Anyone who knows me knows It’s A Different World is one of my all time favorite TV shows. In light of the recent events in my life, I have realized my toxic attachments to ideas of what a healthy relationships love really is. Like so many, I never had a positive example of love, what should it look like or what should it feel like? I turned to Hollywood for my examples, to give me the “feels” I didn’t have in real life. It’s A Different World changed the game for me, it was a show with people who looked like me, I could related I could see myself. Although I must admit I am more of a Freddie or Denise, I too romanticized the Dwayne and Whitley love story. The article linked below captures my current mindset when it comes to love:
Why choose to go through hell alone when heaven is holding your hand?