When It’s Time to Stop Waiting Around For Someone to Change

“People never change.” Everyone says this when they’re giving the typical “time-to-move-on-girl” talk to someone they love experiencing the worst parts of a consistently disappointing relationship. Well, I’m actually calling bullshit on that saying because deep down it’s what everyone does when they hear that said about someone they’re in love with, even if they … Continue Reading

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50 Travel Stops For the Ultimate Couples Bucket List Around the World

“A couple who can travel together, can stay together.” You’ll hear some variation of this statement a number of times when you start to embark on adventures with your significant other. It’s pretty cliche, but it does make sense. Traveling as a couple, and crossing off destinations on your Couples Bucket List, often requires you to … Continue Reading

What Happened When I Moved to New York City Without a Plan

Before I explain the most recent and slightly insane set of decisions I’ve made in my life, I want everyone to first imagine what it feels like to jump. I’m from the country(ish) part of Pennsylvania, so growing up we all did a lot of jumping. School nights and weekends were spent seeking that small-town … Continue Reading

How My Anxiety Has Taught and Empowered Me

I struggle with anxiety. No, not in the “OMG I’m so stressed out and anxious about this test,” kind of way either. The clinical and constant kind of anxiety. I am being treated for anxiety. Generalized Anxiety Disorder was the label stuck on it, specifically. I’m open and expressive about my story. I don’t do it … Continue Reading

A Letter to My Childhood Bullies: Here’s What You Taught Me

To My Childhood Bullies, You know who you are. Or at least I hope you know who you are. You came into my life quickly and suddenly. Before you latched on, I was an outgoing child. I made friends frequently and easily. I was bright and curious about life.  You are the bullies who have … Continue Reading

10 Tips For Discovering the Confidence You Actually Deserve

I am a huge advocate for self-confidence and the journey of self discovery. One of the reasons I am so passionate about loving yourself is because it took me a long time to find that self-love. Throughout high school, I never felt like I fit in anywhere. I felt a massive amount of anxiety over … Continue Reading

7 Straight Talking Tips For First-Time Moms

We’ve all heard the platitudes about parenting being the most important job you’ll ever have —and of course that is true. But most jobs come with a handbook, an employee manual or a job description. It’s a cruel fact of parenthood that this, the most important job ever, comes with no road map. Perhaps moms suffer … Continue Reading

An Open Letter to My College Self

  This is a letter to a younger version of myself in college, but each of us has our own letters. We have the lessons, insight and comical sense of reality that can only come from moving through life one day at a time.  Dear College Me, I know the future seems like a distant reality to … Continue Reading

This is Why I’m Scared to Write About You

I write about things to bring them to light. To make them real. And if you’re wondering why I haven’t written about you yet, it’s because I’m afraid to. I am scared to write about you because then you’ll shift from a possibility to a reality. I write about things that make me feel. I … Continue Reading

33 Signs You’ve Become An Unstoppable Boyfriend and Girlfriend Duo

So, you clicked on this article. We get it. Boyfriend and girlfriend duos everywhere could stand to learn a thing or two about you guys, right? You’re like the Marshall and Lily of relationships. But in all seriousness, relationships can be really freaking tough, and if you happen to have stumbled upon the right human, … Continue Reading