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...

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...

Private Relationships VS Secret Ones

When you find yourself in a relationship you keep defending as a private one, you may want to ask yourself whether or not that is true and if you're just covering up the fact that it could be a secret relationship you're hiding. There are many reasons people choose to keep their relationship private, and there is nothing wrong with that, but if you're in a relationship you have to hide, you will...

Embrace The Single Life

Being single is an opportunity to focus on work, spend time with friends and family, and learn to enjoy time alone. We all go through periods in our life where we find ourselves not involved in a serious or committed relationship. For me it feels like it's been a while and that's probably because it has been. For years, I've dated men who couldn't bring themselves to commit. Being single is...

How to Lose a Girl in 10 Days

Most of us have seen the movie, "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days", but have you ever wondered what it takes to lose a girl in 10 days? Many articles you read online or books you see propped up in local stores are often focused on what girls should avoid doing in order to keep a man around. When the roles are reversed and women have the chance to voice their own opinion on what turns them off-...