humanity

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

Hurricane Harvey's Biggest Story? The People
As Texas continues to be in crisis as a result of Hurricane (now Tropical Storm) Harvey, I find I've been thinking a lot about friends and people I really admire. I grew up in a small(ish) town in nor...
Grandpa Wallace2 years ago
You and I
The Patient Looking back, it seems as though life was always trying to tell me that I cannot actually have anything I want. My parents were separated. I saw my brother once year and sometimes not even...
Maurice Bernier2 years ago
Teachers: The Most Influential People on Earth!
There are a few interesting people who have always amazed me. One of the fascinating people on Earth seems to be hypnotists. They seem to ask for volunteers, put them to sleep, and make them cluck lik...
Ayla Gooding2 years ago
Self-Awareness: Ask Yourself
I’ve been observing people, including close friends and family, for a while now. There are so many patterns when it comes to deep rooted issues and hardly anyone that I know talks about it. Perhaps I’...
Emma James2 years ago
But, He Loves Me, Right?
You hear stories about domestic abuse and how the women stay for so long and the question is always asked: why did you stay? If you’ve never been in an abusive relationship, this question makes sense....
Tanvi Patel2 years ago
And Then I Was Told, "You Are a Feminist"
Among the many misinterpretations about feminism that I’ve come across on social media and in person, this was yet another bizarre example. I live with a mixture of people, some very clear advocates o...
Maurice Bernier2 years ago
How the Mind of Maurice Bernier Works!
In this article, I decided that I need to do something different. I needed a subject that needed to be examined and thoroughly analyzed. I needed a subject that is so elusive that even the psychologic...
Katelynd Vermeer2 years ago
Be a Citizen of the Earth
This is not an article about disapproval of religion; in fact, it is the opposite. I hope that one day in a world that is torn apart by cultural and religious differences, that we can all come togethe...
How Being Successful Can Impact Your Love Life
As a relationship writer, I discuss how many things can affect your love life — your age, your waistline, your personality, and even your clothing style are all things I've touched upon in the past. M...
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JAPPY .2 years ago
I Come First
When growing up, you get taught to do things for others, make others happy, and not to do this and that because of what other people might say. I mean Albert Einstein says it himself: ''Only a life li...
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Clare Scanlan2 years ago
What is Coercive Control?
Your new relationship is great! He really seems to understand you, he wants to be with you all the time, when he isn’t with you he’s always texting, he wants to know all about your life, friends, fami...
S P2 years ago
Stopping the Self-Enabling Cycle
In today's world, people tend to look at outside influences and not ourselves as reasons for failing at something or continuing to put ourselves in the same negative situations or bad relationships. A...
Maurice Bernier2 years ago
The Ultimate Superheroes!
I don't know about anyone else, when I was just barely older than the sandwich I ate two weeks ago, I started reading some comic books. I did not read that many, but I did have a small group of superh...
Edward Anderson2 years ago
Museum of Toxic Masculinity
This weekend, I decided to adventure a little bit. What's the point in living in the greatest city (NYC) in the world if all I ever do is work. So I walked through Central Park, had my music on and en...
Phillip Woodford2 years ago
A Mancrisis – the Crises in Manhood
The existentialist philosopher Simone de Beauvoir, in The Second Sex, described the situation of women as “One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.” In essence, ignoring the biological factors, d...
Abi Hastings2 years ago
A Christian Advocating LGBT+ Rights
I was never told that homosexuality was a sin. I have no recollection whatsoever of that ever being outright said to me, my parents are generally circumspect in voicing their beliefs and are very gene...
Fannie LeFlore2 years ago
When Stuck on Stupid Becomes a Choice
Many of us place emphasis on not shaming or unnecessarily hurting other people's feelings. While this is a generally good approach for everyday life situations, there are some instances where ignoranc...
Maurice Bernier2 years ago
My Friend Loneliness!
I have reached a point in my life when I must accept what is. Way back in the year of 1956, a happy baby boy was born in the month of February. When he was born, he had no bills, no taxes, no worries ...