x, why, z

I feel like life should be as simple as the alphabet. After all, it ticks…

I don’t know how to write about death

I don’t know how to write about death. But I don’t think I’m scared of…

UNCONVENTIONAL LOVE
Unconventional Love: Not all Relationships are Romantic

I have never been in a relationship. I’m in that awkward stage of being pre-30…

"he loves me, he loves me not"
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

The other day my mom and I were talking about an article she read on…

Love in the Time of a Lease

By Caroline Moss You had broken up in March, you told me, over our second…

Loving Someone With Depression: How to Cope

I’ve never been depressed. I’ve had my share of crazy, and sure, I have my…

online dating
Online Dating for the Socially Awkward

Dating in adulthood is no easy task. It comes with a completely new and foreign…

Deciding to Hold a Non-Religious Wedding Ceremony

Choosing to hold a non-religious ceremony when you come from a closely knit religious family…

Why She Will Literally Be Loved

Suitcases and boxes sat in an assembly line fashion in my bedroom. The two-week mark…

How to Date Yourself

I have this theory. If I can master a relationship with myself, then I will…

Emotion in Motion: Defining Sex-Positivity

I am a sex-positive feminist. That is how I choose to identify myself. This label…

Literally, The Worst Ex Girlfriend Ever

  Maybe you’ve been her. You’ve probably, at the least, thought about being her at…

Dating for Women (I’m Going to Tell It to You Straight)

Personally, I hate dating in general. If you’ve been lucky enough to “date” me, the…

Why Doesn’t Daisy Get a Say? On Power in “The Great Gatsby”

By Greg Lewis When I first read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic novel “The Great Gatsby,”…

How to Celebrate Mother’s Day Without a Mom

“There’s a story behind everything, but behind all your stories is always your mother’s story……

Mama Knows Best: An Ode to Our Mothers’ Wisdom

In honor of this year’s Mother’s Day, a few of us over at Literally, Darling…

After all that we’ve been through I know we’re…cool?

By the time most reach their mid-twenties, they have accumulated at least one awful breakup…

A Mother’s Day Gift Guide (That Doesn’t Suck)

So, America loves made up holidays. We have a made up holiday for everything. Oh,…

Twenty Candles

“You can’t be 16 forever.” -Molly Ringwald My mom would always tell me about Miss…