The Ambrose Girls

Karen & Kristy are twins who write about all things dating & girly. Raised in the Buckeye state and graduates of OSU, the girls now live in Nashville. Look out, being twins means 2X the dating drama! Want more? Read at theambrosegirls.com

6 Ways To Handle Your Breakup With Your Ex If He’s Part Of Your Friend Group

ByThe Ambrose Girls
There are about a thousand good reasons to date someone in your friend group. For one, your people are his people. You don't have to worry about the awkward introductions to your crew — you already know they love him. Also, when you date someone in…

My Married Friends Call Me A 'Spinster,' But Here's Why I Embrace It

ByThe Ambrose Girls
While I absolutely love and adore my married girlfriends, there is one big thing I wish they knew: I am completely fine being single, and I am completely fine NOT getting married any time soon... or ever. Don't get me wrong; I'm all for marriage and…

I Cheated On My Boyfriend, And I Don't Regret Doing It At All

ByThe Ambrose Girls
I can honestly say I have cheated on a boyfriend, and I have absolutely no regrets about it. Although that statement sounds cold and harsh, hear me out before judging me. When I was in college, I had my first “real” boyfriend. I was young, and swept…

This Is What Was Holding Me Back From Finding A Relationship For Years

ByThe Ambrose Girls
“I hate being single." “Am I the problem?” “Seriously, will anyone ever like me again?!” To be completely honest, I have used and abused the aforementioned quotes ... plus many more. I have complained about being single AF over the past few months,…

Why Your Parents Are Probably Right If They Don't Like Your Boyfriend

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When I was new to the whole dating and relationships thing, I dated someone my parents truly did not like. Actually, "did not like" is a huge understatement — they genuinely loathed every bit of him. Even though this was my first boyfriend and I had…

Why It's OK To Secretly Want Your Ex To Fail

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I once read an article that discussed how there is nothing worse on earth than having your ex be more successful than you are post-breakup. And I have to say I agree. It's one thing for them to move on to someone new. In that instance, you can…

I'm Thankful For The Term 'Negging' To Describe My Past Abusive Relationship

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Negging is a misogynist tactic that aims to lower a woman's self-esteem in order to break her down to get what is wanted from her, i.e. a relationship, date, etc. So there's finally an Urban Dictionary term for the fucking awful treatment I received…

How To Break The Curse Of The Oldest Dating Trend: Feeling Insecure

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Frustrated and confused by the modern day dating world (and so over the fuckboys), I decided to take refuge in one of my all time favorite goth romance novels, "Rebecca." Originally published in 1938, "Rebecca" has reminded me of the stark…

You Probably Don't Miss Him, You Just Miss Having Somewhere To Belong

ByThe Ambrose Girls
A sense of belonging can be defined as a basic human need, just like the need for food and shelter. Feeling that you belong is a crucial part in seeing value in your life. We all have an inherent desire to belong to something more, to something…

Why Not Believing In Marriage Doesn't Make Me Bitter

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I believe in love conquering all; I believe in soulmates; I believe in marriage. What I don't believe in is the Millennial haphazard treatment of this huge commitment. I will never be the person to get married to check the box, accomplish some “life…

I Have Tons Of Matches On Dating Apps, But I'm Waiting To Find Love IRL

ByThe Ambrose Girls
No judgment here, but personally, I have always been against dating apps like Bumble and Tinder. Sure, I've tested them out before (relationship blogger research, of course), but something about the principle of the whole thing just rubs me the…

Getting Back With An Ex Will Only Prove How Much You've Both Changed

ByThe Ambrose Girls
It's inevitable that as humans, we grow and evolve over time. When it comes to relationships, sometimes people change for the other person, or perhaps the other person changes for him or her. Maybe it's eating more healthily, dressing better or a…

How Reaching Out To An Ex Can Revive Your Tired And Discouraged Dating Attitude

ByThe Ambrose Girls
It's a known fact to all of us that the world of dating can be pretty terrifying. We go to bars and meet strangers, or swipe right and set up something with someone who “seems” normal only to find out we were sorely, sorely mistaken. We place our…

Why It's Crucial To Stand Up For Yourself In Your 'Almost' Relationship

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Recently, my sister and I were discussing the male species — which, as relationship bloggers, happens QUITE frequently. Go figure! However, this particular back-and-forth banter during our typical couch and tea-filled Monday night struck a chord…

4 Ways Clinging To A Lingering Ex Ruins Your Romantic Life

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I recently wrote an article for Elite Daily about an ex who lingers in the forefront of a girl's mind. As described in my article, he is the one ex who, for whatever reason, hasn't dissipated into the mysterious beyond that all exes should…

This Is The Weird Way Being Single AF Messes With Your Mind

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Let's be honest here for a moment and discuss something that happens when you're single for a long period of time: It fucks with your head. What I'm talking about is deeper than the eye rolls we all share immediately following the never-ending…

Staying Objective In A Relationship Will Always Save You From Heartbreak

ByThe Ambrose Girls
The ability to “see clearly” in a relationship is frequently described as impossible. If a girlfriend is deep in the throes with a shitty ex, a common explanation for her irrational behavior is that she is too close to the situation and is not…

This Guy Has The Best Reason For Why He Never Asks Out Women

ByThe Ambrose Girls
A little bit ago we wrote an article on yours truly, Elite Daily, called “If You Really Liked Her, You'd Be The First One To Make A Move.” The title here pretty much sums up the point of the article, but incase you need more of a clue in: Guys, just…

If You Really Liked Her, You'd Be The First One To Make A Move

ByThe Ambrose Girls
When a guy has a crush on a woman, the normal progression of action would look something like the following: 1. Ask her for her phone number. 2. Strike up a text conversation, or make a real phone call. 3. Ask her out on a date. 4. Plan the date. 5.…

Stop Worrying If The Girl You're With Is Still Hung Up On Her Ex

ByThe Ambrose Girls
Some of our most beautiful love stories – the ones that form us and touch us deeper than we ever could imagine – come to an end. When this happens, we are left alone, forced to muster up the courage to piece ourselves together bit by bit. We attempt…