• Personal Development,  Relationships

    All relationships are a mirror

    I’ve been playing with the concept lately that all relationships and experiences are simply a mirror of your own internal landscape. So, thinking about how my relationships have either been with commitment-phobic men or overly possessive men. I could get angry about this and blame the low quality of men out there. But the reality is, these men are just manifestations of my internal landscape. Because internally I may have a belief that I’m unworthy of love, which attracts men who also believe the same (and display it with fear of commitment or possessiveness). Like attracts like. Even more trippy is thinking that if I can change my internal belief…

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    What a break-up and Gossip Girl taught me about self-worth

    I had just broken up with someone. Actually, he dumped me over the phone. So in the weeks afterwards, my whole world disintegrated into an upside-down nightmare. I couldn’t stop crying, despite feeling like I shouldn’t waste tears over this guy. I didn’t know if I should take time off dating. Or if I should try to jump right back into the game of lackluster first dates via your dating app of choice. My social calendar, previously filled to the brim with fun dates at trendy spots, parties, and cuddling Netflix nights, was now empty. My friends were sympathetic, but most were focused on their long-term relationships or marriages and…

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    10 things you can do to ruin every relationship you’re in

    No one asks me for dating or relationship advice. That’s because, compared to my career, I’m terrible at dating and relationships. But, I like to give advice anyways. I’ve learned a few things along the way about the art of ruining dating and relationships. So I’ve created this list of 10 things you can do to ruin every relationship you’re in. Or, if you’re smart, you just NOT do everything here and have 10x more success in relationships than I ever have. 1. Obsess endlessly over text messages. Because the key to a good relationship is what that lack of a smiley face meant.   2. Always complain about your…

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