Life Lessons I Wish I’d Learned Earlier

Intelligence is great, but things are not always logical, reasonable, or calculated, so it’s only part of what is needed to navigate through life. It’s so random that you can never be fully prepared, but here are some things I seriously wish I'd understood when I was younger

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Relationship “Rules”
Dida's Relationships Rules

Relationship “Rules”

When you're dating, it's easy to get caught up in the emotions and excitement of a new relationship. When we do that, we can often find ourselves pretending to like things to be polite, or maybe agreeing to stuff we normally would avoid to keep them interested. It can as simple as pretending to like the same beverage they do- or…

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Love for the Right Reasons
Love For The Right Reasons

Love for the Right Reasons

It's really wonderful if you can find a partner who is financially stable and also checks off all those other “wants” on your list. There is a problem, though, if you’re basing your attraction to someone on them being financially stable, or physically attractive, because you could be- and very well likely are- setting yourself up to wake up miserable one…

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Relationships & Chronic Illness
Relationships & Chronic Illness

Relationships & Chronic Illness

Relationships can be especially challenging when at least one of the people involved have a chronic illness. In previous writings, I’ve explained the pain we go through and how hard simple, everyday activities can be for those of us with chronic illnesses. In the comments on those pieces, the overwhelming theme was people having trouble with their loved ones- or even…

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