Tag: commitment

Feb 14 2013

Valen-what-day? Why I think Valentine’s Day is stupid

roses are red poem

Some would say the me that existed a couple years ago was pretty cynical, not just about Valentine’s Day but about love, commitment, and feelings in general. Truth be told, I wasn’t fond of relationships, romance, hugging or anything that could be considered warm human interaction. Fast-forward 2 years, and I’m a changed woman… sort …

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Feb 10 2013

Weird conversations between me and my fiancée (part 1)

You are honestly the weirdest person I know. But that's why we are meant for each other.

Anyone who knows us would probably agree that he’s the sane one who keeps me grounded, while I’m the psycho who talks aimlessly with no filter. I blame it on the writer side of me. If I don’t say the things that immediately pop into my head, I’ll probably forget them (which he would argue …

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Feb 03 2013

How a working girl knows she’s got a good man

Wine and you are my two favourite things, quote about love and wine

I’m no relationship expert. Before I met my fiancée, I was the poster child for relationship screw-ups. Read about my dating past here. However, I’ve been in a happy common-law-riage for over 2 years now. That may not seem like long, but when you live together, 2 years can seem like 12 years (in a …

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Jan 22 2013

A window into our common-law-riage

Love and commitment quote

I still remember a time when I was a bitter cynic who didn’t believe in the folklore of commitment and happily ever after. I did believe that love existed. I also believed in the concept of forever. But in my mind, the 2 were never (and could never be) related. Love was real. And so …

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Jan 09 2013

Why do couples fight? Not enough sex and not enough money

living together before marriage, financially compatible, couples fighting about money

Google’s autocomplete feature on their search bar makes me laugh sometimes. I’m a sucker for “how-to” articles and blog posts, such as “how to make Parmesan chicken” or “how to style my hair for a wedding” or “how to grow marijuana.” (Kidding, I know how to make Parmesan chicken.) Today, out of curiosity I wanted to know …

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