Why We Rarely Exchange Gifts In Our Relationship

When birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays roll around, I'm often not thinking about what to get my boyfriend. We have just never really celebrated milestones like that with gifts. Our first Christmas together we exchanged very small gifts. I gave him a candle, he gave me chocolate covered strawberries. And since then it's always been that…

Doing The Long Distance Relationship Thing

Temporarily, my boyfriend is living in New Jersey while I'm in New Hampshire. And while this is only for a month and not really a long distance relationship, it makes me really reflect on the people who are open to doing long distance. My first boyfriend and I were long distance for pretty much our…

How Past Relationships Held Me Back

I’ve always felt held back by the people I’ve dated in the past. I think a lot of my relationships ended abruptly, they left me without closure. Because sometimes I ended things fast because I wasn’t ready for anything serious. And sometimes I was strung along without any explanation at all and then left for…