Blogmas Day 23: A Little Message About Holidays and Significant Others

“Where’s Eric?”  “Why couldn’t Eric make it?”  “Does Eric not like us?” Those are just a few of the many things that I have been asked about during holiday family gatherings during the two years that I’ve been dating my boyfriend. To be honest, I feel as though that’s something that we honestly don’t talkContinue reading “Blogmas Day 23: A Little Message About Holidays and Significant Others”

Grief and Relationships

Tomorrow is my two-year anniversary with my boyfriend. By far, this is the longest relationship that I’ve ever been in, which is not really a cause for a celebration. The honeymoon phase is long-gone, and my boyfriend and I have settled in a pattern that is comfortable and never boring. However, since my mom died,Continue reading “Grief and Relationships”

What Does It Mean To Be In A Healthy Relationship?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the relationship that we share with significant others and how much we have invested in them. You know, how much time we spend with them, and what makes a relationship healthy. I am no expert here, but I do have some opinions about the issue. Personally, I think thatContinue reading “What Does It Mean To Be In A Healthy Relationship?”

It’s Takes Two To Tango

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the specific role that one plays in the relationship. What are the roles that I speak of? Well, you know. Those old fashioned ones, such as the man is the one that drives and pays. Those are the ones that existed over fifty years ago. And, yes. As a woman,Continue reading “It’s Takes Two To Tango”

Whose Right and Whose Wrong?

Have you ever heard someone said that in a relationship, the woman always wins because she is always right — no matter what? I’ve been hearing that an awful lot lately, and to be honest, I don’t agree with that. Why? Because I’m a woman. And, I’ve been wrong on more than one occasion. And,Continue reading “Whose Right and Whose Wrong?”

Looking Past The Diamonds

If you know me well, you know that I absolutely love jewelry. I always have a ton of jewelry on, and I’m always buying something new to add to my collection. With that being said, I follow a lot of jewelry accounts on Twitter, because I’m going to be honest — I just really likeContinue reading “Looking Past The Diamonds”

Ladies, You Deserve Better

You stare at your phone, clicking the home button a thousand times. You’re waiting for a text — from him. Who is this, you may ask? He’s the boy that makes you smile — the person that you need almost as if he was your drug, your nicotine. You need him to breathe, to functionContinue reading “Ladies, You Deserve Better”

The Right Relationship Goals To Have

If you are on social media, I am sure that you are familiar with the hashtag, #RelationshipGoals. If you are not, let me fill you in: relationship goals are usually tweets or pictures — usually unrealistic — of a couple behaving in a certain way. For example, they usually consist of a guy showering aContinue reading “The Right Relationship Goals To Have”

Ladies, Get Off Your High Heels

It’s 2017, yet there are so many old fashioned notions about dating that existed when my grandfather was courting my grandfather —  in the ‘50s. Don’t be the one who pursues a guy, that looks desperate. Let him pursue you. You shouldn’t kiss one a first date. The guy should be the one paying. Actually,Continue reading “Ladies, Get Off Your High Heels”