What happens after the prince and princess ride off into the sunset? Do they settle into a functional relationship, with good communication, compromise and acceptance and understanding of their differences? Are they even compatible at all in a real-life situation, when she’s awake and he’s not distracted by a fire-breathing death-machine? Doubtful. They’re probably codependent and miserable.
Having, once again, crossed that annual hurdle that is Valentine’s day, there’s no better time to discuss the topic of rejection than right now.
It’s easy to fall into the trap of trying to protect ourselves from the hurt we experienced in previous relationships by keeping our eyes peeled for all the warning signs in this new, potential partner: the infamous red flags.
But perhaps those red flags might not be where we think they are
We have so many thing we need to get done, pay for, remember, that we completely forget about the small things that make us feel good. We don’t have time for hobbies, we constantly have to think about what everyone else wants from us, and we have days where we just feel quite rubbish. Here’s how to combat that, and put yourself first again.
Even when we feel hopelessly miserable, we are not the only ones experiencing it. The friend who always turns up with a smile may just be too afraid to talk about the struggles in their life because of the way we respond. But sharing is important and healing, so here are some things to keep in mind through 2020 when speaking to someone who’s going through a hard time.
The year 2020 marks a new decade and, although it seems crazy, it is also the decade where some millennials will enter their 40s! So, we created this blog as a place for everyone, born between the years 1981 and 1996, to learn how to “adult”.