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C.C. Curtis9 minutes ago
Romantic Attraction Is Different from Sexual Attraction
In a relationship there's usually a lot of love, cuddling, giving gifts, complimenting, sex, and everything else to express love and affection. Without any of these aspects, are you really in a relati...
Reji Lashinskyan hour ago
Gentle
He laid me down below him and placed his lips on my neck. He breathed against my ear and whispered "I have you". He gently placed a kiss against my cheek. I closed my eyes tightly. "No. Don't leave me...
Chandra Harrison3 hours ago
The Downfall of a Neurotypical Female
Every Disney movie has the same plot for the most part. Seriously. A princess in a dire situation is on the cusp of doom when a prince rushes in to save her. I came to realize this when I was 15, and ...
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Danni Scalia4 hours ago
Breaking Free of the Mold
Sarah pushed open her door and rushed inside. A thick layer of clothes covered the floor. She was looking for one thing, her high heels. She was going out with her group and was running late… as usual...
Jayson Rich7 hours ago
Stranger on a Bus
A Guy is on a bus, the same bus he rides at the same time to the same place from the same place while in the same seat just like he does every day. He's listening to music on his headphones while he h...
Steven McCarthy20 hours ago
Perceptions of Love
Love can be perceived by one in many ways. Some prioritize it, others fear it. I believe that everybody has different experiences that affect how one may feel about love. As an owner of the infamous t...
Chronicles of a Weirdo Magnet
It is a rare and beautiful occasion when venturing out into the mysterious and unpredictable world that your eyes meet with a complete stranger and the two of you know immediately that you are both th...
Lingering Effects for Houston's Flooded — Trauma, Grief, and Loss
As you have no doubt heard, thanks to 24-hour-a-day news coverage at the time, the city of Houston suffered the most catastrophic rainfall recorded in United States' history this past August—the resul...
Jessica L19 days ago
The Unconventionally Typical Story of How I Met My Fiancé
With technology evolving at such a rapid pace, and its large role it plays in our daily lives, it is no surprise to find that it has also changed the way we conduct our relationships. Everyone connect...
Uldouz Wallacea month ago
Noel Leon and Uldouz Wallace Answer All Your Questions
Noel and I collaborate a lot on Instagram - we laugh, we pose, and then we laugh some more! We get interviewed a lot, so we decided to ask each other some tough questions: what our love lives are like...
The Trans Awakening
This story is a pretty deep one filled with confusion and emotion. It’s a story of a girl who didn’t know she was a girl until she was an adult man. This is a story of a 25-year-old woman born and rai...
Paige Barnowskia month ago
I Was Demoted After Being Sexually Harassed
I've worked every entry level job under the sun; some for days, some for years. I've done everything from answering phones behind a desk, to flipping burgers in a greasy kitchen. However, even with a ...
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?
Second Chance at Love
From breaking up after 3 years to divorcing after 50; we're here to tell you that you can love again.
Me, as a Part of the Problem
It is always easy to blame a broken heart on someone else. What they did or did not do or say. Nitpicking every detail of what you now find to be wrong with the person who left you with a heart broken...
Zoe WOODRUFF2 days ago
Eve
Her name was Lola. She was a Showgirl. No, I'm joking. She was nothing more than a girl whose soul flourished with laughter and thrived off love. But she was lonely. She was sad. She was single and al...
Miss. J2 days ago
Six Things I've Learned From Being in a Seven Year Relationship
I’ve been in a relationship for seven years, and in March it will be eight years. No, we aren’t married, but yes we do plan on getting married. As of when, well that’s a good question. We aren’t sure ...
Chelsey E21 hours ago
The Hiker
The bridge of death on the date from Hell...
Jayson Richa day ago
The World Changes
She looks into the mirror and frowns making a noticeable noise to match her face and mood about what she sees looking back at her from the reflection. Guy hears her from the couch as his video games f...
Jayson Richa day ago
Midnight World
Girl rolls over and while still in her sleep, absent of any thought and as natural as drawing her next breath, to reach for her soul mate seeking everything she could ever need to be complete all in s...
Reji Lashinskyan hour ago
Gentle
He laid me down below him and placed his lips on my neck. He breathed against my ear and whispered "I have you". He gently placed a kiss against my cheek. I closed my eyes tightly. "No. Don't leave me...
Chandra Harrison3 hours ago
The Downfall of a Neurotypical Female
Every Disney movie has the same plot for the most part. Seriously. A princess in a dire situation is on the cusp of doom when a prince rushes in to save her. I came to realize this when I was 15, and ...
Steven McCarthy20 hours ago
Perceptions of Love
Love can be perceived by one in many ways. Some prioritize it, others fear it. I believe that everybody has different experiences that affect how one may feel about love. As an owner of the infamous t...
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Nicole Leary3 days ago
Obsession
He stares at her, watching. His eyes follow each movement, absorbing her desires, breathing in her sweet innocence. He wants it; he needs it; he needs her. He was naïve before, much too lax. He had al...
Sarah James4 days ago
Spare Any Change, Please?
Yes, my title is a pun. Because while we can't all afford to give cash to those in need, we can all afford a little social change. Here in the UK, the issue of homelessness is on the rise. Since 2010,...
Being Different
One of the various phenomenons present in society these days is that which pertains to conformity and abnormality. More elaborately, how we constantly desire to differentiate ourselves from the common...
Angela Bullard21 hours ago
Burning Bridges
I will never forget burning your clothes. You left our apartment and ran to the arms of another girl, leaving me alone in a place filled with all of your things and nothing but memories of what was, c...
My 3 Months Dating a Narcissistic Psychopath
(Please note: since these incidents, I have looked up, and researched, narcissism and gaslighting. He fit almost every detail of them. Plus, I have since deleted his texts so the following incidents a...
Miah Hand2 days ago
Sadness
Sadness. It's like trying to avoid the Black Plague. You can try but only get so far before it takes claim over you. We all know how it feels to be down and how much it sucks being in that state. And ...
Claire Rowlands4 days ago
Traditionally Nontraditional
My life story is a wild ride and I'm sure I'll end up writing about more of it in the future, but right now, this is the story of me - circa 2017. Let's start at the beginning, I met my current partne...
Rosalie .6 days ago
Leaving Toxic Friendships
Boy, do I have a story. For the sake of this article or whatever you want to call it, I’ll be changing the name of the person I’m talking about because, you know, privacy reasons. My cousin Tina and I...
Susan Milota9 days ago
My Story
Let me start off by introducing myself. My name is Susan. I'm a 19 year old girl who is currently living in the Holy City. I was born November 27, 1997 on a Thanksgiving morning. I'm adopted into a wo...
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Danni Scalia4 hours ago
Breaking Free of the Mold
Sarah pushed open her door and rushed inside. A thick layer of clothes covered the floor. She was looking for one thing, her high heels. She was going out with her group and was running late… as usual...
Sarah Jamesa day ago
Men and Women Are Never JUST Friends, Right?
It's a familiar "rule" that we've all been told at one point or another, either by friends or family or even our partners; "You can't just be friends with him/her, there's obviously something going on...
Adina Birbeck2 days ago
Untangling Yourself from Toxic Friendships
Wondering if you are dealing with a toxic friendship? Truth be told, so have I, unfortunately. But here I am to offer you help for this kind of thing so that you can nip it in the bud where it is and ...
Arlesha Jeméllea month ago
How Will I Know He Loves Me?
Wouldn’t life be so much simpler if you could read minds like Professor X from the X-Men? Especially if the mind you could read was your man’s mind? With that superpower, you could see for sure how he...
Danielle Banner2 months ago
21 "No Reason" Gifts Just To Show Her You Care
There's something about falling in love with the right person that makes you want to pamper them — even if it's not Valentine's Day. Gifts that are "just because" don't have to be super-romantic; they...
Ashley Davison2 months ago
Overlooked Clues: Cheating Partners
Cheating is one of the most hurtful experiences that a person can go through. When we begin to suspect that our partner may be unfaithful, we often can miss some really important clues that are major ...
Em Trevino5 days ago
Pronouns
Pronouns are an interesting thing, especially when it comes to gender. Every one of us is given a set of pronouns from the minute we are conceived. From she/her to he/him, the problem with these is th...
Danni Greer6 days ago
Are You a Boy or a Girl?
Names and places have been changed for anonymity, but this is a true story. I grew up in the rural parts of Virginia. Living in rural counties, there’s lots of mud, country music, trucks, and guns. In...
LGBTQ – What's That A For?
I logged onto Facebook yesterday and discovered it was National Coming Out Day. How exciting! A lot of my queer friends wrote beautiful and bold posts about their experiences and their identities. Som...
Claire Rowlands4 days ago
Traditionally Nontraditional
My life story is a wild ride and I'm sure I'll end up writing about more of it in the future, but right now, this is the story of me - circa 2017. Let's start at the beginning, I met my current partne...
Man pearson12 days ago
Baby Marriage
Do you look around you and realize that there are so many people getting married? Or having honeymoon babies? And can't shake the fact that they just graduated high school a year ago? In psychology th...
Tarin Campanella14 days ago
I Met My Husband in First Grade
I mean, obviously, we didn't get married at six years old. I did have a crush on him, though. I distinctly remember writing down a "List of Cute Boys" when I was in first grade. Joe's name was number ...
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Erin Misenar7 days ago
Paint Color Can't Erase Me
Dear New Wife, I was shocked when you chose to move into my old home. I realize that you thought you won when I divorced my husband, but I didn't want to be married to someone who cheated on their wif...
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Erin Misenar9 days ago
Left in Sausalito, California
Many years back, I took a trip to San Francisco with my husband. He had a conference in town, so we decided to enjoy a trip. He had told me earlier that he was depressed, so my goal for this trip was ...
Denise Willis23 days ago
When Love Isn't Forever
It was the worst year of my life, other than the year I lost my father. I had acquired a case of trigger thumb in both hands, a condition that causes your thumbs to bend at the joint and they won't un...
Jen G4 days ago
Spinster Life
So, as a thirty four year old, unmarried (strong, independent) woman, I have had some interesting conversations with people who assume I am the last and most lonely single person to have ever lived. T...
Things I Learned About Relationships from Being Single
Being single is amazing. Of course, being in a relationship is great, too. So great... But the single life is honestly the best life. You become an independent human being who isn't strapped down to j...
Michelle F13 days ago
Being Single in 2017
Everyone seems to be following an unseen biological clock, especially with the quick pace of today’s society. Although we are getting physically older by age in number, we are also still developing in...
Jayson Rich7 hours ago
Stranger on a Bus
A Guy is on a bus, the same bus he rides at the same time to the same place from the same place while in the same seat just like he does every day. He's listening to music on his headphones while he h...
Memoirs of a Depressed Girl Part One
hen I was seventeen years old, I tried killing myself. Only my family and a few close friends know my secret. It's not something I like to share. That particular time in my life was in all honesty, he...
Rachel Lescha day ago
Retribution: Chapter 33
Marianne sat in front of the mirror in Hélène’s bedroom while Hélène arranged her hair. The morning before, she had washed it using egg yolks and then sat outside in the sun to let it dry. Lemon juice...