family

Family unites us; but it's also a challenge. All about fighting to stay together, and loving every moment of it.

Claire Rowlands7 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 .9 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 Milota12 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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Ashley Boyd20 days ago
Is Happiness Real?
Back in the day, couples stayed home. They stayed together in the evenings with their families. Spouses were close & they talked about their days & enjoyed each other’s company. Parents played with th...
Vanessa Dias2 months ago
Strong Women Are Not That Strong
Almost a decade ago, in my first year as a Psychology undergraduate student, a colleague of mine said to me, "You are good at picking up the big fights, but you never go for the little ones." It took ...
Sandra Baker2 months ago
9 and 1 Ways to Make the Best Impression on His Parents
As a rule of thumb, it’s important that you’ve been together at least six months and that you’re both comfortable talking about each other’s parents. If he seems hesitant about the idea, or you’re unn...
Kelsey Camren2 months ago
Merbabe Makin' Waves
It's about to get real with this first post so I hope you're ready!
Maurice Bernier2 months ago
The Ultimate Superheroes!
I don't know about anyone else, when I was just barely older than the sandwich I ate two weeks ago, I started reading some comic books. I did not read that many, but I did have a small group of superh...
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Phillip Woodford2 months ago
A Mancrisis – the Crises in Manhood
The existentialist philosopher Simone de Beauvoir, in The Second Sex, described the situation of women as “One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.” In essence, ignoring the biological factors, d...
Myles D. Goethe3 months ago
Friendship v. Individuality
I believe individuals can be intriguing with good first impressions. Every person regardless of their race, religion, age or background has their own story and every changing personality that separate...
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Eleanor Tomczyk3 months ago
What Humans Should Know
Wouldn’t it be great if we could all enter the world with a manual of “how to” instructions? Perhaps it could be called “101 Ways to Navigate the Highways and Byways of Life Without Becoming Road Kill...
Harley Roronoa3 months ago
My Long Hard Road Out Of Hell
What we had can only be described as a whirlwind romance. He came into my life right when I needed a man the most and I fell madly in love with him. He seemed to be everything I was looking for in a m...
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Megan Mattson3 months ago
Square One
I was thinking of this fabulous introduction into my life that would make me seem all strong, ambitious, courageous and fearless. Honestly, I am a 35, going to be 36 in about two months. A 35-year-old...
Sierra Imhoff3 months ago
Why I Failed in Love
I have failed in love since I started dating in 8th grade. From one relationship to another, they seemed to get worse and worse, and I had absolutely no idea why. I remember asking myself, "Why is thi...
Sasha Boileau3 months ago
My Experience with CPR
I can’t recall the exact time a call for help rang into my room but early Friday morning, I heard the panic filled scream of a family friend, Amanda, followed by the chaos of finding my grandfather un...
Claire Raymond3 months ago
What Is A Midlife Crisis?
A midlife crisis can conjure up so many images, but for most people, the most vivid image is of an aging balding man in a red sports car accompanied by a young, well-endowed blonde woman with whom he ...
Ashely Moore3 months ago
Sex, Kids and the Single Woman!
I urge you to read through this post before you comment. Young, nice body, and four kids by different men is not a good look for any female. Unless you have recently been divorced or widowed, you are ...
Claire Raymond3 months ago
Why Do People Cheat?
For decades, there have been studies conducted all over the world trying to establish the most accurate percentage of the married population that cheat on their spouse. And although all studies show a...