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…

The First Real Guy After the Last Real Heartbreak

It’s almost inevitable that once in your life you are going to get your heart broken.  It’s not just going to be like that time one high school someone didn’t like you back or that other time in college where you gave someone your number and he didn’t text you.  It’s going to be real. …

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…