Forget Valentine’s Day, It’s All About Galentine’s Day

Bella Breakdown If you’re not feeling Valentine’s Day this year, get your best girlfriends together for Galentine’s Day. Here are a couple of ideas to celebrate love with your best gal pals. Getting a group together for dinner is a fun option, so everyone can go out without feeling left out in the sea of couples. Another creative idea is to do a fun group activity such as bowling or rock climbing for a fun change of pace. If you don’t want to go out for dinner then you can take a cooking class together so you can get...

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The Downside To Gender Reveal Parties

Bella Breakdown As you scroll through your Instagram feed, you might not be able to avoid seeing people getting married, getting engaged, or announcing that they’re having a child. And you definitely can’t avoid the gender reveal videos. Gender reveals have gotten beyond creative. People are using balloons, cakes, powder filled baseballs, confetti, paint, whatever makes a mess you can bet it’s probably going to be used at a gender reveal party. But gender reveals sometimes have a tendency to go a little wrong. Let’s face it, when you’re expecting a child there is usually one gender that you...

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Love On A Plane

Bella Breakdown If someone asked you right now, where the best place to find love was, you would most like answer “online”. It is just the way we meet people now. You might also think that after a dating app, that work, school, or even at a bar would be another good place to meet people. However, have you thought that you could very well meet the love of your life on a plane? An HSBC survey asked 5,000 travelers about how they met their spouse, and 1 out of 50 said they met their partner on a plane....

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On Again, Off Again

Bella Breakdown It is definitely possible that romantic comedies, and television couples, especially Ross and Rachel, have made us believe that the on again, off again relationship is something that is cute or romantic. The fact of the matter is breaking up and making up actually isn’t all that cute, in fact it could be really damaging to our psyches. People who are involved in on-off again relationships are more likely to suffer from mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Studies have also shown that people who keep breaking up and getting back together with the same...

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They Might Be Too Into You

Bella Breakdown We all love the beginning stages of a relationship. You have butterflies all of the time, you love when they text and call you. Everything is romantic and exciting. Sometimes we really have our rose colored glasses on, and aren’t able to see when certain behaviors are actually really big red flags that could lead to larger issues down the road. 1. Pet Names Cutesy pet names too early on in the relationship are actually red flags for a few reasons. First of all they could be completely disingenuous, and if they’re not it could actually be...

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