Finding Yourself Before Getting In A Relationship

I’ve recently learned that you don't need to be alone in order to grow. It was an idea I was obsessed with after my last break up. And in part, it was true. From age 16-20 I was in a relationship that consumed my whole entire world. So after we broke up, I had no…

Why We Settle And Why I Get It

Relationships are a fragile thing. One string becomes frayed, it gets snagged, and the whole thing unravels into your hands. You never saw it coming. Basically since the start of this blog, I've expressed my fears on settling. Especially settling for someone you don't really love. Settling for less than fireworks, all in romance, and…

You Could Have Met Your Future Spouse Before You Even Turned 16

I once read that 82% of people meet their future spouse before they even turn 16. I tried doing my research on this one to find out where it came from and everything was unconfirmed.  This is basically a made up statistic. Yet, it resonated with me and sticks with me to this day -…

What I’ve Learned In My 6 Year Relationship

One of my favorite parts of my relationship is the realizations I’ve had along the way. Six years is a long time, and hopefully anyone would grow in that amount of time, but I’m especially proud of myself for growing the right way alongside my fiancé. My history of love is tough. Sometimes I think…

Relationships Through The Eyes Of Social Media

Social media is a place where we constantly see new relationships forming. Brittany is now in a relationship with Bob on Facebook! Look at their kissing pictures on Instagram! Look at them tweet relationship goals at each other on Twitter! Look at her pin date ideas on Pinterest! I grew up with an obsession with…

The Struggles Of Being Over-Eager

The trouble with people who are over-eager is that we are often over-everything. We are over-thinkers, we are over-dramatic, we over-romanticize, we are overwhelmed. So getting too excited about things just comes with the territory. Because one small possibility opens up so many doors for us. We non stop think about how this could work…

Dating Sucks But Dating Your Ex Is Worse

If you haven't dated in a while, it is very comparable to trying to find a job. Lots of feelers going unanswered, dates that feel like job interviews and rarely go anywhere. It's exhausting to continue to put yourself out there with no reward. It sucks. So it's easy to look for the easier option…