Relationships Are Hard AF….Do This One Thing to Make Them Better

Dina Strada Dating, Friendship, Inspiration, Marriage, Relationships & Love 0 Comments

The other day I was lamenting that parenting is hard AF but OMG can we talk about relationships? HARD. AS. F*ck. Right? I’m talking all relationships. Romantic, family, friendships, the ones with our kids. The relationships with our boss and …

The 10 Commandments of Not Being a “Mean Girl” ~ Thought Catalog

Dina Strada Boundaries, Empowerment, Friendship, Women Issues 0 Comments

Mean girl behavior is everywhere these days. Although we’re in the midst of the #metoo movement and there’s definitely a shift in the way women are finally supporting other women, there’s also the unfortunate reality that not everyone has jumped on the “sisters supporting sisters” bandwagon.

Why Seeing the Best in Others Often Leads to Heartbreak~ Elephant Journal

Dina Strada Boundaries, Breakups & Endings, Dating, Emotionally Unavailable, Empowerment, Friendship, Letting Go, Relationships & Love, Self-Love 0 Comments

About a year and a half ago, I wrote a somewhat controversial article titled “Seven Types of Men to Stay away From.” Man, reading the comments on that piece was rough. Men did not like this article and, in hindsight, …

Guys, When She Says These 6 Words, Listen To Her ~ Elephant Journal

Dina Strada Boundaries, Dating, Friendship, Letting Go, Relationships & Love, Sex & Intimacy 0 Comments

“So then she said to me, ‘I just want to be friends,’” my friend James relayed to me over the phone. “What do you think she means by that?” “Um…She just wants to be friends,” I replied. “Really?” “Yes, really. …