Don’t Tell Your Partner You Love Them, Show Them!

Bella Breakdown We often tell our partners that we love them, but how often do we show them? There is an age old saying that actions speak louder than words. This is often true when it comes to expressions of romantic love. After all, think about the five different love languages: words of affirmation, quality time, touch, acts of service, and gifts. Only one of those involves speaking to someone. All of the other love languages have to do with action. If you often verbally communicate love to your partner but you don’t do anything to express your love,...

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Falling In Love Can Happen At Any Time

Bella Breakdown You can’t plan when you will fall in love with someone. Love is sneaky, and it can hit you out of the blue. Knowing you are in love with your partner varies from couple to couple. Check out some of these adorable falling in love stories from the video above: The first couple, who have been married for 21 days, had very different time periods for knowing that they loved each other. The woman said that she knew a year and a half into their relationship when they visited his family for the first time. On the...

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My Last Bachelor Post (I Swear!)

Bella Breakdown “The Bachelor” is finally over, and all of our questions have been answered. We know who Colton ended up with, who the next Bachelorette is, whether or not Colton lost his virginity (I think…?), and, most importantly, why Colton jumped the fence. To give ya’ll an update, in the last three episodes, Colton told Cassie he was falling in love with her. Cassie was unsure of her feelings for Colton, and knew that she wouldn’t be ready for an engagement at the end of the show, so she left. Then, Colton put those football hops to good...

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Hannah Brown Becomes Next Bachelorette… Intriguing Choice, ABC

Bella Breakdown I’m not going to lie. Hannah B becoming the next bachelorette surprised me at first. But then again, #Bachelornation loves a controversy. I mean, hello! Why do you think they keep the people who stir up drama around for so long? ABC chose Colton because of his virgin status and Becca because of how she was wronged. Both of their stories incited a lot of talk. And now, we have Hannah B. At first, she may not seem controversial. Her innocent, playful southern accent and “down for whatever” attitude exude classic “Bachelorette”. But, if you watched the...

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JK Rowling Reveals New HP Gossip

Bella Breakdown Nerd alert! If you are a Harry Potter lover like me, and you grew up obsessively reading the books the moment they were released, and then reading them over and over again until the next one came out, then you still probably secretly (or not so secretly) crave Harry Potter info at all times. As all of us HP nerds know, JK Rowling revealed to her readers about 12 years ago that Dumbledore was homosexual. What’s more, he may have been in love with Grindelwald, who ended up being the worst villain since Voldemort. When Fantastic Beasts...

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Are You In Love?

Bella Breakdown We all know the feeling: you can’t stop thinking about them, every song on the radio reminds you of them, and you can relate anything your friends say to your relationship. When these thoughts develop, we often think to ourselves that we must be in love. However, “love” can be a fleeting feeling that is falsely inspired by one’s need for companionship and lifelong connection combined with potential self doubt and insecurity. So, how can you tell if you are really in love? Look to these signs that scientists have proven are indications of true love in...

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Men Care About Weddings Too!

Bella Breakdown It is easy to picture a little girl meticulously planning her wedding, thinking about her dress, her cake, who she will invite, and how her dance with her father will go. Because of societal stereotypes, it can be harder for people to picture a little boy planning his future wedding. But this is simply unfair to little boys across the globe! They should also be allowed to dream about one of the most important days of their lives. The truth is that dudes care about their weddings as well, and we simply need to give them more...

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Americans Love Wine!

Bella Breakdown There are a few simple pleasures in life that seem to be enjoyed among many Americans, no matter where you come from or who you are. For example, snuggling into fresh sheets at night, enjoying happy hour with friends, going on a fancy date with one’s partner, or settling in to watch your favorite show. However, it seems as though there is one delectable treat that may stand above the rest of the simple pleasures we adults tend to enjoy: sipping a glass of wine after a long day. According to a survey taken of 2,000 Americans,...

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