humanity

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

Romantic Scenarios
I was talking to a friend the other night and we were talking about our celebrity crushes, we both ended up talking about Emma Stone (La La Land, Birdman) and how gorgeous she is. He ended up telling ...
Word Slingera day ago
Eleven Minutes
11 minutes! Doesn’t sound like a long time does it? That’s only long enough for three songs on the radio. But on the night of October 1, 2017, 11 minutes seemed like an eternity for twenty-thousand pl...
Are You Like Me?
Leaving university was the hardest thing I ever had to do in my life. I had a sense of purpose. Everything had a deadline and nothing was too difficult that it couldn’t be solved with a library search...
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Kevin Santos3 days ago
5 Signs That You Are an Introvert
Growing up, did you ever feel like you were different? You didn't talk much in school? People often asked, "Why are you so quiet?" If so, you're probably an introvert, just like me. Here are 5 signs t...
I Survived Hurricane Florence
It all started Tuesday September 11th at 2 PM. I was sitting in my office, working like any other day, when the Hurricane warning alarm went off on my phone. Right after that I got a notification from...
Quit Obsessing Over Your Twin Flame
Abandon the belief that you won’t become a whole person or feel completely fulfilled without “the one” or your twin flame in your life. I promise you it’s the worst type of procrastination because not...
A Letter from Me to You
Dear Diary, I completely fell head over heels for this beautiful girl, we’ve had so much in common and we instantly clicked. As weeks went by I told her that I liked her I was SCARED, I was convinced ...
hailey clark6 days ago
I Will Never Be One of Them
I will never be one of them. A statement that has been in my mind since elementary school. I will never be one of them. I will never be their "best friend." I am not as smart or fun or attractive or w...
Jules Taylor6 days ago
Insecurities: Gender Roles and Family Pressure
"When did you first feel self-conscious about yourself?" I asked my mom this question one day after answering it in my head. She looked at me and took a few moments to think about her answer. I sat th...
Amatsi Writes7 days ago
Humanity = Hypocrisy
We are, as a species, blatantly hypocritical. In this case, I'm talking about social standards. Or more specifically, "labels." I find that the best way to get any point across is through context, i.e...
A. C. V.9 days ago
Baby Boomers, You're the Worst
It might hurt to admit, but everything your parents have told you is wrong. Not just wrong, but utterly destructive. The Baby Boomers, the cutesy name for the children born after the end of WWII, were...
Viviane Gray12 days ago
Millennial: A True Story About the "Me" Generation
Millennials are a big topic these days; the so-called 'Gen Y' or 'Me-Generation' and their entitled, shallow, and narcissistic behaviour. But are the teenagers and young adults these days really so ir...
Lauren Forte12 days ago
The Transformation
The gymnasium has undergone a metamorphosis: Cologne and flowers have replaced fusty air; an acoustic guitar strums along to a sultry voice; black and red balloons slow dance to the music; string ligh...
Lauran Cornock14 days ago
A Broken Silence
Real Life Stories About Deaf Life
Athira Pillai14 days ago
#ATaleofTwoStrangers
Ever have one of those days where you feel everything and everyone is evil around you? Fortunately or unfortunately, I get that consistently. So, when it is one of those mean blue-purple days when I f...
Mary Caitlyn14 days ago
Life as a Millennial
I was born on February 19, 2000 in Chesapeake, Virginia. I suppose that as soon as I came forward, screaming and fighting into this world, I was immediately labeled with the term "millennial." First, ...
How My Life Would Be Different If I Had Better Listening Skills
Hearing is the act of perceiving sound by ear. Listening is something you consciously choose to do. There have been plenty of times when I ramble on and on about nothing, but when it's someone else's ...
Hugo Sugg15 days ago
When You Lose Your 'Human'
Humans are social things, beings with emotion, thought, and expression. We live in a reality where we interact with other humans and we have relationships with other people, physical things, and rely ...