Who You Were Before You Lost Your Innocence

Losing your innocence is just a side effect of growing up. There's no one certain thing that causes it. It doesn't automatically go away when you turn 13 or when you lose your virginity or when you get dumped for the first time. It all varies from person to person, from age to age, from…

How Break Ups Can Become New Beginnings

Break ups can be different depending on what stage of your life you're in. When you're in high school, break ups are over-dramatized and earth shattering. In college, they're the thing that turns you towards things you might have not done without a broken heart. After college, they make you evaluate your life. Because when…

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…

Finding Yourself Before Getting In A Relationship

I recently wrote about how in my current relationship I learned that you don't need to be alone in order to grow. It was an idea I was obsessed with after my last break up. And in part, it was true. From age 16-20 I was in a relationship that consumed my whole entire world.…