Dating after divorce or death
Everyone has bad days and faces challenges in life, and we all need encouragement to keep putting one foot in front of the other. Sometimes in our efforts to be helpful and to avoid awkwardness, we say things like, “Look at the bright side of things,” or “Think positive.” While well-intentioned, the words may not be super helpful.
95% of college freshmen have never shared a room with anybody, so you have to figure out how to communicate, handle conflict, respect each other’s differences and create clear boundaries. This is easier said than done, but worth the discussion for sure.
- Tips for Getting Through Your Freshman Year of College
- “I’m in a little bit of a rush,” he tells me. “I wanted to change before my date, but I should be okay. I’m meeting Emma at the bar around the corner in half an hour.”
- I’m running a little behind getting ready for my date, but that’s okay because the bar is around the corner. I’m getting dressed when my boyfriend, Johnny, comes home. He looks a little harried but he gives me a quick kiss hello.
- I was ghosted by someone I actually liked—here's how I got over it