Single You Vs. You In A Relationship

People often speak of change so negatively. I can specifically remember multiple conversations throughout middle school, high school, college, and even now where one of my friends looked at me with narrow eyes and said "you've changed" with such disgust. That's what we do, that's what growing up is. You change due to your circumstances.…

Why I Share Cute Animal Videos On Facebook

On my personal Facebook page I often share videos of cute animals. Pugs and sloths make appearances frequently as well as any squeaky baby animal that catches my eye. Sometimes I upload pictures from what I did that weekend and sometimes I share a song I'm listening to. I share all of these things, but…

An Open Letter To My High School Self

Dear high school me, High school is a scary time. Everyone is going through incredible changes, yourself included. New things are introduced and new interests gain importance. There are so many people who are older than you and know more than you. And you're in this little building with them, there to learn from them…

Cutting Out And Keeping Out Toxic People

Making the decision to remove someone from your life is hard.¬† You probably have a very lengthy and complicated past with this person. A past that once may have involved happiness and love but began to bring out the worst in you. If someone in your life is putting you down instead of picking you…

I’m A Relationship Cynic

Some relationships fail. Some relationships succeed. But how are you supposed to know what the outcome will be? There are too many variables when it comes to love. The timing, the emotions, the other players. I just feel like I've seen more relationships fail than I've seen succeed. Therefore, I'm a relationship cynic. We're constantly…