Fell In the Trap

It’s not a toxic relationship if you don’t want to be together.

I was thinking about toxic relationships and how prevalent they are. They’re so popular, in fact, they have achieved meme status on the internet. For some people, they prefer the chaos. Some do thrive in it. They actively seek out partners that drive them crazy for the emotional high. But how toxic can it be if you don’t want to be involved in the relationship? 

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Valentine’s Day? No Thanks.

The other day someone wished me a Happy Valentine’s Day and it made think about how warped this manufactured holiday has become.  I’m sure by now you’re seeing an increase in marketing efforts to sell red roses, chocolates, hearts, and other related red things to promote coupled love.  Selling a fantasy that clogs up restaurants with over inflated prices and other retailers trying to cash in on the 14th of February.    

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Straining to See the Light

day-break-623880_960_720Ever see a water stain on a ceiling and think, “nah, that’s nothing.”  Then as time goes on it slowly starts to grow leaving behind various colored stains.   Then suddenly water starts leaking through a small hole you never noticed before and now you have to call someone to fix it because you don’t want your ceiling to start falling apart damaging the rest of your house.   One visible leak means there could be others hidden you aren’t even aware of at the time.

 Trust works the same way, regardless of the relationship.

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Unplugged from Online Dating

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I was going back and forth on writing this mainly because I’m not a fan of generalizations and frankly, I don’t like writing a gave up style piece.  I believe in optimism. The glass being half full, and that there is so much greatness to life that we all experience on a daily basis.  Some miss out on that greatness because they gave up on seeing it.  I did not choose to take a break from online dating – I unplugged from it completely – for good.

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