Your Bad Relationship Didn’t Waste Your Time

I think we all experience some sort of regret after a break up. It just feels like you spent so much of your life dedicated to one person when you could have been doing other things. You could have been traveling, you could have been spending more time with your friends and family, you could…

When A New Relationship Reminds You Of An Old One

No two relationships are exactly the same. But it is possible that similar feelings will bubble up. That falling in love will seem familiar. It's possible that you'll get into the same fights you've gotten in before or feel hurt just like you did before. That doesn't mean your new relationship is exactly like your…

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…

Were You Really In Love With Your First Love?

Your first love more often than not leads to your first heartbreak.  It’s a hard lesson most of us have to learn, but in the end it’s for the better. Initially, I blamed my ex.  Called him every name in the book, drunk dialed too many times to count, cried like the world was ending,…

“I Don’t Know” Isn’t An Answer

Republished from 5/21/15 I want to start living a more definite life. I don't know's, maybe's, possibly's and eventually's just aren't cutting it anymore. The questions that come up in life can't be answered with an "I don't know."  That is our way of avoiding the question and putting off making an actual decision. My…

Why Your Best Friends Are Your Actual Soulmates

Republished from 6/16/15 How many times have we heard the Sex and the City quote:  “Maybe our girlfriends are our soulmates and guys are just people to have fun with.” It really couldn’t be more true. I spent a large part of my young life in a relationship that I used to replace friendships.  My high school friends weren’t…