Some Thoughts About Steubenville

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

Nine Unsavory and Not at all Acceptable Ways to Make And Save Money

So all of us (here’s looking at you, college kids) have been desperate for money.…

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…

Neverland of Narcissists: Addressing the Millennial Myth

“I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the…

The Grim Reality of Underemployment

Underemployment. It may sound like yet another phrase from the “Me Me Me generation” of…

Why I Like Backpacking (and how it almost made me cut my hair off)

BY BECKY Whenever I’m home, I’d rather be backpacking, and whenever I’m backpacking, I’d rather…

Literally, The Worst Ex Girlfriend Ever

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

3 Disgusting (but totally natural) Things You Should Consider Before Adopting a Dog

It’s 1 am; you’re on Facebook, scrolling through your feed for the SEVENTH time today. Something…

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…

My Love Affair with British TV

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

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…

Welcome to Literally, Darling

God knows there are countless women’s blogs out there for every possible niche- from knitting…

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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…

My Dog: A High Functioning Sociopath

If you stalk the Internet anywhere to the extent we do, or have the Tumblr…

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…