Sunday, 25 February 2018

Having a Boyfriend And Creating Relationship Posts

A lot of bloggers I read tend to write about topics to do with sex, disastrous dates, exes, love lessons and I love it. I literally feel like everyone has taken the path of Carrie Bradshaw and it is very entertaining. I love hearing about all the relationship drama that people have gone through, not because I like hearing about the sadness of course but the way bloggers like Sophie writes about relationships is hilarious and most recently Brighton Girl Probs and her amazingly hilarious tinder date diaries.

But the reason I write about this is because although I am very lucky to have found someone at the age of 16 I sometimes wish I could create posts on funny relationship scenarios. I mean that's not saying that I couldn't I guess. But I feel like a relationship can be very private. I mean for one I'd have to ask Sam if I could start talking openly about things that happen in our relationship. Also is it even interesting to hear about the time I was half asleep and Sam decided to wake me up by doing a dab dance and a Sal body dance (If you haven't watched impractical jokers and seen this dance, go.) Or when I'm sorting tin foil in the oven and Sam comes and slaps my bum with a spatula and I jump around cradling it and howling.

Or that currently as I write this we are in a grump with each other because I was curled up on the settee with Sam and I asked if he could pass my drink which led him to replying with me being ungrateful because he'd just made me pancakes and I couldn't get my own drink (I think someone needs to learn the term ungrateful) And how he has called me lazy and I don't think he's quite aware how insecure that makes me feel - when actually I washed up after you cooked so that makes it fair you bastard! So now we'll probably go through the rest of evening ignoring each other and only coming together when his mum cooks us dinner and we'll end the night with a heated discussion on how I need him to apologise or at least sort the problem through a chat otherwise I won't sleep properly because I'm a insecure psycho bitch that needs the reassurance that even after a little tiff he still loves me and actually finds my said laziness a cute little perk of dating me. Because let's be honest we have to try and find all the annoying things they do endearing right?

Maybe as I sit in the lounge I could start sending Sam annoying gifs, just to wind him up more or like I just did, jokingly stick a middle finger up at him as I retrieve my dressing gown and try not laugh knowing he'll take it so personally because I'm childish like that, but you know little things to entertain yourself right. I can see my sister rolling her eyes now if she reads this and is probably thinking jheeze Beth get over it and stop being so petty. But has it ever occurred to you that this is the way I get some entertainment out of a relationship I want hilarious stories too! Don't worry I don't think sending annoying gifs or sticking middle fingers at said partner is hilarious.

But lets be honest, who really wants to hear the ins and outs of a relationship of 7 years and how it's not all rainbows and butterflies. We all just want to know about the fuck boy stories and tips for dating and how on earth we actually play the game.

I guess I long to join the Carrie Bradshaw writing train, just without the whole having to play the dating game (or I'm just incapable with the whole being able to think of entertaining lifestyle posts). Nope, for now I will live vicariously through friends, other bloggers and play the naked attraction game - note, I could never date someone if I saw their penis first. And I'll watch things like love island, married at first sight and celebs going dating because they are hilarious and we absolutely love dating scandals!
Ok, so I know I just had a ramble about being in a relationship and the joys (or not so much) that goes with it. But I think it would be far too wrong not mention this outfit. Because well look at it. I am usually your jean kinda gal. I don't do flares I don't different materials for my bottom half. But when I bought this top along to shoot and the lovely India suggested pairing it with these trousers I said yes. Why not? How do we know what we like unless we give something new a try. I must admit I absolutely love love this outfit. I want to wear it all the time. However as you can tell in some of the photos they are a little see through so make sure you wear either nice pants (because who doesn't love gorgeous underwear) or pants that would be invisible! I think pairing it with hi top vans really helps dress it down and I love the bright white stitching contrast with it.

Now this top. I originally was going to pair it with blue jeans with inspiration from Lauren. But obviously like stated above I didn't. I loved the colour of this top and the way it wrapped around but was long enough to tuck into the trousers so just give such a nice wrap around look without seeing the tie detail which is amazing. The sleeves also are a little flared which again would scare me off but I love the look its giving.

With the weather getting warmer (fingers crossed it actually stays) I think this is definitely the way I want my spring wardrobe to start taking. I need to keep developing my look and although denim will always be a fave I want to keep seeing what alternatives I can find.
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Beth x


  1. That outfit is so cute. I always find it hard to write about long term relationships. There just doesnt seem as much to say x

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  2. I totally get what you mean about reading about scandalous dating but can’t do yourself in a relationship, but I find relationship stories just as funny! Also I think this outfit is so cute and really suits you xxx

  3. I’m the same - I keep my relationship private even though I love hearing about other people’s!

    Really love your writing style - so nice and chatty.

    Ali xxx

  4. LOVE LOVE LOVE this outfit±±

    Ellie xx

  5. i love a good carrie bradshaw relationship post and have done them myself but only recently told the story about how i met my current boyfriend. its just something so important and so personal to me and a memory i cherish so much.