Girl Talk: Working Hard in a Relationship

When it comes to dating and relationships, it’s not just how you talk to other people, but the ideas that you communicate to yourself that can cause problems. One of the best life lessons in this area I ever got came from the anime Cowboy Bebop. In the episode 10, Ganymede Elegy, focal character Jet Black “bumpsContinue reading “Girl Talk: Working Hard in a Relationship”

“All Guys are Jerks!”

I’m sure you’ve heard that one before. Maybe you’ve even said it yourself. And just to be clear, I’ve heard guys whine some iteration of it too (i.e. girls are crazy) When you’re dating, it can be pretty frustrating. The more you put yourself out there, the more you realize how much people suck. AndContinue reading ““All Guys are Jerks!””

Lessons in Dating

Getting dates (or even just getting close to almost having dates) is an awesome rush of a feeling. But for most of my life I couldn’t process it that way. Before, I would never imagine myself being able to take my misadventures in stride. 

I was all serious business, and I didn’t know how to stop. I didn’t know how to crack the code. I never felt like I knew what signs to look for.

So looking back, I’d tell my old self…