I didn’t know then that Devon would become one of those women in my life who’s there for good, who I could not text for months and then suddenly dive right back in with. One of those friends who would show up, who would stay.
Over the past four years, I fell in love, traveled many places, had my heart broken, unraveled. I also ate a lot of seafood platters. Here are some of them.
12. Sometimes Love Doesn’t Win, Quinn
Embrace a little chaos without getting in trouble with your therapist.
I don’t know who needs to hear this, but it is perfectly fine and legal to ask someone for directions when you are lost.
Seize control of your image! Be hot as a form of revenge! Do it for you! Just feel good about something in a time when it’s so easy to feel bad about everything!
For when wiping the slate completely clean isn’t really an option.
If you are seeking wise, wholesome advice about heartbreak, this is admittedly not the right place to find it today.
If you’re on team single for the season and not sure how to be okay, read on, make a game plan, and know that the warm fuzzy happy holiday feelings are there for you if you want them.
I had “dressed” myself before driving drunk to my mother’s home. I had taken a shower thinking that water would take away the smell; that putting on leggings instead of leggings-that-I-slept-and-drank-in, would make me look like I was wearing clothes; that if I put on mascara I’d look like I had slept through the night and not spent the whole day drinking.
An unscientific exploration of the totally uncalled for post-breakup behavior your ex will definitely possibly exhibit based on their sign.
26. Will I ever stop talking about this?
Here, thought you might need this.
“It’s so important to learn lessons from past loves without them negatively affecting or preventing us from being able to give our all to future loves. How to do that, though, is so difficult, and I guess is the work of being human.”
Being shy and 27 and coming out, feeling a way about your exes, moving to your long-distance girlfriend’s city, telling your long-distance friend you’re crushing on her, and swing dancing!
Is it possible? Yes! Is it a good idea? Only sometimes! Here’s everything you need to know about being friends with your ex-girlfriend.
When did you know it was over?
As an 11-year relationship ended and the dust settled around me a couple weeks ago, I realized something: I needed music, I needed someone in my ear telling me everything I’m feeling and seeing wasn’t new and unknowable, that this was A Thing That Happens.
So grateful to our exes for opening our eyes to these tips and tricks and vital life skills. No really, we’re actually grateful. Sarcasm-free.