Four Things to Consider If You Haven’t Met “The One”

Bella Breakdown Most of us like to believe that we each have a soulmate (or maybe multiple soulmates) who are wandering the earth just waiting for us to find them. Others believe that there are many possible matches for one person, and that relationships just need time and nurturing. Whatever your philosophy on love, don’t be frustrated if you haven’t met your perfect match yet. Take some time to reflect and think about some things that might be in your way, even if you didn’t know it. 1. Do you have a good relationship with yourself? It may be...

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Making Long Distance Relationships Work

Bella Breakdown Do you think it’s true that absence makes the heart grow fonder? Some couples might agree, especially ones that are in a long distance relationship. Long distance is not easy. Proximity helps to breed love and intimacy. However, there are definitely ways to make and LDR work, and a lot of couples have truly gone the distance while being apart. So what is it that helps a long distance relationship thrive? A few couples weigh in: 1. Establishing Independence Long distance relationships are really great if you are down to be independent. You’re going to have your...

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Breakups Down To A Science

Bella Breakdown It’s the day after you’ve been dumped. You are probably wondering how in the world you are going to get over this? You might spend time with friends, drink too much, or you might just eat or not eat. You might lie in bed all day. You might tear up pictures and every memory of them. And you’re probably going to cry. That’s pretty natural. But there is actually a scientific way to get over your breakup somewhat quickly and effectively. Scientists asked certain people to view their ex in a negative light. They wanted the individuals...

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Careful, You Might Catch Divorce

It’s cold and flu season again. Stock up on soup, orange juice, tea, and plenty of water. Colds & flus are highly contagious. But, did you ever think matters of the heart could be contagious too? According to studies at Harvard, Brown, and UC San Diego divorce is apparently contagious as well. How exactly could that be? Studies show that 70% of couples whose friends get divorced end up getting divorced as well. It doesn’t stop there. If a friend of a friend gets divorced, that couple is 33% more likely to get divorced as well. That is somewhat...

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Is Your Partner Emotionally Available?

Bella Breakdown You might have heard this term a lot, “emotional availability” in regards to being in a relationship with someone. There are a number of problems that can occur if you are with someone who is not emotionally available. Emotionally unavailable people are likely to be the kind of people who cannot give you what you want emotionally. So, how can you tell if your partner is emotionally unavailable? 1. Feelings They have a lot of trouble telling you how they feel. Sure, it is difficult to put your heart on the line with someone. However, even if...

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