Can You Date Someone With The Same Name As Your Ex?

I once ran into the problem of whether or not I could date someone who had the same name as my dad. I googled it, read many blogs on the subject, and then realized how silly that was. If I really liked someone - why did it matter what their name was? Also I have…

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

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 myself as a…

Stop Revisiting Failed Relationships

If at first you don't succeed, try and try again. This doesn't apply to failing relationships, so stop trying and trying again when you already know it's not going to work out. I'm completely guilty of double, triple, quadruple thinking my decisions especially when it comes to relationships. After ending something I often wonder if…

The Internet Is Making Us Lonely

Likes, favorites, retweets, comments, and all those weird emotion things Facebook just added. We live for instant gratification. It's not because we're selfish, it's because of the Internet. It's because we not only have to look great in person but we also have to look great online. There is more than one impression to make…

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…

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.…