Getting Back In the Game

Bella Breakdown Relationships end and new ones begin. It’s a constant cycle of life, until you’ve found a romantic relationship that stands the test of time. The time in between those relationships are extremely crucial periods. These are the periods of time when you should be healing and participating in some self-reflection. Without ample time and focusing on yourself, you could pre-maturely enter a relationship and end up making the same mistakes. How will you know when you’re truly ready to enter a relationship again? 1. It’ll be about the person, not what they represent. You’ll know it’s the...

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We See You, New Dad

Bella Breakdown New moms definitely get a lot of attention, as they should. Hello, they just grew and birthed an entire human being, and they feed them. From their own bodies! However, let us not forget that with every new mom, there’s a new dad waiting in the wings for when they can finally be of use. The new dad, especially the new modern dad, knows that he is equally as much of a parent as the mother of his child is. Dads know that they have a very large role to play in this child’s life. It’s a...

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The Most Important Love You’ll Ever Have

Bella Breakdown There is nothing quite like the feeling of being in love. Love is uplifting and sometimes all consuming. We truly do crazy things for love. We also lose love, and it deeply deeply hurts. Sometimes we wonder where that love goes, and what kind of person will we love next? There is one relationship, though, where the love should never go away. That is the relationship you have with yourself. You may find yourself to be one of those people that always has to be in love. So much so, that you never give any time to...

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Is Your Friendship Toxic?

Bella Breakdown Sometimes we just save the word toxic for a bad romantic relationship. Toxic relationships can actually happen a lot, and in many different ways. You can have toxic work relationships with bosses or coworkers. You can have toxic familial relationships with your parents or siblings. You can even have toxic friendships. This is always an odd thing to come to terms with, because for the most part you choose your friends, and they’ve typically been in your life a lot longer than any of your romantic partners have. So, how do you know if you have a...

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Which App On Your Phone Is Hurting Your Relationships?

Bella Breakdown There’s an app on your phone that is hurting your relationship. No, it’s not Tinder or Bumble or Snapchat. It’s not even Facebook or Instagram. It’s Venmo. Now, if you’re not familiar with Venmo, DON’T DOWNLOAD IT! Just kidding. It’s a money-sending app that allows you to pay and request dollar amounts from people in your contact list. It’s a great way to make payments to roommates for rent and utilities. You can use it to send money to a friend who just spotted you a $20. It’s super convenient, but apparently it’s also damaging our relationships....

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