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Also feel free to check out my Debut Poetry Collection!!
I’ve dedicated many long hours putting this collection together with poems I have written over the past five years! You can now have one for you bookshelf here!
Sometimes I feel so weak and small
Like I’m hard to deal with and the baggage I carry is too much to haul.
My insecurities create issues
plummeting through the open sky
and all i ever do is cry.
Is your love big enough to carry me when I’m like this
I’m no quick fix, can’t just wish it all away with a single kiss
I need you more than you might know
So if you love me now, please don’t ever let me go
What makes for good first date conversation aside from the usual work/school/family prattle?
DD:You want to keep a first date light and although talking about tv show and movies may seem silly you can learn a lot about a person’s immaturity level and sense of humor by what they put on their screens. You can also find common ground by talking about shows, actors, and current events in entertainment.
Family is usually a common topic as mentioned in the question, but friends are also important to talk about. You want to know the type of people your date surrounds themselves with. You can also learn the role they play in a friend group such as jokester, planner, or the one everyone goes to for advice; its good to see how other people view and value your date and you might appreciate them more by learning so.
When you start talking about friends you also learn what your date does with their free time. Do they go to bars every weekend, trips to a nearby city or concert, or a laidback game night at a friend’s house? This helps you figure out if you like to do the same things and also gives you ideas for future dates if you do.
A common topic for early dates is talking about travels, they’re exciting and unique from day to day life. There seems to be a trend for millenials to be travel bugs so daters can usually find common ground there.
Topics to stay away from:
Past Relationships. Don’t be the idiot who talks about his ex and all the things he hated about her or the rude girl who talks about all the other dates she had this month. You both know you’ve dated other people but they aren’t here so stop bringing them up!
Dating Pet Peeves. If you start ranting about things you hate about dating profiles you’re going to seem picky and negative. You can also potentially insult your date. Sure, you won’t want to date someone who annoys you but you should find out the reasoning of why something might be on their profile before ruling them out.
Dark Past and Politics. It would of course be important for your significant other to learn about past experiences that have shaped you even if they aren’t happy memories but the first date is not the time to go into details. Controversial topics like politics and religion are also conversations that should be saved for a later date once you already feel comfortable with someone. Remember, light and fun is the name of the game in the beginning!
I never meant to hurt you
by the things i can’t undo
But You can’t keep punishing me
for the things I did before i met you
It breaks my heart to know
I’ve been breaking yours like glass
I don’t care about those in my past
I’ll forget it all if that’s what makes you happy
There is no battle to fight love, victory is yours
Because you’re the only one for me
Just wait till Im down on one knee
I loved you when i first met you
and i love you more still
Let me settle your mind,
there is no more blood to spill
The next advice column will be out next month so make sure to tune in and see if I’m getting this dating thing down right.
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I’m SUPERRRRRR excited to be telling you all that I’m working on my
FIRST PUBLISHED POETRY COLLECTION!!!
It’s something I’ve been contemplating for many months and finally in January I decided I was going to actually go for it this time! I love poetry but I never expected I’d be on this path so you’re all surprised as I am. I’m nervous about it all but I know I just have to take the jump and face the unknown.
The book will be a 5 chapter journey of love and heartbreak. I’ll be incorporating 20 never before seen poems as well as new illustrations throughout the book!! I expect the book to be just over 100 pages and I am beyond excited for you to see it all! I’ll be self publishing and you can definitely expect some articles on my experience there.
I’m so happy to be sharing this passion project with all of you and will be updating you all along the way! Expect to get your hands on a copy THIS SUMMER!!! I’ll have more information and links as that time approaches.