humanity

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

Sweet Dreams
I'm sitting on a plane headed to him. I am cramped in such a tight space with snorry mcsnorrer next to me on my right and mcsneezer the sniffler on my left. I should be really aggravated but more than...
Amanda Lyons3 days ago
The Awful but Not(?) so Awful Truth About Being a Middle Mind
Ever been caught in the middle of your two best friends fighting? Me too. But that's not entirely what I mean by being middle-minded. It does offer a hint toward your inevitable nature though. What I ...
(Real) Entries to a Diary Pt 1
April 22 2012 Okay, so this is where I get out my thoughts. So right now I am so afraid I am going to mess this whole thing with Angela up. I mean I am smack in the middle of this. Because I started i...
Aisha Chughtai5 days ago
Everything Happens for a Reason
We hugged tightly, standing in the damp, cold that we were forced to call our summer for the past few years; my phone tightly pressed up against my ear. My Uber had arrived to take me home after a lon...
Vincent Graziano10 days ago
What If We Aren't All That Different
I read an article recently where Ryan Reynolds spoke about how he still suffers from "crippling anxiety" and deals with dark depression moments. I thought to myself, Whoa this guy deals with anxiety?!...
Ashley Smith11 days ago
How the Sexes Communicate With Body Language Differently
Body language is no longer just a catchy tune by singer/songwriter Kid Ink. In fact, the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines body language as, “the gestures, movements, and mannerisms by which a person...
Ashley Smith12 days ago
Reviving Morgan
It’s 2015 and I’m surrounded by my family and six of my best friends in the entire world. I’m celebrating my 16th birthday in the heat of June, and three months worth of planning couldn’t have prepare...
Maurice Bernier13 days ago
Roadblock: The Dead End in My Life
I remember Peggy Lee singing a song whose chorus included these words: "Is that all there is? Is that all there is? If that's all there is my friends, then let's keep dancing Let's break out the booze...
What I Learned From Being Bullied As A Teenager...
Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped-turned upside down and I'd like to take a minute just sit right there, I'll tell you how I became the "no care in the world" bitch that is me. Pri...
Katie Healy21 days ago
The Force of a Thousand Trains
One evening in March on my walk home, I was stopped by a moving train, crossing the road just before the parking lot of my apartment. It was the sunniest 5:30PM this town had seen in months. As the tr...
Druw Cameron22 days ago
Phoenix, Rising Through Hell
I am writing you this letter, in an attempt to heal myself of the damage you have caused me. I am mailing you this letter as a sign of maturity from me. I am writing this letter to express the abuse a...
Milad Hussina month ago
The Pleasures of Time
Time. Time is the most valuable thing we have, yet is a man-made concept that is difficult to grasp. An amazing concept, an "idea" that is running the entire world. In the English language, time is de...
Alyssa Jonesa month ago
People Are Flowers
Aren't flowers beautiful? Flowers are always beautiful even though they are all different. Every flower is unique in its own way yet they are all the same. They all have the same life cycle, they star...
Julia Rivarda month ago
The Imaginary Girl
I thought it was because no one liked me. You see, I do not have many friends. I am not a particularly social person. I like to keep to myself and hopefully avoid awkward interactions with people I do...
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Lena Baileya month ago
The Kinds of Bitches
Yes, there are different kinds of bitches. There's the good kind and the bad kind. There are also girls who are accused of being the bad kind of bitches. I'm the good kind of bitch that's been accused...
Stephen Watsona month ago
It Could All End in a Second
When walking across the road, I noticed I had dropped a trinket given to me by her. As I left to retrieve it, I disregarded my surroundings. Finally picking up my beloved item, I look at it lovingly a...
Let's Stop the Hate
So, lately I've been noticing as I am sure you have, that the world seems to be falling apart at the seams. We have wars going on yea, but what I'm talking about is in North America's backyard. We hav...
Angel Tapia2 months ago
Do Words Matter?
To some people, this question seems a bit odd to ask. If you think about it, this is a pretty simple question but it can be really difficult to answer. We live in a world where everything we say matte...