Love and Relationships: Meet the Parents

Dearest Readers, Meeting the parents. Ahhh, the most joyous yet seethingly stressful point of any developing relationship. Some see it as sweet and monumental, while others picture a scene out of Meet the Fockers and cringe. So, when’s the right time to throw yourself into this world of unknown? Let’s chat! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question:…

Love and Relationships: Is there such thing as too much compromise?

Dearest Readers, Welcome back! Now that second semester is back in full swing, I’m ready to answer your questions starting with….compromise! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question: Is there such thing as “too much compromise” in a relationship? Answer: As I mentioned in an earlier post, compromise is fundamental when it comes to relationships. If nobody compromised,…

Love and Relationships: Clingy People

Dearest readers, It’s that time of year! Hot chocolate, the smell of fresh pine, candy canes galore….and cuffing season! But with cuffing season also comes the hardships of people (friends or significant others) who are just way too clingy. So, what should you do to handle them? Your friend, Maia Gibson Question: How do I deal…

Love and Relationships: Friend Group Drama

Dearest readers, It’s been a while; I hope y’all had a fantastic Thanksgiving! But, unfortunately, it’s back to reality and back to classic friendship and relationship #drama. So, let’s get started! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question: How do you deal with drama in a friend group? Answer: There are few friend groups that manage to work…

Love and Relationships: Double Decker Day

Dearest readers, I’ve gotten an overwhelming number of question submissions so I figured I’d tackle two today!! The first regards commitment in high school and the second the use of the word love…so buckle up and get ready for one heck of a ride! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question 1: Should teenagers be looking for “love”…

Love and Relations: Your Best Friend vs. Your Boyfriend

Dearest readers, At some time in your life, you’ll probably date someone that your best friend hates. You and your best friend typically see eye to eye, but there’s just something about this guy or girl that your best friend can’t stand. So, what do you do? Trust your best friend? But you loveeeeee him/her. Trust…

Love and Relationships: Is your friendship too “forced”?

Dearest readers, Welcome back y’all!! This week’s question brings up a great conversation about friendships and particularly when they seem a little too forced. I’d love to answer your question so go submit here!! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question: How do you know when a friendship is too “forced?” Answer: Do you feel like you’re putting in wayyyyyy…

Love and Relationships: What builds a great foundation to a friendship?

Dearest readers, We’re switching things up a bit this week with a question about friendships! Friendships are some of the most important relationships in our lives that carry us through some of our hardest times, so I’m here to tackle all of your questions, comments, and concerns about them!! As always, go here to send…

Love and Relationships: How do you know it’s love?

Question: How do you know it’s love (not just “like”)? Answer: This question is hard to give a broad answer too. Feelings for someone are so personal. Some can fall in love quickly, others take huge precautions against even muttering the word “love.” But, to me, loving someone has a few “warning signs” that are pretty…

Love and Relationships: Are High School Relationships Worth it?

Dearest readers, Welcome back! Now it’s time to get into the meat of this blog, where I’ll answer any (well almost any) question you may have about friendships and relationships! Can’t wait to see where it takes us… Your friend, Maia Gibson Question: Are high school relationships “worth it”? Answer: Yes. Yes. A thousand times…

Love and Relationships: What is this blog?

Dearest readers, Welcome!! It’s Maia here- staff writer, photography editor, and editorials editor for Alpharetta’s finest, The Hook newspaper. Thanks for stoppin’ by. I wanted to write a love and relationships blog, because I’ve had my own fair share of highs and lows in the realm of el amor y la amistad and want to…