Stories in Humans that you’ll love, handpicked by our team.
Don't Let Tinder Burn You
It's the age of technology and the impact has been felt in our romantic lives perhaps more than any other. We are more able to meet dozens, or even hundreds of people, very quickly, we're more likely to meet people far removed from our friend and family groups, and we're empowered to find people who really suit our lifestyle and preferences. Of course for every prince, or princess, online dating puts us in contact with there are hundreds of trolls, frogs, and grade-A boogeymen.
Have you ever had to stay awake for more than 18 hours? What about more than 24 hours? 36 hours? 3 days? What about an entire week? How do think you’d feel? How do you think you would be affected by it? I’m about to tell you how it has affected me when I’ve had to do it.
They Call Me Stubborn
Once upon a time there was a princess — I groan in anger because I hate it. It’s not good enough, I say to myself as I throw the paper to the floor.
Cancel Culture Is Not Real: Stop Pretending That It Is
You know, I've been wanting to talk about this for months now. Months. Seriously, what happened to us? We used to be a society of responsibility. We, as people, are not perfect, but we try. At least, I'd like to think we try. And when we mess up, when we put our feet in our mouths, when we make an unconscionable mistake, we own up to it. We take responsibility. At least we used to. For at least the past two years now, we've been infected by the two most annoying words in the English language:
Why Quiet Quitting Is A Myth
If you look at a newspaper or the internet, you'd be forgiven for thinking that half the global population of working age had vanished into the ether. Not a day goes by that there isn't an article about people no longer wanting to work, or employers struggling to find new people.
I stopped going to school in the sixth grade
I stopped going to school in the sixth grade. Although I lived, and went to school in Yonkers New York my entire life, the kids at school still made fun of me. My long nose was the most popular point of interest when they insulted me, which always puzzled me. My mother had a long nose too, with a bump at the center. Her big curls draped her plump face like a frame enhances a photograph. I thought she was the most beautiful woman in the world, and although I looked like my father; wide eyes, slim face, and green eyes that remind me of springtime, my nose was my mothers.
Iceland, Finland and the Myths cherished by Tolkien
Thingvellir: I am behind the black basalt spur, in front of the immense lichen-covered lawn where the Althing was held, the open-air parliament of the Icelanders. In the cold, sulfur-smelling air, in this asphalt-colored lava land, among pumice dunes and geyser puffs, it is necessary to make a classification of memories and mental associations that pile up confused in my head.
Authors You Should Read on Vocal
Writers have some things in common, whether they write with a quill on parchment (not so much these days) or on a screen using a keyboard. Most of us use the latter, although we may like to find a good ink pen or favorite pencil and write our creations on paper in a notebook first.
Stories to Love on Vocal Media
Everyone has a story. Actually, everyone has a veritable gold mine of stories. Silly stories that make people laugh. Somber stories that make people cry.
The Problem With The Online Wingman Approach
I've made an evaluation about my dating skills that I almost feel ashamed to admit. I suck at dating apps. It's not that there is a contest or anything. They aren't handing out medals for the person who makes the most connections, or who finds love first. That's not the end result worth celebrating.
The morning sun shone bright and there was excitement in the air for the start of the year. It was my favorite time for many years, early autumn. When it still felt like summer with all the exuberance for the start of classes. I still get that feeling every fall.
How To Protect Your Reputation In A Break Up By Starting It Right
Let's get really selfish about break-ups. We know how much they suck for the person getting dumped. It's the worst feeling imaginable. It's heartbreaking (mostly). And it sets off a chain reaction of misery for the impending days/weeks/months/even years.