My parents divorced the summer after I graduated high school. While this didn’t happen during my early childhood, it altered my life more than I could imagine. In my head, my parents had the perfect relationship and marriage. They fought but they always found a resolution. From what I saw growing up, I thought I wanted that relationship. After my parents divorce, I didn’t believe in love or being truly happy with another person. My relationships up until now remind of my parents’. The guys were controlling, manipulative, and occasionally abusive. I’m elated beyond words to say that that is no longer the case!
I have been in my current relationship for a little over a year and a half, and he is the best thing that has ever happened to me. With current world events as well as my grandma entering dementia, the best thing I have done for my mental health is focus on my relationship. I haven’t gone to work since March 13 (with the exception of a few days that we had to clean the school). We live together in a small house so I know there have been days where I was difficult to be around because of my stress, but he still shows his best and I want to make sure I always show my best.
I want to learn from science and history and others what they do that works and see how it could help me (and us) as well as share a little peak into our lives and maybe share some things we do. I am beyond blessed to be in love with my best friend and hope to be forever. My next few posts will be about my relationships and how I am trying to better it through research and others experiences.
Kyle and I met around September of 2018 through close mutual friend of ours. I knew I liked him right away. It took him until Halloween to pick up on. Y hints and flirt back. On November 25 of the same year, he asked me to “Bri” his girlfriend. We have now been together for a little over a year and a half. We moved in together in November as well as hot our first cat Luna, and we recently got Oz.
For the past year and a half, Kyle has been my reason, motivation, biggest supporter, protector, and so much more. I hope to find more ways to strengthen our relationship and show him how much he means to me and has impacted my life.