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All Those You Can’t Trust
I’m to be married soon.
Why we should accept it today that everything around us is temporary.
On a daily basis we meet new people, we buy or have new stuffs, we make memories, experience new feelings, time, knowledge. All of these…
Beyond that College Backyard
Like so many, I lived in a house full of roommates in college, where we thought we knew everything and had all the answers. That core group…
How To Stop Taking Things Personally.
An action plan to help you stop talking things personally.
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People are questioning whether Hannah Baker even had a mental illness
Netflix’s new series, 13 Reasons Why, has the older generations freaking out about teenage mental health issues.
That Time I Went At My Arm With A Kitchen Knife
Like all good stories, this starts with being drunk and depressed.
I was gonna’ get skinny for the summer.
But tomorrow though, I’mma get fit.
Justin Cox 🍩
Any tips on breaking a dating slump?
The Capacity of the Contemplative Clown
If More American Men Could Grieve As Well As Comedian Patton Oswalt, Violence Might Cease to Plague Us
Dealing with Death in Farsi
Language, loss, and mental breakdown
What’s in a Name?
If not fate itself, then it was timing and simple geography that brought us together in high school. More specifically, Wauwatosa West High…
Playing a Role
I was a man who played female characters in video games. It was the only way I could be myself.
What Do I Stand For? Finding My Voice With Mr. C
By: Rainesford Stauffer
The Student Voice Forum
The Skater Kid Finds His Tribe
Born with spina bifida, Josh Bridgewater never felt like he belonged until he stepped on a skateboard for the first time.
Sorting Through A Lifetime Of Clutter, We Learned The Meaning Of Love
When my boyfriend took a job helping a widow clean out her house, I saw our relationship on a new light.
I took care of a toddler for 48 hours
My husband and I have no children. We have two dogs, which is pretty much the same thing. I often find myself giving young parents, sage…
My Summer as a Potential Terrorist in a Conflict Zone
The picture above is of, maybe, the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen. Before you accuse me of having terrible taste, allow me to defend…
From this pre-trembling house we fled
“And yet perhaps this is the reason you cry, this the nightmare you wake screaming from: being forever in the pre-trembling of a house that…
Felicia C. Sullivan
I’M LIKE, SO GAY DUDE
It’s time for us to reevaluate the cultural practice of “coming out.”
On Quitting Things That Are Bad For You
I quit my day job in March 2017, but I’d decided I needed to leave six months before that. I came to the realization during a monthlong…
On braving psychics, New York City dating, and her own uncertainties to discover that life holds a rainbow of possibilities
I Quit My Job to Travel — Here’s How It’s Changed Me
Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone, and Loving It
How To Start Over At 40
At 40 I lost my wife, my home, and my job. And many of my friends.
Some thoughts on David Letterman, Eddie Vedder, and the importance of friendship.
Manor & Chicon
The house at the corner of Manor and Chicon was supposed to be condemned. Instead, it leaned. You could drop a marble on the front porch…
William O. Pate II