Get To Know Me: The Big Family Story

Labor day 2018

I kinda hated the “get to know you” day at the beginning of each school year as a kid. The question of how many siblings you have almost always comes up in those things when you’re a child. I had 11 siblings as a little kid, and gained at 12th as a young teenager. Being asked how many siblings I had certainly made for an interesting conversation, but I felt like it started me off on a foot where kids … Read the rest

Five Relationship Truths I Wish I Realized Earlier

communication within relationships

Ryan and I started dating really young. I was 16 when he first asked me to be his girlfriend. I wouldn’t admit it to anyone because I knew they would think I was naive, et I really thought we had a truly special connection. I didn’t think this was a high school romance. Almost 11 years later I feel a bit more confident in admitting those feelings because clearly, we really did have something special to have made it through … Read the rest

PMS In A Relationship: How We Cope

So this post is about PMS! I assume I don’t really need a disclaimer, but just in case I do – please know this post is a bit personal and vulnerable. If you don’t want to hear about my PMS then please don’t read further.

I feel as if I’ve just always had a sensitive personality. It didn’t take much to hurt my feelings even as a little kid. I feel this is still true of me as an adult. … Read the rest

Video Games To Play With Your Girlfriend Who Isn’t A Gamer

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I wouldn’t call myself a gamer. I grew up with  SNES even though it was the late 90’s and early 00’s when I played. In middle school I liked play SIMS and puzzle type games on Yahoo Games. I still like app games, and my boyfriend reminds me that they ‘aren’t real games’ because there is no real strategy involved. He grew up with video games being a really significant and important part … Read the rest