If you feel like you’ve just been through a war and you’re not sure why, you may just be feeling the after-effects of the December through January rush — also known as engagement season.
It seems to celebrate this old-fashioned, saccharine version of romance that makes a lot of people wonder, is Valentine's Day feminist? And should you be celebrating it?
If you've just broken up with someone, if you're mourning someone, if you're feeling any sort of fresh wounds anyway, then Valentine's Day is going to feel so much harder.
If we could all stop acting like being single on Valentine's Day was a bad thing, I think it would stop being looked at as a bad thing. Because you can still have so much fun on February 14, whether …
And while they both have their pros and cons, there are some undeniable benefits of being single, and it's not all getting to control the remote yourself and getting to sprawl in the bed whenever you feel like it (although …
I don't think there's anything wrong with being someone who prefers to be in a relationship, but it's something different when you can't handle being on your own.
And, when you're single, it seems like you're texting a ton of people all the time. Whether it's crushes, exes, or even other single friends, you're probably on your phone more often than not. There are plenty of text messages …
Sometimes you see the breakup coming, and other times it can completely blindside you. But either way, it's important to come to terms with the breakup in order to move on.
Rather than putting your energy into the other person, on meeting them or finding them, it’s the perfect time to focus on yourself. Your dating life should make you feel strong, self-assured, and powerful.
But it's true of any relationship that you thought might end in marriage or, if you're like me and not really into the marriage idea, any kind of long term commitment. There's no formula for how to get over someone.