I won’t be able to analyze everyone’s Instagrams and silently scream about how much better everyone’s life looks compared to mine. Like, how are people my age gallivanting around on yachts? ALSO, IT’S A TUESDAY.
A good writer looks at themselves dead in the eye on a daily basis and says, “Fuck you,” to the person throwing up last night’s wine in the sink.
Combining anecdotes from her own childhood with the voices of male and female rappers, anonymous posts on confessional apps (Yik Yak, Secret, Whisper), and demographic data regarding what’s wrong with millennials, Natalie Shields composes a portrait of a generation that…
Intimacy for couples is a source of connection and communication between two people. But when one person becomes accustomed to masturbating to porn, they are actually turning away from intimate interaction.
Realize that you are tangible and valid, no matter the amount of “likes” that selfie you just posted gets. Remember that the quality of your worth isn’t measured by how many followers you have or by how many people publicly wish you well on your birthday.
I operated under the façade that my “toned” body was a result of my workouts and “healthy” eating. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Your heart literally skips when someone comments on one of your photos or posts.
I want to spend our time in the moment,
not trying to capture it.
Not everyone is going to agree with what you have to say. Not everyone is going to like what you have to say, for whatever reasons they have, right or wrong. That doesn’t make what you have to say any less valid, though. Because you’re speaking from experience. Your experience. And those that don’t agree are not wrong either, because that’s their experience.
“Told her beauty is why God invented eyeballs. And her booty is why God invented my balls.”