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Amy Doodle3 hours ago
Crashes Through Houses
As a single mom on the online dating scene, I had my fair share of bad dates. There were some real doozies. There was the one where he showed up looking like a completely different person than his pro...
Melissa Santell4 hours ago
Never Date a Kangaroo
It’s always trivial when a man brings you to an ethnic restaurant of his said culture, and openly speaks a language you don’t understand to other guests in the dining room. If I had the option to rede...
Ashley K5 hours ago
Why Us Girls Keep Going Back to Tinder
It's Monday night, you're 15 minutes into watching The Bachelor, and you've just turned to your phone to re-download Tinder. You say to yourself, this is the last time, one last go, maybe I will get l...
Alex Hall6 hours ago
In That Moment...
He will tell you he loves you. He will hold you so tight and make you feel like the luckiest girl in the world, in that moment. His chin will quiver when he apologizes and you take it as he's being si...
She Is the Sun, I Am the Moon
Do you like roller coasters? They are exhilarating, yet frightening. With all the tight turns, steep slopes, twists, and loops, it can be overwhelming. Being a girl like this, is like riding the faste...
Phil Rowan6 hours ago
At First I Thought I Loved Her!
Glory be to God — but it’s Gloria I’m writing about, and it’s a little scary! We first met at Universal City, where Gloria had a bit-part in a film and I was hoping to interview a feisty English actre...
My Worst Date Story: Bulgogi, Barf, & Bae
Strap in, folks. This is going to get wholesome (and gross). *** It was a dark and stormy night... Just kidding, it was a mind-numbingly normal and boring night. Couldn't have been less interesting if...
Vocal Staff6 days ago
O.school’s Worst Date Story Contest
Humans, a leading relationship community, has teamed up with O.school to create the #MyWorstDate contest. Maybe it was an unbelievable blind date, or an anonymous hookup with a twist. Maybe it was the...
Alina Gallupe12 days ago
Swipe Right for Love?
What am I even doing? A wave of doubts ran through my head as I nervously watched the app download on my phone. The girl in the dorm room next to mine swore this was the only way to get over my bad br...
Yazmine Howes18 days ago
10 Reasons to Consider Eloping
If you were one of those little girls who dreamed about her wedding, in your head it was probably something similar to this: large white dress, horse-drawn carriage, Mr. Right waiting for you at the e...
Sarah Holdsworth24 days ago
Open Letter to the Man Who Left
Looking back on it now, I realize you weren't worth it. I have seen scarier monsters, braved worse storms, I have even dragged my legs through bloodier thorns. Nothing compared to the hurt I felt when...
How To Not Bury Your Boyfriend Over the Holidays
Leaving your boyfriend's side for the holidays can feel like a sadistic remake of Christopher Nolan's movie, The Prestige. One moment, he's by your side constantly. He's the first person you call when...
My Worst Date
Maybe it was an unbelievable blind date, or an anonymous hook-up with a twist. Submit your Worst Date stories today! Sponsored by O.school
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?
Simple esco2 days ago
His Lie and My Virginity
I have a voice. You might not know who I am, you might not even care, but you might relate to what you’re about to read and if you do I want to let you know that you’re not alone. I was fifteen when I...
30 Questions to Keep a Conversation Going!
You know when you're on that first date, sharing pleasant smiles, first drinks, and asking questions about each other that we probably already knew the answer to from the social media we stalked earli...
Liana Hewitt3 days ago
A Letter to My Teenage Self
Life won't always be easy. Sometimes it will be challenging. Sometimes you won't know how you will survive. But you will get through it. Sometimes you'll need some help but as long as you aren't afrai...
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Amy Doodle3 hours ago
Crashes Through Houses
As a single mom on the online dating scene, I had my fair share of bad dates. There were some real doozies. There was the one where he showed up looking like a completely different person than his pro...
Phil Rowan6 hours ago
At First I Thought I Loved Her!
Glory be to God — but it’s Gloria I’m writing about, and it’s a little scary! We first met at Universal City, where Gloria had a bit-part in a film and I was hoping to interview a feisty English actre...
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Jen Williams7 hours ago
My Worst Date: The Least Effective Rebound in History
I was a freshman in college. It was already the worst year of my life, both in general and romantically. I started dating a guy around October, and though he was way too old—four years older than me—h...
She Is the Sun, I Am the Moon
Do you like roller coasters? They are exhilarating, yet frightening. With all the tight turns, steep slopes, twists, and loops, it can be overwhelming. Being a girl like this, is like riding the faste...
M F7 hours ago
The Ones Who Say They'll Protect Your Heart...
They’re the ones who always get their heart ripped out because they’ve given it to people who didn’t know how to protect it. They never deserved to be treated and hurt like they were. They were one of...
Kaelyn Faira day ago
Letter to the Hurt and Confused
To whom it may concern, You know what the right thing to do is. You know the hard road is the best road, you just don't want to feel the pain, but trust me. Please trust me. I waited so long to fix my...
Alex Hall6 hours ago
In That Moment...
He will tell you he loves you. He will hold you so tight and make you feel like the luckiest girl in the world, in that moment. His chin will quiver when he apologizes and you take it as he's being si...
Naima Elmi11 hours ago
#MenAreTrash
This hashtag caught on like a house on fire, and soon it became a slogan to be thrown around. Don't get me wrong, there are plenty of times where men ARE really trash and the world needs to hear about...
Kylie Nebeker11 hours ago
It Wasn't As Bad As...
I have never been lucky in love; I chalk it up to mainly something wrong with my face — maybe too big of a nose, or my hair just hates to stay in place despite the constant brushing. Maybe there is so...
Rebecca Williams9 hours ago
Innocent
My ex-boyfriend broke into my house and slept with my best friend when I was on vacation with my mother and brother. Now that I've gotten your attention, I'll add in that we were just at the tender ag...
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Shirley Duia10 hours ago
Days
Day One (Jan. 10th) Sometimes you get so sad that you find it hard to cry. It’s not even pain anymore. Instead, the pain turns into emptiness. That emptiness engulfs you and fills that once loving hea...
Kaylen Grace11 hours ago
Toxicity and Sublimity
Now that we have been to the past, we realize the future is a much better place. We were different. We never held hands because we didn’t prefer the moist uncomfortable connection. We would die for on...
Did This Really Happen?
Have you even just sat back and thought to yourself how in the hell did I get myself in this situation? Well that just happened to me. Now let me tell you how it all started. It started off like any o...
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Reina_zo 4 days ago
The Best Day of My Life, Turned Worst Day to Remember
Worst day to remember? You’re probably wondering how finding out I was pregnant could possibly be the worst day to remember. Well, finding out I was pregnant was probably one of the most happiest days...
My Home Is Not My Home Anymore
Leaving home for uni last September was the most foreign experience of not just 2017 but my life. Years ago whenever I had an argument with my mum or felt bored of my hometown I would always say "Only...
Nya Script7 hours ago
Thelma Without Louise
Dear Liza, I fucking miss you. I miss you so much. I miss how simple shit was back when we were 18/19 and fucking around. It's so fucking hard...so fucking difficult. Nobody told me it was this hard.....
Aven Jensen2 days ago
My Best Friend's Love
You know how somebody comes into your life and affects it so much that you're not sure what life was without them? My friendship with this girl was like that, but not romantic at all. In fact, the mos...
10 Reasons Why Your BFF Is Your Soulmate
In a "relationship world," friendships are often neglected, ignored, and set aside as "not as important." This is a shame, if you ask me. A lot of people tend to forget how important friendship is, un...
Addison Haïtza month ago
10 Things To Never Say To Twenty-Somethings
For the last three years of my college life, I’ve played victim to an uncreative chasm of questions geared at family gatherings, friend dinners, bridal showers, you name it, all of which come with sto...
Brynna Robinson2 months ago
12 Holiday Date Ideas Your Date Will Love
Winter does not mean you have to hibernate inside all season. Here are some of the best winter date ideas to embrace the cold weather and get into holiday spirit with the person you want underneath th...
Claire Raymond3 months ago
5 Signs That You're Secretly a Jerk
We all have our moments. Everyone is kind of an a-hole at times. But even though we might try to be semi-decent human beings, and we might show our "good" sides to the world, it turns out, some people...
Odd One Out
You apply for a job at a fancy hotel. The job calls for a professional individual and doesn't necessarily state no tattoos, but you know the stigma over tattoos and know that you are perfect for this ...
Adrienne Amy2 days ago
Being Me, Even Without a Bat Signal
I knew I liked boys by the time I was in kindergarten, I also knew I liked girls by the time I was in grade five. What I didn’t know at 10 years of age was that you could like both boys and girls. I g...
5 Myths About the Other Woman
Discovering that your husband has cheated can be one of the most devastating moments in your life. Finding out that you have been basically living a lie can come as an overwhelming shock. Between deci...
Heather Wilkins10 days ago
A Wedding Speech to Claudia & Richard
Richard and Claudia are a couple I met back in July in New York. They were married in a civil service a year or so ago, but Claudia is a devout Catholic and wants to start a family right away so now a...
Unfaithful Journal
I want to start by saying that I am not writing this to try to justify my actions to anyone, this is simply my honest release. I’ve been married for a while now and him and I have been together for wh...
Faith Heple3 days ago
Marriage Advice from a Divorced Woman
When I got married a year and six months ago, I never thought I would get divorced. When I said "I do" the words "I don't" never crossed my mind. In my personal situation, it was unexpected when the t...
Tim Lawson8 days ago
The Turmoil of Non-Closure
Recently I went through a divorce which was neither civil nor outright terrible. Over the past two and a half years I went from making the hardest choice I can remember ever making to taking one step ...
Tera Janssen11 days ago
Just the Beginning
I met my ex husband in October 2008. If I knew then what I know now, I would have turned and walked away from him and never looked back. Unfortunately there is no way to predict the future or how peop...
Josh Nappera day ago
Why I Took Off to Missouri
One of the reasons why I took off to Missouri was so I wouldn’t have to see or be reminded that you were with a guy who was pretty much the opposite of me, and who didn’t realize he was the luckiest g...
Phoenix Tales3 days ago
I'm Not the One Who Got Away
We don't speak anymore. This time, it's my choice. We held on for so long to something that was no longer there. Something that had disappeared years before. We had no idea the hurt we were inflicting...
Ahn Hak4 days ago
My Experience Using Online Dating Apps as an Indian Man
In the current zeitgeist, the dating scene has changed over the past ten years. Nowadays, dating is like ordering food online. Some days, you have a hankering for Mexican, Japanese, Italian, or some c...
Mary Paz9 hours ago
Opposite
Once upon a modern time in a university that I am not going to mention, there was a girl. Her name was Mary and she was someone you could describe as a sunshine, but her close friends would say that s...
Victoria Gross12 hours ago
Nowhere, USA
She sits quietly in her room, her thoughts everywhere. There is just so much going on in her life. She faces eviction, can't find a job, is in a loveless relationship, and has an unruly eighteen-year-...
Crystal Burris3 days ago
The Chest
She closed her eyes and all she could hear was the crashing of the waves against the shore. Nothing else mattered. With each wave she drew in a breath and exhaled as the next came crashing to. Keeping...
Ashley K5 hours ago
Why Us Girls Keep Going Back to Tinder
It's Monday night, you're 15 minutes into watching The Bachelor, and you've just turned to your phone to re-download Tinder. You say to yourself, this is the last time, one last go, maybe I will get l...
Mia Walker11 hours ago
My Experience as a Sugar Baby
College is expensive, and working a traditional job as a full time nursing student is completely unrealistic. I am lucky enough to have parents who are willing to pay for my education and bills (phone...
Bella Poirier2 days ago
5 Types of Guys You'll Find on Tinder
Before I met my current boyfriend, I've been in the online dating conspiracy for a year and quite frankly, it was tough. But as faith would have it, that's how my man and I got together. For so long t...