Communication Station: Do your styles vibe?

Posted: April 18, 2018 by Shanelle

Communication. Wow. There are so many levels to how we communicate, it’s absolutely unreal. We all crave compatible communication. Whether we’re talking emotional, physical or spiritual… this plays a huge role into the success of our relationships. Now, I have a few theories that come to mind when discussing communication. But the two concepts I want to focus on include: Your Love Language and Your Conflict Style.ย The first is widely associated with Gary Chapman‘s book…

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Tips for a Perfect GALentine’s Day (Valentine’s for Singles)

Posted: February 13, 2018 by Shanelle

Three days ago I reached out to all my single ladies who follow me onย Instagram on how they plan on making Single Awareness Day into a day of SELF-LOVE!ย And you guys! The response was phenomenal! Any suggestions that didn’t make it to the comments slid into my DM’s (also am I the only one who finds that saying provocative? ๐Ÿ˜‚). But all jokes aside your collaborative effort to help all your fellow singles out is…

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How to Tell if You’re His Emotional (or Sexual) Back-Burner

Posted: January 4, 2018 by Shanelle

A few nights ago, my friend M* and I were chatting and got onto the topic of men. (Cue agitated groaning here, ‘ugh- men.’)ย She started describing her scenario to me… Cute guy, some platonic conversation, the odd hint of flirtation or saucy talk, and then… GHOSTING. It was apparent to me what was going on as soon as she laid her cards on the table… she was in a back-burner relationship. What is a back-burner…

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5 Tips to Beat the Single’s Blues at Christmas

Posted: December 11, 2017 by Shanelle

Is it just me… or is Christmas the absolute worst time out of the WHOLE YEAR to be single? Halloween? I’ll manage. New Years? A glass of champagne and I’ll kiss a stranger (if he’s cute) . But Christmas? You might as well shoot me in the foot. If it’s not seeing your relatives that constantly ask when you’re going to meet a nice man and start having babies… It’s seeing your friends as they do meet nice men and start having babies! But don’t you fret, I’ve developed 5 amazing own coping strategies to avoid crying into a bucket of Ben and Jerry’s at the end of every holiday party…

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