Why We Settle And Why I Get It

Relationships are a fragile thing. One string becomes frayed, it gets snagged, and the whole thing unravels into your hands. You never saw it coming. Basically since the start of this blog, I've expressed my fears on settling. Especially settling for someone you don't really love. Settling for less than fireworks, all in romance, and…

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 -…

Relationships Through The Eyes Of Social Media

Social media is a place where we constantly see new relationships forming. Brittany is now in a relationship with Bob on Facebook! Look at their kissing pictures on Instagram! Look at them tweet relationship goals at each other on Twitter! Look at her pin date ideas on Pinterest! I grew up with an obsession with…

Rejection: The Ghoster And The Ghosted

Ghosting (verb): The 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…

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…