Being Transgender in High School
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Forgiveness and Letting Go
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Coming Out
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My Worst Date
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Readyship Before Relationship
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Online Dating
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Just Me2 days ago
Infidelity
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Who You Were Born as May Not Be the Person You Were Meant to Be
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Claire Raymond3 days ago
Don’t Hug Me Unless I Know You
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Remy Kelbel6 days ago
Heartbroken Fairy Tale
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An Open Letter to My Ex
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An Open Letter to My Ex
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I Had Him First
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Adizzy D12 days ago
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Vega Burks15 hours ago
Forgiveness and Letting Go
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The Day My Friend Died
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My Biggest Mistakes
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Being Transgender in High School
This article is a transcription from an episode of the Life With Leyva podcast. If you'd like to listen along or check out other episodes, click here! Jasmine: Hey, everyone! Welcome to the Life With ...
Andreus Chia5 days ago
Fun with Flags: Pride!
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Andreus Chia10 days ago
You There, Let's Talk About Sex...ual Orientation, Shall We?
Are you gay? Bi? Straight? Looks like a simple question, doesn't it? Well, believe it or not, for many people, it can be quite difficult to answer this question. Just like our fingerprints, sexual ori...
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The Perfect Marriage
We live in a fairytale world where movies on Hallmark or Lifetime lead us to believe that marriage is perfect. It makes us think that the term happy wife happy life is all marriage is. However, I’m he...
Linda Paul24 days ago
The Choice to Be Monogamous
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Cheeky Minxa month ago
PMDD & The Love/Hate Switch
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Chris Hearn13 hours ago
She Left Me
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The Single Gal User's Manual
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Morgan H12 days ago
Why I Stopped Using Dating Apps
If you ask me what my “ideal man” is, I’d give you my well polished answer “I’m looking for a strong, "Viking" type guy, tall, with tattoos and a beard." Until recently I didn’t realise I actually wan...
Gabey Baby19 hours ago
Just Like Old Times
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Gabey Baby2 days ago
I Don't Think She's Ready
Dear God, It’s been a while since I wrote one of these old-fashioned letters to You. When I could never tell anyone my personal business, I would always come to You. I would always feel safe because I...
Sharlene Alba4 days ago
Embers (Ch. 7)
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Alicia Rose2 months ago
Why I Don’t Want to Share My Tattoos with the Internet
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LittleFish BigPond3 months ago
Dead Facebook Friends?
I have a lot of dead Facebook friends. It seems like a shocking sentence, but you probably do as well, even if you’re fairly young. I have at least six on my small friends list of 300 or so. These peo...
LeAnn Murch4 months ago
Online Dating
Online dating is very popular nowadays and majority of my friends have met their significant other through some dating site. Me on the other hand I get nothing but crazy, hot ass horny mothafuckers lo...