Category Archives: Relationships

Don’t Wait, Communicate

“Family is not an important thing, it is everything.” I believe that this statement perfectly describes the proper way to interact with your family. Family members are like lifelong best friends. Maintaining a strong communication with them can ultimately lead to having positive memories in…

When to Call It Off

I believe that there are many times when you should call off a friendship – no questions asked. If a person is bullying you to your face or behind your back, if they lie to you over and over again, or if they’re peer pressuring…

Making New Friends

Maybe you have a new summer job or you’re going to a new school in the fall, but whatever it may be, I want you to know that you’re not alone when it comes to being nervous about making new friends. Here’s some advice I’ve…

Owning Your Mistakes

Everyone makes mistakes. However owning up to those mistakes may be more difficult for some people. It may seem easier to dismiss your behavior instead of confronting the truth and owning up to your mistakes. Avoiding reality may put a strain on your relationship with…

Handling Conflicts Effectively

When a conflict arises, whether it is between friends or between you and someone who is responsible for you, it is never easy to deal with. The truth is there is no set way to approach every situation that is going to work every time…

Conquering Conflicts

Conflict. Nobody likes it. Nobody wants it. Nobody wants to deal with it. But that isn’t going to stop it. It’s a part of life and is always going to be. It often actually proves to be one of the most difficult parts of life,…

What I Wish My Parents Knew

Talking To Your Parents

Talking to your parents about relationships can be stressful or even nerve racking. I’ve never been a fan of talking to both of my parents at the same time. With that being said I still believe that talking to your parents is really important because…

Friend Zone Fiona

Getting Friend-Zoned: A Guys’ Survival Guide

I have a large but tightly knit group of friends; we all hang out together, go to school together, and of course we all know about everyone else’s romantic interests. Recently, two of my friends (let’s call them Rusty and Tabatha) were the center of…

Friends

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

I recently read an article that discussed whether or not heterosexual men and women can be friends – and only friends. (I find that this concept that gets questioned a lot, especially after two people break up. ) The article references a study published in the…