Theresa Holland

Theresa is a full-time writer and part-time comedic lifestyle blogger. She likes going to bed early, telling jokes, and writing weekly movie reviews on Instagram. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband. You can follow her on Instagram @thetabootextbook.

8 Signs Your Partner Isn't Your Soulmate, Because Life Is Way Too Short

ByTheresa Holland
For some, being in a relationship can be incredibly comforting. If you've spent a lot of time being single, having an SO can mean that you have finally have someone to spend QT with, even if it's just Netflix and chilling on a Friday night. But when…

Bachelor Nation’s Peter Kraus & Bibiana Julian Are Reportedly Dating & I Have Questions

ByTheresa Holland
I've got some good news for Bachelor Nation fans: Peter Kraus and Bibiana Julian are reportedly dating — please let this be true! Elite Daily has reached out to Kraus and Julian's teams for comment, but did not hear back by the time of publication.…

6 Women Reveal The Moment They Realized They Were Still In Love With Their Ex

ByTheresa Holland
Moving on from a past love can be seriously difficult. And as if the world of dating weren't confusing enough, sometimes you're left wondering whether a new boo would really be better for you than your ex. Do you think you're still in love with your…

7 Christmas Card Ideas For Couples That Don't Totally Suck

ByTheresa Holland
Being in a relationship during the holiday season is kind of the best thing ever, am I right? You have someone to buy a present for, someone to cozy up with when it gets cold AF, and someone to do all your favorite festive things with. If you and…

7 Free Winter Dates That Are So Romantic, You'll Shine As Brightly As The Tinsel

ByTheresa Holland
A winter romance can seriously be the best thing ever. You've got someone to snuggle up with when it's cold, you've got someone to buy a holiday gift for, and you've got standing Friday night plans — yassss! But the cost of going out with your bae…

Cardi B Said She & Offset "Grew Out Of Love," & Here's What That Means

ByTheresa Holland
If you haven't already heard, Cardi B and Offset are no longer baes. The 26-year-old "Money" rapper and new mama told the world in an early-morning IG video on Dec. 5 2018 that she and her rapper hubby will be getting a divorce. In the video, we…

7 Women Reveal The Grandest Romantic Gesture They've Ever Received & I'm Swooning

ByTheresa Holland
Some say that millennials have stopped communicating because they've always got their phones in their faces, but they couldn't be more wrong — romance is one thing we've still got in the bag. In the age of prom-posals and over-the-top engagement…

If Your Ex Is Still Texting You After All This Time, Here's What That Means

ByTheresa Holland
The world of dating can be tough to navigate, and breakups are even harder — especially if you're trying to move on from a past relationship. You might be having a great week and feeling optimistic about your love life when suddenly, you get a text…

This Is How Long You Should Date Before Telling Your Parents, According To Experts

ByTheresa Holland
You're dating someone new, and everything is going ah-mazing. All your friends are well aware of your budding romance, and you've even posted a photo of you two together on Instagram. The logical next step seems to be to let your family know about…

I Introduced My Partner To My Parents On The Second Date & I Have 0 Regrets

ByTheresa Holland
This is gonna sound totally crazy, but my partner met my parents on our second date. The even crazier thing is that I actually attribute a lot of our relationship's success to the fact that I introduced my partner to my parents so early on. I also…

How To Set Rules With Your Roommates About Partners Sleeping Over, Because It Can Get Crowded

ByTheresa Holland
Ah, roommates. Living with friends or just cohabiting with other people can be an amazing experience, as long as everyone follows the ground rules. You might be living with roommates while things with your bae are starting to get more serious, or…

When Your Significant Other Is Growing Tired Of You, Here's How You'll Know

ByTheresa Holland
When they're going well, relationships can be pretty great. However, they can also be totally confusing and frustrating if you're not quite sure where you stand with your partner. If this sounds familiar, you may be wondering how to tell if your…

6 Newlywed Brides Reveal Why They Chose A Destination Wedding & Don't Regret It

ByTheresa Holland
Newlywed brides and brides-to-be know all too well how much work goes into planning a wedding. There's the guest list, the invites, the decor, the dress, the music, and the wedding party. Your to-do list truly feels like it goes on and on. One of…

These 5 Thoughts Are Totally Normal To Have Before Sex, So Don’t Panic

ByTheresa Holland
Sex can be a lot of fun, but can also sometimes be awkward, embarrassing, and nerve-wracking. Before doing the deed, your mind might start to wander. But don't worry — you're not crazy. It's really common to have all types of fleeting thoughts…

7 Songs To Avoid Listening To After A Breakup, Because Your Heart Definitely Will Go On

ByTheresa Holland
Music can be the best medicine, especially when relationship problems have got you down. In fact, if you're heartbroken, you might want to turn to some sappy slow jams to console yourself during this hard time. It seems like there are about a…

I Helped Plan My Own Engagement & It Still Felt Straight Out Of A Tinder-Ella Story

ByTheresa Holland
I guess you could say I helped plan my own engagement. No, I didn't help to plan my proposal (that part was a surprise), but my husband and I did collaborate on when we wanted to get engaged, what my ring would look like, and how long we wanted to…

This Is Why It's So Frustrating When Your Partner Cancels Plans, According To Experts

ByTheresa Holland
Canceled plans can be a part of life. It's probably safe to assume that plenty of people have canceled on you throughout the years, and when things come up, you've canceled on plenty of people as well. Life can get hectic, and sometimes you've gotta…

How To Talk To A New Partner About Where To Spend The Holidays, Because It Can Get Awkward AF

ByTheresa Holland
So, you're dating someone new and everything is seemingly going perfectly. You're having fun, you're feeling comfortable, and the future looks promising. But the holidays are coming up and you're wondering how to talk to a new partner about where to…

 Experts Say It’s Totally OK To Prefer Sleeping In Separate Beds — So, Sweet Dreams

ByTheresa Holland
Intimacy can be complicated, especially when it comes to figuring out the best sleeping arrangement for you. As you may know from a lifetime of experience, getting quality sleep is crucial to feeling good and functioning throughout the day. But for…

Here’s How To Decide If You Should Go On A Date With Someone Who's Off Limits

ByTheresa Holland
Ah, forbidden love. If you've been experiencing a less-than-satisfactory dating life as of late, you might begin to peer with a wandering eye over to someone who's not quite available. So, is it ever OK to go on a date with someone who's off limits?…