I Want To Be Alone But I Don’t Want To Be Alone

Reposted from 2016 I didn't really know who I was until a few years ago. Internally, throughout my teen years, I had a strong sense of self. I knew what I wanted but just didn't know how to get it. I couldn't externalize what I was feeling internally which made me very lost. I thought…

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 Our Generation Is Always Speed Dating

Republished from 6/13/15 We are sometimes called the "hookup culture" because of our lack of commitment. We kiss first, ask questions wayyyyyy later.  Relationships aren't exactly what we're looking for right now and one reason behind this is because we are always speed dating. Not literally, we don't move from chair to chair at 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…

Give Independent People Time To Miss You

People that have fully embraced independence just don't function the same as an average person. Independent people fully accept being alone, their personal space, and doing things on their own. They don't expect help from anyone. They don't expect anyone else to come around and encroach on their personal time. It's not like they don't…

You Haven’t Met The One Because You’re Not Actually Looking

When you're desperate for love, you can basically turn any person into your soul mate. You can build them up in your head to be the perfect match you've been waiting for. And if they do the same, you'll probably get married and possibly live happily ever after, or maybe not so happily ever after. But…