humanity

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

Truth and Honesty
Truth, many equate this to honesty, but truth has a deeper meaning than just the antithesis of a lie. Truths are evident in many things throughout society. We find truth many times per day, no matter ...
Rachelle Pinkneya month ago
Growing up Fat, Black, and Ugly
My hopes are that someone going through—or someone who has been in—a similar situation can reflect on this story, and find some growth and ideas on how to move forward. There is a healthy strong perso...
Pi3ces OfWorka month ago
"Hypothetical" Letter
Dear Friend, I am taking a psychology class and I think that the main factors affecting a person’s behavior are society, social media, and nurture. Society focusing on the social media end has always ...
Katie Dunhama month ago
Can't We All Just Get Along?
Welcome to 2019, and the wild frontier known as the internet and social media. In this day and age we can capture everything, and post it to social media so we can all collectively unpack it. And boy ...
Sabrina Sthaya month ago
Real
A writer's life is always an interesting thing to research. Meaning, their writing always typically reflects emotions they feel in that moment, or how they want to feel—who they are, and who they want...
es .penname2 months ago
And What About You?
As a kid, I thought my life was pretty mundane. Books and TV (so my entire world) were filled with drama and adventure, and people doing things. People who had stories. This saw me develop a bad lying...
Summer Miranda2 months ago
Happiness
Not to sound depressed—which I’m pretty sure we’ve all thought this before but—life sucks. Life is filled with challenges, some small and some big. For me, everyday seems to be a challenge and I’m won...
kayla domingo2 months ago
Injustice
That white man was given more privileges at work because he was deemed much more superior than that person of colour. A little girl isn’t allowed to participate in that game of soccer with the boys in...
Rowan Finley2 months ago
What Are ENFJ Male Children Like?
The ENFJ (Extraverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging) males are fascinating, unique individuals. The ENFJ personality type makes up only two percent of the overall population, and only 31 percent of ENF...
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andrea wainer2 months ago
Choose to View Other People in a Positive Light to Maintain Your Own Happiness
When we are describing another person, particularly if we are explaining a difficult or stressful interaction, we sometimes make the mistake of using qualifying words and adjectives that are negative....
Nadine Haigh2 months ago
The Snow That Time Forgot
It had been another uneventful week that was to be followed by another weekend of being on my own, probably sat at some bar or another try to drink myself into oblivion, whilst pretending that I was h...
On the Edge of Someone Else's Happiness
Last summer, in an effort to clamor together money to move out and on to the next destination, I found a gig as a server for a wedding. Not a small wedding either. The couple came from money—all 100 '...
Charles Quinn2 months ago
'(Not So) Lucky Ticket'—Screenplay
-Screenplay idea for an original short film- NARRATOR: The American Dream is one of hope, and wishes for success. This idea has become old and tired in a society always expecting more and more, making...
Chloe Hauxwell2 months ago
Bourbon Suicide
There are certain streets I always take to get home from work. Straight out of the bar onto buzzing Bourbon Street. I then take a left and walk until St. Peter, then take another left and saunter unti...
Aceadia 2 months ago
A Love Letter to You
I was taking the green line train to downtown, and I heard a hard hit. I soon came to find out that someone had tripped or fallen in front of the train. There were many witnesses, but for some reason ...
Michael Rodriguez2 months ago
Stand Under
I wonder what we would be willing to pay to be understood. How many of us have ever asked the proverbial question, why doesn’t anyone understand me? Why do I feel so alone? Or when someone asks you, “...
Toxic Masculinity
When I was 17 I got my first real boyfriend it was so exciting. Everything was good in our relationship, we would talk everyday, he would consider my feelings and he treated me like a queen. We dated ...
Vega B2 months ago
You Won't Believe Me...
Would you? If I sat you down, cozy and warm, with a cup of hot tea... would you believe me? My life story in my short 34 years on this planet isn't all warm and fuzzy (though it could include unicorns...