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

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, Thoughts

Emotional Control

Control of your emotions is akin to holding power over your primal brain. When emotions are left unchecked you can fall prey to them. You are moved only by your feelings which can leave you making poor decisions you otherwise wouldn't have. Controlled emotions allow you to take in the world more objectively. You become removed from… Continue reading Emotional Control

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