The Struggles Of Being Over-Eager

The trouble with people who are over-eager is that we are often over-everything. We are over-thinkers, we are over-dramatic, we over-romanticize, we are overwhelmed. So getting too excited about things just comes with the territory. Because one small possibility opens up so many doors for us. We non stop think about how this could work…

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…

Does Online Dating Lack Spontaneity?

Meet cute: a scene in film, television, etc. in which a future romantic couple meets for the first time in a way that is considered adorable, entertaining, or amusing. Because I base so many of my falling-in-love fantasies off of love novels and star crossed movies, I've always pictured my moment with "the one" as a…

Chivalry Isn’t Dead – It Just Changed

Republished from 5/30/15 I often hear women talking about the way they would like to be treated by men. They want "old school" romance where they're picked up at their front door, their car door is opened for them, and their meal is paid for.  They want their guy to be chivalrous - a knight in shining…

Blast From The Past: When Your Ex Comes Back

I haven't had the best relationships, they've all ended pretty poorly. So, when an ex texts me the first thing that comes to my mind is "literally, no." I've gotten a text before and audibly said "NO" because that's how much I didn't want their name popping up on my notifications. If their name even…

I Don’t Know What It’s Like To Be In Love

I often read love stories and wonder how the hell authors come up with them.  They fill the pages with this feeling that can jump right into the reader, but it's a feeling many of us have never even experienced in real life.  Novels about being in love portray this unreal romance that overcame all…