Love Should Be Unconditional; Relationships Should Not

Love is an amazing emotion, stronger than any other that exists.  When it is given freely and felt authentically, it truly does not have conditions, and it accepts and forgives and embraces and is the most wonderful feeling in the world.   However, no matter how amazing this emotion is, the vessel that houses it cannot keep producing it without being refueled, somehow, in return.  This is why there needs to be conditions on relationships.

Why Expectations Always Punch You in the Face

I'm realizing that I need to accept people for who they are and let them react to things in the way that they're going to react and (this is key) BE OK WITH THEIR REACTION.  Above all, I need to assume that people have positive motivations, not negative (until PROVEN incorrect).

When Do You Know?

Something I've been giving a lot of thought to lately is KNOWING.  Specifically, when do you know you've found the right person? This subject is of particular interest to me because a) I've been dating someone for a couple of months now (which means they've made it past the first 3 dates, a feat few... Continue Reading →

What is Love? (Baby, Don’t Hurt Me)

Robert Frost tells us that the road less traveled makes all the difference.  So many people nod sagely at the Greats when they tell us to be daring, be bold, seize the day!  Yet when it comes to actually doing so, throats are cleared, feet shift uncomfortably, and no one actually makes a move.

The Infamous Flow

Lately I've been perusing the endless possibilities of Bumble.  I've been on several dates, none of which (obviously) have manifested into the love of my life, but they've mostly all been interesting albeit a let down when it doesn't move forward, especially because I actually enjoy meeting random people and hearing their perspective on life.... Continue Reading →

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