I Want To Be Alone But I Don’t Want To Be Alone

Reposted from 2016 I didn't really know who I was until a few years ago. Internally, throughout my teen years, I had a strong sense of self. I knew what I wanted but just didn't know how to get it. I couldn't externalize what I was feeling internally which made me very lost. I thought…

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 -…

Does Online Dating Lack Spontaneity?

Meet cute: a scene in film, television, etc. in which a future romantic couple meets for the first time in a way that is considered adorable, entertaining, or amusing. Because I base so many of my falling-in-love fantasies off of love novels¬†and star crossed movies, I've always pictured my moment with "the one" as a…

Looking Out For Yourself Vs. Being Selfish

I was in a relationship once where I was always looking out for him. Looking for ways to help him succeed, to make his life easier. And in the same breath, I was always changing myself for him. Forcing myself to like that he moved away for his job when I wasn't allowed to move…