Category Archives: Relationships

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…

Teen Couple Arguing

What Kids Need to Know Before They Start Dating

I recently read an article in the New York Times about a program in Idaho that is going to mentor middle and high school students about healthy relationships in order to reduce the rate of unhealthy relationships. The author mentioned that most teens don’t know…

Couple Arguing

You Can’t Change Someone

I was looking through my pictures the other day and I happened to notice how much I’ve changed. I think that without the photos the differences wouldn’t have been as clear. Little by little we all change every day, but because the differences are so…

Computer keyboard

Sharing Your Password Doesn’t = Love or Trust

I just read an article in The New York Times called Young, in Love and Sharing Everything, Including a Password. The author wrote about how many people – both couples and friends – share their password to prove their love and/or trust for one another. He…