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Successfully living with your Significant Other aka 8 ways to finish off your year not a murderer

So I guess I have a boy room/bedmate. We live together, like, every day. For like, months now.

5 things I thought would be different when I left home

It has been almost 10 years since I left home and went out into the wild, scary, unknown world of adulthood living. I feel like I was truly and utterly underprepared for what was out there, and had I known,... Continue Reading →

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger…or maims you horrifically for life

I like that saying: "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger"(WDKYMYS). It sounds good, it's inspirational. It makes you think "Heck, things were tough/awful/soul destroying - but I'm still here!!" People have appropriated that saying into songs (looking at you... Continue Reading →

My Lighthouse

Are you a human adult? Do you find yourself unable to sleep some nights (even when you are utterly exhausted) because the great whirring globule inside your skull has chosen this exact moment to throw all of the personal challenges... Continue Reading →

We need to talk about guns: Why I stopped watching the news

Yesterday a reporter was shot. Live on Camera. The internet was exploding with screen grabs, articles, posts from people, THE VIDEO. The video of the asshole who shot that Reporter Alison Parker and her Cameraman, Adam Ward. And then! before he was caught,... Continue Reading →

America made Gay Marriage legal and Australia didn't

I'm not American, but I grew up on American TV, Cereal and Pop Culture. At age 11 my dream was to marry Aaron Carter, join Destiny's child and have a cool american flag strappy top with a choker necklace.  ... Continue Reading →

An art concept, My Secret, Your Secret.

What makes a secret a secret? Is it the thing we don't want people to know because of how it reflects upon us? Is it a thing that we feel guilt about and cannot stand to voice? My Dad is in... Continue Reading →

I'm really glad I didn't successfully murder you during our childhood

I'm not one to get all mushy (pffft yes I am) and write about how schweet my life is (all the time... that's literally all I write about)  or how great my family is (they fucking CRaYcraY) but I just... Continue Reading →

Oh, Philip.

I'm not one to jump on bandwagons usually (first of all, I don't particularly like the idea of travel by wagon, and secondly, I don't know how much room there would be for me back there, like how big is... Continue Reading →

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