"One thing I will NEVER do when I get a boyfriend is lose my independence." *TWO MONTHS LATER* "You guys are gonna have so much fun at the concert tonight, wish I was coming too...but Jason said he didn't want to go. I think we're just gonna grab food instead." Let's face it ladies, … Continue reading Does Dating mean Losing Independence?
Hair pulling, eyebrow raising, eye-rolling, and baffled expressions are all symptoms of faulty communication with our boyfriends. As girls, we've all experience one of those symptoms at least once in our relationship. The question is, why? Simple. Communication breakdown. If you type in "definition of communication," into Google, this is what you will see: The imparting … Continue reading Communication: The Key to your Relationship
"Babe, I'm gonna get over this, I just need some space." As girls, we've all heard something along those lines when fighting with our boyfriends. And the issue is, as humans, each and every one of us handles things differently, so it's natural to have a difficult time grasping the concept of giving someone space while … Continue reading How to Effectively give your Boyfriend Space
One way or another we've all come into contact with either our own, or someone else's toxic relationship. The toxic relationship can be categorized by a number of tell-alls. Some of them being: Controlling each other's actions Constant fighting over small things Defending your significant other to people who genuinely care about you (close friends … Continue reading How to Deal with Toxic Relationships
I think we've all experienced or at least witnessed a couple that fights OUTRAGEOUSLY. Things go flying, names get called, and people start crying. I've witnessed the infamous wall-punch, the never ending stream of "you're a piece of sh*t,"and the sad but commonly witnessed screaming, ugly blubbering and yanking on each other's limbs (typically the arms). These are … Continue reading The ‘How To’ on Healthy Fighting with your Partner
"I thought you weren't feeling it, why'd you agree to get back together?" "Well we've been together for so long, so it just makes sense." "So what you plan on marrying the girl?" "No...but..." "So then why'd you get back together with her?" The sad thing about that conversation is that it's one that I've … Continue reading 5 Ways to Identify You’re with the Relationship Settler
At least one to two times a week I get the same phone call from a good friend named Avery. It typically goes something like this: "Raquel, he did it again.I'm not talking to him." I don't even need to ask why she's angry anymore, what her boyfriend did, or how they got to the … Continue reading The Double-Tap, Doubling the Anger