Advice, Relationships

Basics In Dating

There are some universal things that I feel both parties in a relationship must bring to the table for a relationship to truly flourish and last. These basics center on the ability to care for yourself. It is crucial you know how to do so before trying to shirk the responsibility onto your partner. It isn't… Continue reading Basics In Dating

Advice, Relationships

I Don’t Want To Be Your Everything

In relationships, we often consider it to be romantic when someone considers you their everything. We think, I mean so much to them, I feel important. Which can feel great initially but become taxing and draining as time goes on. When you are everything to someone, you have so many roles to play. Some of… Continue reading I Don’t Want To Be Your Everything

Advice, Relationships

He Isn’t A Project

For a vast majority of women, we tend to view the men in our lives like projects. On the one hand it is understandable because of our innate creative capacity. I mean, we have the power to create and bring forth life! However, when it comes to the men we are dating we need to… Continue reading He Isn’t A Project

Relationships

Old Things

Some months ago my mom was cleaning out rooms in our house and she came across a box where I kept all the things from my most heartbreaking relationship. I just happened to come in when she discovered it. My mother was ranting from the other room, "We have to clean out a lot of… Continue reading Old Things

Advice, Relationships

Good People Bad Behavior

When it comes to relationships, we can try our best to be good to someone but not realize that our definition of 'good' can be tainted. We can express learned toxic behaviors that we came to believe were positive when in fact they were not. You can hope to be wonderful to someone but not… Continue reading Good People Bad Behavior

Advice, Relationships

How Do I Know If He Likes Me?

This is a question ladies have plagued themselves with since grade school. How do I know if he likes me? First, understand that when you are younger boys can be quite confusing and horrible at expressing themselves. What tends to be popular as an answer is that if he hits or is mean to you… Continue reading How Do I Know If He Likes Me?

Relationships, Thoughts

I’m not a Quinn, I’m a Catwoman

In my romantic relationships for most of my life, I have been a Harley Quinn. A capable woman who allows herself to be a doormat in the name of love. A woman who seemingly is doing just fine until a Joker comes into her life and causes her to become obsessed with his love and… Continue reading I’m not a Quinn, I’m a Catwoman

Advice, Relationships

Bury the Past

When you go into a new relationship after being in another one it can be difficult to enter with an open mind. Especially if the previous relationship was a long one. You became so accustomed to someone else's mannerisms and behavior that you can attribute that same mentality onto the new person. Without realizing it,… Continue reading Bury the Past

Relationships

How to Get Over Your Break Up

Getting over a breakup is one of the hardest things to do. Especially if you invested a majority of your heart and emotions into the relationship. When you initially breakup, it can feel like an oozing, gaping wound and nothing seems to help. You sob, weep, and may even find solace in food or withhold… Continue reading How to Get Over Your Break Up

Relationships

Levels of Feelings

I've come to rethink how I define feelings toward other people or things. We use love for pretty much everything but I believe there are levels of feelings. I think the initial superficial level is infatuation. Infatuation is synonymous with a crush, it's defined by the Oxford dictionary as a short-lived intense passion or admiration… Continue reading Levels of Feelings