Relationship Timelines: Dating, Marriage, Babies…

Is it just me or does it seem like when you are in a relationship and (1) get to a certain age (between age 25-30, at least) or (2) have been dating someone for 3 or more years (past age 21), people seem to ask the same basic questions regarding your relationship? "How long have …

Relationships: Chemistry and Compromise (Is There Room For Everyone? Part III)

Section 1: CHEMISTRY Organic chemistry: The thing that everyone desires in matters of lust and love and the class everyone despises in college. I was 16 when I had my first "official" boyfriend and it was also the first time I learned that great relationships require more than just chemistry. Well, there were three guys …

Loving Those Closest To You

Fact: There are usually not that many people who we really share our complete-self with. Everyday we are so boldly confronted with society's expectations of how we should behave that we learn to leave the house with a brave face, behave according to the norms set out for us by family, friends, and society, and …

15 Ways to Not Let a Breakup Break You

We have all had our fair share of breakups. Right? Well, I can vividly remember those times in my life when I called various friends hysterically crying, barely able to form a tear-free sentence, all while gasping for air on account of a break up. In some cases, it felt like the end - like life would never be the …

A Guide to Becoming Whole: An Essential Part of Success and Successful Relationships

And we wonder why our lives feel like a glass filled with holes in which happiness and people dissolve faster than we can really enjoy them? It is much easier to feel incomplete, empty, and lonely in this world than to believe that within ourselves lies the capacity to be whole. Two is supposed to …

A Letter from Love to You

Everyday when I go to work, in some way, shape, or form, I see the youth of tomorrow looking, yearning, silently screaming out to feel love, find meaning and purpose, and experience acceptance in this world. As I observe the ways in which they choose to find and experience them, I begin wondering who they …

Do and Don’t in Love

Whether love entered your life, left your life, or you are still waiting for love to arrive, everyone wants to find love. So, whether you are in a relationship or not, and in all your chitter-chatter about love, here are some things to keep in mind: Do love yourself. In order to find and maintain true …