Millennials

Disney Made Me Skinny Dip

My first exposure (ha) to skinny-dipping was “The Parent Trap.” When Annie James took the…

Relationship Challenges Only Introverts Can Relate To

There’s still this bizarre misconception floating around that introverts are inherently people-hating, shy, hermits (which,…

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Sometimes a Quiet, Happy Life is Ambitious

I never used to think of myself as an ambitious person. Anyone who judges me…

Finding Acceptance Is the Best Part of My Mid-Twenties

At sixteen, you have the whole world at your feet, and by celebrating this rite…

Sometimes A Little Nostalgia Is A Good Thing

By Sacha Kohler When I was twenty years old, I left Montana to move back…

17 Albums To Feed Your Millennial Melancholia

There you are driving down the road and your inner adult angst is threatening to…

I Didn’t Believe In Miracles Until My Family Got One

When you’re 23, you don’t expect life to throw you many unexpected curve balls. There…

5 All Too Real Titles for Your College Memoir

1. Fuck You Guys, I’m Walking Home: A Tale of Sidewalks Traveled Readers will be…

Cheryl Strayed’s Truth Bombs Inspired Me To “Write The Thing I Needed To Read”

by Marie Hansen I thought I might have to sit on the floor. I heard…

The Year is 2017 and Romance is No Longer a Prerequisite to Dating

Ah, millennials. Singlehandedly supporting the coffee industry in skinny jeans and the propagators of $30…

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I’m Moving Out of My Hometown For the First Time in My Late 20s

  By Chandra Chakravarthi I’ve always called Birmingham, Alabama my home. It’s the only one…

On Living a Bold and Brash Life

Once upon a time, I was bold. I was proud and confident and bad ass.…

Open Relationships
How Open Is Too Open When It Comes To Open Relationships?

Until very recently, I found myself passionately advocating for open relationships—when I get passionate, my…

How I Fell Back In Love With the Dumpster Fire That Is 2016

It was a brisk October morning when I departed from my home in Southern Virginia…

My FOMO Isn’t Trendy

Like most people, my middle school experience wasn’t all that great. Sure, I had great…

Why I Believe in the Foods Before Dudes Rules of Dating

There are two crucial components to successful dates: good conversation and good food. Both distill…

I Don’t Know If I Was Raped

*Trigger warning for sexual assault*  I used to wear a purity ring. I know it…

Desperately Seeking Friends for the Post-Grad Life

By Kelly Rodgers It was 8:40 a.m., as I rushed frantically around my apartment on…

What I Learned After Being Ghosted Just As I Was Feeling Secure

We started too quickly. In just one night we went from being complete strangers to…

Tinder Isn’t A Nicholas Sparks Novel And We Have To Stop Expecting It To Be

Let me preface this by saying that I am not an authority on the world…