Letters I Never Sent
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How Do I Know I'm Dating a Mature Person?
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Fool Me Once, One Time Too Many (Ch. 1)
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Marriage Is No Picnic
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Dying from a Broken Heart
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Five Things Are Sure to Improve All of Your Relationships
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I Rented Myself Out for a Day
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How to Survive a Hard Relationship
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Nick J Wood20 days ago
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Madison Rheama month ago
12 Things to Do This Holiday Season
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You There, Let's Talk About Sex...ual Orientation, Shall We?
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My Worst Date
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5 Critical Pieces of Dating Advice for Straight Men from Lesbians
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The Hierarchy of the People in our Lives
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How Do I Know I'm Dating a Mature Person?
We're warming up to the idea of dating. We have decided to come out of hibernation, shading the old relationship, ready for that new romance. While in hibernation or taking the time to heal, by now we...
Fool Me Once, One Time Too Many (Ch. 1)
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Letters I Never Sent
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Five Things Are Sure to Improve All of Your Relationships
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Love, I Guess
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Denise Willis3 days ago
Taking the Time
Jaylyn Andrews walked slowly along the sidewalk in the park with her head lowered. There was a cold breeze from the north and it only served to make her mood even worse. Today would be her last day on...
Sophia Mayfield5 days ago
Ogres Are Like Onions: Explaining the Layers People Don't See
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Confessions of a People-Pleaser
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Rena Luxe3 days ago
My First "Real" Relationship
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M F4 days ago
Feeling the Same Didn't Make It Any Easier
"I let go, and I hope you’ll be happy now. You and me, it was good, but it wasn’t right. -Kygo" It's not that you gave up. It's not that either of you stopped loving each other or caring about each ot...
Anne Reboa6 days ago
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I don’t remember our first interaction, but I do know we didn’t cross paths immediately, despite the small environment we belonged to. I remember thinking you had the build of a runner, tall and slend...
Amy Tripp16 days ago
He Saved Our Lives
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Karen Bonnie18 days ago
Goodbye 2018
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Gabey Babya month ago
Home Again
I don’t know why I thought that going to see him would fix it, but it didn’t. It seriously just made it worse. This time, I started having dreams about him. In this one, I was sitting in a cafe. The w...
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6 People You Should Avoid in Life
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50 Shades of Cute and Inexpensive
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12 Things to Do This Holiday Season
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Mardoll Gatsby18 days ago
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I was on Twitter this morning and saw this video come up in my timeline of a trans-woman infuriated with some employees in a Gamestop store. From what I can see, she was trying to return her game, clearly frustrated with it for whatever reason. But what didn't help was that she was met with a couple people misgendering her. I’m sure there were also contributing factors to her frustration before this; however, the attention should be completely focused on the discrimination she was getting. I und...
Alix McCormick17 hours ago
Marriage Is No Picnic
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When He Is in Everything You Do
I think, see, and hear my husband in every single thing that I do. Every love song that I hear. Even the songs where the man is sorry because he messed up with the woman that he loves. Every time I ta...
Brynne Nelson6 days ago
10 Ways to Show Your Husband You Love Him
Recently, I skimmed an article called something like, “Five Things Your Husband Needs from You.” And it was fine, it listed good stuff like approval and affection and, of course, sex. And all that is ...
Michael Grube18 hours ago
Dying from a Broken Heart
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Beautiful Abandonment
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Jane Smith3 days ago
Why Are You Single?
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Alize Williams8 days ago
How to Spoil Yourself for Valentine's
Spoiling Yourself for Valentine's Valentine’s Day is no longer just for the couples and the besties—it's for yourself too. Even if you are with someone, make sure you spoil yourself. Last year when I ...
Anastasia Adams17 days ago
Reasons Not to Flip for Being Single in 2019
So you're going into the New Year single. Although being apart of a divine union is beautiful, some have not been as fortunate in this area. From being newly single or habitually running into the wron...
Complex
"You're very quiet, Nini." His sudden observation broke me out of my reverie. I stopped gazing out of the cafe window at the passing cars and shoppers to sip my London Fog tea and take a nibble of my ...
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Various portraits lined the convention center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware. All of them depicted the image of the prophet Muhammad. He himself walked around the place like it was Jannah. ...
Alicia Rose3 months ago
Why I Don’t Want to Share My Tattoos with the Internet
Since turning 22 I have decided to finally become a member of a culture I have admired since I was little, and would trace the tattoo my dad had on his arm. I got my first tattoo on a extremely warm s...
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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 Murch5 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...