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!"

Nothing to Fear, Everything to Love
When we get right down to it, there are basically two things possible in the lives of every human being. We can act from fear, or we can act from love. It can seem a lot more nuanced and complicated t...
Lara Alice2 years ago
Rainbow Girl
I didn’t see the rainbow girl for quite sometime after that. Christmas came and went, as well as New Year. My grandparents Olga and Delio came to visit, and so did my brother Marco and his boyfriend N...
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I Want You to Love Me
Once upon a time, there was a girl. This girl was pretty shy and she knew exactly what she wanted in life. What she didn’t know was that she would have a little something weird for a guy she never tou...
Lara Alice2 years ago
Gil
The next summer my brother Levi became eighteen and left the house to go and live in Pearl’s old apartment with our cousin Rio. I was only fifteen, and couldn’t do much about it. It became really depr...
I Love You But I Do Not Like You
Have you ever met a person, family member, co-worker, friend- that person we deem as very special indeed for the dilemma their actions place us in; making us constantly choose between our love and dis...
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Jamie Bush2 years ago
I Will Not Feel Obligated to Quit Living My Life
I understand your life changed, for the better of course. You and your now husband made a beautiful, early-on, mistake, as we have called it, and you created this amazing little life that I call my ni...
Closure Happens in Funny Ways
He waltzed right past me. I felt my heart sink to the bottom of my chest. Of course he didn't see me. He probably wouldn't have recognized me if he had. My hair was completely different and I actually...
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Karla 2 years ago
The First Time Someone Fell in Love with Me
There actually is a fear of falling in love. It's called philophobia. This is more than just being too shy of having a crush. It's when someone has an actual disorder of even giving love a chance. I w...
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...