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    Your Relationship Isn't Complete Until You've Reached Maximum Comfortability Levels

    Love is passionate and all-encompassing. But, eventually, if you're lucky, it also becomes comfortable.  And people tend to fear this phase of relationships— where the 'honeymoon' ends and real life sets in. They think that new 'comfort' means luke-warm or dull.  But that couldn't be further from the truth. Comfort shouldn't be confused with settling […] More

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    We Can All Learn a Little Bit About Love from Our Grandparents

    It melts our hearts to see our grandparents holding hands and making jokes at the dinner table that make the other crack up.  Their love has stood the test of time, still talking about each other with that same twinkle in their eyes.  So we gotta ask, what is the secret to a good marriage?  […] More

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    I Know Our Lives Have Changed, But That Didn't Mean Our Friendship Had To

    Life gets really hard.  And, friendships get harder and harder to keep up as you get older. You have to juggle jobs, relationships, bills, and changing dynamics all while trying to stay in contact.  Some friendships can weather these storms with grace. Other friendships start to fade at the first signs of change.  And, that's […] More

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    This Is What the Introverted Friend of Your Group Wants You to Know

    The introverted friend of your group might not be big on words but she's most definitely a loyal friend. The truth about her is that she enjoys solitude, but that doesn't mean she’s lonely. And, it doesn’t mean that she doesn’t enjoy the company of others. What's challenging to her though, is communicating her emotions in […] More

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    Your "Love" Was Filled With Empty Promises

    The hardest part of our break up was how quickly it became a distant memory for you and how long it lingered for me.  Because, to me, breaking up was like losing a piece of myself. We had become such a huge part of each other’s lives. Even the good memories I used to look […] More

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    Never Be With Someone Who Doesn't Support Your Dreams

    Relationships can be a wonderful source of happiness, but at their best, they should also be a source of inspiration.  When you choose to be with someone, you are choosing to see the beauty within their heart and the beauty of their dreams.  Too often, we choose people who don’t see the vision we have made […] More

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    For The Strong Girl Who's Not Used To Needing Reassurance

    I know you're not used to being in this position.  You’re not the girl who asks for help. You’re the girl who helps everybody else. You’re the one who always has a plan and is quick on her feet when things change. You’re the one who provides reassurance for others, but now you find that […] More

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    Signs You're a True Clevelander at Heart

    If you've ever lived here, you know CLE is in our DNA. We love and support our city no matter what.  1. We hated Lebron. We forgave Lebron. We love Lebron.  Seriously, that’s all there is to it. We don’t need to explain it any further.  2. We're suckers for a good comeback. We know […] More

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    There's No Shame in Letting People See Your Struggles

    It’s hard not to compare our lives to other people’s. Sometimes, we look at others and feel envious because they appear to have figured it out. They work hard. They keep it together. And, they are gracious about it. You feel in awe of this person but also like you’re failing. You ask yourself: why […] More

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    Sometimes, She Just Needs To Cut Herself Some Slack

    So, this week I finally did something that I don’t normally do. I cut myself some slack. I was having an off week, extremely tired, little to no motivation to do anything, you know, the works. Normally, I would guilt myself into getting my act together and compare myself to other people I saw getting […] More

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    I'm So Blessed to Have a Father Like You

    You always used to tell me, that from the first moment I looked up into your proud eyes on the day I was born, you knew that I was something special. Something just clicked, and we became two peas of a pod. Since then, it has been one of the biggest honors of my life […] More

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    If You're Not Making Enemies, You're Not Living

    One thing we've learned for sure as we grow is that people will always have an opinion of us. No matter how hard we trying to be a good person or do the right thing. No matter how much we try to consider other people’s feelings and change our actions to suit another, someone always […] More

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