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!"

Touching From a Distance
According to Gary Chapman’s best-selling book, The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts, each of us naturally shows affection in one (or two) of five main ways – quality time, physical touc...
Guillermo Calvo2 years ago
Soliloquy In E Minor Sharp
"I'd really like to be drunk", he thought to himself, "but I've gained a lot of weight lately and I can't afford to gain anymore". It wasn't vanity, he just couldn't afford new clothes and he was pret...
Sarava Watson2 years ago
What I Learned From Dyeing My Hair Blue
In July of 2016, I went from brunette to having blue, green, and purple “mermaid hair.” I’d wanted to dye it for a while, but had never followed through on it before. Before I did it, many of the adul...
Milan Zivic2 years ago
Her Last Day
I loved her. I still do. With everything I've got. Ever since that cloudy day four years ago when we met in the park. Ever since I realized she was the one I was looking for my whole life and after sh...
Cheeky Minx2 years ago
What We Need to Hear
Are you a friend or family member of someone with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder or PMDD? When a loved one is living with PMDD, the sad truth is that you’re living with it too. Our condition is a ser...
Yvonne Glasgow2 years ago
Some People Love a Lie
You don’t know what love is I can honestly tell you this People that love do not purposely cause pain They are there for others when it starts to rain When those dark clouds roll in When they fall fro...
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Lynne D.2 years ago
Unhelpful Advice for the Socially Anxious
Making friends has always been rather difficult for me. I was badly bullied in my first year of school, I became extremely isolated from my peers in high school, and though I finally made close friend...
Kelle C Rosa2 years ago
Give Yourself the Chance of Being Alone
Some people can't handle loneliness and other people were meant to be alone. I am part of the second group of people. Don’t take me wrong, I have friends and I sincerely appreciate them, but I like to...
Mo Darasi2 years ago
The Art of Conversation
In our everyday lives we come across many different people. Some we know, some we don't know, and some we used to know. "Small talk" is defined by urbandictionary.com as being 'polite conversation abo...
Signs Your Friends Are Too Judgmental
There are few things worse than feeling shame or judgment. Being judged makes us feel uncomfortable, wrong, and desperate for acceptance. It's just a bad vibe that makes us question ourselves - even i...
Ange S2 years ago
Being Me
There's something that's been bothering me for a while now. A stigma forced upon me by society's expectations, crushing my self worth and causing my heart to drop to the bottom of my stomach, while I ...
Liz LaPoint2 years ago
On Love and Tacos
When I began eating a vegetarian diet in 2001, my live-in boyfriend at the time did not. We had both come upon information about how much healthier it was to substitute vegetable proteins for meat, th...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
That Old Familiar Rain
In the wee hours of twilight the rhythm of the falling rain moves with a tempo whose melody is unmistakably somber in tone. The pitter patter beats a painful reminder of those yesteryears where bitter...
Dubraska Lima2 years ago
Are We Selfish?
Being out of college made reality hit hard. While I was in High School and even in college I was always around people, always with “friends,” but when that stage of my life ended, everything was diffe...
Kristine Brown2 years ago
Asking and Explaining
We know that infidelity often results in breakups, divorces and social stigmatization. Western society has frowned upon straying from one’s intimate partner, from the widespread reproach of public fig...
Cameron Burgess2 years ago
I've Stopped Trying to Forget
I left the house at dusk and watched the bugs hover in the thick mist, illuminated like stars. Sam met me where my dad's bike was chained to a stop sign near the edge of the woods and we walked hand i...
Ben W2 years ago
The Joy of Reunions
It is a very underrated yet a very joyous feeling to be able to meet up with friends who you have not seen in a long time. It is almost like you are meeting them again for the first time or that somet...
Ben W2 years ago
Smartphones: Man’s New Best Friend?
There is no invention more prominent in today’s society than the Smartphone. It is used every day for things as simple as making a call to as complex as using an application to pinpoint your exact loc...