I graduated, but I don’t feel any different…yet.

I graduated, but I don’t feel any different…yet.

"Alright, now on the count of 3, everyone move your tassels from the right to the left," he spoke, "Congrats class of 2015 and welcome to the UMass Alumni family!" I went along with the motions, placing my tassel on the other side of my cap, careful not to ruin the decorations that sat on top [...]

I don’t want to kiss you, so please stop kissing me.

I don’t want to kiss you, so please stop kissing me.

"Hey, I'm Mark.*" He extended his hand out to shake mine, and there was an immediate attraction. Besides his crystal blue eyes and cute face, he was over 6'5'', which was, like, amazing. We chatted, he told me about grad school and future plans. And, eventually he said, "Let's get pizza." Never turn down a [...]

The power to both love and destroy

The power to both love and destroy

There will be one person, or multiple people, in life who hold your heart. They are capable of holding it for months, years, and possibly forever. Life seems simple when you find your person, because you no longer have to battle through everything alone. The person who holds your heart holds a piece of you [...]

Pain is inevitable, but so is happiness.

Pain is inevitable, but so is happiness.

Too often we define our lives by our disappointments. Our failed attempts to control things that simply can't be controlled. Our emotions, our heartbreaks, our "you're not good enough" stories. Too often we place the world on our shoulders, attempting to solve problems that simply can't be solved in the moment, or ever. We feel, [...]

Don’t Call Me Crazy And I Won’t Call You An Asshole.

Don’t Call Me Crazy And I Won’t Call You An Asshole.

"She's crazy," says the indecisive ex-boyfriend who was sexting her the night before. "Dude, she started acting all possessive and texted me non-stop," remarks the ~*4 EvA*~ lifelong bro who refuses to commit yet introduced her to his family. "She's all of a sudden needy. I mean, like, we're not dating or anything," mumbled the dude [...]