Stay Out

How many times have you been in a situation where a friend is having problems with their partner and asked you to step in on some level? I know we all have and it can be very frustrating. You don’t want to tell your friend no, but you also don’t want to step into your friend’s relationship. If there is one thing I have learned, it is to stay all the way out of it, it is neither your place nor your business! This topic was really on my mindRead More


Have you ever been involved in a relationship where it was was evident that you were into the other person way more than they were into you? You would profess your love, your commitment to them, and your plans to establish a long-term relationship with them. Over time, your goal in the relationship was to make them and keep them happy at all costs. But regardless of all the good you have done, one mistake and you’re in bad standings and one foot out the door. You find yourself alwaysRead More

Dear CRF, Is This a Sign?

Dear CRF, “I have a friend who has had hard times and whenever I compliment [him] or make reference to how great [he is], it turns into an argument. Just want the best for [him]. But it’s becoming verbal abuse. Is that a sign of an emotionally unavailable person?” CRF RESPONSE: I am sorry you are going through this with your “friend” (using that word loosely because this doesn’t seem like a friendship at all). It is admirable that you have taken into account the difficult time your friend hasRead More

Is All Really Fair in Love & War

Why do some people take the breakup of someone else’s relationship to heart? Some people will hear one side and take it as law, forgetting that there are two sides to every story. Some for whatever reason will get so emotionally attached to one person that they forget that it takes 2 to make a thing go right, and wrong. Being objective is thrown out the window in favor of thinking emotionally, which is an oxymoron all because something happened to someone else. Girl don’t worry, I’m going to cutRead More

The Art of Fighting

It happens in every couple. A miscommunication becomes a petty argument that could lead to worse things. A lot of people have strong personalities and don’t know how to go from doing what’s best for them to thinking for what’s best for the couple. Here are a few easy tips to navigate disagreements with your significant other. 1. Stick to the topic If you’re arguing about your significant other never washing the dishes, don’t bring in how they gave you a crappy gift for your birthday or some other mistakeRead More