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How To Fall In Love
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Taylor Bird8 hours ago
An Overactive Mind: Relationship Kryptonite
When a well educated professional who respects the women and men around him tries to form relationships, he limits himself to being analogous with the stereotypical “good guy.” When he puts himself ou...
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Katie D12 hours ago
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Mollie Spade7 hours ago
Cultures Apart
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How Disney World Destroyed My Relationship
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Dear You: I Love You
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Michelle Benoit2 days ago
When My Bf Hit on My Best Friend
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Taylor Morden5 days ago
My Crazy Love Story
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Sasha Cordero9 days ago
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Robyn Welborne10 days ago
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Brooke N9 hours ago
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Anjoelina Johnson10 hours ago
Dear Stanger
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Savannah McCain2 days ago
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Addison Haïtz9 hours ago
10 Things To Never Say To Twenty-Somethings
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Daniel Payne6 hours ago
Rejecting the Third Way
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Ariel Alonso5 days ago
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Lisa Gonzalez11 hours ago
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Simone Boss6 hours ago
Heart Breaking June
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Batool Zaidi8 days ago
Spill My Words
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Skye Bothma2 days ago
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Nayna G.7 days ago
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Dear *****, It was the first day back to school and I was starting my junior year. It was last period and I walked in recognizing everyone's face, but yours. You were new. You sat across the room and ...
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Katie D8 days ago
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Expect the Unexpected
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Saufty ~*4 days ago
The Fine Art of Social Hibernation
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Emma Reed13 days ago
Are Internet Friends Just as Good as In-Person Friendships?
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