Things I Love/Hate about relationships

Okay so.. Basically I’m a relationship kinda guy..despite what some people may think. 80% of the time I prefer being a relationship than being with a load of randoms. I like things to mean something. I’m not even embarrassed to say that I like romance and I like to be romantic. I think lads should pay for stuff and pull out girls chairs and open their doors etc etc. Might be old fashioned but I enjoy it so fuck it.

Anyways, I haven’t been in a relationship for quite a while and I’m trying to figure out if it’s what I really want right now so I’ve made a list of things I Love about them and things I don’t love so much. This was originally me just trying to organise my thoughts but fuck it I’ll post it if anyone’s bored enough to read this ..

Things I Love

– Having someone there that will listen to you when you need to talk..help you with a problem or even just have a laugh. I like my girlfriend to be my best friend.
– Cuddles and Spooning.
– Very regular sex.. Nuff said
– Good morning texts.. And “other” texts that only a girlfriend would send.
– Showing her off. I’m proud of whatever is mine so Im happy showing my girl off in front of my mates. And smirking at the fellas who can’t have her because she’s mine.
– Knowing that someone loves you, cares about you, and wants to be with YOU makes it pretty hard to ever be sad.
– Having crazy deep stupid conversations that you only have with someone you’re mad comfortable with instead of bullshit small talk.
– Having someone that understands you and accepts you for who you are and still loves you is an amazing feeling.
– Date nights, holding hands, netflix and chill.. All that good shit
– Stupid inside jokes that crack yous up that no one else understands
– Not wasting time trying to pull when you’re out because you have a beautiful girl already.
– Getting drunk and high with your girl should be top of this list tbh.

Things I dislike
– I dislike how relationships either end in something very serious or they end all together. I think that’s a lot of pressure. I guess you just have to be prepared for that and make sure the girl is worth it, either way.
– Jealousy. I can be a very jealous guy.. I’m very protective and I can get angry quick enough if I think something’s going on which I need to work on because it’s either that or I don’t give a fuck at all so I need to find a middle ground.
Your girlfriend can get jealous too. Which CAN be cute sometimes but it can be an absolute nightmare aswell if she’s going psycho every time a girl looks at you or likes your pic.. Relax.. It’s not my fault I’m good looking.
– The fear that they will cheat on you. This is a constant fear of mine because I’ve been cheated on before and I’ve been fucked over loads of times so I just think people are really hard to trust. And sometimes it’s easier to just be single and not worry about that shit.
– Their family and friends have to like you. For me, this is a must because I just think it’s crazy awkward when you know her sister or friends think she shouldn’t be with you or her parents hate you etc I want an easy life and I could do without that.
– Having fights and seeing your single friends care free. I hate when I’m fighting with a girl and I see my mates and I just think fuck that it’s really not worth it.
– When you’re in a relationship all of a sudden everyone wants a piece of you. This leads to serious temptation but results in nothing but daydreams.
– When you’re single you have no one to answer to.. Which sometimes I actually like because I like being looked after but most of the time I rather do my own thing and not have someone nagging me about my life decisions.

That’s all I can think of at the moment.. I do think relationships are better than being single overall but they both definitely have their flaws.
Making this list has just made me more confused….

Oh well .. Laters guys !!

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How to get over someone

1. Do You
If you loved someone and it broke down and you’re trying to move on, the first thing to do is focus on yourself. Think about the way you want to be, your goals for the future, HOW you’re going to make yourself happy.

When I was trying to get over someone this year it felt like it would never happen. Of course you can take your few days to have a cry and feel sorry for yourself or if you’re me get off your head hammered. But after that you need to snap out of it and realise it’s over and the sooner you realise that the sooner you will be happy. I decided I was going to put all of my effort into work. I was going to earn loads of money, save up, move out and travel, which would hopefully make me happy. I’ve been doing that all Summer and I feel really proud for how hard I’ve worked and how far I’ve come.

2. Chill with the lads/girls
Your mates love you and they don’t want to see you sad over some bastard/bitch. You should have a rule that yous never mention their name in convo. Chill out, go cruising, go on a night out, do anything that takes your mind off what you’re feeling because you’ll soon realise 2 hours has passed and you haven’t thought about them once. Do not isolate yourself and listen to achy breaky love songs… trust me..it won’t help.

3. Delete and Block it all
Those photos you have on your phone are no good to you now, they will only make you sad/pissed off. Delete them all so you don’t have to see them ever again. Block your ex on everything, because we all know you be checking their whatsapp last seen like there’s no tomorrow wondering who they’re texting, why are they online, and worst of all sending drunk texts that don’t fucking delete from the convo. Block all that shit, you don’t need the stress of that. Out of sight, out of mind.

4. “I miss you”
This WILL happen. No matter what they did.. It will suddenly hit you that you miss them. You will want to text or ring them and hear their voice or have a chat, maybe try work things out?
This is because at one point you did love them but you miss what you HAD. Most of the time you do not miss THEM. You hear a song, or see something that reminds you of them and you’re hit with a PANG. When this happens think about the bad things, why it broke down in the first place.. How annoying they can be.. How they never shut the fuck up.. How mean they can be.. How THEY haven’t text/called you once..Whatever it is about them that you don’t like, fucking focus on that shit and make sure it’s all you think about when they unfortunately come into your head. Remember that they’re not missing you.

5. Get with someone else
This is selfish but I believe it has to happen. You need the attention and you need to know you still got it. Go out and talk to someone you like, and be with them. It can just be a one night thing, no strings attached but being with someone else will make you feel better in the long run. You realise you can have other people and that down the line there will be somebody else for you. And if nothing else, it’s sex so end of argument haha.

6. Give it enough time
Getting over someone you really loved is never going to be an easy or quick process. I seriously think it’s one of the hardest things to go through in life but if you give yourself enough time and enough space away from that person you should feel your heart slowly mending itself and after awhile you feel a lot stronger than you did when it first happened.

7. Realise what you’re worth
Now I’m pretty sure you are all wonderful people but unfortunately not many people give themselves the credit. You need to value yourself and recognise that you need to be treated WELL. Nobody deserves to be treated badly and you should never let anyone do that to you. Gain back your confidence and learn to love yourself. Which is a VERY hard thing to do for some people, including myself, but once you do…you find happiness. Write down one thing you like about yourself everyday until you have a long list. Once you feel good about yourself you will feel positive about YOUR future and not dwell in the past.

8. Keep Busy
After these 7 things a few weeks maybe months should have passed, and through doing these things you should encounter new people and new things. So all of a sudden you realise that you haven’t thought about them all day. You don’t even care who they’re texting or what they’re up to because you’re busy with YOUR life. You’re on your way to achieving your goals whatever they may be and you might even like someone else who’s making you forget about them completely. For the first time in a long time you know you’re going to be okay.. which means you’re well on the road to happiness.

It took me a long time to get through these steps especially since I have BPD and when I love someone I reaaaally love them and when it ends it can feel like my whole world is falling apart and there’s no point in even being here. It can get very bad. But I’ve changed my mindset and literally forced myself out of bed so many times so that I can go out and better myself.  A few months down the line I’m finally happy, I’m seeing someone I really really like and care about, (She loves me 😉), and I’m working hard towards my goals.

You deserve to be happy and if you’re going through a break up I feel for you. But don’t stay at the pity party too long because the rest of your life is waiting and life is extremely short. Try spend it happy.

Thanks for reading I hope it helps someone.

Peace x

Soundtrack of my life

I love music more than anything else in the entire world it’s magical how much power it has and crazy the effect it has on me! Here’s a list of my favourite songs in the whole world whether you care or not … All of the songs mean something specific to me and I suppose they could be used as the soundtrack to my life … 🙂

1. Soul Asylum – Runaway Train
2. Fritz and Paul Kalkbrenner – Sky and Sand (My funeral song)
3. Green Day – Jesus of Suburbia
4. Green Day – Whatsername
5. Blink 182 – always
6. Blink 182 – feeling this
7. Gigi D’Agostino – La Passion
8. Robbie Williams – Eternity
9. Oasis – Live Forever
10. Eminem – Beautiful
11. Hopsin – Ill mind of Hopsin 5,6,7
12. Green Day – Give Me Novacaine
13. Green Day – Basket Case
14. Arctic Monkeys – Stop the world
15. Arctic Monkeys – A certain romance
16. One Republic – Say All I Need
17. SemiSonic – Closing Time
18. Red Hot Chilli Peppers – Dani California
19. The xx – Intro
20. 2pac – Keep ya head up
21. Justin Timberlake – What goes around
22. Eminem – Hailies Song
23. Jack Mellencamp – Jack and Diane
24. Iggy Pop – The passenger
25. Duran Duran – Hungry like a wolf
26. Jaymes Young – Parachute
27. Kodaline – Way back when
28. Greg Laswell – Comes and goes (Niklas Thal Edit)
29. M83 – Wait (Kygo Edit)
30. Dandy Warhols – Bohemian Like You
31. Bakermat – Vandaag
32. Squeeze – Is that love?
33. Steve Miller Band – The Joker
34. Michael Jackson – Man in the mirror
35. Chris Brown – Forever
36. Bob Marley – Redemption Song
37. Bob Marley – Is this love
38. Faithless – Insomnia
39. Owl City – Vanilla Twilight
40. All American Rejects – Move Along
41. Nickelback – Far Away
42. Kodaline – All I want
43. Lana Del Rey – Born to die
44. Billy Joel – Piano Man
45. Foals – My Number
46. Outkast – Ms Jackson
47. Biggie – Suicidal Thoughts
48. 2pac – Changes
49. Plain White T’s – A Lonely September
50. Honour Society – Where are you now
51. Eagle Eye Cherry – Save Tonight
52. Kid Cudi – Dat New New
53. Kid Cudi – pursuit of happiness
54. MGMT – Time to pretend
55. Coldplay – The scientist
56. Stereophonics – Nothing Compares To You
57. Stereophonics – Dakota
58. Kanye West – Heartless
59. Jay Z – Dirt off your shoulder
60. Ed Sheeran – Give me love
61. Ed Sheeran – Little Bird
62. Kanye West – Homecoming
63. Eminem – Mockingbird
64. Foster the kids – Pumped up kicks
65. Gorillaz – Melancholy Hill
66. Jason Derulo – Ridin Solo
67. Jack Johnson – Do you remember?
68. Eric Claptone – Wonderful Tonight
69. John Lennon – Imagine
70. U2 – Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own
71. Blink 182 – Adams Song
72. Coldplay – Fix You
73. T.I – whatever you like
74. Cheap Trick – I want you
75. Jet – Are u gonna be my girl
76. Dexys Midnight Runners – Come on Eileen
77. Childish Gambino – Heartbeat
78. Mika – Happy Ending

Things that make me happy :)

1. Southern fried chicken
2. Popcorn
3. Other foods (bacon, potato etc)
4. Tea (can never have enough)
5. Waking up to a beautiful sunny day.
6. SLEEPING
7. Lie ins and waking up without a hangover.
8. Cuddling someone.
9. Bear Hugs.
10. When someone remembers something about you that you thought didn’t matter.
11. When you’re holding hands with someone and they squeeze it.
12. Blaring my favourite tunes on walks or when I’m home alone.
13. Dancing and Singing in the shower.
14. Conversations that require no effort to be interesting, they just are.
15. When someone says they are proud of me.
16. My little brothers laugh and smile. The way he checks out every girl he sees and he’s only one hahaha.
17. Swapping LAD stories with my dad, my cousins, my brother and the lads of course.
18. Lad nights out and lazy days.
19. When a girl wears my boxers.
20. Making someone smile.
21. Finding new music to become obsessed with and when someone has the same music taste as you.
22. Concerts & Festivals.
23. When my hair and beard look good.. Hahaha
24. Making someone laugh.
25. Laughing about the antics of back in the day with my mates.
26. Baby animals, monkeys, hippos, puppies, turtles, anything really!
27. When someone says “this reminded me of you” or “I thought of you when..”
28. Conversations that don’t end, they just pick up the next morning.
29. Getting paid €€€
30. Writing blogs 😉

There’s 30 things that make me happy some a little more serious than others but each one certainly does make me smile!