Last March, around the time I issued my two weeks notice for my part-time job at a smoothie shop, I started training a new employee who was to be my replacement. Her name was Kelsee. Over the next week, as I taught her various recipes and restaurant protocol, we started talking and made a date spend time together outside of work. I never expected that by July, Kelsee and her boyfriend Tim would … [Read more...] about Millennial Mindset: A Modern Philosophy on Marriage
Archives for July 2014
I wouldn’t say that formal first dates are extinct, but I would argue that they are at the very least, endangered. I’ve realized that people do indeed get to know each other while going out but find themselves confused as to whether they are in fact on a date, or if they are just casually hanging out. Casual relationships are becoming more popular while the idea of a traditional courtship is a … [Read more...] about What Makes It a "Real Date?"
We’re all women here; thus the phrase, "A great pair of heels can make or break your outfit” has come out of our mouths (or our friends' mouths) at least once. What about the lesser known phrase, “A great pair of heels can make or break your BACK?” You’ve never heard that saying because I just made it up. But it’s true—studies have shown that extensive high-heel-wearing causes problems to several … [Read more...] about The Effects of High Heels on Your Body
When you are busy running around, making your dreams a reality, your diet sometimes gets pushed to the side, making room for the rest of your driven, chaotic life. Money and convenience prompt you to forgo nutritious meals and instead, settle for something quick and cheap. These meals are usually quite unhealthy, but, because life never stops, you simply don’t have the time (or money for that … [Read more...] about Healthy Meals for Ladies on a Budget
Let's be honest; dating in the modern world (more specifically, in modern Western society) can be super confusing. Who is sending the right vibes? Are the vibes being interpreted correctly? Is one person way more into the other? Are there hard and fast rules when it comes to dating, or is that too old-fashioned? Who is even “supposed to” do the asking? Does the guy ask the girl? The girl ask the … [Read more...] about Who Asks Whom? Dating in a Modern Society
When my friends tell me that a man has called them “cute” on a date, they cringe as they tell the story, wondering why they share the same adjective as a golden retriever puppy. If a man calls her “hot”, she will wonder why he didn’t call her beautiful, and might even be offended at his sexual forwardness. My research for this topic consisted mainly of scouring message boards about relationships, … [Read more...] about Beautiful vs. Sexy: Why Choose?