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A Story About Accepting The Ordinary

I’m staring out the window of the train like I do every morning. Maybe I’m hungover. Maybe I took a melatonin the night before...

Objects Of Weight

Victoria Heath / UnsplashI am almost alone on the Yorkshire moors, in the heart of Brontë country. Almost alone, except for the company of the...

How Each Zodiac Sign Says ‘I Love You’

(March 21st to April 19th) Ever the attention seeker, Aries will pull a classic Piper Perabo, also known as the Seth Cohen, and find the...

How To Be The ‘Perfect’ Millennial Hostess In 11 Unbelievably Easy...

Girls1. No Invites Never ever ask anyone to come over. This is not a Jane Austin BBC period piece where people leave calling cards and...

What It Means To Love An Extrovert

Twenty20 / @kirillvasilevcomLoving an extrovert means letting them take you out. Knowing that they will never run out of date ideas, that they will...

When You Stumble Upon Exactly What You Didn’t Know You Needed

Twenty20 / @veronicolemanI was fortunate enough to hear my favorite author speak recently, and any summary of the evening would fall infinitely short of...

The Moments That Make Up A Life

Alivia Latimer“Oh there’s another bend in the road at their end,” answered Anne lightly. “I’ve no idea what may be around it—I don’t want...

A Millennial Procrastinator Files Her Goddamn Taxes

New GirlThe evening of April 16th. A glass of red wine desperately in need of a refill sits next to a MacBook Air open...

I Want A Silly Love

the_brookedavisTease me. Start with your eyes and your wit. Raise an eyebrow at me from across the room when someone says something vapid or conceited,...

April Is The ‘Cruellest’ Month

Kelly Sikkema / UnsplashLooking at one of the many calendars I keep (it’s March 31st as I type this) and realizing that tomorrow will...

How The Most Perfect Girls Became A Brood Of Bitches

13 Going on 30It is D’s birthday. Her friends from high school are coming. S is out of town again, so I get to...

When The Timing Is All Wrong

Freddy Castro / UnsplashI got up at 3:15 to go to New York this morning. The three hours of sleep I managed to sneak in...

21 Millennial Childhood Fantasies That Still *Really* Appeal To Me As...

Gossip Girl1. Going to summer camp. 2. Going to summer camp and discovering my arch-nemesis is really my long-lost twin I was never told about...

How To Grow The Fuck Up And Really Get To Know...

canathy1. Be single. For an extended period of time. It’s a societal warning, that phrase, “If you continue to do x,y,z, you’ll end up alone.”...

A Concise List Of Ways I Want To Be Loved

Renee Fisher / Unsplash1. I want to be loved realistically – by someone who makes me simple promises they are capable of keeping –...

This Is The Unedited Truth About What It Means To Be...

God & Man “At times I fake my enthusiasm. At others, I fear I am incapable of communicating the depth of it.”– Maggie Nelson, Bluets My...

A Millennial’s Guide To Buzzed Grocery Shopping

Broad CityStart off at your local Bar Louie reading something you found on the NY Times Match Book column while sipping some Malbec. When...

How To WebMD Your Way From A Common Ailment Into A...

The Big Bang TheoryStep One: Go To Work Anyway You are an adult now. An adult with responsibilities. If you can suck it up and...

All I (A Millennial) Want For Christmas

Office Christmas Party1. Whatever face cream Nicole Kidman uses 2. A second season of The Bold Type, because I’m too emotionally invested in these optimistic...

30 Millennial Instagram Accounts I Want To Create But Am Too...

Matheus FerreroMy life was changed recently when a friend sent me a link to “Hot Dudes Reading” and another friend sent me a link...

I Entered That Contest To Go Wine Tasting With Jennifer Lawrence...

Wikimedia Commons / Gage SkidmoreHonestly, we’d be best friends, and here’s why. I recently kicked a stranger in the shin at a HAIM concert because...

Just Because You Listened To ‘Despacito’ All Summer Doesn’t Mean You...

Youtube / LuisFonsiVEVOI understand where you’re coming from. I, too, was once a young suburban teenager discovering Daddy Yankee for the first time, blasting...

22 Thoughts I Had While Watching Lorde’s Music Video For Perfect...

Wikimedia / Annette Geneva1. MACHETE!!! 2. Lorde is a Boss Bitch. Do not fuck with her. 3. What would I look like with a machete? Would...

A Few Nice Things I Have To Say About Cersei Lannister...

YouTube / Davos SeaworthThe last few Sundays have gone something like this: my friends host a Game of Thrones viewing party, during which I’m...
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