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Just Like That: A New Love When You Least Expected

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The Single Life

Just Like That: A New Love When You Least Expected

Some relationship and dating advice about when new love finds us and how to appreciate life. How has life surprised you recently?

On April 16th, I turned 36 years old. I don’t feel any different (still hot to trot) but I do know that I’ve changed. I am more resilient than I’ve ever been, even when things don’t turn out the way that I imagined or planned. Cause here’s the thing about life: it’s unpredictable. Why just a month ago I was 35, single, and without my dream TV job or love. This month things have changed.

There is a new man in my life that has surprised me. I was single one minute and the next I am smitten. Just. Like. That. It came about when I stopped bitching about what I lacked. I said to myself, “You have love in your life and you love what you do albeit the stress of it all. You don’t need a television show or fame to fill you. You have nothing to prove.”

[ALSO READ: The Fame Monster: Why Did I Want the Spotlight?]

I thought I did, but now at 36 I know it’s just…stuff. I will always continue to work hard in all that I do but I also want to stand on solid ground, particularly with a great man by my side. And with a family.

The lesson here: we don’t always get what we want when we want it, or even how we want it. But when we count our blessings, well, we truly do get it all.

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Sujeiry is a natural storyteller, dynamic radio show host and the proud CEO of She's been at this digital media and content creation game for 15 plus years and pours her heart and soul onto - the only site for Latinas on all things love. After realizing there was a void in the love/relationship Latina media market, she took matters into her own hands and became the go-to sex and relationship expert on Latinx platforms. The former sex and relationship expert on works diligently and passionately to encourage women of color to be their authentic selves as they navigate all things love.


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