It's an age-old debate: sexy vs beautiful. How do women want to be viewed? First of all, let's acknowledge that the premise of this debate is pretty sexist. I mean, only giving women two options? Telling us we can't be both? And why are we so focused on women's appearances in the first place? Nonetheless, let's consider this question. When my friends tell me that a man has called them … [Read more...] about Sexy vs. Beautiful: Do You Really Need To Choose?
Have you ever felt in your gut that something was not quite right about your relationship? Do you have moments that make you a little nauseous, and even question your beliefs? Do loved ones often tell you that your partner may not be right for you? Emotions tend to be the giant, gray, storm clouds that block the sunshine logic brings. This is what cognitive dissonance feels like when you're in a … [Read more...] about What Is Cognitive Dissonance Saying About Your Relationship?
Let’s talk about boys. Not the one that you met at that music festival, or your Tinder date that turned out to wear a Viking helmet to sleep, no. Let’s talk about the guy you’ve known since preschool, or the one you met in your most boring philosophy class in college—the platonic friend. As a rising junior at a school known for its rigorous curriculum, I know that I wouldn’t have made it through … [Read more...] about Millennial Mindset: Reasons We Love Our Guy Friends
As a college student, I have not yet had the experience of all of my friends rushing to the altar. Full disclosure, I have also never been to a wedding. Thus, I have had to refer to the wisdom of TLC, Lifetime, and We. From these guiding resources comes my perception of what happens in the process of planning a wedding (a.k.a. wedding planning by someone who has never attended a wedding): You … [Read more...] about 10 Things I Learned from Wedding Reality TV