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…

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…

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

Reposted from 2016 I didn't really know who I was until a few 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…

6 Reasons I Don’t Mind Being Alone

Republished from 6/2/15 1. I can binge eat and watch girly Netflix shows with no judgment. I know a boyfriend would binge eat with me, but he just would not get the love between Meredith and McDreamy! 2. I usually don't want to be cuddled when I sleep... I don't want all your sleep breath…

Being A Loner Doesn’t Mean I Always Need To Be Alone

I actually have a hard time fully grasping my introverted personality. Sometimes I can get out of my shell and be extroverted, but then I end up having anxiety over every single thing I said and did in that extroverted instance. Sometimes I think it's just easier to be alone. I'm happy there, I'm safe…