I get bullied and harassed on the street, but when I raise my voice to my aggressors to demand that I be treated as a human being rather than a piece of meat I am told to ‘grow up, stop being rude, learn how to be nice, damn bitch.’
I felt like my social media addiction had put me at an ultimatum to bravely delete every single account (not just the app) or suffer a life of crippling solitude.
A 19-year-old Ivy League student athlete named Madison Holleran posted an image of holiday lights twinkling in the trees of Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia on Instagram an hour before she killed herself by jumping off of the ninth level of a parking garage downtown.
The sad state of social media shows that silence is anything but golden.
Wow, Tumblr is weird.
Selfies are about taking control of one’s history and moments in the NOW.
I’d like to say that I know my friends pretty well… but I probably have a better relationship with their phones.
Did your ex stomp all over your heart, leaving you with nothing but your tears and a box of kleenex? Instead of gazing up at the moon, wondering when you will feel whole again, I suggest taking the situation into your own hands.
It was just a matter of time before we took the technology we have at our fingertips and made it all about sex. I mean, we’re horny, sexual beings, so why wouldn’t we?
One year and 23 days ago, I sat on a hill in Austin, TX and wrote a two sentence poem down in a journal.