humanity

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

Chris Hearna month ago
Men Are Not Getting Enough Credit
I cry. I cry openly. I've always done that. I've always felt a wide range of emotions and expressed them freely. I am a complex person with many facets. I am not some robot that has been programmed by...
Kiara Kinga month ago
I Owe Finding Love and Good Relationships to My Traumatic Past
“I am a damaged person.” That’s one of the most common things I will say when I begin to open up to someone, which was never really a regular occurrence. I say this because I am, and I feel better onc...
Sarah Honga month ago
Licensed to Drive, But Still Learning Patience
I drive to work every day. Although it's only three miles, it ends up taking about 25 minutes; the GPS initially tells me that I'll arrive by 8:13, but I almost always end up arriving at the parking g...
Shea Matthewa month ago
The Way WE Think
As I walk down this path of self-discovery, there are a few things I come to understand. First, it’s that everyone has their own truth—now sometimes these truths can be similar and at other times they...
Worth
What does it mean to be worthy? We places labels on ourselves and each other to equate a sense of worth. We seek to classify someone by their potential, or who they may be at that moment. All the whil...
Only Human
Human: a term to explain our biological existence. A term that refers to who we think we are, a name that signifies our bodies. Our biology, genetic similarities in DNA, thought, behaviour and error. ...
B. Ka month ago
Him
Who am I and what is my dream? Is the person that is waking up every morning and living the daily common life really me? Am I working towards something meaningful or am I just living according to the ...
Mark lewisa month ago
An Observation
In a world where you can have anything, you choose not to have the most important thing: a voice. You let people speak for you. Are you a sheep that follows because it's a trend? Or are you a wolf jus...
Braden Davida month ago
Reflections in the Waves
The ocean and I have always had a complicated relationship. I have a fear and respect for it that dates long before I moved to California. But every time I find myself near the ocean, I am mesmerized,...
Katie Dunhama month ago
Gossip, Lies, Truth, and Gospel
Dear Gossips, Gossip, who doesn’t love good juicy gossip? I am hooked on Ex-Wives of Rock for three reasons, first, those ladies are damn entertaining. Second, I sort of/on the outer echelon of, lived...
Peace in Our Time
Peace, the long sought after word, feeling, belief, and standard that generations before us have tried and failed to achieve. All of us around the globe want a better future for us and those we love, ...
Kirsten Nicolea month ago
What a 'Perfect Day' Means to Me
If you could describe a 'perfect day' what would it look like? For me, a 'perfect day' consists of a few things. The person or people you care about Smiles and laughter A feeling of peacefulness A les...
Eva Jeana month ago
Pride, Prejudice, and Equality
It's Pride month—everywhere we turn, we see it. Google, social media outlets, small and large businesses, we're all reminded with bright, vibrant colors. Now, I'm sure you have your own opinions on it...
LeAnn Murcha month ago
A Year Is a Lifetime When Tragedy Is Happening
We never see the changes as they're happening; it's when we look back that we notice how different things are. A year doesn't seem like a lot of time, but when things are happening, whether they're go...
Being Plus Size and Black at a Predominately White College
Going to one of the most "diverse" schools in the country was a true blessing and quite an experience. Not only was I able to meet many different people from many places, but I was also able to learn ...
Levi Sandersa month ago
I'm Not Coming Out—I'm Letting You In
I never thought I’d be here, writing this letter for the world to read. But, times have changed, and I want to share this with people. First, though, you have to have some backstory—so here we go. In ...
kayla domingoa month ago
People Like Them
Eyes; the key to see within another person’s soul. Maybe that’s why theirs are so dark and void of life. No joy sifts within them, only dull anger and rage. Pity should not be felt for them. They know...
Katie Dunhama month ago
Welcome Class!
Dear Internet Users, Look I get it, for a long-time people didn’t have an outlet to air their grievances and what not and along comes the internet. We finally have an easy outlet for spreading the wor...