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Art Therapy for Your Broken Heart
“I am constantly trying to communicate something incommunicable, to explain something inexplicable, to tell about something I only feel in my bones and which can only be experienced in those bones” — Franz Kafka, Letters to Milena
I Went on One Bumble Date and Met the Love of My Life
It’s just one date, it’s no big deal, it’s just one date, it’ll be over soon, I kept chanting in my head as I walked toward the café where I was supposed to have tea with the first guy I’d ever met on a dating app.
Intrusive Questions to Stop Asking People
People are curious and nosy, we all know that. But with certain topics it's better to leave yourself out of it and let people handle their own business. Here are a few examples of intrusive questions that you really shouldn't be asking people unless they welcome the conversation.
Choosing Divorce Meant Finally Choosing Me
Three years ago, I made the bravest, and at the time, one of the saddest decisions in my life when I finally said, “Enough!” and ended my 30-year marriage 15 years after I knew it was already over. Never one to be a quitter, I continued to try to make the best of a horrible situation until my soul finally convinced me to choose life.
How to Quickly Recognize You’re Clingy AF: 3 Things That Give You Away
Here’s something you might not have known: your romantic partner regulates the levels of hormones in your blood, your blood pressure, your heart rate, even your breathing.
7 Millennial Stereotypes That Aren’t True For Those With Immigrant Parents
“It’s because they’re Millennials” I was born in the year of the Chernobyl disaster. For those who don’t know a lick of history, it’s 1986. I’m a Millennial, and I’m proud to be part of an often misunderstood generation.
5 Truths I Want You To Know About Dating Yourself
I never get bored. Except when I am with people I do not vibe with This is one of my philosophies. I love my me-time and need it like oxygen.
Is Your Relationship a False Twin Flame or Karmic Relationship?
Twin flame relationships are a wonderful and beautiful experience. They are heart-centered and passionate relationships. Understandably, a lot of people want to experience this type of love. Some believe they have but often there is confusion, uncertainly over whether or not they have actually met their twin.
When I started writing "Mirror Image", I did so to give a pretty vulnerable but honest glimpse into the life of someone on the spectrum, especially a part of most people's everyday life that when it comes to Autistic people, we don't immediately think of them dating. Most people think of an autistic person and immediately think of a non-verbal kid who likes math and/or makes weird noises when they see animals. I know you think of that, and don't worry it's fine. That's what a lot of people have been exposed to, so that's the first image that comes to mind.
A Love Letter to the “Overly Sensitive”
Dear Sensitive Kid, I know you feel out of place a lot. You look around and wonder how everyone else seems to get it, and know what to do, but you don't. Your teacher says the class can have extra recess time if they finish the worksheet, and all the other kids cheer, but you panic inside. Recess is overwhelming for you, because everyone talks, and plays, and screams, but you don't have anyone to talk to, and you don't know what to, and you feel painfully aware. So you sit and play in the sand, until you discover books.
5 Ways to Slide in the DM’s
Whenever sliding into the DMs, the average person will have two different worries. What if they are ignored or what if the other person replies but then rejects them. Well, unfortunately, sometimes we are just not people’s type OR that person just simply is not available. However, I have learned A LOT of tricks to succeed by years of being the peruser by choice. These tricks have gotten me a response 100% of the time. Whether you are a guy or girl, this will work. It is important to note that these tricks will 1. Get you a response for sure & 2. Grab their attention. The rest is up to you!
We Need to Talk About Phubbing
Garrison Keillor, host of A Prairie Home Companion, is well-known for his characterization of the mythical Minnesota town of Lake Wobegon where all the children are above average.