Romanticism & Feminism: My Relationship Mistakes, & Why You Should Learn From Them

Romanticism & Feminism: My Relationship Mistakes, & Why You Should Learn From Them

Misconstrued Thoughts I had never dated in high school. I liked to believe that I was in control of that - that I didn't want to because boys were stupid and I was too unique. This belief actually followed through into my college years. I cut my hair to a pixie cut, and I dressed [...]

My Very First Valentine’s Date & How to Maximize your Special Dates

My Very First Valentine’s Date & How to Maximize your Special Dates

Before February 14, 2016, I've not once spent a Valentine's with a date. It isn't important to me that I do. I know that valentine's day is simply a creation out of a capitalist nation, but either way I would like to note down my first valentine's day with my boyfriend. My Experience: Preparation: I [...]

My Life Dating a Recovering(?) Alcoholic and How I Make it “Work”

   Note: This isn't a "how-to" date an alcoholic. Generally speaking, relationships will have their ups and downs, but choosing to be committed and to build a life with a recovering alcoholic will affect your life tremendously. You will get hurt, but that doesn't mean it has to stop you from being your best self [...]

Communicate with your Partner’s Love Language

  Photo credit: http://laura-makabresku.deviantart.com/art/autumn-evenings-I-325706376 There are five different types of love languages according to Gary Chapman and each person communicates with them differently. It’s important to know your partner’s love languages, so you can find the source of relationship problems and use the means to fix it. For instance, if I was to attempt to salvage [...]

5 Ways to Attract Authentic Love

5 Ways to Attract Authentic Love

9.4.15: http://laura-makabresku.deviantart.com/ So what is authentic Love? Well, I can first describe what inauthentic love is: The need to be in charge and make decisions for the other person Has rigid and unrealistic expectations of how the other person must act to be worthy of love. Attaches strings to loving and loves conditionally Puts little [...]