• Paula on Love Hurts

    11 Things I Learned From My Past Relationships That I'll Carry To My Next One

    11 Things I Learned From My Past Relationships That I'll Carry To My Next One

    Love can be blinding. It's like being blindfolded, walking through life and not being able to actually see what's happening. You meet someone. They're cool, super funny, really hot. And before you know it, you've pulled your heart out of your chest and handed it over. This, ladies and gents, is love. Over the years, I've […]
  • Paula in Life

    Why The Secret To Your Happiness Is Just Learning To Let Things Go

    Why The Secret To Your Happiness Is Just Learning To Let Things Go

    Life: It's one of those things we don't think about, kind of like breathing. We just wake up, day in and day out, make plans per usual, go to school or work and try to make time for the things that matter. All is well until one day, shit hits the fan. You wake up, […]
  • Paula on Love Hurts

    How To Make It Through Your First Big Fight With Your SO

    How To Make It Through Your First Big Fight With Your SO

    Ah, new love. It's so amazing. Everyone's got the happy feels, and life couldn't be better… until something bad happens. No matter how good relationships are, at the end of the day, love is a battlefield. Pat Benatar called it in the 80's. Yes, we all bicker and argue about the little things, which is totally normal. […]
  • Paula in Dating

    If Your Boyfriend Doesn't Do These 15 Things, It's Time To Let Him Go

    If Your Boyfriend Doesn't Do These 15 Things, It's Time To Let Him Go

    So, I've been dating on and off for nearly two years. It's been quite the experience, to say the least. Overall, the majority of men I spent my time dating were lovely. The thing is, they weren't quite right for me. It's true when they say the best things in life are worth waiting for. […]
  • Paula on Healthy Habits

    8 Ways You Learn To De-Stress When All You Can Think About Is Work

    8 Ways You Learn To De-Stress When All You Can Think About Is Work

    Stress is real, y'all, and I should know: I'm a medical social worker, and I cope with a great deal of stress daily. It doesn't matter it's a patient's minor needs or a life and death situation: I'm there. My patients are very important to me, but thanks to the number of crises I face […]
  • Paula in Dating

    Why Meeting Someone IRL Will Always Be More Thrilling Than Online Dating

    Why Meeting Someone IRL Will Always Be More Thrilling Than Online Dating

    Dating is like a wild whirlwind that sucks you in, and then spits you out. It's been an exciting adventure, to say the least. Over the last few months, I've definitely learned some valuable lessons and had some really fun experiences. Regardless of how cool some of these online guys are, nothing beats meeting someone organically. I […]
  • Paula on Love Hurts

    7 Things You Need To Understand About Dating Someone Who's Broken

    7 Things You Need To Understand About Dating Someone Who's Broken

    Trust is one of the foundations for all healthy relationships. It's especially important that trust be established at the start of a new relationship. Trust, or the lack thereof, will most likely make or break the relationship. Let's be honest: We all come with baggage (some more than others), and trust may be an issue for […]
  • Paula on Healthy Habits

    10 Lifestyle Commandments All Healthy Girls Live By

    10 Lifestyle Commandments All Healthy Girls Live By

    From what we wear to what we say, as female Millennials, we are very influenced by the media. One of the fads we hear about often is crash diets, or “New Year” diets. I, for one, have never tried to diet, and I don't think any woman should feel pressured to. I grew up in a […]
  • Paula on Love Hurts

    7 Reasons Walking Away From A Bad Relationship Is Easier Said Than Done

    7 Reasons Walking Away From A Bad Relationship Is Easier Said Than Done

    Some relationships are much more difficult to walk away from than others. There's always that one relationship you know you should end, but you just can't bring yourself to actually do it. My last relationship was one of those. At the time, it was the hardest decision I had to make. Now, looking back, I couldn't […]
  • Paula on Love Hurts

    Old Habits Die Hard: 7 Reasons You Should Never Get Back With An Ex

    Old Habits Die Hard: 7 Reasons You Should Never Get Back With An Ex

    I visited my college roommate in San Diego a few weeks ago, and as we were chatting over a glass of wine, we reminisced over all the fun we had in our four years of school. In that moment, we realized we had first met in our dorm room 10 years ago. Apparently, what I hadn't realized […]