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On Actually Being Irish on St. Patrick’s Day

Editor’s Note: This has been updated from its original 2014 publishing date. St. Paddy’s day—…

I Got Lost in My Marriage & Divorce was the Only Way To Find Myself Again
This is a little story of how girl met boy and how, ten years later,…
It’s Time to Breakup With Guilt in 2020

By Liz Phillips Guilt will really mess you up. That’s a fact because research says so.…

Why I Don’t Care About the Stigma of Being Alone

If you ask the people closest to me, they would probably say I’m as a…

Did My Depression Take Away My Ability To Consent?

By Jillian Elkin **Trigger warnings for rape**  The ceiling has dirty stains on it. I…

How Growing Up Too Fast Impacts Every Moment of Your Adult Life

Being forced to make adult decisions when you’re a child means you have to learn how the world works with your hands tied behind your back and blindfolded.

The Emotional Cost of My $5000 Boob Job

No one ever told me that having a boob job would make me detach myself from my physical body in a way I’d never experienced before.

How to Know When It’s Time to Breakup

I won’t lie, I’m not usually the first to admit I’ve got a bad habit.…

Read This If You Don’t Feel Beautiful Today

Hey. Girl, look at that body (read this in the LMFAO “I’m Sexy And I…

Breaking Up with ‘Mia’

“Isn’t that the one where you make yourself puke?”

9 Things I Wish People Knew About Me as a Highly Sensitive Extrovert

Being a highly sensitive extrovert may seem contradictory, but it’s my life.

On Having Sex When You’re A “Good Girl”

Being a “good girl” and sexually active is not mutually exclusive.

Why We All Need to Learn to Suck at Life More

The most important lesson we can learn is how to cope with sucking at life.

After a Decade Out, I Still Struggle Being Gay & Disabled

I’ve been in a wheelchair my entire life, but often I feel like I can’t be both queer and disabled. I have to choose when I know that’s not possible.

I Found a Lump. Now What?

I am a fairly healthy person. Sure, I don’t eat the healthiest and I’ll be…

Things I Do And Don’t Give AF About Now That I’m Old-ish

I’m officially old. Well, not really. But I am closer to 30 than 25, which…

The Dangers Of Judging Others Through Sh*t Talking

There’s not much I love more than a good shit-talking session. I hate to admit…

When Hate at First Sight Turned into Friendship

It began as a mistake. —Charles Bukowski My life is chalk full of… let’s say…

Most of My Relationships Are Long Distance

Approximately five minutes after I became a legal adult (give or take a few months),…