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A Love Letter to 2012: Relationships, Growth, and Focus

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A Love Letter to 2012: Relationships, Growth, and Focus

Dear 2012,

I’m writing you this love letter to reflect on all we’ve been through. You weren’t what I expected but I appreciate you nonetheless. You began with hope and opportunity. In January, I received a call from OWN about being cast for a potential reality show. It didn’t work out. The show was going in a different direction, they said. And I plowed ahead.

You continued to bring much of the same – many maybe’s, almost’s, and not just quite’s. Through most of it all I remained positive, focused, and hopeful. You, 2012, wanted me to learn a lesson in Patience, like a lover who slowly takes my pepa to ecstasy (even though my pepa wants the big O now!). You led me on a pleasurable journey of passion, growth, experimentation, and dedication. For the first time, I invested in myself and my career. I hired a publicist because I needed to put my money where my mouth was. I decided to be a business woman in words and in action. Investing in myself was a huge step in my development as a woman and a human being.

Fortunately, you weren’t all business. With you by my side, I remet someone. Saw him for the first time as a potential partner and lover. Yes, I speak of Paco, with his patience, humor and layered persona. He has also taught me a few things. Waiting isn’t always terrible. Though he is a natural tortoise and I am always the hare, I’ve seen the benefits of what it means to get to know a man before jumping in. We are still a work in progress but I am optimistic about not only the end but also the journey.

You, 2012, were a journey. An amazing, eye opening journey. For that I thank you. Because of you, I welcome 2013 with more knowledge, clarity, patience, appreciation and love.

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Sujeiry is a natural storyteller, dynamic radio show host and the proud CEO of LoveSujeiry.com. She's been at this digital media and content creation game for 15 plus years and pours her heart and soul onto LoveSujeiry.com - 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 Latina.com works diligently and passionately to encourage women of color to be their authentic selves as they navigate all things love.

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