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    3 Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re Dating After An Abusive Relationship

    Dating after healing from an abusive relationship can seem daunting, triggering, and even impossible. However, the most important thing to remember is that you are always in control. When you’re in a toxic relationship, you may have let yourself ignore red flags and shut down your emotions. In cases of severe emotional abuse, gaslighting, and manipulation, […] More

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    29 Brutally Honest Answers For When Someone Asks Why You’re Single

    I’ve been self-diagnosed as what some might call chronic singleness. I’ve gone on more dates than I can count while my relationships have been… scattered? Yeah, we’ll go with scattered. So I have been asked the time-old question “Why are you single?” about as many times as I’ve had a new relationship go to hell in a handbasket. You’ve […] More

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    The 5 Stealthiest Relationship Threats And How To Defeat Them

    During the Las Vegas renaissance of the early 90s, I worked as a room reservations agent at one of the glitzy new resorts. That’s where I met Amy — the confident, outgoing alluring woman everyone worshipped. She liked rebellious guys, the kind where friends would ask, Are you sure about him? Nobody had ever labeled me as […] More

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    5 Things You Should Never Say To Someone Who’s In A New Relationship

    Starting a new relationship comes with so much uncertainty. Those first few months feel like a rollercoaster (and a great one at that)! But right after you start to feel confident enough to disclose your relationship, another foreign, daunting task comes along: telling your friends and family. Telling your loved ones about your relationship shouldn’t […] More

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    8 Reminders When You Keep Getting Ghosted

    1. If they don’t want to be with you, they’re not the right one for you. You don’t want to spend too much time wondering whether the person who got away was the right one for you — because the right person for you wouldn’t leave you on read. They wouldn’t disappear without an explanation. They wouldn’t leave […] More

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    Making Sense Of Love And Time

    It seems cruel sometimes, the way that the universe puts two people together, only to then tear them apart. Though I believe that hidden in every heartbreak, there is some lesson about love and life that we need to learn, I cannot pretend that it makes those heartbreaks any less devastating. To know that you were in […] More

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    How To Bounce Back After A Breakup

    I have had a few experiences with breakups. During these times, I have read countless articles and have cried to girlfriends expressing my confusion as to why someone’s dusty ass son did not want me anymore. Some of the advice I have received seemed too focused on creating a false sense of wellbeing for superficial reasons, […] More

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    It’s Okay That I Wasn’t Enough For You

    It’s okay that I fell hard for you when there was no soft place to land. It’s okay that I fell hard for you when there was no soft place to land. I trusted you with my whole heart, which is something that I don’t do quite often. It takes a lot for me to […] More

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