How Break Ups Can Become New Beginnings

Break ups can be different depending on what stage of your life you're in. When you're in high school, break ups are over-dramatized and earth shattering. In college, they're the thing that turns you towards things you might have not done without a broken heart. After college, they make you evaluate your life. Because when…

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.…

Bad Mouthing Your Ex Is Hurting You, Not Him

The 7 stages of grief are: Shock, it doesn't quite feel real that your relationship is over. Denial, we try to work things out, talk it out, do anything and change everything to get back together. Anger, we call you names. We tell you it's all your fault, you're a horrible person, you're the reason…

Rejection: The Ghoster And The Ghosted

Ghosting (verb):┬áThe act of suddenly ceasing all communication with someone the subject is dating, but no longer wishes to date. This is done in hopes that the ghostee will just "get the hint" and leave the subject alone, as opposed to the subject simply telling them he/she is no longer interested. Let me start out…

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…