Why We Should “Go For It”

Bella Breakdown Netflix’s new movie, “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before”, has been inspiring viewers to write love letters to their crushes, and it’s actually kind of awesome. There is something to be said about putting your heart on the line. Sometimes we hold ourselves back from telling someone how we feel about them. No one likes to be rejected. But there are so many reasons why we should probably just go for it. 1. Good For Your Confidence This might seem weird, but putting yourself out there is a great way to build your confidence. Don’t allow...

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People In Their 20s Answer Important Dating Questions

Bella Breakdown Okay, dating is not easy. For some people it seems to come easy, but if you ask the majority they would probably all agree that is not. There are questions we need to ask ourselves about dating so that we can remain on the healthiest track, and make sure to simultaneously protect our hearts and put ourselves out there. Expert, Carly Haeck, M.S., Therapist has the answers. 1. How Many Times Is Too Many Times? You might have done the whole break up, make up thing with a partner. It might seem romantic and passionate, but there...

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Love or Lust?

Bella Breakdown The first few weeks and months of dating someone new is absolutely intoxicating. You are excited at every first with one another, every little bit of contact, and just getting to know each other. The sex is exciting, and your heart leaps when you see their name on your phone. You could be overwhelmed by feelings of love… or is it lust? Sometimes it is really difficult to tell if that new romance is budding with love, or just flaming with lust. There are a few ways to know if it is in fact love. If you...

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Relationship Advice You Shouldn’t Listen To

Bella Breakdown When we are experiencing issues in our relationships, we can’t help but turn to our friends, families, therapists, and sometimes even perfect strangers to help us navigate difficulties with our significant others. A lot of times, they give us really wonderful advice that is ultimately very helpful. However, there are certain pieces of advice that you should not listen to when it comes to your relationship. 1. You’ll Find Your Perfect Match You might find someone who treats you better than your last relationship, but it’s unrealistic to call someone your perfect match. Everyone has differences, and...

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Be Aware of These Bad Signs In Your Relationship

Bella Breakdown No two people in a relationship get along perfectly. Everyone has differences, so arguments may occur. But how do you know if you are having arguments, or if your fights are a sign of a worse problem? A lot of people enter into an emotionally abusive relationship and don’t even realize it. There are some signs that you need to pay attention to if you feel as though something isn’t right about your relationship. 1. You Are Always Apologizing Sure, we know when we screw up, and it is super important to apologize for those screw ups....

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Things To Consider Before Moving In

Bella Breakdown Every relationship experiences milestones. The first time you meet each others friends and families, the first time you say “I love you”. One key milestone you and your partner might reach is moving in together. This is a really big move. You are upping the intimacy in a major way. Just like any other milestone you hit in your relationship, it is definitely important to consider some things before you and your partner take the plunge and share an address. 1. Observe their current habits. If you are at your partner’s place, check out what kind of...

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