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…

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…

Anxiety Around Actually Returning To Normal

On April 23, 2020 I wrote a blog post on this exact topic. I will be the first to admit I've been thoroughly na├»ve through this whole pandemic, always thinking that things were about to get better. It's been over a year since I wrote that last post and now, finally, things are slightly resembling…

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…

It’s Okay To Be An Attention Seeker

Self destructive behaviors are hard to avoid. You could be self centered, a bad listener, a serial dater, a player, a flirt - just someone who is constantly making things worse for themselves and for others. Social media makes it very easy for us to become jealous of others. We are constantly exposed to everyone…