The Pressure Of Long Term Relationships

My first serious relationship was 4 years long and when I say serious, I took it very seriously. I pictured marriage and kids. Planned where we'd live, where I'd go to college, and how our lives would be. At that point in my life, I would frequently say "why bother being in a relationship with…

I Don’t Know What I’m Doing And It’s Okay

If you eliminated all the people in your life asking you questions, pressuring you, and telling you what to do - where would you be? At one point in your life, you're going to have to fake it until you make it. That point in your life might just be now, in your 20's, when…

Relationships Through The Eyes Of Social Media

Social media is a place where we constantly see new relationships forming. Brittany is now in a relationship with Bob on Facebook! Look at their kissing pictures on Instagram! Look at them tweet relationship goals at each other on Twitter! Look at her pin date ideas on Pinterest! I grew up with an obsession with…

How I Thought I Had To Be To Get A Boy’s Attention

When we think back to being young we often think of the great times.  We think about how we were worry free for so long, how life was filled with ignorant bliss and simple happiness.  Most of us choose to forget the part of being young that meant being really weird and awkward... For me,…

“I Don’t Know” Isn’t An Answer

Republished from 5/21/15 I want to start living a more definite life. I don't know's, maybe's, possibly's and eventually's just aren't cutting it anymore. The questions that come up in life can't be answered with an "I don't know."  That is our way of avoiding the question and putting off making an actual decision. My…