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An Ode to my Readers and Followers

After rambling for about 40 posts and just reaching 60 followers, I wanted to dedicate an entry to those of you who take the time to read my blog and give me feedback.  I want to say thank you and … Continue reading

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Thank you, F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

I decided to make a random blog-tribute to my favorite sitcom, Friends.  Even though it is not currently running, it has always been my favorite TV show.  I probably have watched each episode over 100 times. Friends perfectly documents, in 10 … Continue reading

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Self-Respect Killed 99 percent of My Life Problems

I feel that growing up, we are conditioned to care a lot about pleasing others.  This is not so much an explicit goal of our guardians, but a byproduct of how we are raised.  We have to fit in with … Continue reading

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What I Wish I Knew in College

So awhile back, I posted a list of things I wish I knew in high school.  However, there is also no shortage of things I wish I knew in college.  Here are some of the things I would have told … Continue reading

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The Stigma on “Boomerang Kids” is Culturally Biased

Leave it to another ignorant Yahoo article to inspire one of my rant posts.  However, I feel like this one – titled “How long is too long to live with your parents?” – embodies some popular perceptions that I would … Continue reading

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Going Dutch

Should guys pay for first dates? Is it normal to expect someone you barely know to treat you to an expensive dinner? Maybe it’s because I didn’t really start dating until college, but this cultural standard always seemed strange to … Continue reading

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Why Coffee Dates Rule

For me, the perfect first date is just going out for coffee.  Here is why coffee (and/or tea) dates are the best: 1.)  You don’t get interrupted by a waiter/waitress every 10 minutes, and just get to have a comfortable … Continue reading

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The Nice Guy Cliche

I can say, as of now, that I am fortunate to be seeing a nice guy.  I have also dated nice guys in the past, though for various reasons, the partnership did not work out.  (I did, however, once date … Continue reading

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Emotional Intelligence

At the risk of sounding overly enlightened (which I’m not), I wanted to write about how much I have come to realize the importance of emotional intelligence.  This epiphany is significant to me since I went through a good two … Continue reading

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What I wish I knew in high school

I just wanted to share what I wish I knew when I was a teenager.  Yes, I know that making mistakes is a part of growing up, but still…knowing these things would have made my life so much easier. 1. I … Continue reading

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