The Fundamental Relationship Mistake I’ll Never Make Again

From elementary school on you’re taught about the importance of determination. In fact in 4th grade our mascot was Eager Beaver (true story) and he taught us all about the word “persistence” which impressed the hell out of my parents when I rolled that one out at the dinner table. I’m all about being persistent, especially as […]

Why Car Shopping and Dating Are the Same, Basically

My lease on my little Toyota was expiring in September so after a whole lot of procrastination, I decided to start searching for a new car. I’d never been to a car dealership alone before, as ridiculous as that might sound. I’d always had my dad with me, and I felt confident knowing that he was […]

Why Dating Shouldn’t Be Like Amazon Prime

I’ve got it bad for Amazon Prime. I think it’s magical that I can order a fascinator for a steeplechase event I’m going to this weekend (so fun, right!?) and it’ll be on my doorstep in two days. A fascinator! How random! And yet there it is, waiting for me to use it to enact all […]

The Real Reason Ben Screwed Up When He Sent JoJo Home

This week, the nation (or a large percentage of the nation) watched with bated breath as Bachelor Ben Higgins proposed to Lauren B. and sent your dream BFF, Isla Fisher lookalike JoJo home to up her extension game and come back as the next Bachelorette. I wasn’t a Bachelor/Bachelorette watcher until Kaitlyn Bristowe’s season, but my […]

The One Thing We All Forget About Relationships

I have many smart and wonderful friends, but the other night I was out with one especially smart and wonderful one, my pal Katie. She’s been dating a great guy for a while, so I like to chat with her about relationships, especially when I’m having a day when I’m convinced I’m going to have to […]