Archives for January 2015

I’m Rewatching “Sex and the City” and This is What I Feel

I recently gained access to my parents’ HBOGo account, which means I decided to rewatch all of “Sex and the City” starting from Season 1. When I watched this show the first time around, I hadn’t had much relationship experience. I appreciated the show, of course, but I figured it would look a whole lot […]

The Healthy Relationship Advice You Won’t Find in Your Favorite RomCom

I love movies like The Notebook and A Walk to Remember as much as the next girl. They were an important part of my middle school sleepovers, and I still hold a candle for Shane West. But I also know that these “awww”-worthy films are making healthy real-life relationships hard. They’re teaching us that your soulmate will write you 365 letters or build you […]

Even if Camping Sounds Like a Nightmare To You, You Should Read “Wild”

I run a Book Club and this month’s book is Wild by Cheryl Strayed. I’m not going to lie to you, I initially had mixed feelings about reading this book. Yes, it’s now a movie starring the perfection in a human that is Reese Witherspoon, but I also thought it would be a book about the nitty […]

Honestly, Just Wake Me Up When Ryan Gosling is Single

Last night I was talking with a friend about my dating escapades and he said to me, “You realize you really like being single, right?” At first I defended my intentions saying, “Stopppp, I’m on every dating site in the worldddd, I just haven’t met the right person yet.” Then I realized…wait a minute. I do […]

Being Single Shouldn’t Make You Feel Like You’re at the Bottom of the Food Chain

When you’re a single person, you regularly have to field questions such as: You’re such a catch, why are you single? Have you tried online dating? Would you want to meet my friend/co-worker/guy who does my taxes? I actually don’t know if you have anything in common, but you’re both single so….there’s something, right? Are […]