The newness of my long Rapunzel hair wore off in a week and then it was back to the same old thing. His coldness, my insecurity. His disregard, my pain. It finally became clear to me that no matter what I did, this man would never love me.
Growing up in the world of Disney and Jane Austen, I had this dream. This ideal that once it would become true, I knew I could finally be happy. Like most girls do, this fantasy of finding prince charming is undeniably relevant to my not so princess self. Oh, prince charming.
It seems like the signs are all there – that moving in together would be seamless. But even with these signifiers, why do you still feel hesitation?
It’s okay if my life doesn’t look like La La Land, Cinderella, or any other fairy tale. My life and my relationships are my own, and there’s no reason to compare them to anyone else’s.
I sincerely thank you for breaking my heart. You have forced me to become the strong and independent woman I am now.
The real MVP is the significant other who has stood by us through it all – insecurities, body image, career paths, the past, etc. They stand by our side while we continuously try to make up our minds and love ourselves.
Rewind 5 years or so and I definitely wouldn’t have been the right person to write this article. I hated being single and felt like all I need to be happy and complete was a boyfriend.
In this season of love and romanticism, it is difficult to remember to enjoy the times you have as a single individual. Some women, like myself, are single during this Valentine’s Day, but that has not stopped me from finding the love in all areas of my life.
Ah Christmas. The most wonderful time of the year, right? To be sure, it is a season like no other. It evokes strong memories, nostalgic cliches and stimulates all the…
“After a break-up, it would be nice if someone let you know how long you’d still be thinking about your ex, and when exactly you’ll be over them. Sadly though, that’s not the case.”
Long ago, in a faraway land, someone came up with the grand idea that you will need to find me, I will find you and we will fall uncontrollably in love. In our millennial age, a love story is not so smooth, regardless of what T-Swift says.
Be grateful for every heartbreak, be grateful for every tear because you will learn from your past, you will mend and then you will trust again.
Match.com said, “Good political conversation on a first date boosted chances of a second date taking place.”
If you’ve already cried an ocean of tears and eaten tubs of Ben & Jerry’s after a breakup, there needs to be a next step.
Social media infiltrates our everyday lives but how useful is it for our long term relationships? We need to start focusing on real, human interactions.