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…

A Few Of My Favorite Things

Inspired by Becky at Strikeouts and Sprinkles, here’s a “list of some of my little, favorite things—stuff that in the grand scheme of life aren’t super important but make me happy, smile, or feel comfortable.” Pretty skies, especially rainbowsNew HampshireWhen someone gives me a compliment I’ve never heard beforeFlowersIced coffeeStaying up late to finish a…

Being Happier With Yourself – Part 1

It’s a hard pill to swallow, but sometimes the problem is you. I’ve been struggling with overall happiness in multiple aspects in my life lately, having trouble filling my buckets and spending time where it needs to be spent. At the root of that problem is me. I haven’t been taking care of my health,…

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…

Being In Love Vs. Being Comfortable

Relationships are hard for a number of reasons. They involve two people, each who has their own thoughts, feelings, and complicated structure. Two people that are trying to melt their lives into one. To have one set of thoughts, feelings, and one single complicated structure. Sometimes it can be hard to find the person that's right…