I'm writing this article from my perspective of being in a long-term relationship, and I didn't learn this until probably year 4 or 5 of being with Bruce, and we are about to hit year 8 (geez-la-weez). And for the record, year 4 or 5 is when we became adults - 18/19 (I think I … Continue reading You need to be independent in your romantic relationships.
Relationships are tough to build. They require persistence, connection, exposure and vulnerability. They require us to be more than a face and a person to hang out with - especially if our hope is to connect with someone so that we can bear our true selves. We want to be able to relate to one another on a … Continue reading Finding real adult friends seems almost impossible.
When to say yes to my families wants, and when to say no to meet my partner's needs. Because marriage doesn't change how you act as a couple - it's what you build prior to that, that will determine how your marriage will be.