Don Anderson II3 hours ago
Me, Ellen, and the Girl I Wish I Never Liked
May 28, 2015: A day I just can't forget no matter what. I was on the floor with a hole in my chest surrounded by people who got the same news as me except I wasn't happy, so I look at the ceiling hopi...
Bethany Gordon5 hours ago
Are They Really Your Friends?
Everyone needs friends right? But sometimes people that you name your friend may not be your friend. A friend is someone that is truly devoted to you and cares about your emotions and well-being. If y...
Linda Fitch6 hours ago
Signs You're in an Unhealthy Relationship
Nowadays, it seems like more and more people are entering unhealthy relationships and are being blind to the red flags that their partner shows. Having been in several toxic relationships myself, I am...
Blake Dylana day ago
If You Do Not Accept Your LGBT Child You Are Likely Killing Them
My parents made it very clear from the beginning that I was the unwanted child. Now, this isn't to say they weren't kind, even loving at times. They never hit me, never locked me in a closet (well, at...
Faith Oa day ago
Why Still Being Single at 21 Isn't That Bad After All...
Your teens and years of early adulthood are supposedly meant to be filled with plenty of dating woes and crazy stories, but what about those of us that have never been in love or had a relationship?
Sharlene Albaa day ago
Life After Love: Part 17
Serena Today was the day we'd finally know Michael's fate in this drug trafficking trial. Perfectly inconvenient, if you asked me, since Daniel and I were supposed to renew our vows tomorrow. He might...
A History of Transgender People, Volume IV
So far in this series, I've discussed myth and legend. This is, on its surface, is not great historiography; but a culture's myths and legends inform their worldview. Perhaps not always in the most in...
Nicola P. Young14 days ago
Best Ways to Get Over a Breakup and Move On
Everyone reacts differently to heartache and rejection, but some responses are healthier and more effective than others. And many responses to grief, though they might feel good in the moment, can mak...
S Liddell24 days ago
6 Signs He's Interested
It can be almost impossible to figure out if the person you like feels the same way about you as you do about them. You can read every book on body language, word choice, and listen to every friend or...
Penny Newtona month ago
10 Relationship Podcasts That Can Help Solve All Your Love Problems
It's super normal for couples to butt heads and disagree on certain things in a relationship. You're definitely not the only one getting into arguments with your loved one; even I deal with so many di...
What Is Commitment Phobia?
Today it seems as if almost everyone is afraid of committing to a relationship. I hear a variety of excuses: a past broken heart, losing half of your possessions in a nasty divorce, or experiencing th...
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Ember :)2 months ago
At You: Things I Love About You
I love your smile. I love seeing it, and especially love being the cause of it. I love it, especially when I can watch the smile grow like when you're realizing something exciting or you've just gotte...
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?
Linda Fitch6 hours ago
Signs You're in an Unhealthy Relationship
Nowadays, it seems like more and more people are entering unhealthy relationships and are being blind to the red flags that their partner shows. Having been in several toxic relationships myself, I am...
Tips and Tricks for a Long Distance Relationship
Being in a long distance relationship is not an easy thing to do. Making a long distance relationship work takes every day effort, a good amount of time, and serious dedication. Only two people who tr...
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Hillary Keen6 days ago
Undeserving Love
When we’re little we foresee our adult life being quite picture perfect. You know someday you’ll fall in love and meet the person you are just destined to be with. There may or may not be a white hors...
Halle Woker2 days ago
Chemistry Class
This story starts with me, 17 years old, in my junior year of high school. At this point I have never once worried about a boy, or any relationship for that matter; school is the first thing on my min...
Tay B2 days ago
Second Dates Aren't Always That Great
This is the story of my worst date, which oddly enough, was my second date with Cece. It all started on a weekend I was home visiting my parents. I decided to open up Tinder and see if I could find an...
Ginger Snap3 days ago
Meeting the Mother-In-Law
We have all, or one day will have to face the dreaded meet the parents' dinner! I was dating this guy, let’s call him T for short, for about a year and a half now. He moved to the island for school, a...
Faith Oa day ago
Why Still Being Single at 21 Isn't That Bad After All...
Your teens and years of early adulthood are supposedly meant to be filled with plenty of dating woes and crazy stories, but what about those of us that have never been in love or had a relationship?
Clyde
I was younger, trying to "fly too early," in his words, but I knew it was something that wouldn’t go away. I still know that. He’s told me he doesn’t understand what this is. What he is to me, what I ...
France Bantatua2 days ago
Not Good Enough
Life is difficult... Things have been black and blue... Brown and gray... Things have been plain—Monochromatic. Your own house became this loud playground of solitude and ignorance. Every corner, ever...
Victoria Vua day ago
Why Millennials Hate Baby Boomers
There is a single question to explore for today: why do Baby Boomers hate Millenials, and why do Millenials hate Baby Boomers? Being a 22 year-old, Vietnamese-American woman from a Vietnam War era fam...
cavia oplicusa day ago
Growing Up
During the first decade of my life, when I was living at my parents’ house, there was an old man in our neighborhood. He was from somewhere rural and he was an old man for as long as I’ve known him. H...
Amber Leigha day ago
How Holding on to a Toxic Friendship Cost Me My Relationship with My Brother
When I was 18, I met a girl. Let’s call her Bianca. Bianca was a few years younger than me, but we had so many things in common, we struck up a friendship almost instantly. Me, being the loner that I ...
She Woke Up Different
We often wonder how far we can be pushed or what our limits are...You think you've hit the bottom, but have you really? It could always be worse. What if what you've feared would happen has now become...
Lauren Daya day ago
Mixed Feelings // Salt Wounds + Midnight Blues
I've noticed that it's hard to stop loving someone, even though they've wronged you, even though you hate them, even though they might have been a straight up ass to you; you still have a hard time se...
Ashara Armand4 days ago
What is the Value of Getting Back with an Ex?
Don't get me wrong: getting back with an ex is never an issue. You may have unfinished business and things to say between the both of you. But is it worth it? Perhaps it is, perhaps it isn't. There ar...
Nena Ranksa month ago
Letter to My Deported Husband
Hola, amor. How are you? I am fine. Our three kids are well. They grow more and more each day. Our oldest son looks just like you. Autism isn't stopping him. He learns more words day by day. Our beaut...
Razi'El Muntasira month ago
"Apparently You're Not Parents"
This was a comment I responded to years ago and just found it: "Why do parents feel like their children owe them some kind of bearings? As parents it's your responsibility to take care of your childre...
Generational Hate and Why Millennials Aren't the Worst
From being labeled “entitled” to “technology obsessed,” “detached,” and “narcissistic,” you’ve probably heard quite a bit about millennials, especially recently. Millennials get a lot of flack, especi...
Bethany Gordon5 hours ago
Are They Really Your Friends?
Everyone needs friends right? But sometimes people that you name your friend may not be your friend. A friend is someone that is truly devoted to you and cares about your emotions and well-being. If y...
Rachel Vallin5 days ago
An Open Letter to the Friends Who Chose to Abandon Me
I’m going to start out by apologizing to our current mutual friends. Maybe this will be enough to push you over the edge and join them. But let’s be honest, can I even really call you my friends anymo...
Skye Bothma5 days ago
A Love More Powerful Than Love
I recently came across the BBC TV series Merlin on Netflix and as I’ve always loved stories of King Arthur and Camelot, I started watching. In this variation of the story, Merlin is the manservant to ...
Nancy D6 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 Hewitt6 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 Jayde6 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...
Blake Dylana day ago
If You Do Not Accept Your LGBT Child You Are Likely Killing Them
My parents made it very clear from the beginning that I was the unwanted child. Now, this isn't to say they weren't kind, even loving at times. They never hit me, never locked me in a closet (well, at...
(ri)ley key2 days ago
She Was Something Different
She wanted something different. I mean, I wanted something different too—I wanted to make it out of this town with my sanity, but at this point it seemed that I would likely lose that. I wanted to mak...
A History of Transgender People, Volume IV
So far in this series, I've discussed myth and legend. This is, on its surface, is not great historiography; but a culture's myths and legends inform their worldview. Perhaps not always in the most in...
Sharlene Albaa day ago
Life After Love: Part 17
Serena Today was the day we'd finally know Michael's fate in this drug trafficking trial. Perfectly inconvenient, if you asked me, since Daniel and I were supposed to renew our vows tomorrow. He might...
An Open Letter to My Husband
My husband. I never get tired of saying that even though I've said it at least a million times in the ten months we've been married. No matter what title you have held in my life, my friend, my boyfri...
Jennifer King7 days ago
After Every Storm...
Honestly, where do I begin? My first post on here and there's so much to write, so much to say. I didn't want to start off with a sad post and talk about my feelings, like a diary. I didn't want to scare you guys off. I didn't want to be that person. So, let's start off with a love story and a positive outcome. The story starts with two people meeting. The woman thought it was just going to be a fling—nothing too serious. She was in love with someone she hadn't even met. (We'll save that story f...
My Road to Divorce Part 1
No one goes into a marriage hoping for it to end or even expecting it to end. At least not when you are getting married for love. So when it does end it stings, breaks, devastates, and shocks. This wa...
Quyaisha El-Bey10 days ago
What to Do After the Breakup
I understand that some of you reading this will be young and possibly have little to no experience in relationships. I, too, am a young woman but I have learned a lot from my past relationships. By al...
Sage Kirchmann21 days ago
One Year, Open Marriages, Divorce, and a Step-Dad
At the end of grade nine, my mom asked how I'd feel if she left my dad. They had been bickering on and off for a while now, and I was supportive if not mildly enthusiastic. I was going into grade nine...
Don Anderson II3 hours ago
Me, Ellen, and the Girl I Wish I Never Liked
May 28, 2015: A day I just can't forget no matter what. I was on the floor with a hole in my chest surrounded by people who got the same news as me except I wasn't happy, so I look at the ceiling hopi...
Olivia Lass3 days ago
A Night of Reversed Indifference
Have you ever walked through a crowd without fear, your head high, steady steps, confident rhythm? It is possible when you are either too self absorbed in arrogance or you have nothing left to lose. T...
Nathaniel Corns3 days ago
What Is "Aromantic?"
I’ve recently been coming to terms with the fact that I am aromantic. I have been showing signs that I am aromantic for years—my whole life in fact—but it’s only since I learnt the term that I’ve begu...
Sharlene Alba4 days ago
Life After Love: Part 14
MARLEY Food was the only thing I had gotten right this week. I made the perfect carne asada with some rice that just soothed my anxious soul and after the lousy seven days I just had, it hit the spot....
Ira Lowells7 days ago
The Fame
In my head, the crowd is already screaming out my name as I ignore my phone for the hundredth time. It's my daughter's first birthday, but I can't think about that now. The crowd needs me. I crave it....
Sharlene Alba8 days ago
Life After Love: Part 12
MARLEY During summer, the days were longer. In Texas, they went on forever. I was up to my last errand of the day, before heading back home to change for Freddy's birthday picnic. I'd been planning it...
Eliza Faye16 days ago
Maslow Would Be Pissed
Lets take a trip back to the 1940s. A lot of ideas were being thrown around, and theories of psychology were in full bloom. In the wake of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud's death, as well as the rise of...
Trina Dawesa month ago
Why Does a Particular Group of Society Take to Social Media to Target People and Believe It to Be Acceptable?
18/07/2018, I was browsing through Facebook and then I came across a viral video of two teenagers that had bumped a taxi driver in Birmingham. The taxi driver was recording them. He shouted after the ...
Natalie Santana3 months ago
Does Social Media and Technology Conduct Isolation Within Users?
Cell phones, robotic pets, technology and all the advances that have come in the past twenty years—the past five years alone. The irony of everything is social media platforms. They're created to allo...