• Merylee Sevilla on Love Hurts

    How Refusing To Jump Into A Relationship Made Me A Better Spouse In The Long Run

    How Refusing To Jump Into A Relationship Made Me A Better Spouse In The Long Run

    As I turned 30 and entered this new chapter of my life – getting engaged and starting to plan for the future — I look back at where I am now and realize I am a better spouse because I had spent some time alone and single. Who knew being single for so many years could actually benefit me […]
  • Merylee Sevilla in Dating

    7 Signs Your Short-Term Fling Is Actually A Long-Term Relationship

    7 Signs Your Short-Term Fling Is Actually A Long-Term Relationship

    Ever find yourself in limbo with that person you’ve been seeing? Maybe it’s been a few weeks or months and you haven’t had that serious talk about what you are, but you’ve noticed you’ve been spending a lot more time together. Here are seven signs you may not realize are indicators your short-term fling is, […]
  • Merylee Sevilla on Love Hurts

    The 3 Warning Signs That Hint You’re What’s Wrong With Your Relationship

    The 3 Warning Signs That Hint You’re What’s Wrong With Your Relationship

    Relationships aren’t always about the happy moments. Unfortunately, you sometimes find yourself in a situation where your relationship is put to the test. At times, when you look at the struggling relationship, you wonder if you are the problem. This is a question that is never easy to answer because the response may not be […]
  • Merylee Sevilla on Love IRL

    10 Simple Things Your GF Does That’ll Make You Realize She’s The One

    10 Simple Things Your GF Does That’ll Make You Realize She’s The One

    Sometimes hard to tell whether or not the girl you are with is wife material… and other times, it’s so obvious. Here are 10 things to help you in your quest to discover whether or not she’s the one. You deserve love, and you’ll get it. 1. She doesn’t judge you for your past, present […]
  • Merylee Sevilla on Mental Health

    5 Signs You Need To Completely Cut Ties With Your Toxic Family

    5 Signs You Need To Completely Cut Ties With Your Toxic Family

    I broke up with my parents and most of family when I came out as gay. Growing up, I spent years and years unknowingly sacrificing my happiness and my mental and emotional health in the name of family. I believed I had to do anything and everything for them. And that’s because most of us […]
  • Merylee Sevilla in Dating

    How To Have The Best New Year’s Eve Ever If You’re In A New Relationship

    How To Have The Best New Year’s Eve Ever If You’re In A New Relationship

    If there’s anything I’ve learned since being in a relationship, it’s that everything that seemed to be a drag when I was single is no longer painfully annoying. Actually, it’s quite enjoyable. New Year’s Eve is a holiday when, if you’re single, only one of a few things can happen. You either dress to the […]
  • Merylee Sevilla in Dating

    What You Should Know About Dating Someone With Depression

    What You Should Know About Dating Someone With Depression

    I remember when I first realized I was depressed and went on my anti-depressants, I instantly thought if anyone ever found out I was depressed, I would be judged by my friends. I was convinced I would lose all my friends if they knew, that they’d think I was too sad to be around. This […]
  • Merylee Sevilla on Love Hurts

    5 Signs Your Lover Is A Broken Soul, And How To Be Sensitive To Them

    5 Signs Your Lover Is A Broken Soul, And How To Be Sensitive To Them

    When my girlfriend and I got together, I quickly knew she was my one and only. I had shared with her my deepest secrets and fears. In a way, I guess that’s how you know they’re the one: When you can tell them the worst possible thing and yet they still choose to be with you. But […]
  • Merylee Sevilla in Dating

    What It’s Like To Date Someone Who’s Been Married Once Before

    What It’s Like To Date Someone Who’s Been Married Once Before

    I’m a generally confident and secure person. I’d like to think many of my friends would say I’m positive and all-around good person. And when it comes to the relationships in my life, whether it be romantic or just friendly, I’m dedicated and will always be there to lend a hand. Recently, I have found myself […]
  • Merylee Sevilla on Tie The Knot

    This Is How You Can Figure Out If You’re Ready To Pop The Question

    This Is How You Can Figure Out If You’re Ready To Pop The Question

    There are two types of people in this world: the ones who instantly know how they vision their big days to be and those who shudder at even the thought of marriage. I use to be the latter. Even when I was in a serious relationship, marriage seemed like an obligation. However, recently, I have […]
  • Merylee Sevilla in Dating

    9 Things You Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Ask For Early On In Your Relationship

    9 Things You Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Ask For Early On In Your Relationship

    It’s amazing how finding yourself in a new relationship can make you wonder if you can or can’t do something. After how many dates are you allowed to tell the person you miss him or her? At what point do you hint you want to be committed? Things that were once taken for granted in […]
  • Merylee Sevilla on Love Hurts

    How To Figure Out If You’re Completely Ready To Settle Down

    How To Figure Out If You’re Completely Ready To Settle Down

    I never saw myself as the settling type. Maybe it was because I valued my freedom a little too much, or maybe it was because I couldn’t picture people wanting to spend the rest of their lives with me. I am not the easiest person to be with. I’m a kid at heart. I’m constantly intrigued […]