Florida, Florida, Where I grew up, boyfriend, hometown, personal story

Why I Came Back to My Hometown


People all the time tell you don’t stay for this reason. You shouldn’t stay for that reason because at the end of the day you are wasting your life. Do I technically agree with that? Yes and no. I stayed in my hometown for my dad. I was in high school when I decided that I wasn’t going to leave…

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The Byas Life, Amanda Byas

Why ‘The Byas Life’?


I’ve been asked numerous times, “Why did you choose “The Byas Life” as your domain name? What’s so significant about “The Byas Life”? When I was brainstorming for a domain name, I wanted something different. I didn’t it want it to be fully centered around me. Even though, I am going to be one of the sole contributors. Of course,…

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the byas life, james byas, how to cope with losing a parent, how to cope with losing a loved one

January 22, 2014: A Day to Remember


Four years ago… Four freaking years ago… It all went down. A chapter ended and a new chapter began. I can’t believe it’s been a long four years already. In some aspects it seems like yesterday while other times it feels like an entirety. Four years ago today I lost someone important to me. I lost someone who I was…

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Why I Can’t Forgive My Sister’s Killer


This past week, I have spent a good portion of my time in bed watching Investigation Discovery. It’s one of my all-time favorite things to do when I have some free time. But this time it was different, it wasn’t mindless television watching, it got me thinking. It got me thinking about something I don’t normally talk about nor want…

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