This isn't about how I no longer feel like a "whole me" without my boyfriend, or how my boyfriend has zapped my freedom. In fact, this isn't about my boyfriend at all. It's about how, upon moving to LA, my romantic past might as well have been wiped clean.
Things were different when I told friends back east that I was in a relationship. Truthfully, most of them were floored that I was dating someone, especially dating someone seriously. After all, I was the girl who made a hookup sleep on the couch so I could get a good night sleep in my twin bed — how was it possible that I was volunteering to share my tiny space with another person?
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