humanity

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

Kelle C Rosa2 years ago
Lack of Self-Esteem: My Biggest Weakness
One of the definitions of self-esteem is self-respect. How can we respect ourselves if we are constantly accepting the leftovers of a relationship? Or if we think the tears and pain someone brings to ...
Jeff Watson 2 years ago
White Males Have Feelings Too, You Know
You know when you run across something on the internet and it just grabs you and makes you so angry and frustrated? Some of the ideas that exist out there are just ridiculous and enough to make a pers...
Tee Crawley2 years ago
If the Black Man Is a Dog... the Black Woman Is a Bitch
Every day I see posts calling black men dogs, deadbeats, liars, ignorant, fakes, phonies, swindlers, and more. They are degraded like no other, and to make matters worse, it comes from black women. Th...
Maurice Bernier2 years ago
Loneliness
Let me sum this whole article up in two words: LONELINESS SUCKS!!! Now that I got that little formality out of the way, let me begin. Loneliness is something you may not want to wish on your best or w...
Stone Jone2 years ago
Judging Through "White Eyes"
Let me start with this... I am an American Black male and I have been all of my life. Now that that is out of the way I'll continue with my rant. It's not fair! It's not fair and I don't know who is a...
Shaalynn Stepps2 years ago
The Evil Woman
I am going to tell you guys a story about a time that negatively affects me still, to this day, mostly because I need to get over it, but also because I need to practice typing to get my WPM up. So, i...
Crystal shriner2 years ago
How a Taylor Swift Song Helped Me Find My Own Clarity
When I was sixteen, I was in such a bad place emotionally, and in desperate need of love and affection. I fell in love with a teacher, and shortly thereafter began a three year relationship of emotion...
Robert Burdsall2 years ago
Empathy: The Salvation of Mankind
The emergence of the technological revolution has shrunk the world, but for many, we are further away from each other than ever before (Unless you play Pokémon Go still). Social media connects us, but...
That Warm Community Feel
What will help us move forward in our modern world? How can we truly harness and channel the goodness of human beings to create a better world for everyone? What rhetorical questions will best facilit...
Georgina Lee2 years ago
Only Human
In 2014, following the untimely deaths of Rik Mayall and Robin Williams, we were subjected to some very mixed (and some very unusual) reactions thanks to various social media platforms. One that kept ...
Emily 2 years ago
Lesson Learned
When I was 15, I fell in love with a boy who self-harmed. I spent countless nights staying up with him to make sure he was OK. I thought I was helping, but he attempted suicide. We broke up but remain...
Durf Durfy2 years ago
Gentrificate
The night breeze at this outdoor café reminds her of his fingers in her hair. She wants those fingers on her skin, her waist. She sighs and leans in to him even more, caressing his soft palms and coar...
Dorn Simon2 years ago
Gaslighting and Other Abusive, Toxic, Negative Behaviours
We have all read the articles describing the harmful displays of these behaviours in relationships, with the damage they inevitably cause. I, for one have read them thoroughly, in and out, analysing e...
No Excuses; No Apologies
I was on Facebook today and I had an epiphany. One that broke my heart a little, but also changed my mind and the way I speak on certain things. As we all know, the political and racial climate in our...
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Madison Loucks2 years ago
Psychotic
I sat in my car with everything I owned packed up in the back seat. Tears were running down my face and my sobs would not stop. I was at that low point where all I could think about was all the wrong ...
Jordyn Goolsby2 years ago
Gratitude
I was on social media the other day and came across a really interesting quote by Anne Frank. The quote reads, “Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones, because the regret is stronger th...
Lavon Swygert2 years ago
The Millennial Mold
The Millennial stereotype is like every other stereotype a biracial teen like myself has to face. It's a misunderstanding — a label that was smacked on my forehead like a sticker on a steak. I have a ...
A.R. Marquez2 years ago
God's Lonely Man
It's scary to be alive. In the most sincere sense; being alive is a commanding struggle. A struggle of days, hours, minutes, seconds...etc. With that complexity comes a mixed bag of the unknown. We wa...