Get Over A Crush With These Pointers

Bella Breakdown Having a crush can lead to new-found love, or results in unrequited love. Getting over a crush can be hard, but these pointers can help you get over your crush. Unfollowing them on social media can help you to think of them less and is less likely for them to pop up on your feed. This will also help you to think about them less and focus on your friends more. If your crush lives near you or you see them out a lot, think of ways to avoid seeing them. This will give you the opportunity...

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More People Are Choosing The Single Life, And It’s Great

Bella Breakdown More and more, people are embracing the benefits of a single life, and choosing to push marriage and family life further into the future, or maybe even calling it off all together. Millennials especially are putting their careers, travel and friends before relationships, and with the help of dating apps, they can still enjoy the company of a partner or date, without the full commitment. So why do so many women feel pressured to find a partner and settle down? Much of it stems from the influence of older generations, i.e. when your mother bugs you about...

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You Shouldn’t Rely On Your Partner For Everything

Bella Breakdown It can be easy to lean on our SOs for a lot of things. They make us feel safe, loved, warm, and in a lot of instances they can provide an escape from some harsh realities like loneliness. However, if you’re relying on your partner too much, it can be a detriment to both you and your relationship. “A healthy, stable relationship has an interplay between independence and interdependence, between ‘me’ and ‘us,'” relationship therapist Rhonda Milrad, LCSW, told Bustle. “Your partner can’t provide all the things that you need, and if you put them in the...

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Mindy Kaling Gets Real And Gives Some Motherly Advice

Bella Breakdown Mindy Kaling is such a relatable person, both on TV and off. Her fans praise her for breaking down stereotypes in gender, race, body type and more, and now that Kaling is a mother, she’s sharing a little bit of her down-to-earth advice with her fellow mamas. The 38-year-old gave birth to her daughter, Katherine, in December 2017, and recently has been sharing some of her favorite mother-daughter activities, including reading. “Every day I try to read my daughter Katherine three to five books, and what’s great are board books, because three to five books of regular...

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Engaged And Completely Overwhelmed? Read This.

Bella Breakdown A LOT of people get engaged over the holidays. Between Christmas, New Year’s and Valentine’s Day, love is in the air and couples are spending a lot of time together thinking about the future. Getting engaged is extremely exciting, but once the shock and excitement wear off, you may be feeling a bit stressed and overwhelmed. If you’re feeling some of these common emotions, take a breathe, think it through, and talk it out with your significant other. It’s Okay to Have a Long Engagement Now that you’re engaged, you’re friends and family are probably bombarding you...

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