humanity

For better or for worse, relationships reveal the core of the human condition.

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Mollie Spade7 hours ago
Cultures Apart
If you are in a relationship with someone from a different culture, you might have realised that this can be a problem or a blessing. I married my Albanian husband five years ago. My eyes were sparkly...
Robin Toope2 days ago
What is Good and Bad?
Before you actually start reading this, I need you to truly ask yourself are you a good person or a bad person? Don't worry, take your time because the only way you can really appreciate this is if yo...
Acasia Tucker2 days ago
All Lives Have a Story to Tell
Sonder n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic sto...
Mac Kapala5 days ago
When Grief Moved In
It's finals week. I just transferred to a new school. This is my first semester there, and my exam is tomorrow. I need to be taking notes on the Crusades and Medieval Spain, but the black on my index ...
Manda Krashnak6 days ago
Privilege
I am pretty sure at the age of five I did not intend to become this pessimistic person. In this article, I am going to speak about privilege. I am sure some of you do not understand the power of privi...
Breana Ladd10 days ago
Life Lessons at Starbucks
It was the typical early morning retail shift except for three things; I was due at work an hour earlier than usual, I stopped to get Starbucks, and it was the morning every retail employee dreads—Bla...
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Addie Bushnell11 days ago
Sea Bikes
Everything there was small and beautiful. The lobster, the boats, the stores, the streets, the docks, the town itself. Except for the ocean, of course. The ocean was big, and more than just beautiful....
Emily Powell11 days ago
Abuse Is Not the End
My story has a beginning, a middle and an end. But in order to accurately describe what has happened, it might be best to start in the middle. On Nov 19, 2017, I escaped an abusive relationship with a...
Alexandra F11 days ago
Emotional Heavy
Oversexed, overly desired. That’s how I’ve felt a lot, especially every Wednesday. I’m sick of it being this designated day men are set to. Hump day can move days or go fuck itself. No, I don’t feel h...
Monica Monroe 11 days ago
How Men Really Feel About Pre-marital Sex
The year is 2017. The century is the 21st. In the last decade, we've discovered our spouses on Tinder, coined the term "Netflix and Chill," and watched a family of Armenian women rise to the top solel...
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Alice Rose11 days ago
One Summer Night
Do you ever just sit back and think “how the fuck did I end up here?” For me, it happens all the time. I’m currently sitting at Starbucks angry as hell because its been almost four fucking months and ...
Marissa Matthews12 days ago
My Mediocre Take On How Communication Is Essential To Getting What You Want
I understand and recognize that I am coming from a place of privilege, education, and good parenting, and as a result of my circumstance, I consider myself not a total idiot when it comes to communica...
Robyn Welborne12 days ago
Fool's Gold
Have you ever wondered what life would be like if you had done something differently? Just think for a second if you were to have made a right turn instead of a left, where would you have ended up and...
Hannah Carroll13 days ago
Bullying
I was 4 years old when it started, living in Cheltenham, England—where a lot of youngsters and free birds live. I was an outgoing, playful young girl and couldn't wait to see what the world had in sto...
Robyn Welborne13 days ago
Exception
Exception -R.Welborne. _________________________________ » »“Good Morning, my Luv.” I typed. My cellphone made its usual ‘ping’ noise, indicating that the message has been sent. The digital clock on m...
Tyler Friend13 days ago
Stop Telling Boring Stories With This One Trick
We've all had to sit through moments that have been called, "Just the best story about (insert whatever topic here)" only to be disenchanted, unenthralled and bored. It's awful. It might be your spous...
Camelia Matei13 days ago
Christmas and Human Nature: A Perspective
Of course, no one is the same. All people are different and unique in their own way. And I like to believe that everyone despite their weaknesses and shortcomings, has certain good, moral values and i...