Why We Need To End Society’s Idea Of A Social Timeline

To all of the people who have sneered at you for being 35 and single. To all the times you and your husband have been asked why you haven’t had children yet. To anyone who’s has asked, “What are you waiting for?” To the straight-up A$$H0L3$ who have told you that “you aren’t getting any … More Why We Need To End Society’s Idea Of A Social Timeline

I’m Just One Voice, But I Won’t Be If You Join Me

I have been sitting here thinking, crying, begging, wishing and hoping. I’m a 20-something graduate student living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I don’t have some massive audience. Or a voice that demands to be heard. I don’t have this brilliant political mind or a surplus of money to throw around. I have this. This medium in … More I’m Just One Voice, But I Won’t Be If You Join Me

5 Clichés About Love That You Should Take More Seriously

I’m not afraid to admit that I freaking love love. I think that love is magic. It leaves us vulnerable yet strong. Terrified and certain. It makes us cry then it makes us giggle for absolutely no reason. Love is distracting, but somehow evokes this inexplicable clarity. It carries an uncontrollable euphoria. It is everything. While I could write about love in … More 5 Clichés About Love That You Should Take More Seriously

To The One Who Left Me At The Worst Possible Moment: I Thank You

All of a sudden, our ignorantly blissful relationship had a dark cloud hovering above. You had a front row seat to the worst moments of my life. I saw in your face that you weren’t ready to deal with this. To deal with me as I faced the death of my mother. I saw your … More To The One Who Left Me At The Worst Possible Moment: I Thank You

I Want To Hold Your Hand, But I’m Afraid You’ll Freak Out

We live in a time where we connect so much through a digital platform that non-sexual physical contact among humans is becoming incredibly rare. There’s even this fear or feeling of being “creeped out” by a simple hand hold or an arm brushing up against ours. I never understood this. In fact, I love personal … More I Want To Hold Your Hand, But I’m Afraid You’ll Freak Out

I’m Happy & I Know It, But I Couldn’t Clap My Hands

Okay, this sounds like it’s about to be super cynical. Stick with me. It will work its way out into something positive (because POSITIVITY!!!). This year of metamorphosis has been such a good thing for me. As I’ve written before, it’s really stemmed from this unconditional self love paired with a deeper understanding of myself. This … More I’m Happy & I Know It, But I Couldn’t Clap My Hands