Thought Catalog


Rule number one in relationship building is to make sure your love interest doesn’t know your real personality until you’ve moved in together, you’re on your honeymoon, and he’s paid for your master’s degree. Take a moment here in these early stages and pretend you’re so cool, you’re practically Jennifer Lawrence.

I devoured the movie with my girlfriends. We laughed, and sighed, and finished two bottles of pinot. But I watched us with newfound guilt. We wanted what we saw. We expected what we were told.

There is also no immaturity to deal with. You don’t have to deal with guys getting so butt hurt about you ending things that they block you from Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, and every other possible social media outlet you had them on, then texting you every single day weeks later asking for a second chance.