If we aren’t committed in our relationships, whether familial or social we should let it go. If we are comfortable with being duplicitous, we have to ask ourselves why. If we can’t be sincere with others how can we be sincere with ourselves? © Norma Bobb-Semple 2023


We have to curb our attachment to people, places, things and possessions. What matters is our relationship with ourselves. Everything else is immaterial. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2022

The End

Relationships whether familiar or otherwise are like reading a book. In relation to a book if we don’t like where the story is going we can put it down and start reading another one. Every beginning has an ending or an overhaul. Nothing remains the same. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2022


We can’t change other people’s brokenness, we can only change ours. Letting go is what we have to do. Some messes aren’t worth cleaning. Time wasted on trying to mend our broken relationships can be best spent on rediscovering who we are and what our purpose is. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2022


Some of us have collections of the things we love and want to admire in our homes, whether it be stones, ornaments, or dolls, etc. We have to be weary about collecting confidants and friends because relationships are not about quantity, it is about quality. We lose people all the time whether by death or […]

Feeling the Heat

Relationships can be toxic regardless of whether they are with family, lovers, colleagues or friends. We all carry negative baggage. It is imperative that we don’t put our hearts into the fire for scarring is bound to occur. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2022


What we see is what we get. If people are mean spirited, jealous and covetous they won’t change regardless of how tight our relationship is with them. We can’t judge people by our standards, if we do we will be disappointed. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2022

A relationship with self

Some of us are afraid of being alone, so we lose ourselves in the process of sustaining relationships and friendships. There is a difference between being alone and being lonesome. We have to build a relationship with ourselves so that we can figure out who we really are. In order to build that relationship we […]


Everyone thinks they have the answer to a perfect relationship and yet they make the same mistakes again and again. We treat relationships as though it is a clothes rack, and can be tried on. There is no guarantee that it world work out. We have to take our time, compartmentalize our feelings and ask […]