Happily Never After Update: Meet Mike

I have a bit of a confession to make. For the last few years, I’ve been writing all this stuff about ‘relationships’ and ‘dating’ and ‘being single’, and to be quite honest, it was all speculation and theory; I didn’t know if “Prepping for Prince Charming” was actually a real thing, or if it was […]

Acing Your (Teaching) Interview

Your resume is solid, your cover letter passed the writing skills test, and now you are preparing for your teaching interview! What, next? First of all, make sure that you come to your interview prepared. Although not required, it might be a good idea to bring a portfolio with you–something that you can leave behind […]

How to Ask a Girl on a Date.

(This post has kind of exploded into many different ramblings, so I’m going to give you subheadings so you can skip to the sections that are most relevant to you) Audience: Now, this works for a girl you have seen a few times, perhaps through mutual friends, a girl you talk to a few times […]

Along the Road Towards Love

I love hearing stories of how people met their significant others, and despite the fact that every story is very different and very unique to the couple, every story carries the same two threads: when you know, you know, and that timing, while we cannot always predict it, is always perfect. I’ve heard stories about […]

New Dating Rules (Now That I’m 26)

According to statistics, now that I’m 26, I’m creeping closer to the national marrying age of 28, which means the game is changing, it’s time for me to start getting serious, so the rules must change as well: 1.Date with the intention of marriage: When I was 16, it was important to date someone who […]

#ReclaimDating: Why You’ll Find Me on Tinder

If you have reached the part about “Combating Anxieties 20-Something’s Face” in Happily Never After, you might be surprised to find out that I joined Tinder this week. How hypocritical of me, right? I joined Tinder to take a stand. I believe, as 20-Something’s, we need to #ReclaimDating. Here’s what I think the problem is: […]

I Hate Dating (Part II)

In case you were wondering, I still hate dating. (You can check out Part I here). I hate how much time dating seems to suck out of your life. It usually goes like this: you meet someone. Then, you spend the next day, telling all your friends about him, deciding if you like him or […]