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Amelia Wright14 hours ago
A Promise of Improved Replies
The first time Jon called me nurturing, my heart shriveled like a grape left to dry. I felt my intestines inside my body as if someone were unraveling them to be placed in front of me to see. All my v...
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Ashley Star16 hours ago
Wounded Survivor
Do you ever think of me? I still think of you but I wish I didn’t. You still haunt my nightmares and have created a fear that is instilled inside me. I wish there was a drug that could erase your exis...
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Meredith Connell16 hours ago
Out of the Woods
I pulled the covers over my bare shoulders and pulled a pillow to my naked breasts. I glanced over at the clock. It read 5:55. "He should be back soon," I thought. We lived on a farm somewhere in the ...
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Billi Keogh20 hours ago
The Reason It Never Worked Out Before
When you are young, in the crazy mix of school work, trying to have a social life every girl is jealous of, and fighting to grow up fast, one of the biggest concerns for a young girl is love. Love. It...
Luis Guerra20 hours ago
A Night Walk!
A walk of different things. I am a little inspired tonight, and I would like to write this with the purpose of sharing with you our night together. A night filled with love, passion, and a lot of new ...
Denise Willisa day ago
When Love Isn't Forever
It was the worst year of my life, other than the year I lost my father. I had acquired a case of trigger thumb in both hands, a condition that causes your thumbs to bend at the joint and they won't un...
Uldouz Wallace5 days ago
Noel Leon and Uldouz Wallace Answer All Your Questions
Noel and I collaborate a lot on Instagram - we laugh, we pose, and then we laugh some more! We get interviewed a lot, so we decided to ask each other some tough questions: what our love lives are like...
The Trans Awakening
This story is a pretty deep one filled with confusion and emotion. It’s a story of a girl who didn’t know she was a girl until she was an adult man. This is a story of a 25-year-old woman born and rai...
Paige Barnowski12 days ago
I Was Demoted After Being Sexually Harassed
I've worked every entry level job under the sun; some for days, some for years. I've done everything from answering phones behind a desk, to flipping burgers in a greasy kitchen. However, even with a ...
Deepti Konduru17 days ago
The Adventure Begins
I've hesitated continuously deciding on whether or not to not only write this, but also post this for the world to see, because I somehow convinced myself that my message in this piece was worth readi...
What NOT to Say to a Flood Survivor
Houston, Texas has just endured a flood and weather event of historic proportions in Hurricane Harvey. Survivors are fatigued and battered, stunned by their losses. If you know someone affected by thi...
Sarah Toto-Craiga month ago
The Story of a "Prison Wife"
In the photo above, what do you see? Some would see it as a couple overcoming a task together. Perhaps she couldn't quite make the climb on the rock so she's looking to her partner for support. She ha...
Dating: Do's & Don'ts
Dating is complicated. So we simplified it for you. What to do and what not to do - the Dating edition.
Online Dating
Match.com, Tinder, JDate, and beyond. Welcome to the world wide web of dating. Are you ready to sign up?
Second Chance at Love
From breaking up after 3 years to divorcing after 50; we're here to tell you that you can love again.
Luigino Taboada2 days ago
Why Communication Is Everything
There aren't very many people who understand the power of words. In the short amount of time that I've been gifted with the opportunity to live and breathe on this planet, I've worked in various indus...
Vanna James6 days ago
Misconception
A little advice I wish I would have had 10 years ago.. there's a certain type of guy every girl should avoid. He's a guy you will no doubt encounter in your love life, and he will have you wrapped up ...
How to Help Your Partner Feel Beautiful
Once upon a time, I was with the father of my child. He, at first, seemed to really find me attractive — but then after a while, that ended. I soon began to feel very alone, and not only because of al...
Tanisha Dagger2 days ago
Relationships with Bits Mixed In?
Relationships have many different aspects within different opportunities. They can have times where they can be very pleasing and very happy but they can also have times where they can be hard and dif...
Kelly Roberson2 days ago
Nothin' Like You
Chapter 1: Dust
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ASHLEY SMITH3 days ago
Dating Sites
When looking for love many people turn to a dating site, either as an option or as an easier answer to actually looking for someone in a conventional way. Meeting people at a bar or a party can be dif...
Lana Nevers14 hours ago
More Than Just a Summit
I’ve done a lot of ambitious things in my life, but amongst the hardest was waking up at 3 AM to climb the highest peak in the states, trek 7,000 feet of elevation, by myself, then hike back down with...
Amelia Wright14 hours ago
A Promise of Improved Replies
The first time Jon called me nurturing, my heart shriveled like a grape left to dry. I felt my intestines inside my body as if someone were unraveling them to be placed in front of me to see. All my v...
MC
Meredith Connell16 hours ago
Out of the Woods
I pulled the covers over my bare shoulders and pulled a pillow to my naked breasts. I glanced over at the clock. It read 5:55. "He should be back soon," I thought. We lived on a farm somewhere in the ...
Lana Nevers14 hours ago
More Than Just a Summit
I’ve done a lot of ambitious things in my life, but amongst the hardest was waking up at 3 AM to climb the highest peak in the states, trek 7,000 feet of elevation, by myself, then hike back down with...
Will Boys Be Boys?
I have a male friend who paints his toenails. He prefers glitter polish, usually in blues or purples. He is meticulous about his nails, refusing to wear sandals if his polish is chipped or grown out. ...
Tanisha Dagger4 days ago
Who Killed Me?
Although I won't be using any names, I’m sure you will get the idea of what happened during this period in my life. It all started around the age of 15, like any normal fifteen-year-old girl, I would ...
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Ashley Star16 hours ago
Wounded Survivor
Do you ever think of me? I still think of you but I wish I didn’t. You still haunt my nightmares and have created a fear that is instilled inside me. I wish there was a drug that could erase your exis...
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Meredith Connell16 hours ago
Out of the Woods
I pulled the covers over my bare shoulders and pulled a pillow to my naked breasts. I glanced over at the clock. It read 5:55. "He should be back soon," I thought. We lived on a farm somewhere in the ...
Renee .3 days ago
Failing at Love
I’ve been in love only twice. My first love was in 8th grade but it didn’t really mean anything, I loved him for the wrong reasons. Our relationship didn’t last long. He was a sweet and caring boy but...
Vanessa Diasa month ago
Strong Women Are Not That Strong
Almost a decade ago, in my first year as a Psychology undergraduate student, a colleague of mine said to me, "You are good at picking up the big fights, but you never go for the little ones." It took ...
Sandra Bakera month ago
9 and 1 Ways to Make the Best Impression on His Parents
As a rule of thumb, it’s important that you’ve been together at least six months and that you’re both comfortable talking about each other’s parents. If he seems hesitant about the idea, or you’re unn...
Kelsey Camren2 months ago
Merbabe Makin' Waves
It's about to get real with this first post so I hope you're ready!
Amanda Grimm2 days ago
Better This Way
A few days ago I lost someone important to me. We had been friends since we were freshman in high school but, when it came down to it, my anxiety was too much for her. She told that it was too stressf...
Kwabena Asante5 days ago
An Old Friend
Does anyone have that one friend where y'all are really tight but when you get into an argument or a fight you stop talking for a day or two then y'all make up and you're back to being best friends? W...
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Lena Bailey6 days ago
The Adventure with the Adams
So I have two Adams in my life (my friend and my boyfriend) and I am always on my toes about what they're going to do or say. They're good guys but they're a handful. They both have epic beards and we...
How Will I Know He Loves Me?
Wouldn’t life be so much simpler if you could read minds like Professor X from the X-Men? Especially if the mind you could read was your man’s mind? With that superpower, you could see for sure how he...
Danielle Banner25 days ago
21 "No Reason" Gifts Just To Show Her You Care
There's something about falling in love with the right person that makes you want to pamper them — even if it's not Valentine's Day. Gifts that are "just because" don't have to be super-romantic; they...
Ashley Davisona month ago
Overlooked Clues: Cheating Partners
Cheating is one of the most hurtful experiences that a person can go through. When we begin to suspect that our partner may be unfaithful, we often can miss some really important clues that are major ...
Luis Guerra20 hours ago
A Night Walk!
A walk of different things. I am a little inspired tonight, and I would like to write this with the purpose of sharing with you our night together. A night filled with love, passion, and a lot of new ...
Luis Guerra2 days ago
A Movie to Remember
It was the Monday of December 16, 2013 when we agreed to set a second official date. After a week of texting and phone calls, which were weird and awkward, but beautiful, satisfying and filled with jo...
Dezi Hope3 days ago
My First Lesbian Romance
The first time I met her, we were both children. I have vague memories of her in elementary school, a sheepish looking child with wild brown hair and a timid demeanor. The first time I met her and it ...
Denise Willisa month ago
Five Reasons Not to Marry Someone
I have been married four times, five times if you count the fact that I married the same man twice. Not that these facts make me an expert, but they have given me some good insight as to the wrong rea...
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LP Steinbecka month ago
Laundry and Loss
Late last night I was posting some hand-written index cards and flyers and I met a lady in our local laundromat. I was just going to pin my papers and leave, but this lady was kind, she was friendly. ...
Sarah Toto-Craiga month ago
The Story of a "Prison Wife"
In the photo above, what do you see? Some would see it as a couple overcoming a task together. Perhaps she couldn't quite make the climb on the rock so she's looking to her partner for support. She ha...
Denise Willisa day ago
When Love Isn't Forever
It was the worst year of my life, other than the year I lost my father. I had acquired a case of trigger thumb in both hands, a condition that causes your thumbs to bend at the joint and they won't un...
Post War Divorce
Something I read the other day made me think about the past and just how screwed up it really was at that particular time in my life. I look back at my previous marriages and cringe at the remembrance...
Alice Norris14 days ago
Divorcing As Friends
Are you considering divorce or breakup, but deeply care about the other person? I have been in two marriages where both parties were going in such different directions that one of us decided that divo...
Things People Don't Want to Hear from Their Single Friends
I’m sad. I’m lonely. I’m not depressed. Depression is medical; I’m just sad. When someone in a committed long-term relationship says they are sad or lonely, it is their partner’s problem. The public p...
Shannon Campbell21 days ago
#Single: Acceptance and Celebration
These ideas have been circling around in my mind for the past few weeks. I’ve been trying to avoid writing about relationships and romance, but the universe seems to be dropping hints compelling me to...
Amanda Fraziera month ago
Salt, Starlight, and Chlorine
She lies in the hammock, legs dangling, toes barely brushing the slightly damp grass; her arms behind her head and her long hair undone and hanging behind her to dry. She has been swimming all day, an...
Lana Nevers14 hours ago
More Than Just a Summit
I’ve done a lot of ambitious things in my life, but amongst the hardest was waking up at 3 AM to climb the highest peak in the states, trek 7,000 feet of elevation, by myself, then hike back down with...
Ryane Townsend3 days ago
Itching
You ever just meet someone for the first time and things click automatically? Like... you go to this bar across the metroplex just to meet someone you've known for about four years (Facebook time) for...
Ana Epstein3 days ago
Another Goddamn Teenage Love Story
“So? Did you fuck her?” High school can suck my dick. I inhale the last drag of my cigarette and stub it out in the grass. “Dude, is that really all you care about?” “Well, yeah.” Brad’s already light...