Posts tagged long term relationships
You Need to Cut It: How to Know When a Relationship Has Run Its Course

One of the hardest truths in life is accepting that not every relationship-- whether it be platonic, familiar or romantic-- is meant to last forever. It's painful and disappointing because we invest time, effort, money and energy into making and building relationships. We allow ourselves to be vulnerable and open our minds and hearts to people that we feel deserve a space in our lives. With family, it's a bit different as that element of choice is not present; however, with friends and partners, when said relationships end, we feel a sense of burden and a twinge of guilt as if we'd chosen the wrong person, or somehow it's our fault. 

Read More
Do Long Distance Relationships Work? 5 Things to Consider First!

Although I’ve never been in one, I have however, turned down the opportunity. In fact, right before I moved to Spain I was faced with this decision with someone I was dating at the time. All love and admiration aside, there were concrete reasons why I knew that a long distance relationship wasn’t for me.Here are the factors I considered and what you should consider if you’re thinking about entering a long distance romance:

Read More
Behind The Blog: Bryanda of Quirky, Brown Love

After stumbling upon the work of Bryanda of Quirky, Brown Love, you'll be inspired to embrace your differences and stay authentic to who you really are. Just starting her blog a little over a year ago, the site has grown tenfold, reinforcing the fact that the Black community isn't just the stereotypes that you see in the media, but diverse in all of it's beauty and uniqueness. We had the opportunity to chat with Bryanda to talk about everything from how to grow a successful blog to what it means to have a long term relationship in this day and age. 

Read More