image – Flickr / Franca Gimenez Are you a woman who’d rather stay quiet and go without, rather than ask a man for what you want?
Shutterstock / Kiselev Andrey Valerevich I’m taking you back to the basics today. Whether you are a nice guy spending his weekends watching porn or a seasoned player with multiple notches, you will benefit from this article.
image – Flickr / Genial 23 Dear Drugs, It’s our anniversary. Remember 12–12–12? That was the date, exactly two years ago, when I went 24 hours without you in my body for the first time in a long time.
image – Flickr / Simon Laroche Dear Men, Most of you probably think women are being entirely too dramatic and paranoid in our reactions to catcalling, and calling it harassment – Yes we know rationally that not all men are rapists or perverts, we also know logically just because someone hollered at us doesn’t automatically mean they want to rape us.
image – Flickr / Franca Gimenez I love texting you stupid jokes, and I love making you laugh. I love hearing about your problems, and telling you all of mine, and I love the way I can just be myself around you.
image – Flickr / Cedric Leclere A few weeks ago I had a takeout customer with a fairly large and complicated order look at the receipt and say, “Well you’re not really doing anything so…” and draw a big fat line through the tip write-in area.
image – Flickr / Franca Gimenez I asked you for your hand, pulled you down onto the bed, made you sleep.
image – Flickr / Caden Crawford I know this doesn’t apply to everyone, not everyone is a student and not everyone wants a dog, but for both that fit this category I give you my reasons why.
image – Flickr / Jen Rossey As I approach my 26th birthday, and realize I have now used a wheelchair for twenty of those years, I can’t help but reflect on all my relationship encounters with the opposite sex.
image – Flickr / Franca Gimenez The dictionary defines happiness as a state of well-being and contentment.
Franca Gimenez If you’re interested in crime (as I am), you know the big famous stories: Ed Gein, Jeffrey Dahmer, the Nightstalker, Ted Bundy and the rest of them.
Franca Gimenez There was that night I went to bed at 10:30 pm with an alarm set on my phone for only a few hours later.
Franca Gimenez My name is Kyle and I almost committed suicide when I was seventeen – but instead, I killed another human being.
Shutterstock I like to think that eventually I’ll run into some fantastically good looking guy at a coffee shop, we’ll talk for hours over coffee and muffins (because everyone likes a good muffin), he’ll walk me home, we’ll exchange phone numbers and end the afternoon with a simple kiss on the cheek.
Shutterstock Humans go crazy in December. From far away it might look like an ant hill on the sidewalk.
thinkretail It’s a hard world for women. Not matter where I am (walking down the street, waiting for the bus, doing my laundry, at my job) I can’t escape the men who feel entitled to come up to me and have a conversation.
Franca Gimenez I think a lot about love. I know that’s not entirely unique or revelatory to say, but it’s the simple truth.
Definitely Maybe 1. Be nice For most of us, the instinct is to tease the object of our affections, lest they figure out that we actually spent last night mostly thinking of them before going to sleep and dreaming about them, too.
Angie22Arts/ (Flickr Creative Commons) 1. Noah & Allie in The Notebook Noah and Allie’s romance turns out to be the greatest love story of all time, but their “how we got together” tale ain’t one to tell the grandkids.