People Are Mad Over Delta's Cute, Harmless Little Napkins, No Wonder Love Is Dead In 2019
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With Valentine's Day approaching fast, Coca-Cola and Delta teamed up for a marketing campaign. They passed out napkins encouraging passengers to swap numbers with their "plane crush."

A simple way of saying, "hey, you're on a plane with a bunch of people you don't know and that don't know you. Why don't you take a shot? You never know, you're one true love could be on this very plane! And if not, you'll never see them again anyway!"

Or, at least that's how they intended.

The majority of people, on the other hand, are not so pleased. Some people are saying the napkins are a form of harassment and that it's just downright creepy. While I could see some people's reasoning behind it being a little creepy, it's far from being anywhere close to harassment.




The goal of the napkins was to get people to break from their comfort zone.

Most of our dating lives are hookup centric and revolve around swiping left or right. The napkins were just a cute, innocent way to break the ice IRL without any dating apps.

I can't imagine why a cute little napkin would have so many people in an uproar.

I can understand where some could get that as creepy, but it's entirely harmless. The person is giving you their name and number. They aren't requesting yours. They aren't making you give your number out to strangers on a plane. All they're doing is trying to encourage people to jump out of their comfort zone and take a risk.

Many people are so scared to date in this day and age that they've lost all hope in trying. This napkin was a way to encourage them that, while you may not always get a call back, you won't know if you don't try.

The ones that are finding it as a form of harassment...what makes it that way? Because someone finds you attractive and would like to get to know you?

This is why dating is starting to die away. People are scared of taking the risk of talking to someone they don't know, in fear that they will get falsely accused of harassing someone when they just want to get to know them.

It's one thing to be hesitant in this day and age about grand gestures to ask people out, but in some ways, it's also keeping us from finding the love we deserve.

Even if you aren't interested, the worst that happens is you either tell them you aren't interested to their face or you just say thank you, and throw away the number and you never see them again—you are on a plane after all.



Someone trying to give you their number is in no way shape or form a sign of harassment. If they are consistently throughout the entire flight poking you, trying to get your number, asking multiple times, etc. THAT is harassment.

Dating isn't going to survive if we don't start taking risks in life. Delta and Coca-Cola didn't do anything wrong and they should definitely NOT apologize for trying to be a little helpful in people meeting one another.

If you find offensiveness in Delta and Coca-Cola's cute napkins, you may be part of the problem.

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When You're With The Right Guy, He'll Take The Time To Learn About Your Mental Illness, Trust Me

If he wants to make it work and really loves you, he'll learn all of your ins and outs.

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My boyfriend and I have been dating for a little over a year. The journey we've been on to get to where we are now has been one of the scariest and most fun roller coasters I've ever been on.

My mental health has come in the way of a lot of relationships, both romantic and platonic. I've never quite been able to find a way to master explaining it to people. And I still haven't. Explaining what can happen in your head, when you can barely explain it to yourself is a very difficult and often heart wrenching task.

When I had started dating my boyfriend, I was scared to tell him about my mental health. While I have gained a lot of confidence and it isn't nearly as severe as it was years ago, I know how it can get when "one of those days" comes. I know how scary I can get when I fall into a panic attack. I know how hard it can be to look at someone you love while they have a tear stained face unable to tell you what's wrong.

In the past I've tried two different things. One being that I wouldn't tell them at all and I would try to go day by day like I didn't have this cloud above my head. Once they'd see what I can get like, they'd leave. They "couldn't handle the amount of work I needed" or they felt burdened by being with me. Some would even say they "love me too much to put themselves through seeing me like that."

The other option I tried was putting it all out on the table. I had tried that once. I had told my most recent ex boyfriend everything. I laid it all out on the line, hoping that it would be different. At first, it was. He was comforting and understanding. Until it got to a point where he was using what I told him against me.

He knew my weak points. He knew what would hit the hardest and he was good at what he was doing.

It wasn't until my current boyfriend that I realized that isn't how love should be.

He could tell from the beginning that there were missing puzzle pieces. There were walls that I had build around me that I wasn't about to let just anyone knock down. At first, I found his pestering quite rude. Until he proved his point. He had come to me one night and said he wanted me to tell him everything. No details left behind.

I kind of sat there with my mouth open. I actually tried to pretend as if I didn't know what he was talking about. Within minutes, I was spilling everything. Every crevice I could have touched base on, I did. While I thought he was going to look shocked, scared, or bored even.

He didn't.

He was looking deep into my eyes the whole time. He never broke eye contact with me. He was focused and didn't say anything, just nodded his head. After I was finished and the tears were falling, he held me in an embrace and the only words he could mutter was, "You are so beautiful and one of the strongest people I know. You will get stronger. I promise."

He's taken the time to learn everything. He's watched psychologist's lectures, he's read articles. He's done everything in his power to learn what I need on my dark times. He honestly has gotten to know me so well, I think he knows me better than I know myself.

Not only has it helped our relationship as a whole, but it's helped me learn about myself in a way that I couldn't quite do on my own. He's offered me a kind of love that I've never had before. One where I don't have to fear rejection or getting left behind.

Ladies, if he's the right guy, he'll do whatever it takes to make sure that you have exactly what you need. Not just physically but mentally as well. My guy knows the days where, I could just really use a good cry and being held for 20 minutes. He also knows when I need reassurance.

A guy that truly loves you will learn these things about you. He won't ignore you, he won't brush it off and say "you'll be fine."

Take my word on it, that's the guy you'll want to marry someday.

I know I do.

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10 Ways You Might Be Low-Key Pushing Away Your Partner Without Even Knowing

"And one day your name didn't make me smile anymore."

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Relationships are hard, I get it. You want everything to be perfect, but in reality, nothing is going to be "perfect." When the honeymoon phase ends and things become serious the dynamic of the relationship changes. Unfortunately, not everyone can adapt to that and without realizing it they start to push their partner away. It happens with both men and women...but I only know it from a girls point of view.

So ladies listen up, if you're doing these 10 things you might actually be pushing your boyfriend away without realizing it:

1. You're picking fights over the smallest things.

And they're over silly things, too.

2. You're giving them one word responses.

"Fine," and "cool" are not acceptable responses in person or over a text.

3. You just aren't talking to them.

The silent treatment is a HUGE no. How are you supposed to have a relationship without communication?

4. You're snooping through their personal items.

Totally invasion of privacy.

5. You're hiding how you really feel about them.

If your feelings have changed, then you need to speak up and say something and not ride it out until they leave, or somebody new comes along.

6. You don't want to see them as much.

Time apart is healthy in any relationship but just to not ever want to see them isn't healthy.

7. Or the opposite you want to be with them all the time.

Like I said time apart is healthy, so if you're with them all the time and they don't get time for family, friend, sports, hobbies or whatever, they're going to get annoyed.

8. You're not giving them back what they're giving you.

Whether it's time, respect, love, compassion, etc, you need to give them what they're giving you.

9. You think everything they're saying is a lie.

If you think they're lying all the time there's no trust, and you NEED trust.

10. You're letting your insecurities get the best of you.

Letting you anxiety and fears get to you and letting them win is going to destroy any relationship.

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