Relationships

Millennial Relationship Goals ?

Romantic, platonic, and career relationship advice and questions answered.

When Should You Apologize? & When You Shouldn’t: A Complete Guide To The Toxic Culture Around Apologies Today [+ How To Forgive]

Our society has developed a toxic culture around apologies. Today, I’m sharing when you should apologize, when & why we shouldn’t apologize, what to do when someone won’t accept your apology, how to handle the situation when someone demands an apology but you’ve done nothing wrong or it’s not your fault. Let’s break the cycle of the manipulative apology. I hope you walk away with a little more love and forgiveness in our heart. It’s time we stop taking responsibility for other people’s feelings, and we stop trying to control and manipulate others with our feelings and demands of an apology.. 

How To Set Money Boundaries With Family (For Real)

Financial boundaries with family can be a tricky topic. So many of us want to figure how to financially help a family member when they are in need, but at what cost? It can become even more challenging when trying to set healthy boundaries with parents who have done so much for us. In this post, I’ll share my tips and insights on setting financial boundaries with family members, including parents, siblings, adult children, and even young children (yep, tips for TODDLERS!).

How To Mend A Broken Heart

How to mend a broken heart, ideas to get over heartbreak, don’t give second chances after a break up, real life break up thoughts and experiences, heart broken quotes for letting go, broken heart quotes for first breakup, overcoming deep feelings after ending relationships that no longer work, positive outlook and permission to feel your feelings even when letting go hurts

This is a guest post on how to mend a broken heart from her very real experience. Read more about my personal experience with heartbreak and how to never experience it here. If you’re reading this, let me start by saying I am truly sorry your world was flipped upside down. I won’t undermine the …

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Patience & Stalking. A Millennial Love Story.

Sometimes things just “click” in your twenties…

I remember the first time I met my fiancé… It was an October night in Florida, I was 22 years old, and had just finished my waitressing shift, changed in the bathroom, and headed over to a friends pool party. I remember not knowing a lot of people there, and kind of just sitting on the sidelines watching. We maybe said one word to each other, if that, and I forgot about him the next day.

3 Reasons to Have a Long Engagement

Apparently it’s a pretty common stereotype that there are “issues” or something when a couple has a long engagement. A long engagement being defined as anything longer than a year (year and a half max.). We have had many people ask us “are you guys still even getting married?” or “is everything okay with you guys?” How rude

How Giving $150 To Strangers Didn’t Go As Planned: 5 Lessons Learned

Generosity; the readiness or act of giving more of something, like money or time, than is necessary or required.

I would be nowhere without the generosity of others. Truly, I’ve had moments in my life where I’ve felt totally alone. I struggled with wanting to live when friends would drop off food or mixed tapes just to remind me they were thinking of me. I’ve cried on the beach and had a stranger sit down willing to listen and offer a hug. People have held space for me emotionally, given me their time, and even their money to help me navigate life.

How To Not Let Life Harden Or Define You

While I was pregnant I constantly focused on myself. My only commitment was to my internal peace and creating the best environment for my daughter to grow. Since having her, I’ve struggled with keeping that same peace. I’ve let people and situations into my life that I wouldn’t have while I was pregnant. But here’s the thing: I want to let them in.

I don’t want life to harden me like it has so many of the “adults” around me. So the first Monday Mantra of 2020 is:

I will not let life harden me or define me.