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Letting go has never been a strength of mine. Whether that is letting go of people, relationships, expectations or attachments. Even if none of these things are doing me any good or bringing any value to my life. I am often loyal to a fault and generally need to get…

The confidence-boosting power of boudoir photography

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I recently had boudoir photos taken, purely for my own enjoyment. Boudoir photography has been in existence since the 1920’s, but it seems like it is still a slightly taboo subject for some reason. When I was younger, my aunt had them taken as…

Why do we ever settle for less than what we want in relationships?

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Why do we settle for less than what we want and are worthy of in a relationship? Especially, when we know better? Even after years of therapy and self-growth work and healing? …

Learning to let go of control and embrace ease

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As a single person, I find that I spend a ridiculous amount of time thinking about relationships and dating and trying to figure out how and when the right person will show up in my life. I’ve tried all of the…

Moving through uncertain times…

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A few months ago, I had an oracle card reading with a trusted friend/spiritual teacher. I was going through an uncertain relationship situation and had a specific question in mind for the reading, in terms of which direction I should go with this person. I knew…

How many more articles can I possibly read that claim to have the secret to successful dating?

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Dating is supposed to be fun, a special kind of adventure that hopefully leads us to a person that we want to commit to for the foreseeable future. So, why can’t we just…

Sometimes, we just need to let the tears flow

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I am a highly sensitive person. I have big feelings and emotions, and I have come to embrace and love that about myself. I also am not afraid to be vulnerable and show my feelings to others, especially those closest to…

Craving more fun and ease during heavy times

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You know what I want more of right now? Lightness. Ease. Fun. If there is one overarching theme or feeling that has been most prevalent over the past year, it is heaviness. The pandemic has brought so much anxiety and worry, which…

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Until this past year, space was never something I spent much time contemplating. Over the course of the pandemic, it became imperative to find spaces where I felt safe, nurtured and supported by my surroundings. …

The struggle to trust again after heartbreak

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I could not believe what I was hearing. I struggled to focus as the man I loved was telling me that he had cheated on me. In addition to that, he also confessed that he had been lying to me since the day…

Breanne Szabados

Based in California, loves writing, reading, yoga and concert-going and finds people and relationships endlessly fascinating

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