Firsts have a way of sparking realizations during an uncertain time. Doing something new can be downright scary but eye-opening. We are emboldened by our choices.
I’ve already deleted all my dating apps to close out the new year. I’m ready to start 2015 solo yet I picked up Sara Eckel’s book for some insight. It’s Not You lists 27 (wrong) reasons you’re single.
For the love of cake, seriously.
Get started at sunrise since it gets dark early. Appreciate the colors in those priceless moments.
The process became symbolic. An apple might turn into one positive thought or one bold move or one promise to keep.
An STD in this day and age is nothing to be ashamed of but let’s deal with it before it becomes life-threatening.
In the end, about 1 in 4 guys intrigued me. The whole process didn’t seem so unnatural nor silly, as the bag became an extension of myself.
So you and your boo, best-friend-for-life, supposed-to-be-forever beau broke up. It is not the end of the world, although it feels like it. Basically you’re a mess and you don’t see how deep you’re in it.
I’ve heard Upper East sidewalk leftovers are the best, but this West Village discovery was also in very good condition — tissue paper stuffed inside to keep shape. It smelled and looked pretty real. I guess I wouldn’t know otherwise.
Bringing your A game is sometimes about having a plan before you get there and then improvising. It’s knowing your weaknesses and strengths, then forming alliances if need be.