S.D. Trinity14 hours ago
Remember to Be Understanding
I walked slowly to my locker, anxiety running through my veins and making my throat tight. I knew something was wrong the moment they told me to “keep an open mind” and “be understanding.” They treate...
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Michaela Browne15 hours ago
Color Wars
His world had been one of black and white—the monochromatic colors coming together to form a soundless melody; like the static within old movies, where you have to rewind and click play if you want to...
Zoe Clark15 hours ago
An Open Letter to My Best Friend
I have no idea where to start; you have become such a huge part of my life in the past six or seven months that I have known you. You're my best friend, and you love me for me. You may judge me at tim...
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Anon ymous15 hours ago
How To Survive a LDR
Online dating—does it work? My answer? Sometimes. Although, in this day and age it's extremely rare for it to ever work out. I however, am a lucky one. I met my partner through Call of Duty on the Pla...
Milad Hussin16 hours ago
The Pleasures of Time
Time. Time is the most valuable thing we have, yet is a man-made concept that is difficult to grasp. An amazing concept, an "idea" that is running the entire world. In the English language, time is de...
denise knight20 hours ago
Building Healthy Relationships (Pt. 7)
With the recent passing of former first lady, Barbara Bush, I am reminded of my romanticized ideas of what family should be. As articulated by Barbara Bush, "At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent. To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there. I think togetherness is a very important ingredient...
Katy Preen4 days ago
Good Girls, Bad Boys, and Relationship Power Dynamics
I left an abusive relationship almost 10 years ago, and I’ve been through counseling, therapy, a domestic abuse recovery program, and I’m still not completely over what happened to me. The process has...
Katie Thurston16 days ago
Opening up Your Heart Again
Heartbreak. Even the mere sound of the word is enough for memories you have repressed for so long to flood back in to your mind and turn your rainbow lit skies jet black in an instant. Sweating. Convu...
Olivia Grace24 days ago
How Long They Choose To Love You Will Never Be Your Decision
Makes sense right? That no matter how much you try, you can never choose how long someone will love you. You can't make someone love you for a specific amount of time. You can't make them feel the sam...
Alisha Johnsona month ago
Is He the One?
So are you here for yourself, or for a friend? We've all been there one way or another. Is he into me? Is he not? Am I overthinking things? Am I not thinking things through enough? Or maybe you just c...
O Ba month ago
F*ck the F*ckboys
It’s no secret that our generation is rife with romantic differences to that of our parents and—even more so—to our grandparents’. Gone are the days when we are wooed by letters in the post, when our ...
Delilah Jayde2 months ago
10 Things Not to Post on Social Media While You're in a Relationship
With the rise of social media comes the inevitable need to showcase our social status as often as we can. The internet has now made it an easy place to brag, complain and share our lives, with apps li...
denise knight20 hours ago
Building Healthy Relationships (Pt. 7)
With the recent passing of former first lady, Barbara Bush, I am reminded of my romanticized ideas of what family should be. As articulated by Barbara Bush, "At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent. To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there. I think togetherness is a very important ingredient...
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Lena Bailey2 days ago
Cheating
I have been with men and a woman who've been cheated on. It sucks, they accuse you of doing stuff that you haven't done, and it strains the relationship. I was with one guy when I had drinks with some...
Leslie Sharp3 days ago
Casanova vs. Don Juan: Do You Actually Know the Difference?
After an early morning power walk through the old neighborhood in Mexico City where I live, my exercise partner and I sat down to a cup of coffee in Joselo, a small cozy coffee shop across from Parque...
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Anon ymous15 hours ago
How To Survive a LDR
Online dating—does it work? My answer? Sometimes. Although, in this day and age it's extremely rare for it to ever work out. I however, am a lucky one. I met my partner through Call of Duty on the Pla...
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Anita L3 days ago
Is It The Person or Their Abilities?
I thought I might write a little thing to help people in relationships know if they are in a good relationship or not. There are all kinds of tests you can take on the Internet but those really don’t ...
Katy Preen4 days ago
Good Girls, Bad Boys, and Relationship Power Dynamics
I left an abusive relationship almost 10 years ago, and I’ve been through counseling, therapy, a domestic abuse recovery program, and I’m still not completely over what happened to me. The process has...
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Michaela Browne15 hours ago
Color Wars
His world had been one of black and white—the monochromatic colors coming together to form a soundless melody; like the static within old movies, where you have to rewind and click play if you want to...
Zoe Clark15 hours ago
An Open Letter to My Best Friend
I have no idea where to start; you have become such a huge part of my life in the past six or seven months that I have known you. You're my best friend, and you love me for me. You may judge me at tim...
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aqsa a day ago
The Beauty in the Struggle
Many people think that long distance relationships aren’t real and won’t last but not everything is about physical attributes of a relationship. Usually, the people that say things like this are the o...
Milad Hussin16 hours ago
The Pleasures of Time
Time. Time is the most valuable thing we have, yet is a man-made concept that is difficult to grasp. An amazing concept, an "idea" that is running the entire world. In the English language, time is de...
People Are Flowers
Aren't flowers beautiful? Flowers are always beautiful even though they are all different. Every flower is unique in its own way yet they are all the same. They all have the same life cycle, they star...
Julia Rivard6 days ago
The Imaginary Girl
I thought it was because no one liked me. You see, I do not have many friends. I am not a particularly social person. I like to keep to myself and hopefully avoid awkward interactions with people I do...
The One I Lost
This one's about the love I lost. We all have dated that one person that we instantly think is our person and we fall head over heels for them. Well I found mine then lost it. I met this guy when I le...
Jhene Wren4 days ago
First Love
I fell in love when I was 17, my first year of college, drunk off the freedom my new environment gave me. I had never dated before, never had anyone tell me they liked me. But his first glance, his fi...
Mya 4 days ago
High School Relationships: Cheating
I wonder why people do the things they do sometimes, and what motivates them to do it. Specifically, cheating. I, yes, may be young. I am a teenage girl who attends high school as a junior. I have had...
Tori Lynne6 days ago
My Boyfriend Is Still Married
Relationships are never easy to begin with, but it's even harder when the person you are with is still married. Now, before thinking I'm the dirty mistress, hear me out. This is not the typical situat...
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Serena Gavars10 days ago
Love is Beautiful
Love can be such a beautiful thing. An emotion that is so strong and passionate. An emotion that can have so many different feelings. But I am going to tell you the true meaning of love from my point....
Caitlan Newns2 months ago
The Auntie That Fate Blessed Us With
Family can come in all shapes and sizes. In this case, it was in the form of a very short but incredible lady with size three shoes but a heart bigger than most, who found us by chance and showed us m...
S.D. Trinity14 hours ago
Remember to Be Understanding
I walked slowly to my locker, anxiety running through my veins and making my throat tight. I knew something was wrong the moment they told me to “keep an open mind” and “be understanding.” They treate...
Miakoda Natane 3 days ago
A Friend in Yourself
Before I delve into my inner thoughts and newly formed philosophy, I’d like to clarify that this is not a refurbished version of the cliche idea that one must love themselves in order for others to lo...
Why I'm Pissed Off at Frenemies
Frenemies are people who claim to be your friend while at the same time undermining you. They act open and honest but they are not being straight with you. In fact, that sort of frenemy will never be ...
Nancy D2 months ago
Funny Valentine's Day Cards
Valentine's Day is getting close, and if you are super single you might want to take a look at some of these to lift the pain. Better yet, if your better half has a good sense of humour, maybe you can...
Liana Hewitt3 months ago
Valentine's Day on a Budget
Valentine’s Day can be an exciting and romantic day, but has your budget been a little bit tight lately? With prices on the rise but wages unable to match you might find Valentine’s Day to put some pr...
Delilah Jayde3 months ago
20 Unique Valentine's Day Gifts That Will Say More Than Roses
So last year you did a classic: roses and chocolates. The year before that you got her a pretty bottle of her favorite perfume and a nice candlelit dinner. And the year before that was home baked cook...
Jordan Allen4 days ago
My First Lesbian Relationship Pt. 1
Well, for those of you who know me personally, you know that my fiancee is my first serious lesbian relationship. I have dated girls in the past, but they were short (and secret) relationships. I have...
Hunter Delles8 days ago
Give Them a Rainbow: An Incomplete Guide for the Average Ally
What a title! If you’re here, you might be somewhat familiar with the "sudden craze" that’s sweeping the nation. The label-filled world, the colourful alphabet soup—The LGBTQIA+. No, that’s not a key ...
Megan Ortega18 days ago
Truth or Lies?
I feel like my body goes into overdrive—an almost fight or flight response—when I'm telling a secret of some kind. Do I stay here and confess a secret that could potentially ruin a friendship or relat...
Brandi Payne20 days ago
Finding That Special Soulmate
I grew up thinking love was just that, love. I saw my family love each other, my friends love and care for each other, but I was never that young girl who dreamed of what her wedding day would look li...
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Hanan Alghamdia month ago
Raindrops
The silence in her bedroom was interrupted by the rain drops fiercely hitting the window. Laying on her bed pretending to sleep, her gaze was fixed on the raindrops straggling to stay in format when r...
Brandi DuPreea month ago
There's No Place for Green at Our Wedding
They always say that you shouldn't compare yourself to other people or be envious of what they have, and I'd be lying if I said I don't. It's incredibly hard not to compare myself to others, especiall...
A.R. Marqueza month ago
Dead Letter Room Parable
I've always thought I was invincible. I've always claimed to myself that if there was a predetermined center of the universe, then it would be centered around me because I was the only one that matter...
J.T. Raptor2 months ago
It’s Not Me, It’s You
I don’t know you. I’m not sure that I ever did. I know a fictional character you made up for me, but he’s gone now, the memories I have of him tarnished by the person you really are. In these moments ...
Faith Heple2 months ago
My Worst Valentine's Day Ever
Valentine's Day is a day most people find the most difficult. But I find it is the day to be the most beautiful, full of love and hope. It's a day celebrating love in all stages! Whether you have a Va...
Lindsey Ford2 days ago
What I Have Learned from Being Alone
As a middle and high schooler, I constantly compared myself to other girls and how they had boyfriends. I usually would feel insecure about it, because well, I never had one. I would wonder, "Why does...
Kaleigh Scanlon5 days ago
To Be Alone with Me
I think we can all agree that some of the best things in life come from relationships, whether it's family, friends, lovers, etc. There is something incredibly extraordinary about the way that humans ...
J Miller10 days ago
Single Life
Here is the thing about being single...it's pretty great! I mean it. I am only 25and I do just about anything I want. I "just about" because, well, I don't do illegal stuff. (Mama didn't raise no fool...
sarah noel3 days ago
I’ll Be Yours
- August, 1998 The banging in my head never stopped and the pain was becoming unbearable. It’s safe to say that I hadn’t slept in three nights. I stared at the smooth ceiling above us, noticing new ma...
Jared Smith14 days ago
Chapter 1
Chapter 1: Setup I lay down on my new bed, in my new room, in my new house, in a new town. Too many “news” for comfort. My parents have moved us to the big city. Population: 1,896,743. I have lived my...
Bruce Arnold II14 days ago
The Beginning
I stepped into the empty hospital room and took a seat near the window on the far side of the room. A hospital bed with several little machines around it sat in the center of the room, its mattress la...
Mj Angel4 days ago
The Savage World of Social Media
The Savage World of Social Media: How is it affecting you? By: Mj Angel There is a new phobia out there, and it has a great deal to do with social media. Social phobias are becoming more and more complex as we continue to integrate our world with our phones and their multitude of apps. But how is it affecting you? In this report, I will talk about: How social media affects your emotions How to moderate your social media And lastly, what to do if you have developed a social phobia in recent years...
Bones Hamilton6 days ago
Technology
Every day there’s either some new article, 13 things nostalgic listicle, or the same circulated article your parents and their friends and their friend’s friends keep sharing in solidarity of those an...
Anne Reboa12 days ago
How Often Do We Use Technology to Avoid People?
Type of Observation: Participation Observation Hypothesis: People will turn to their cellphones or laptops in situations they find awkward or uncomfortable. Findings: During the five hour participant ...