Attraction

The older I get, the more I realize that what is attractive to me in a partner has little to do with physical appearances — washboard abs, a flawless face, big muscles, fancy dinners, or lust between the sheets. It’s being able to have sentimental moments. Being respected through and through. Being heard. Having deep … Continue reading Attraction

Never Fall in Love With Someone’s Potential

Have you ever dated someone who doesn't "check all of your boxes" but they might have the potential to in the future? I'll be the first to admit that I'm guilty of doing so. Projecting someone's potential can happen in a variety of different scenarios, such as relationship goals, financial goals, and career goals. Seeing … Continue reading Never Fall in Love With Someone’s Potential

Losing What you Settled for is a Blessing

In the past few months I have come face-to-face with close friends whose hearts have recently been completely shattered. To see them each broken down for various reasons pains me, but what I realized in 3/4 of those situations is that they were essentially settling. Therefore, losing their relationship was actually a blessing. The truth … Continue reading Losing What you Settled for is a Blessing

If Your Partner Doesn’t Invest in Your Family and Friends, They’re not for You

When you're in a new relationship, it's one of the most exciting moments to introduce that person to your friends and family. You have high hopes that since they have become such a contribution to your personal happiness, that they will also add a positive dynamic to your inner circle. However, sometimes expectations are unmet … Continue reading If Your Partner Doesn’t Invest in Your Family and Friends, They’re not for You