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Why You Should Meet Your SO In Real Life, Not On A Dating App

Why You Should Meet Your SO In Real Life, Not On A Dating App

Do you ever take the time in your day to stop and consider the way those around you see the world? Each conscious existence is composed of experiences and thoughts. Each person having different experiences and thoughts. It’s easy to brush this off and say that, even though we may perceive the world differently, the […]

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A Letter To The Person I Don’t Think I’ll Ever Get Over

A Letter To The Person I Don’t Think I’ll Ever Get Over

Dear You, I think back at the last few years, the first of many to be spent without you. It’s crazy realizing that you haven’t been a part of them at all. I sometimes still find it difficult to accept that this is the way things are going to be – not just between us, but […]

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If You Say These 3 Things To Single People, Literally Stop Right Now

If You Say These 3 Things To Single People, Literally Stop Right Now

With my 28th birthday approaching rapidly, my family and friends have taken to convincing me that I need to find a girlfriend ASAP. You know, as if I don’t write about dating and relationships for a living and whatnot. Of course, they’re just trying to be supportive and are looking out for me, but it’s […]

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6 Ways Heartbreak Actually Benefits You, Even Through All The Pain

6 Ways Heartbreak Actually Benefits You, Even Through All The Pain

Heartbreak blows. Sure, that’s not the most magical opening sentence, but tell me that’s not a great way of describing it. Or maybe I just feel that way because I’ve dealt with it for so long, and I’ve exhausted all those emotions that used to drive what can only be described as lukewarm madness. Getting […]

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3 Questions Single People Need To Ask Themselves Before They Enter A Relationship

3 Questions Single People Need To Ask Themselves Before They Enter A Relationship

I feel like a bit of a dick. Recently, I met this beautiful girl at a tech conference. She seemed smart, interesting and also happened to be a writer, which is definitely a sign of potential. However, I found that I had a problem. Even though she was most likely an awesome girl, there was a truth […]

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5 Ways To Play Hard To Get That Will Actually Work

5 Ways To Play Hard To Get That Will Actually Work

Playing hard to get may seem pointless, but it’s not. When done correctly, it gives the relationship a bit of extra excitement. The problem with playing hard to get is that it backfires sometimes. Whoever was playing hard to get was playing wrong, playing too hard to get. It’s a fine, fuzzy line. Everyone has different limits, […]

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Why Men Feel Heartbreak Harder Than Women

Why Men Feel Heartbreak Harder Than Women

Men and women are the same in that we all eat, sleep, breathe and bleed. We’re all capable of the same cognitive thought. Yet, when it comes to the way we experience life, our realities are drastically different. We’re raised differently. Girls are taught to dress up pretty, sympathize with others and play with dolls, while boys […]

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3 Reasons Why Strong People Have The Most Complicated Pasts

3 Reasons Why Strong People Have The Most Complicated Pasts

What does it mean to be strong? It’s not the same thing that it meant thousands of years ago. Today, we’re less concerned with physical strength than we are with cognitive strength. We’re less concerned with how heavy of a rock we can pick up than how heavy of a problem we can solve. When a problem is […]

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You’re Not Afraid Of The Future, You’re Afraid Of Repeating The Past

You’re Not Afraid Of The Future, You’re Afraid Of Repeating The Past

Most of us don’t have the courage to admit this, but life is very scary. Fear is a necessary part of life. Our psyche depends on it to hold us together. Without fear, we die. Surely, there must be some sort of logic to us being programmed with this unpleasant, nerve-racking experience. We fear because […]

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6 Things You Should Never Stop Asking For In Your Relationship

6 Things You Should Never Stop Asking For In Your Relationship

Relationships are give and take. You give your time, thoughts, consideration, care and love to your partner — and then you expect something in return. But people are different. Some of us give more, while others give less. Some expect to receive more, while others are more than OK with receiving less than they give. Sometimes, […]

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You Don’t Need To Get Over Your Ex, But You Need To Move On

You Don’t Need To Get Over Your Ex, But You Need To Move On

One of the hardest things I’ve had to do in my life is learn how to move on. It’s simple in theory, but then you meet someone you think you’re going to spend your life with, someone you convince yourself is right for you, who breaks your heart. And then you’re faced with an impossible decision: Move […]

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If You Do These 6 Things In A Relationship, You’ll Drive Your Partner Away

If You Do These 6 Things In A Relationship, You’ll Drive Your Partner Away

As I’m sure you’ve come to realize on your own, it’s very easy to overlook the effect individuals have on us. This is especially commonplace when love is involved. Overlooking our partners’ flaws and how they really make us feel — even if it’s negative — is easy. We can handle a lot of this negativity before we reach […]