Is Your Soulmate Someone You Already Know

Have you ever thought about the possibility that maybe your soul mate is someone who is already in your life, but you have not yet realized it? Think about all the dates you go on and new people you meet, but still, you have not met the one who feels like the perfect match. This question has been running around in my head for a while now. Over and over, I hear people say, "Oh, you will meet...

What To Do When You’ve Been Ghosted

Have you ever had someone stop talking, texting, calling, or Instagramming you out of nowhere? If yes, then you know how painful being ghosted truly is. For me, it all happened when suddenly he became busier than usual, spending more time watching basketball and spending time "working on himself." The moment before everything changed, I was starring right into his eyes, dead quiet, and was...

Needy Friends and Shallow Bonds

Let's talk about those friends who we've had in our lives for years but do nothing but use you and waste your time. I've known too many people who want me to give them my undivided attention and then after years of knowing each other, ask me what my last name is to tag me in a photo on Facebook, or ask me what it is I do at my full-time job, or even better suggest I become a blogger when HOLY...

10 Signs He’s Looking For a Way Out

When someone is thinking about breaking up with you, they will look for any possible reason to ditch you and run. At the slightest feeling of discomfort, don't be surprised when your sugar muffin is off running towards the hills, far far away from you because they couldn't speak up own up to what they were experiencing.  Maybe there is someone else, and they didn't know how to tell you. Perhaps...

Why Casual Relationships Don’t Work

Being unattached and keeping your options open is awful. There I said it. Casual dating is so prevalent in today's modern dating culture, but does that make it a good idea? In my opinion, which no one asked for, the answer is no. "You have soul ties with the people you sleep with, and even when you are no longer in bed with them, they remain in your head. Your thoughts are consumed by their...

We Were Young Dumb and Called it Love

Looking back and reflecting on one of my more serious relationships, I find myself astonished at how I reacted, treated people, and what I accepted from others during my early twenties. It’s been many years since my ex-boyfriend, and I broke up, but there are days I feel foolish for sticking around for as long as I did. By not walking away sooner, I allowed us both to feel trapped in what was...

5 Tips on Learning to Love Again

New relationships can frequently feel scary and confusing. Letting go of the past and moving forward without unhealthy baggage and character traits can take a lot of practice and a lot of work. That's okay! Becoming a better person for your new partner is a beautiful thing to focus on if you want to create a stable relationship with this person. The tips listed below are based upon my own...

How to Cut Ties From a Toxic Friend

Have you ever had a friend that just sucks the life out of you, leaving you feeling drained? I know I have. There are people out there that whether they are aware of it or not, consume all of our energy without ever replenishing or filling us back up. They are the kind of people who take, take, and take. Even when there is nothing left of you to give, they will try to take some more. These types...

Maintaining a Healthy Long Distance Relationship

Any relationship takes work but when it comes to dating someone who lives far away things can get a little tricky. Here are 15 proven ways to help maintain health and balance in your long-distance love life. Have a conversation in the morning and evening. Talk about your plans for the day and then later how it all went. This will help the two of you feel close and connected to one another as you...

The Emotionally Unavailable and Me, a Dreadful Love Story

I am trying to get to the bottom of something and I need your help. You see, its been years upon years of dating and ditching, loving and running, burning desire to, "Why does this feel like a one-way road and I'm hauling a massive load of crap with me?" I am trying to figure out, is it just me or is every guy I become attracted to emotionally unavailable? I was lying awake in bed last night...