There and Back

In the 10 minutes before catching my bus, I stopped brushing my teeth and yelled to my roommate, “what if I’m getting catfished…?” He chuckled. “Just run home. It’s a straight shot back home.” That looming, unknowing feeling hovered as knots in my stomach as I waited for him in the rain against the side... Read more »

The Summer Unfling

I don’t remember what he said when he messaged me, but it was him that messaged first. I had just ended things with another guy – or I still was – I can’t remember anything anymore. Since things were still fresh from said dude, I kept very high walls up with David. Though I am an incredibly... Read more »

Ghosts of Boyfriends Past

How often do we find ourselves falling for the same types of people? Sure, we have our phases that bounce from varying types of physical appearances, personalities, chemistry, etc. Sometimes the world throws an equal, but opposite attraction to see how much you valued one over the other. Of my first set, if the fact... Read more »

The Other Woman

In all honesty, one of the scariest parts of being with someone forever is the thought of having sex with that person, and only them, for the rest of my life. But what if you didn’t have to? What if you and your partner agreed to sleep with other people, as long as you came... Read more »

Return to Sender

I have always been one of those people who clung to guys for the long haul. “..but the way he looked at me.” “He kissed me on the forehead.”  “He made me feel special.” were common justifications for my dumb reasoning. This everlasting challenge hit me like a season finale. I’m glad someone told me... Read more »

Check Box if No Longer Necessary

What if there were an easier system to sever certain ties? Like the boxes you check off on a list on a survey. “What made you decide to terminate this relationship?” “I don’t need this magazine subscription anymore.” “She was a bad friend who never sympathized for me.” “He was a complete asshole to our... Read more »

Welcome to Me

Why would anyone willingly do this to themselves? Why would someone purposefully put themselves out there, only to be knocked down by the unreliable expectation of this generation’s dating practices? Easy. It’s hilarious. For the beginners, or those living under a rock, Tinder is a dating app for your phone. You upload pictures of yourself,... Read more »