friendship

C.S Lewis got it right: friendship is born when one person says to another: "What! You too? I thought I was the only one!"

Bridget Meier2 years ago
Maybe Sometime
"Cath, I'm not that kind of guy." I said, eyeing the woman. "Especially because Aeron is my best friend." Cath was also my best friend, but she was like one of the guys. Her girlfriend, Sabriel or Bri...
Meg Crane2 years ago
Relationships with Anxiety
I’ve completely obliterated many a relationship due to my anxiety. There’s been the sudden rage born out of feeling uncomfortable. Nausea has led me to cancel plans again and again because “I don’t fe...
Love
What is love anyway? There are so many thoughts, ideas, and expectations surrounding love that sometimes we get lost in something other than love. We get pulled by what we believe love is, we get lost...
Maya With2 years ago
Hope Says No
Do you know that feeling when you miss someone so much, but the thought of seeing them is too surreal? You want to see them, but you wouldn't know what to do if you actually saw them? Someone so dista...
Judy Mae2 years ago
Dealing with Your Boyfriend’s Female BFF
“We are just friends”. Trust me guys, that sentence will NEVER make your girlfriend feel any bit better. If anything, it will only trigger more annoyance. Guys have female friends. That is 100% normal...
Amber Dodd2 years ago
The Hidden Side of Society...
I have been called many things, squeezed into the minuscule gaps of each letter of my name like each resembled a bottomless chasm in which seemingly meaningless words could hide. Most say that I am ju...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 2
Guillaume Lerou never made it back from the war. The letter announcing his death arrived on a Sunday afternoon in April of 1918, one of those warm, pleasant April days which feel more like June. Maude...
Rebecca Gannon2 years ago
Invisible Chronic Illnesses
So a friend or family member has an invisible chronic illness and all you seem to do is upset them? It feels like you're constantly walking on eggshells and you can't do anything right. Well here's so...
Madawna Bristow2 years ago
A Practical Guide to Feigning Confidence When You Are Shy
“Scientists have found the gene for shyness. They would have found it years ago, but it was hiding behind a couple of other genes.”—Jonathan Katz Think back with me. Think back to elementary school, j...
Diving For Hearts
When it comes to people who have made minimal impact to you in your life, even extended periods of time spent together can't make you want to keep in touch or make you reach out to them. You're more t...
Shannon Clarke2 years ago
Living in Your Friend's Shadow
My mum once told me, you cannot change another person, you can only change how you handle them or the situations you face. And this, by principle, is something I live by. Okay, so we've all had that o...
Emrys Snow2 years ago
Thoughts of an Introvert
"...She tried to find herself in places that didn't exist..." I was a ghost to eyes who never bothered to look, a boring book to minds that never cared to read and a blank human canvas to those who ne...
Que Bella2 years ago
This Author Has No Stories
My first piece of writing here feels driven by seeing the words, under my profile picture, 'this author has no stories'. I was taken aback but how sad that made me feel. Like a life not lived or waste...
Sowing Seeds of Love
The picture above is courtesy of my wife who made this as a poster for an event we are planning in our town. Over the past 10 years, I've been working as an addiction and mental health counselor with ...
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Syeda Tashin2 years ago
Domestic Violence in a Same Sex Relationship
"What's the first thing that comes to your mind when I say domestic violence?". The popular answer I've heard is 'a man abusing his girlfriend or wife'. My life revolves around soap operas and when it...
D Luna2 years ago
Looking In The Mirror
I want to begin by saying that the mirror I am referring to is not a literal mirror. Although a literal mirror is what we use to make sure we are presentable to others physically, the mirror I'm refer...
An Open Letter To My First Love
My first breakup was almost 3 years ago. I was 15 and in what felt like love with my best friend. Heartbreak is a difficult thing to describe unless the person you are explaining it to has experienced...
Suresh Nellikode2 years ago
Days with Fleas in My Ears
We had a peculiar neighbour. When I say peculiar, it goes to such an extent where I used to run away from his peculiarity of sustained high-pitched tone of whining. He has something or the other alway...