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On the Verge of 25

May 14, 2013


Every year when my birthday comes along, I feel like my new year is just starting again. It’s my version of New Year’s. So May 17 serves as my January 1. When’s your new year start? I look back at another year gone by. Last year, I got off to a rough start. I made […]

Dating and Trying Not to Get Caught Up in the Politics of It All

February 1, 2013


A lot of things change when you start dating. Basically every relationship you have is affected in one way or another. Your schedule changes. Your emotions change. Everything feels like it’s on fire. The truth is, the trickiest thing I have discovered since dating is staying true to myself. Trying to please every other person […]

Being in Your Twenties Sucks — Confessions of a Frustrated and Confused 24-Year-Old

June 25, 2012


When you’re in middle school, you’re informed that high school is a “rough place,” but that it’s fun. You start off at the bottom of the food chain again, but by your senior year, you’ll probably have had your first boyfriend, your first kiss, your college picked out, and the assurance of what you’re meant […]

Not Meant to Be

April 3, 2012


Many people talk about break-ups with significant others, but rarely do people mention friendship break-ups. I’m feeling especially inspired given that within the course of the year’s first three months, I’ve had a few friendships either break-up, come together, or slowly pull apart at the seam. All very different situations, all very different people. All […]

Pictures to Keep (Burn)

October 19, 2011


Since I moved, I’ve been making frequent trips back and forth between my family’s house and my new apartment to lug over the next set of junk I forgot to bring over the first time. Last time, I lost track of time looking through old photos. And then I came across a picture of me […]

Originality Died . . . a Long Time Ago

September 16, 2011


Something has hit me recently: I’ve been reading a LOT of really interesting posts on Freshly Pressed as of late. I think most of my inspiration to write on certain topics has spurred from reading someone else’s thoughts. I can’t help but appreciate learning so many new things, or reading someone else’s perspective, or being […]