When you get to college, love isn't always a priority, but getting laid definitely is. After hooking up with someone off and on for a year and a half, until they abruptly leave and left me alone at night to reflect on whatever kind of connection we developed and all the things I never said out loud—even to myself. Even though it was never anywhere near a relationship, it was the longest time I've been intimate with someone, and it helped me grow and understand sex, love, and intimacy in all its forms.
While contemplating my dating history, I've realized that I might, in fact, be a lot to handle. Who woulda thought?!
I feel like I have to preface this by saying I'm no Tinder expert, but since I started using the app a little over a year ago, it has brought so many amazing people into my life. Because of apps like Tinder and Bumble, I began my last two serious relationships, had my fair share of brief interactions with exciting and interesting people that I'm still in contact with, and just flat out made connections that have developed into great friendships.
I'm sure y'all have heard of Mercury Retrograde by now, but many of us are still not consciously aware of its impact on our lives.