Prompt – What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten from a stranger?

The best piece of advice I got about relationships came from a homeless man standing near the road closest to my favorite restaurant in my college town. Me and my new partner of only a couple months were walking to this restaurant since neither of us had a car at the time.

We were walking by holding hands and talking trying to walk by the man without incident because many of them would harass us for money if we acknowledged them. The man looked at us and told us to remember why we loved each other and to always forgive whenever possible. He made it sound like we reminded him of the start of one of his most important relationships that he had before he wound up in his homeless situation.

Ever since then, I’ve attempted to remember that not everything that happens needs to be thought about forever. It is okay to forgive and forget and make a relationship work out long term.

Me and my partner have now been together for 4.5 years and I still take this advice to heart.

Prompt: Compose a conversation about something that keeps you up at night. It can be something you find deeply compelling, irritating, scary, or fascinating. It can be current or something you felt when you were younger. The conversation can be between you and your closest friend, you and your shrink, or you and a family member.

My deepest anxiety has been the same since I was a young child at three years old after the divorce of my parents after a long thought out relationship. My mother wasn’t around me and my siblings much for next few years after the divorce, which has always given me a fear of abandonment.

I always have to remind myself that my partner is not going anywhere even though we’ve been together for almost 4 years. We have talked about marriage and our future together. I want it to stay that way and continue forward.

It has give me anxiety when they’re away from me for long periods of time even though I know where they are and who they’re with. It’s nothing that they’ve done that has caused me to be this way with our relationship. I have had meltdowns about this during vacations in past years that have lead to breakdowns.

I am working on improving this for the future of my relationship.

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Prompt – Describe the events leading up to your kiss.

It was 4th of July in 2011. Me and my current partner had been going back and forth about whether the relationship was a good idea, but they invited me to this independence day party to have a friend there.

After awhile, we took a long walk around their neighborhood that ended in us sitting on the sidewalk for a long time. We talked about life and about what we wanted for our future. At the time, that relationship was the closest thing to love that I knew and it was purely innocent. We kissed on the side of that sidewalk.

Even though that relationship ended when I was 14 after only a short few months, I will always treasure the innocence of it and the first kiss I had with that person. It was one of my favorite memories of Freshman year of High School. I truly hope they are well even though our personalities weren’t fit for each other long term.

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Hello followers!

I was wondering if there were any types of blog posts you would be interested in seeing me continue. Do you like the poetry? Prompt responses? or just life updates?

Thanks for your contribution! I hope to be making weekly or every other week posts more regular now that I have settled into a rhythm at my first job.

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Prompt – Talk about the Importance of friendship in your life. Who are some of your best friends?

One of the most important friends in my life is of course my partner. We’ve been together for 3.5 years, we live together, and we share our interests. I explain things about science that they are interested in and they help me with my musical ability when I need the help.

One of my closest online friends I have known for 11 years. We have a very long history of problems during our teen years, but we always came out on top and with a strong bond over time. 11 years is a long time to know so much about them.

My other closest friends are my partner’s sister and her partner. They play video games, we talk about our struggles in life together, and we play music together. There’s no better adult relationship for me just starting out than that.

I’m 22 and I hope to make even more friends in the future that improve my life.

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Prompt – You are hired to organize a new religion. What are the main themes of your religion?

If I were to create a new religion. I would want the way a person acts to determine their fate throughout the life on earth and the afterlife. There would be multiple pillars of how to act towards other people.

1) Everyone would be required to be kind to one another. This would mean no violence or things like it would be tolerated.

2) There would be a requirement to actually discuss and hear other people within the faith out on what they were looking into changing.

3) If the person lives with the intention of being kind to other people, then after their life on earth they would be able to go to the afterlife they want.

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Prompt – Describe your mom and your relationship?

My mother is a woman that loves animals, loves helping people, and enjoys her work. She works for a non-profit focused on helping. She doesn’t make a lot of money at her 9-5 but she enjoys it and living with my step-father and sister.

My relationship with my mother hasn’t always been the closest. I wasn’t around her much when I was really young from ages 3-10. Her and my dad had gotten a divorce and she was in a relationship that had nothing to do with us at the time. We lived with our grandparents during this time.

After some more time we moved in with my mother when I was about 10 or 11 years old. After a few years, me and my mother became close around the age of 16 for me. We have gotten along much better throughout life now that I’m 22 and not in the house anymore. It’s a lot less stressful of a relationship now than it was then.

Update

To all the loyal followers,

I am doing an upgrade of the blog throughout the next few days to give the site a refresh and I hope to gain more followers throughout this upgrade. I am making plans for new posts for the page.

I look forward to talking with you all.

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Prompt: What’s the toughest conversation you’ve had recently?

I was talking with my partner the other day about my fear of staying at a job I hate for very long. I was talking about being scared of wasting my life at a job I don’t enjoy.

We talked about their fear of the same. They’re going to further education in order to find the career that they want as a professor. I look forward to where they are going and to finding my own path, hopefully soon, that I’m attempting to search for new careers.

This was a scary conversation to have with someone you want to spend your life with. They make it all worth it to search for the right path for me.

Question: What’s the hardest conversation you’ve had with a significant other recently?

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Prompt: What makes you blue?

I have started to feel very depressed about my life recently. I just graduated college and was hoping to find a fullfilling job that would allow me to do the things I want to do. I want a house, pets, and to be able to travel to different states and countries someday. I want to do those things with the person I think I will be with for life.

I just started my first full-time job as a contractor at a big company. It has felt defeating to be spending 40 hours a week doing the same repetitive tasks for a company that doesn’t value what I’m specifically doing. I hope to get into a better position quickly, not just for the pay raise, but to help with my mental health.

I’m 22 and honestly, very scared of what is to come.

Question: What is your advice for me?