Luis Moreno2 hours ago
Stories from My Youth Pt. 1
... Do you remember? ... The first time I saw you .... I didn’t know what love was Back when I was younger, I never considered love to be in my realm of possibility. I was always the DUFF. Always the ...
Trent Swisher20 hours ago
Looking in the Wrong Direction
I know none of you know who I am, but it’s within strangers that you’ll find some of the most interesting stories. Here’s the story of how I found my soulmate. Him and I were best friends, strictly fr...
Lana Ga day ago
Why Don't I Have Friends?
When I was a kid I never had many friends. I was always fairly advanced for my grade, so my teachers had to occupy me with other, different activities. You guys already know: No one likes a teacher's ...
Love, Money, and Decision Making
As of late I've noticed my peers making decisions to improve their lives, from moving up in their careers, to graduating, or moving to graduate school. It's encouraging seeing my friends and colleague...
Arlee Maxwell2 days ago
Done Giving Away Free Time
As many of y’all can relate, I always felt like I needed to respond to every message or every social media post. Like as if I would be missing out on something if I didn’t do so. When in fact, the exa...
Chloe Hauxwell2 days ago
Bourbon Suicide
There are certain streets I always take to get home from work. Straight out of the bar onto buzzing Bourbon Street. I then take a left and walk until St. Peter, then take another left and saunter unti...
M R Brittona month ago
Memories
And What We Forget
Paige Graffunder2 months ago
A Love More Inclusive
I would like to preface this, with the understanding that I am in no way trying to put down romantic love. Romantic love is magical, and wonderful, and when reciprocated in a healthy way, can be very ...
Jess O’Brien2 months ago
Nathan's Story
Nathan’s room was blue, but it isn’t anymore. We used to draw all over his walls—impossible triangles, strange faces, intricate patterns. We’d planned to cover the ceiling, too. We would sing Beatles ...
Marianna Draws2 months ago
Surviving Your Married Friends When You're the Last Single Person in Your Group
Getting older now, tick tock! Time is marching on! Is the shelf getting dusty? Of course, nothing can get worse than being the last single person left in your group!
Verona Jones3 months ago
The Origin of Valentine's Day
I love history almost as much as I love the paranormal. I love learning about the origins of the holidays we celebrate. To understand the "whys." We celebrate specific days of the year without always ...
Jenn Melon4 months ago
What Do You Think About These Valentine’s Day Traditions?
Before I begin, if you would like to participate in these polls, I post these very often on my Instagram stories, @JennMelon. Feel free to be involved! Also tips are always appreciated—they go towards...
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?
Arlee Maxwell2 days ago
Done Giving Away Free Time
As many of y’all can relate, I always felt like I needed to respond to every message or every social media post. Like as if I would be missing out on something if I didn’t do so. When in fact, the exa...
Chimdi Chime3 days ago
Communication Is Key
A very important factor in a good relationship is communication. A lot of people would agree with me on this one. Communication in your relationship doesn’t just mean always having something to talk a...
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Natasha M4 days ago
Keeping a Long Distance Relationship Interesting
I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for three years, one of which we have been long distance. Many people ask me, how do we do it? I know it won't work for everyone, but from the time we b...
Love, Money, and Decision Making
As of late I've noticed my peers making decisions to improve their lives, from moving up in their careers, to graduating, or moving to graduate school. It's encouraging seeing my friends and colleague...
Anna's Botanicals
FADE IN INT—DAY—ANNA’S SHOPPE (CAMERA POV FROM FRONT LEFT CORNER OF SHOPPE) ANNA has her music player going, and is making some skin scrubs. GEORGE uses his key and stealthily walks in the door, closi...
Joann Joseph6 days ago
Us Young Ones
They started dating over a year ago. It was evening and he was driving; they were carpooling with their college friends, she doesn’t remember what event they had just come back from, but she remembers...
Luis Moreno2 hours ago
Stories from My Youth Pt. 1
... Do you remember? ... The first time I saw you .... I didn’t know what love was Back when I was younger, I never considered love to be in my realm of possibility. I was always the DUFF. Always the ...
Sheena Ann3 days ago
Just a Little Part of Me
I call you and tell you I need you. You say where do you need to go meet me? I say I'm on my way and I will wait for you. You show up and I tell you it's either you're 100 percent in or let me go. You...
Chimdi Chime9 days ago
Cheat on Me Once, It's Over
I do not condone cheating in any way, but frankly I'm a bit confused as to why a lot of people do not forgive a person for cheating, just once. Look, it wasn’t right to cheat in the first place and I ...
Chloe Hauxwell2 days ago
Bourbon Suicide
There are certain streets I always take to get home from work. Straight out of the bar onto buzzing Bourbon Street. I then take a left and walk until St. Peter, then take another left and saunter unti...
Aceadia 3 days ago
A Love Letter to You
I was taking the green line train to downtown, and I heard a hard hit. I soon came to find out that someone had tripped or fallen in front of the train. There were many witnesses, but for some reason ...
Stand Under
I wonder what we would be willing to pay to be understood. How many of us have ever asked the proverbial question, why doesn’t anyone understand me? Why do I feel so alone? Or when someone asks you, “...
K 2 days ago
How to Heal a Heartbreak
The first and most important step in healing from a heartbreak is loving yourself and knowing that you are whole all on your own. There is no one on this planet that should mean more to you than you d...
Miranda Martin2 days ago
The Night I Got Cheated On...
You ever just get a feeling that something is wrong. That things are going on behind your back. That’s how I felt and that’s how I always felt. I must say the way that I went about finding the truth m...
The Amore3 days ago
Taking Back My Life
I am here to tell you my story. I am here to tell you about my experience with mental/emotional abuse. I am here a survivor and a stronger person. They took advantage of my fear, loneliness, weaknesse...
Escaping My Past... Part Three
Age 13 I wake up. My mouth dry and my head throbbing from silently screaming for hours the previous night. I stare at my surroundings. I am in my closet. It’s nearly pitch black. I look down at my arm...
Escaping My Past... Part Two
Confusion. A few months later... AM: I wake up and it dawns on me that I am still confused as to why he left. I couldn't wrap my brain around the reason... why? Why did he leave? Was it because of me?...
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Karla Quezon11 days ago
My Mother, Myself
As another Mother's Day passes in the United States, I got another opportunity to reflect on my relationship with mother. I am not sure what it is about this holiday, but each year it passes, I am ove...
Lana Ga day ago
Why Don't I Have Friends?
When I was a kid I never had many friends. I was always fairly advanced for my grade, so my teachers had to occupy me with other, different activities. You guys already know: No one likes a teacher's ...
Befriending the Opposite Gender... Yes, No, Maybe So? (Part II)
Having a friend of the opposite gender is just amazing. They are those people you can share almost anything you want with, but mostly your romantic life, and you can ask for advice regarding dates and...
Anne Reboa13 days ago
A Thank You to All My Friends
So much love for all of you
Motivation
Ever since I've been a kid, I was always told I was too sensitive, or too emotional. I was constantly told my emotions would interfere with my ability to function, and that I would never be able to do...
Layla Elkassih2 months ago
Toxic Relationships and Why You Stay
Here are the facts, in my opinion. You're addicted (to that person) and the idea of love. You choose to see the person as the image you created in your head; you are blinded by love. You justify their...
Being Smitten with Someone
Having a crush on someone makes you feel amazingly good. Not only does it makes you feel happy, but it also makes you feel powerful. Alas no, none of you is going to turn into any Marvel hero, but any...
Trent Swisher20 hours ago
Looking in the Wrong Direction
I know none of you know who I am, but it’s within strangers that you’ll find some of the most interesting stories. Here’s the story of how I found my soulmate. Him and I were best friends, strictly fr...
Kennith Vinyard4 days ago
Dating Is Legit Horrible
When I was the tender young age of seven I knew that I wasn’t a girl. I loved how much I looked like my father and that you couldn’t tell my gender unless my mom put in those God forsaken barrettes. I...
Paisley Hansen3 days ago
How to Maintain a Healthy Relationship with Your Spouse
Despite romance movies and novels often making marriage seem like some effortless happily ever after, in real life, over half of all marriages are doomed to fail. Healthy and happy marriages require d...
Homosexual and Heterosexual Marriage Counseling: What’s the Difference?
Marriage counseling can be a helpful tool for those who are in dedicated relationships but dealing with conflicts that require the perspective and guidance of a third party. Overall, this type of coun...
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Sasha McGregor11 days ago
5 Habits that Will Make Your Marriage Last
Whether you've been married for ten years or more, or you're just about to tie the knot, knowing how to make a marriage work is incredibly important. Divorce rates, while not as high as they were even...
AdreAnna Sommera month ago
10 Signs He Wants a Divorce
Men are complicated creatures and even more so when it comes to relationships. There is a difference between being complicated and just flat out not interested in his marriage anymore. It is shown tha...
S A Millera month ago
Dating After Divorce
There is absolutely nothing more daunting than the idea of being "back on the market" after a prolonged absence due to being betrothed to "the one" for a spell. After being married and with the same p...
Jonathan Olvidoa month ago
A Means to an End
You always imagine that once love becomes a focal point in your life, you tend to believe that in the end everything will be just fine and will work out as planned. You've found your soul mate—the lov...
Rachel White4 days ago
Well What Now?
I am what some people might call a serial dater. By that I mean, since my freshman year of high school, I have never really been alone for more than a few weeks at a time. I didn’t seek people, it jus...
Annie Kapur7 days ago
The Great Things About Having No Friends and Being Single
Everyone seems to be getting people down when they say they have no social life, or they’re single, and I wanted to make this article, especially for my fellow females about why being single and havin...
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Debbie S12 days ago
Fur Balls, Garden Gnomes, and Rum
You know that moment when you lose your complete grip on reality and panic that you and only you, in the whole entire universe, will be the only person left who hasn't found their soulmate? That every...
Anna's Botanicals (Ep. 6)
FADE IN INT - DAY - ANNA’S SHOPPE ANNA is mixing up some bath salts in a bowl. GEORGE quietly walks in the open door, carrying a bouquet of wildflowers. He comes up behind her and moves the bouquet in...
The Scottish Festival Surprise
Eleanor Morgan Dunwythe, a 30-something year old lady, five feet seven inches tall, a few extra pounds, with hazel eyes, auburn hair, fair skin, dressed in a burgundy skirt with a white peasant blouse...
Jenna Malin20 days ago
It Might Be Love
He brought the glass of whiskey and Coke to his lips, gulping down the last of it along with the undeserved guilt threatening to resurface. He eyed the reflecting light on the crystal glass, pondering...
Marjorie Roden3 days ago
The Miracle of Commonalities
Though this trip to Toronto was unexpected, it has proven to be a source of inspiration for me, many times over. For instance, writing about the bright lights and showing how places like the Hockey Ha...
Ryan Cooper5 days ago
The Fake Truth of Social Media
This is going to be the hurtful truth that you probably don't want to hear, but need to hear. Young adults born after 1995 are experiencing more mental health issues. The rise of social media has a la...
Becky Jimenes6 days ago
Dating Online and Relationships for Love on the Internet
Trying to steer through the world of relationships and love is a compelling task. Trying to navigate it on the Internet can be exhausting. With so many dating sites, comes many questions. What are the...