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I Miss My Dog More Than I Miss You

@dojobeatsThe first dog I ever had and loved died last year. And it was the most heartbroken I have ever been. It may sound...

I Miss When Love Was Easy

Clarisse MeyerI miss when love was easier. When love wasn’t so cautious. When love was just a simple answer. I miss when love was...

I’m Slowly Learning To Let Go Of The Past

Chansereypich SengI’m slowly learning to let go. To move on. To breathe out all of the mistakes I made, and breathe in the new....

If I’m Being Honest, I’m Terrified Of Liking You

EVREN AYDINIf you’re reading this, hi, hello, this is awkward. I’m still going to keep going, though. Because the thing is, I need to...

Read This If You’re Scared Your Anxiety Will Push Them Away

rawpixel.comI understand how you feel. Believe me, I do. Having anxiety makes you feel like everyone will leave. It makes you feel like you...

I Want A ‘Best Friend’ Kind Of Love

Brooke CagleI want a best friend and a significant other all in one. The person who will know my deepest and darkest secrets, and...

If It’s Not Hard, It’s Not True Love

John SchnobrichLove. It’s complicated. It’s beautiful and magical. It can feel like you are walking on air. But it can also be a fight....

If I’m Being Honest, I’m Happy We Didn’t Last Forever

Nadi WhatisdeliriumI never thought the day would come where I would be happy you and I split up. I never thought I would EVER...

25 Life Changing Beauty Lessons I’ve Learned By 25

Sarah Gray1. Using purple eyeshadow will never not look like you got punched in the face. 2. Eyebrows frame your face. Don’t try to do...

Even Though I Want To, I Understand Why We Don’t Talk...

Yoann BoyerI get it. We were in love. Magically, wonderfully and desperately in love. And it’s been so long. So long since we had a...

20 Things I Wish I Knew Before Falling In Love For...

rawpixel.com1. Love is rare. Savor it. Savor this feeling. It may not last forever. 2. Heartbreak is not going to kill you, despite all the...

Why Men Who Marry Girls With Anxiety End Up The Happiest

Carolina HezaI’ve struggled with anxiety since I was in the third grade. It has always been a part of my life and will remain...

8 Of My Favorite Hidden Drugstore Gems That Are Perfect For...

1. Coty Airspun Loose Face PowderCoty This powder has a cult following for a reason! Not only does it provide excellent coverage, it blends seamlessly...

The Kind Of Date You Need To Wait For

Bryan ApenIt’s easy to go on date after date, never really feeling anything at all. It’s easy to swipe right, to get a match,...

You Miss Them, But You Don’t Need Them

Denys ArgyriouSure, you spend the majority of your day thinking about them. You spend hours at work, thinking about their lips and their hands...

This Is How Our Generation Is Ruining Romance

joyce huisWe scroll through our phones, missing out on the eyes that gaze at us. We download the next new dating app, but only...

You Deserve To Live

Katy BelcherYou deserve to live. And more than that, you deserve to thrive. To smile. To laugh. To fly. And you deserve a life...

When Your Forever Person Leaves

God & ManSometimes, love will never be enough. And no matter how much you love someone, and no matter how much you want them...

She Doesn’t Need You To Be Happy Anymore

Oladimeji OdunsiShe used to think she needed you. She used to think she could never live without you. Truly, deeply, she felt it in...

A Typical 20-Something’s Night Spent Alone

Andrew DongNever taking your eyes off of your computer, you bite your fingernails harder as the ticking of the clock grows more insistent by...

One Day You’ll Find Someone Who Loves You For Everything You...

Toa HeftibaYou see yourself in the mirror and you tug and twist at everything you hate. You hate your stomach rolls that seem to...

He Doesn’t Want Love, He’s Just Lonely

ANMOLHe doesn’t wan’t love. He doesn’t want you. He doesn’t want to give you gifts just because it’s a Tuesday and he wants to...

Just Because I Don’t Talk To You, Doesn’t Mean I Don’t...

Tiago AlmeidaIt can happen to anybody. A fallout with a best friend. A breakup with a significant other. An almost relationship that gets ripped...

You Don’t Need Him To Be Whole

Vladislav MuslakovI know you think you need him. You think you need to hear his heartbeat every night in order to fall asleep. You...

18 Things To Do Less Of In 2018

God & Man1. Less complaining. Is being negative and complaining about everything wrong in your life really getting you anywhere? No. Complaining does nothing for...

In 2018, Don’t Settle For Almost Relationships

bryaan filmsThis year, you settled. You settled in your relationships, in your career, in your friendships and in who you spent time with. You...

It’s Time To Treat Your Heart Better In 2018

Yoann BoyerIt’s time to treat your heart better no matter what year it is. And even if you don’t have someone to cradle it...

Why We Fight So Hard For The People That Are Wrong...

Xan GriffinIt seems contradictory, right? We have such wide and open heart. We want to love and love some more. We search and search,...

The Truth Is, She Is Stronger Than You Will Ever Be

Tim MossholderIt took her a while to understand why you left. It took her a while to realize that your leaving was a gift...

11 Things Your Partner Doesn’t Realize You’re Doing Because Of Your...

Joe Yates1. You take funny comments or jokes to heart. Even when your partner is totally joking and being playful with you, you are extremely...

How I Went From Being A Depressed 22-Year-Old To A Happy...

Becca TapertI remember tossing my graduation cap in the air, not cheering or smiling. I didn’t really feel anything at all except dread. I...

Why I’m Happy I Haven’t Found ‘The One’ Yet At 25

Ivana CajinaAs a teenager, I thought by 25 I would already have met the guy I was meant to marry. And at 20, I...

How Two People Fall Apart

Drew CoffmanYou match on Tinder after drinking too much wine. Truthfully, you swiped yes because he had a really cute dog. You look closer,...

What Happens When You Break An Anxious Girl’s Heart

Claudia SorayaThey can sense the distance before you even can. They brace themselves for every phone call, every text message, every conversation. They pay...

How Taylor Swift Has Helped Me Heal From My Own Sexual...

Lauren J-GIt doesn’t matter if you hate her or you love her. It doesn’t matter if you think that her music stinks or her...

How To Let Them Go In 2018

Vladimir TsokaloAs 2017 comes to an end, so should your pain and your heartache for your long gone love. And as 2017 comes to...

The Love To Wait For In 2018

God & ManThe love you need to wait for is not something that will be fleeting. It isn’t going to be the kind of...

25 Life Lessons Every Strong Woman Should Know By Age 25

Brooke Cagle1. You are worthy of true love. 2. How to fall in love AND keep your friends. 3. How to ask for a raise. 4. You’re...

Here’s Each Lesson You’ll Learn About Love For Every Year Of...

Lukas MüllerAt the age of twenty, you will realize that first love isn’t always going to last forever. As much as you want it...

17 Things I’m Saying Good Riddance To In 2017

rawpixel.com1. Beating myself up over things I can’t control. 2. Thinking it’s the end of the world when I make a mistake. 3. Gossiping about exes...

20 Things Every 20-Something Needs To Stop Giving A Shit About

Vero Photoart1. How many friends you have. There is nothing worse than being surrounded by a group of your ‘friends’ and feeling completely alone....

24 Harsh Truths I’ve Learned About Love In 24 Years

Pietra Schwarzler1. First love doesn’t always last. 2. There will be people in your life that you will never be able to forget or stop...

Let 2018 Be Your Reset Button

Sam MannsIn a few weeks, it will be a new year. A new year to start fresh. A new year to forget your past...

Why I’m Petrified To Like You

Nick KarvounisI’m petrified. Terrified. Scared. Scared to like you and honestly, I’m scared to like anyone. The last time I liked someone, and I mean,...

Make 2018 The Year You Learn To Love Yourself

Samantha GadesMake 2018 the year you begin to learn to love yourself. Let it be the year you become fully aware of how special...

Someday, I Will Find Someone Better Than You

Brooke CagleI used to think obviously, that I wouldn’t. That I wouldn’t find someone kinder, nicer, sweeter, more attentive than you. But of course,...

The Guy I’ll Wait For In 2018

Michael AfonsoI don’t need a handsome face. I need a handsome heart. I don’t need someone with six pack abs. But I need someone...

17 Harsh But Important Lessons 2017 Has Taught Me

https://www.instagram.com/laurenjg5/1. You can’t convince someone to stay. 2. Hurting is better than feeling numb. 3. Being single can feel better than being in a relationship where...

Let 2018 Be The Year You Become Your Own Hero

ben o’broFollowLet 2018 be the year you decide to become your person. Let it be the year you fall in love with your life...

When You’re In Between Being Happy And Sad

Mitchell OrrWhat the heck is this feeling? Is it numbness? Or is the cold weather just making me lose my mind? Like I’m just...

24 Life Changing Lessons I’ve Learned In 24 Years

God & Man1. Letting go of people, no matter how toxic they were to you, will always be hard. 2. Therapy is worth the money. 3....

I Wish You Could Have Been An Asshole

Mickael GressetI wish you could have been an asshole. That would’ve made it easier to stomach. That would have made it so much easier...

What Happens When The ‘Nice Guy’ Breaks Your Heart

Hannah BusingI’m a sucker for nice boys. I’m a sucker for the kind of guy who loves his mom, who offers to help clean...

18 Things We Need To Seriously Stop Settling For In 2018

Alex IbyUnhealthy friendships that make you feel terrible about yourself. Let go of the relationships in your life that only make you think and...

The Type Of Love You Will Find In 2018, Based On...

Rahul AnilAries (March 21st to April 19th) Your forever person. In 2018, you don’t have to worry about finding love anymore. As much as it’s hard...

I Could Have Given You Everything, But You Never Even Gave...

Sam BurrissYou didn’t really try, you know. A couple of months isn’t trying. A few phone calls isn’t trying. And a phone call to...

This Is Why She Stopped Picking Up Your Calls

ANDRIK ↟ LANGFIELD ↟ PETRIDESShe had to stop replying. She had to stop answering you. All it did was make her feel worse. All...

It’s Not Modern Dating That’s Fucking Love Up — It’s Us

God & ManI used to think it was the online dating apps or the launch of the never ending versions of iPhones. I used...

This Is The Type Of Pasta And Alcohol You Should Consume,...

God & Man Breakups suck. But you know what doesn’t suck? Pasta. And Alcohol. Pastafarians Lauren Jarvis-Gibson and Molly Burford break down the best kinds...

The Truth Is, Closure Doesn’t Exist

Noel NicholsClosure doesn’t exist. It never has and it never will. Because closure means ending. Closure means peace. Closure means a closed door. But...

Relax — You Will Find Love Again

God & ManI know you don’t think you will. You think you will never in a million years find someone like that again. You...

You Told Me You Wouldn’t Hurt Me, But In The End...

Sarah Diniz OuteiroLast night a boy who I had been seeing for a couple of months told me he was done. And like with...

Why I Will Never Be Your One Night Stand

God & ManI’ve never been into casual relationships. And because of that, I’ve never been into casual sex. There isn’t a one specific reason....