I’d be willing to bet that if we reevaluated what we should understand about being in a relationship, we would find that most of us (and our relationships) are way off base.
When you become single again, you learn that making yourself a priority isn’t selfish or self-absorbed; it’s self-preservation.
As much as I have wanted to be in an open relationship for many years, now that I’m in one, I find I’m not really sure what to do.
Criticism over Washington insiders is misguided for one important idea.
4. “Leave the past in the past.”
Boyfriends like snacks and hugs when they cry. Provide those instead of scrutiny.
Feel it, every ounce of it. Remember that love is not something that you can save up an excess of and take out when you need some of it at a low moment in the dead of winter.
A person with unreasonably high expectations is a person who demands to have everything they want, whereas a person who settles is compromising the things they deserve.
To say “I won’t date someone unless they are smart, kind, career-oriented, capable of compromise, and healthy” is far easier than to say “I won’t date someone until I am all of these things and more.”
You can indulge all your gross behaviors. You don’t have to hold farts in. You don’t have to deal with poop anxiety. You don’t have to pretend you’re not hungry and order a salad at dinner.