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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…

Rant: Stop Judging What I Eat

By TATUM Situation: Your name is Sally and you struggle with your weight and you…

"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…

Deciding to Hold a Non-Religious Wedding Ceremony

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

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Memorial Day: No Gawker It’s Not OK to Exclude Veterans

This week, Gawker released an article entitled,  On Memorial Day, Don’t Let Living Veterans Steal…

Why She Will Literally Be Loved

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

Some Thoughts About Steubenville

— Typically, I write about music; today, I write about silence. I write about a…

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…

My Love Affair with British TV

I often forget that not everyone watches as much British TV as I do, causing…

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…

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Buttered Love: Southern Cooking & Cast Iron Pans

For a Southern family, tradition is not only sacred – it’s the obligatory albatross that you…

Twenty Candles

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

Starting a Revolution with Thomas Jefferson: UVA’s Rally for Honor

It’s June 10th. I’m sitting down to breakfast with my husband and, coincidentally, fellow LD…