No one ever tells you that a relationship doesn't have to be a disaster, doesn't have to be ruining your life in order for you to end it.
From the outside, I look every bit like the empowered, self-sufficient, blazer-wearing, feminist I've always wanted to be. Just don't look at my bank account.
When I was picking out furniture, my parents insisted that I bring my boyfriend with me to tell me which ones to pick. When I told them I wanted to buy a TV, they insisted that he pick one out for me.