Ellen "Jelly" McRae
I’m here to use my wins and losses in #relationships as your cautionary tale | Writes 1LD; Cautionary tale #romance fiction | http://www.ellenjellymcrae.com/
What Smart People Know About Broken Relationships
Most people in broken relationships are screwed. We think we know something about our relationship that isn't always true. We foolishly believe we're smarter than what we hear, see and think our loved one is telling us.
You're Letting Your Hypocritical Friends Walk All Over You
I'm the survivor of a hypocritical friendship. I got out of the friendship before I too turned into someone I didn't like or couldn't respect. And I exited once all my faith this person cared about had vanished beyond return.
The Simple Concept That Stops You From Making Regrettable Relationship Decisions
Everyone will tell you sleeping with your ex isn't a good idea. You broke up for a reason, right? But yeah, I went there. I ignored all the sound advice around me and dipped into the ex pool for one night of fun.
8 Things Everyone Naively Assumes About Rebound Relationships
My marriage is the product of a rebound relationship. Yeah, I'm one of those people. I found love straight after breaking up with my ex with a man who should have been no more than a one-night fling.
Is It Normal To Keep Pictures, Or Souvenirs, Of Your Ex?
One of my closest friends invited me to a bonfire recently. She called it "the bonfire of his exes". I found this invitation weird. I hadn't heard of such a ritual. It was a bonfire of his exes, meaning a ceremonial burning of every souvenir and memento belonging to her husband.
Self-sabotaging Relationship Habits We All Need To Quit
When our relationship implodes, we only have one person to blame. Well, two really. Your (ex)partner and you. Deep down, we know it's our own fault. Yet, we rarely want to admit this, especially when we have the entire world telling us our relationship is a failure, anyway. That's just adding salt to the ailing wound.
11 Reasons To Conceal Your Past Dating Experience From Your New Partner
I wouldn't normally say this, but sometimes lying in a relationship is the right thing to do. Hear me out. When my ex and I got back together many moons ago (before breaking up again), he heard some rumours about me he wanted to clarify.
What The Best Break-Up Excuse In The Book Really Means
I knock on the door of my then-boyfriend's house. Little does he know in about thirty minutes will be exes. Awkward. It was that time for me. The days leading up to the big moment I spent wrestling over my feelings for him. Or depleting feelings as it was.
9 Plausible and Ridiculous Relationship Deal Breakers Of My BFFs
Everyone has standards for the people they want to date. It's human nature to know what you want. These are things we're willing to accept in our relationships and, conversely, the parts of a person we can't overlook.