Tag: Relationships

A Love Letter to You

Valentine's Day, self confidence, loneliness

Dear [insert your name here],

 

I love you…

No, I love you more. Continue reading “A Love Letter to You”

10 Ways to Celebrate This V-Day

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I know a lot of people have mixed feelings about Valentine’s Day, whether that be because it exasperates loneliness or it seems “stupid,” but come on guys…I love all holidays. I’ll take any excuse to dress up and go to a party (oh wait, to *pretend* to go to a party because who actually gets invited to all those extravagant events you see on social media?). Dressing up, celebrating, and all things cutesy are just quintessential parts of my personality, so of course I love Valentine’s Day, regardless of relationship status. That’s why I’m sharing 10 ways to celebrate love and all things pink (or in my case, maroon) this V-Day, whether you’re taken or single and ready to mingle. Continue reading “10 Ways to Celebrate This V-Day”

Grieving Someone Who’s Still Alive

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I’ve always associated grief with those who have died—a kind of sickening permanence knowing you will never see a person again, share a laugh, or breathe the same air. But I never considered the different kind of heartache that comes with mourning the loss of a living person. Like someone very close to you who moved across the country and “got too busy” to stay in touch. Or a best friend for years who changed so much you didn’t recognize her anymore. Or a romantic significant other with broken hearts on either side, or the worse fate of breaking up while still in love, out of necessity (perhaps the one downside of college). Continue reading “Grieving Someone Who’s Still Alive”