How I Learned What Relationships Are Really Supposed To Be Like

My introduction to relationships didn't exactly start off on the right foot. I know we learn a lot from our households growing up, and mine just wasn't really ideal. I don't remember much lovey-dovey stuff happening after I was a kid so for many of my formative years I didn't really know a lot of…

Being In Love Vs. Being Comfortable

Relationships are hard for a number of reasons. They involve two people, each who has their own thoughts, feelings, and complicated structure. Two people that are trying to melt their lives into one. To have one set of thoughts, feelings, and one single complicated structure. Sometimes it can be hard to find the person that's right…

Finding Yourself Before Getting In A Relationship

I recently wrote about how in my current relationship I 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.…

Things I’ve Learned 5 Years Into A Relationship

If you scroll wayyyy back on this blog, you’ll find some posts from a time in my life where I was anxious, heart broken, depressed, and jaded. It was a time in my life where I had to be alone to grow because I had just gotten out of a toxic relationship that didn’t end…

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 -…

Do You Like Him Or Do You Like The Attention?

Loneliness can cause a lot of confusion. It's not just being alone, but being happy sometimes and sad others, missing the feeling of someone laying beside you, of always having someone to turn to - it jumbles up your brain and heart to the point where clarity is a small speck in the distance. It…