F*ckgirls Exist, And You Might Be One

F*ckgirls Exist, And You Might Be One

 Photo by Bruno Gomiero on Unsplash   If you head over to Urban Dictionary and look up the term “fuckboy,” you’ll find definitions like: “The guy who will tell you “you’re not like the other girls” like that’s a compliment because he doesn’t have any respect for...
The Aftermath of Dating a Friend

The Aftermath of Dating a Friend

    I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s human nature to consider dating your friends. You enjoy their company. You admire their personality; their quirks and charms. All it takes is finding them a bit attractive to wonder if you guys could be something more. Not to...
I Didn’t Upset You; Your Expectations Did.

I Didn’t Upset You; Your Expectations Did.

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash    “If you expect nothing from somebody you are never disappointed.” — Sylvia Plath There are few things in life that you can control; other people’s reactions, the way they treat you, and how an event will turn out are not amongst them....
Will Swipe Right for Validation

Will Swipe Right for Validation

Photo by freestocks.org on Unsplash     Validation. Some people seek it online like it’s their purpose for living. Continually noting your latest Instagram photo’s likes and comparing that number to your friend’s, sharing a vacation photo on Facebook to see how your...
Four Practical Reasons a Potential Relationship Fails

Four Practical Reasons a Potential Relationship Fails

    I’m not afraid to admit that I am a frequenter of dating apps (Bumble is my service of choice). Dating is fun for me; I like to get to know new people and, on the off chance they want to do something other than getting drinks, have a unique experience. But my...
It Wasn’t Love, It Was Manipulation.

It Wasn’t Love, It Was Manipulation.

    Heavy breathing, tears streaming down my face, I stayed in my apartment’s parking structure for hours. Though I was in my car, I hadn’t just gotten home nor was I about to go anywhere. I was paralyzed and seeking shelter from emotional abuse. The kind of argument...