​20 Thoughts Every Girl Has When She Brings A Guy To Her Dorm Room For The First Time

Nothing terrifies me more than bringing a guy over to my dorm room. I live in my own room in a suite of ten single rooms, but the walls are paper thin, and noise travels fast, so soon the eight other girls in my suite will hear a masculine voice and know someone has infiltrated the forces.

It's always exciting meeting someone new, but it can be super nerve-wracking too because they could be nothing like who they are online or outside of the classroom. I feel like guys are so low maintenance, but I still like to make sure every little thing is presentable for him when he comes over. Of course, it doesn't always work out that way. This thing called life makes us super busy when we really need a free twenty minutes to clean up a little...or a lot.

1. Is my room a mess... I haven't been back all day

2. Let me just shove everything out of sight and pretend I'm this clean all the time

3. If he can't appreciate my stuffed animals he isn't the kind of man I need in my life

4. Do I smell?

5. Should I keep this outfit on or switch into something comfier? I think I'll go with athleisure because comfort is key

6. Was that a knock? He's here!

7. OK, OK... he's so much cuter IRL

8. This convo is going really well, I'm actually shocked this guy knows how to hold a real conversation


10. I'm just going to put my bag on top of it and hope he doesn't realize what I'm doing

11. Let's plug in the old reliable string lights to really set the mood

12. Wow, I'm really sitting here with this super cute boy, touching knees! He has the cutest smile...

13. Did I tell my suitemates that there's a boy over?

14. Do I have condoms? (You know, just in case)

15. I should probably offer him something to drink or eat

16. This movie is beyond boring I kinda regret picking it

17. He's about to kiss me... here we go!!

18. What a great kisser, maybe a little too much tongue, but other than that no complaints on this end

19. No Netflix, we aren't still watching, but thanks for asking

20. He complimented me on my Johnny Cash Poster and asked to see me again. Looks like I can revert to my less than clean ways again until he comes back!

Hopefully hanging out again actually happens, but it's so hard to gauge what a guy will do these days. All we can do is play the perfect host in our small cube of space called a dorm!

Literally, so hot RN

Literally, so hot RN

Sorry Boys, But I Won’t Be That Girl Who Waits Around For You Anymore

Just because I know my worth doesn't mean I should have to wait around for you to realize it too.


I'm like most girls. I am such a hopeless romantic when it comes to dating and all that jazz. With that being said, I have also been the type of girl who has waited around for that guy once or twice (OK let's be real, one too many times).

I am a nice person and a lot of my friends know that I have a kind heart. You can do me dirty and I will forgive you. When it came to guys they could have led me on or ghosted me and later on came back out of nowhere and apologized, more than likely I would have given them a second chance at redemption.

I waited around for that guy to either realize how great we would be together or realize how great of a girl I was. All of my friends would tell me how great I was and how worthy I was but in the end, they weren't the ones I wanted to hear that from. Which was why I waited around and thought up of an excuse to defend the guy I was waiting around for.

The older I got the more I realized how silly I was for waiting around for a guy who probably did not appreciate me the way I should have been appreciated. I realized that I was much better than that and I made a promise that I would stop waiting around. Of course, I did slip up here and there (I mean, I am only human after all).

It wasn't until I was beyond over the male species that I realize how ridiculous I was being for crying over someone who stopped talking to me without rhyme or reason. That was the moment that I realized how worthy I was of a great relationship. A relationship that you see in movies or see in old couples who have been married for 65 years.

I decided I was no longer going to be THAT girl who waited around for a guy. I was no longer going to defend him when my friends asked me why I was still talking to him. I was no longer going to wait around for him to realize how worthy I was. Ever since I promised myself that I was going to live MY best life I have been beyond happy.

Yeah sometimes I say to myself "he was different" but then I remind myself that if he truly cared for me the way I cared for him then I would not have to wait around. He would not only pursue me but also my heart.

So ladies, realize your worth. Stop waiting around for that guy to come to the conclusion how amazing you are. You are a queen and if he can't see that right off the bat, he is NOT worth your time. Wear your crown with your head held high, live your best life, and slay the day away, queen.


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You’re Not Going To Meet Someone On Your Couch Watching Netflix, So Get Your Ass Up

Dating isn't easy, but getting off the couch shouldn't be too hard.


I don't mean to come off as harsh.

The words are directed at me just as much as they are anyone else. Dating isn't easy, especially when most of us have been out of practice. Even as an extroverted person, the idea of striking up a conversation with an attractive guy makes me anxious. If you are fine with being single then this article isn't for you but for the rest of us who want to change our stagnant relationship status, keep on reading.

Dating has changed drastically since our parents' days. In-person conversations have shifted to words on screens, while dinners and drive-in movie theaters have turned into "Netflix and chill." While some of us might be OK with these casual meetings, others want to be wooed. No matter what kind of relationship you're looking for, I can tell you that you aren't going to find it while laying on your couch. Starting something new is stressful and nerve-wracking, but you have to start somewhere. Sometimes we need to get out of our comfort zones in order to put ourselves in a situation to meet someone new. Whether it's a house party, a nice night out with your girls, or maybe even an invite to study with a new group of friends, these all have the possibility of you putting yourself out there.

There is the potential to meet someone new anywhere: the library, the grocery store, or even in class. While it's important to put yourself out there, don't put so much pressure on everyone you meet. Some people are meant to just be friends, while others have the possibility to be so much more. If you try and it doesn't work out with one person, don't beat yourself up — maybe it wasn't meant to be, or the timing just wasn't right. All I'm trying to say is that you will never know what's out there if you don't get off the couch. I've had a lot of heartbreak in my life and sometimes I think that stops me from trying something new. It's hard to come to terms with that you might be what's stopping you from having a relationship with somebody. We need to remind ourselves that we deserve to be loved and be happy, and a healthy romantic relationship can give us that, we just have to be willing to try.

So strike up a conversation with the cute guy in your English class. Text the boy who you've always wondered "what if." Flirt with the guy who you make eye contact with across the bar. Or don't. The choice is yours. Sitting on the couch hasn't been working for you though, so you might as well try something new.

If you're truly content with being single, I'm happy for you. Keep watching Netflix on your couch, don't let me stop you. But for everyone else who wants to change their relationship status, pause the show, close the laptop or turn off the TV. Try something new, even though it's scary. I'm not saying a boyfriend will just fall into your lap, but it certainly doesn't hurt to try.

Someone could be out there waiting for you, all you have to do is get off the damn couch.

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