parents
My parents don't understand that I am not in charge of the “Interweb” nor do I have any means to fix it when it goes down.
thought catalog
I’m still a compassionate person who loves animals.
in

May 21, 2014 at 11:30am | 256 comments

daily routines
control
We believe plans are the best way to achieve success and we compulsively gravitate toward them because they make us feel safe.
in

May 9, 2014 at 11:30am | 59 comments

house of cards
being a mom
thought catalog
6. Witty responses to something someone said a long time ago.
internet memes
As we continue to make progress on most fronts (science, mental health, iPhones, reality TV spin offs), language seems to have taken a turn for the worse.
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It’s a highly sensitive topic for us, and one that’s taking a lot of effort to work through.
apartments
Don’t seriously start looking unless you’re ready to sign a lease.
almost boyfriends
I probably didn’t make up the term for or concept of the not-a-boyfriend but have had many in my life, I can provide a great definition for who they are.
ihtm
The morning of our date, I got up early. I put on a dress and did my hair really nicely. And then you finally got to my house, and you were wearing sweatpants.
thought catalog
Everything will be OK and don't forget to leave your house.
in

Feb 13, 2014 at 11:30am | 22 comments

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My current 21-year-old self actually liked my sixteen-year-old self a lot. At sixteen I had some pretty interesting thoughts on life that were genuinely profound and beautiful.
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I’ll gladly look at one beach photo. I might even “like” it. But I won’t be as amused if six more follow.
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In loving memory of Oreo O’s, creator of incredibly delectable post-cereal milk. Discontinued but not forgotten.
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It can be easy just to do what everyone else wants to do rather than follow your own desires or dreams. If everyone else wants temples and you want museums, go to the museums. Keen to try local cuisine rather than pizza like your travel pals? Do it.
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We each took two of the sevens, and one of the tens. We smoked weed out of a broken bong and then sat on his dirty floor and listened to music. This is how I spent most of my summer.
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I feel confident that I’d be happy and fulfilled in a relationship but the thing is that I’m happy and fulfilled now.
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I wish somebody told me that feeling normal will scare the crap out of you at first.
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It’s that time of the year where we wish everything was covered in snow, the media screams at us to buy junk, and cookies are in abundance. Amongst all this craziness, you somehow manage to find some free time, but how should you spend it? READING!