Dating Sucks But Dating Your Ex Is Worse

If you haven't dated in a while, it is very comparable to trying to find a job. Lots of feelers going unanswered, dates that feel like job interviews and rarely go anywhere. It's exhausting to continue to put yourself out there with no reward. It sucks. So it's easy to look for the easier option…

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…

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…

So You Want To Move In With Your Significant Other

I think it’s safe to say we’re a far cry from the times where couples didn’t live together until they were married. Although it still happens, I think it’s less common due to the expenses of living and even the fear that living together may be harder than you think so you want to try…

Stop Revisiting Failed Relationships

If at first you don't succeed, try and try again. This doesn't apply to failing relationships, so stop trying and trying again when you already know it's not going to work out. I'm completely guilty of double, triple, quadruple thinking my decisions especially when it comes to relationships. After ending something I often wonder if…