love

All you need is Love, and Love is all you need.

M .2 months ago
Relationships
Relationships can be amazing, but they can also be stressful. If you read my profile, you're probably looking at my title thinking what does a 22-year-old know about relationships. In my own opinion, ...
Paige Graffunder2 months ago
A Love More Inclusive
I would like to preface this, with the understanding that I am in no way trying to put down romantic love. Romantic love is magical, and wonderful, and when reciprocated in a healthy way, can be very ...
Andie Cann2 months ago
Problems with Our Instinctive Expectations of Love
Even though I am still young to be thinking about the big "I love you." the movies on TV are subconsciously altering my view on love. Yes, I am guilty of watching 'romantic' comedies with these undeni...
Sasia Angelika 2 months ago
Do Long Distance Relationships Work?
I remember when I first started talking to him, almost all of my friends said this isn’t going to work out, he lives too far and all that. To be more precise, my boyfriend lives in New York and I live...
Carmen Fletcher2 months ago
The Walk to Anjolie
Part 1 Be alone for a while. He’ll find you. Did you ask God about him? Don’t be tied down. All these thoughts from my audience rang in my ears as I reflected on how I got here. I iced my neck with a cold pack I stole out the freezer and took the long stroll back to the home that I shared with my bipolar boyfriend. He had one of his ‘moods’ today and my neck was the one to blame for it. As I near the home I remembered how this all began. I was alone and Carson found me. He needed an Anjolie and ...
How Can You Make Someone You Love, Love You?
“You Were Loved” How is it that I still think about you? Still, wonder how you're doing... Why am I smiling at the memory of us, when you and I haven't shared the same space in so long? How does my he...
Nathan ooo2 months ago
Learning Love
No one was ever taught how to love, and no one really can define the meaning of it; everyone has their own definition of how it should be and signs of it. It was difficult for me to understand, until ...
Diary of a Dying Girl (Pt. 4)
ALWAYS, BUT NOT FOREVER I've loved you for so long that even my bones remember. It's about time that I write about you. You are a movement, an entire emotion. It's overwhelming to think about you. And...
M F2 months ago
All You Need to Know
Since the day I’ve met you, I’ve wished I had more time to just stop and think about you. To be able to put into words all the words that have escaped me every moment I’m in your presence. Every momen...
Lala L2 months ago
Him
I still think about Him. I can still hear his dirty jokes and his crazy laugh. I think about calling him or texting him when I have a problem or I need someone to talk to. He was my best friend and th...
MaKendra Spencer2 months ago
Love Is a Weapon
There’s something in this life that I wish I never had to find out the hard way. No one warned me about this, no one told me about this weapon. We talk about it like it’s nothing, we search for it lik...
Jan Evans2 months ago
My Journey to Love
At the start of 2018 I did a writing project where I wrote a word each day on a post-it and stuck it on my wall. It was a visual journey of my year in progress and the wall became a much-loved part of...
Choices: Shameless or Valiant, They Are Mine
Let me overthink with you. Let me merely exist with you. I want to be there during your nonchalance and effortless phase, just being able to be near you feels more real than being myself. Let me blend...
mare .2 months ago
To All the Boys She Thought She Loved
Her first kiss. It was at the nearby park, and her mom probably didn't know about it. She was thirteen and when she saw the cute boy with messy blonde hair she's been crushing on lean in, she went for...
Kristina King3 months ago
Jello Is My Hero
When I was in grade school I was asked to write a lot of essays like that. My hero. Who I look up to the most. Who inspires me. Etc. Etc. Etc. Well, I've never encountered someone that fits the title ...
Steven Buriek3 months ago
Loving a Woman Who Lost Her Brother to Suicide
I felt distant from the one I love last night. Even if she was inches away, there may as well have been a galaxy between us. This sensitivity of mine was always kept under wraps; I allowed a few tears...
Jess O’Brien3 months ago
Nathan's Story
Nathan’s room was blue, but it isn’t anymore. We used to draw all over his walls—impossible triangles, strange faces, intricate patterns. We’d planned to cover the ceiling, too. We would sing Beatles ...
Liliana Moreno3 months ago
Eight Years Apart
Our story began eight years back when I was seven years old. I met him at a party and I was wearing a red blouse, short jeans, and braided hair. By that time I would only hangout with boys because I w...