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22 Things To Ask Someone Instead Of ‘How Are You?’

Looking for things to ask instead of "how are you?" Starting a conversation is easy, but it doesn't mean it'll last. Use these tips to ensure it's a good one.

5 Thoughtful Ways To Show Love On National Love People Day

It’s easy to become very preoccupied with tasks and responsibilities during the pandemic. Whether that would be job searching, volunteering, or school,...

Why I Bought An Engagement Ring And Proposed To My Husband

The minute I spotted my now-husband, Andrew on the crowded dance floor, I had one thought: That man is going to carry...

What It’s Like To Be Immunocompromised During COVID-19

I have a long list of illnesses that leave me extremely immunocompromised.  I'm not only afraid to leave my...

I Married A Con Artist And Had Absolutely No Idea

Back in 1996, I met and hastily married an Australian man. He told me he was a...
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9 Signs You’re His Second Choice, Not His First Priority

When it comes to dating, no one is a stranger to games. They can be difficult to...

Need A Laugh? Here Are 10 Stand-Up Comedians Who Are Killing It

We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine. Since we’re in the middle of a global...

10 Reasons Hilary Duff Is One Of The Best Role Models

Did you know that today is Hilary Duff's birthday! Wild to think that our favorite girl Hilary...

5 Self Love Tips To Use When Work Gets Rough

As a professional, I always try to balance my work life and my personal life. Some days,...

How To Relax When You’re Addicted To Being Busy

When you think about relaxing, you probably don’t consider that actually figuring out how to relax might be...

6 Simple Ways To Combat Your Anxiety When It Feels Overwhelming

If you live with overwhelming anxiety, you may feel like it’ll never go away. However, there are...

5 Times Wearing Glasses Made My Life Awkward

When I received my pair of glasses in September of 2017, I felt brand new. With its...

Taking Control Of My Body: Why I Quit Birth Control After 12 Years

The day started like any other day. I was 10 years old, excited for my softball tournament...

How To Have A Love Life On A Friends Trip While Still Being A Good Friend

So you are on a vacation with your besties, and you meet someone absolutely gorgeous. You might...

We Traveled 10,000 Miles Across The World To Save Our Marriage

We knew something had to be done. We were walking, my husband and I, along the stretch...

5 Cottagecore Inspired Outfits For The Fall

Although summer is over, the fashion trends will likely carry on into the fall season. One trendy...

Please Vote: A Plea From Someone Whose Country Took Democracy For Granted

Election Day is around the corner. Probably, you feel like it was yesterday the last time you...

5 Things You Can Do To Distract Yourself When You Feel Lonely

Loneliness is a prevailing and burdensome emotion we frequently bear in our modern lives. As with many...
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5 Fan Favorite Shows That Are Being Cancelled

COVID-19 has stolen a lot of things from us. From memorable holidays and celebrations, the list is...

7 Essential Tips For Working Adults Who Want To Be Dog Owners

We love our dogs to no end, and always want to be there for them. However, with...

Why Bi Visibility Day Matters So Damn Much To The LGBTQ+ Community

If you've scrolled through social media at all today, then you probably already know that September 23...
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I’m Not Depressed, But I’m Not Okay Either

I can feel it in my soul: I’m not okay. I’ve noticed myself starting to slip into...
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How Social Media Fueled An Out-Of-Control Obsession With My Ex

When I met my ex, we immediately clicked. He loved theater, travel, and books — things I...

Flying Has Changed Forever, Here’s What You Need To Know

In case you haven't flown since the COVID-19 pandemic began, everything you knew prior about flying no...

4 Delicious Fall Recipes For The PSL Lovers

The weather forecast calls for the first cool day in September and what do we do? Pull...
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3 Games To Play If You’re Obsessed With Animal Crossing: New Horizons

2020 has been a strange year, hasn’t it? Some of us – like myself – can barely...

6 Safe Activities To Celebrate National Girl’s Night Out

Who’s longing to meet with friends after a long period of isolation? I definitely am… and my...

5 Tips To Help Make Virtual Meetings Less Stressful For You

Virtual meetings are now the norm. While many love the convenience of working from home and jumping online...

7 Ways To Cope If You Feel Anxious About Losing Your Job

Before coronavirus hit, the last thing on our minds was losing our jobs. But for those who...

8 Ways To Bond With Your Coworkers While Working Remotely

Team-building activities can be a great bonding experience for employees. But because so many of us work...

If They Say These 6 Phrases, You May Be In A Manipulative Relationship

Signs of psychological and emotional manipulation are all around us, but they’re often covert. Psychology Today defines...
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What It’s Been Like To Start My Teaching Career During The Pandemic

Even though we’re in the middle of a global pandemic, I’ve decided to put my degree to...

Being The “White” Black Girl Is A Paradox I Know All Too Well

As a child, I never fully grasped the concept of the "white" black girl. However, I am...

4 Emotionally Weird Things That Happened While Planning My Wedding

When I got married last May, I was ecstatic. I was marrying the...

8 Warning Signs That You Are Mentally Exhausted

When your life becomes one big repetitive cycle — or feels like one — you fail to...

7 Thoughtful Gifts For Every Type Of Man In Your Life

Are you looking for birthday or holiday gifts for one of the men in your life? If...

8 Iconic Quotes To Remember The Notorious RBG By

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born March 15, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York to parents of Jewish descent....

Apparently Brad Pitt Is Into Some Kinky Sh*t

We’re going to need a lot of caffeine to fully process this one: Brad Pitt is dating...

30 Subtle Signs That He’s Probably Got A Crush On You

Dating would be a whole lot more straightforward for everyone if people just said how they really...

Author Q&A: Why Primer Is the Superhero We have All Been Waiting For

D.C. Comic’s newest superhero, Primer, is on the scene, and she is who we have all been...

How You Know If You’re Really In Love, According To A Therapist

How do you know if you love someone? And how can you find a source you can...

I Took Nora Ephron’s Love Advice, And It Saved My Life

I dreamt the other night that my kids told me my ex-husband, their father, was getting remarried and...

10 Things You’ll Need To Pack For A Fire Evacuation

The west coast of the United States is engulfed with flames. California is facing one of its...

Country Music Day: 5 Throwback Country Songs That We All Know And Love

Today marks September 17th — Country Music Day! As a result, it’s one of the best days...

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