Why Being Alone is the Most Important Thing I Learned in College

Republished from 4/1/15 If you're one of those people that hates ordering in restaurants, calling people on the phone, or going anywhere new by yourself - then you and I have a lot in common. Actually, you and I have a lot in common with most people in our generation. I used to think of…

Do What You Have To After A Break Up

How do I know when a girl just went through a break up? She starts posting selfies, deep quotes and poetry, and sharing Thought Catalog articles about how being alone is better (at least share my blog posts guys, come on). And then all of her relationship pictures start to fade from her social media. Her…

I Want To Be Alone But I Don’t Want To Be Alone

I didn't really know who I was until about two years ago. Internally, throughout my teen years, I had a strong sense of self. I knew what I wanted but just didn't know how to get it. I couldn't externalize what I was feeling internally which made me very lost. I thought I found myself…

I’m In A Relationship With Myself

photo by: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sharif/You're supposed to go to college.  You're supposed to graduate.  You're supposed to get a 9-5 job. You're supposed to be in a relationship. You're supposed to get married.  You're supposed to buy a home. You're supposed to have kids. You're supposed to retired. You're supposed to die. They're unwritten supposed to's, but…

Stop Denying Your Relationship

It's not uncommon to come across cheating in college. Everyone knows the drama: he's been cheating on her for years. She knows but ignores it. They both cheat on each other and never confront it. It only strengthens the stereotype of the hookup culture and makes everyone questions how relationships work in college. When you're…