Category Archives: Relationships

Guy and Dog

Of Mice (or Dogs) and Men

Did you know that over 60% of all households in the United States have a pet? Pets are hugely important to us, and we spend billions of dollars a year on grooming, food, and health care for our furry little friends. Pets are a big…

Heart

Long Distance Relationships

Have you ever tried having a long distance relationship? Often when the words “long distance”are added to “relationship”, your thoughts probably turn to people dating someone in another city, state, or even in another country. However, that‘s not always the case. Being in a long…

La familia de Erica

Family: Near and Far

Kayla recently wrote a blog about how hard it is to leave your native country and to adapt to a different environment. I thought it would be interesting to give the opposite perspective; being born in this country, but having most of your family in…

Corsage

Prom Night Decisions

Homecoming and the prom are usually very important events during a girls’ high school experience. Along with the stress of finding the perfect dress, shoes, and the right hair-do, there is also stress about finding a date, or for some, making the decision to go…

Family First

Family First

So I’m sure many of you have heard the saying “live life with no regrets”. For a while, I (like many people) was convinced that I’d be successful in living my life this way, and I thought I was – until May 18, 2010. This…

Girls Talking

Talking about Relationships

When you’re in a relationship, it’s normal to have arguments and get mad at each other, but how do you know when things are out of hand? I’m not talking about abusive relationships. I’m talking about everyday communication issues between couples. When teens face problems…

Dorm Room

Roomie Relationships

As you guys know I’m a freshman in college. I’m also an only child, so having my own room for 18 years did not help the process of adapting to a roommate any easier. Being a member of the Crimson Summer Academy (CSA) at Harvard…