Jason Credo

Bio

I graduated with a degree in English from San Diego State University. I plan to hopefully navigate some sort of life plan that involves writing, working with students, and inspiring people to follow their dream. Or writing/creating a television show.

It Took Me 8 Years To Come Out Because I Was Told My Sexuality Was A Phase

By Jason Credo
I used to revel in the idea that being gay was just a phase. A train stop that lingered a little too long because there was an obstruction in the tracks. It was my friend's mom who first said it, not to me, but to my friend. Why she outed me to her…

My Long-Distance Relationship Failed, But I'd Still Do It All Over Again

By Jason Credo
It's a tale as old as time: Boy meets boy on Twitter. They fall madly in love. Other boy just so happens to live 2,500 miles across the country. It's something everybody dreams about, right? Not so much. The long-distance relationship is about as…

Stop Comparing And Start Living: Why We Must Always Forge Our Own Paths

By Jason Credo
It's an old tale about a fork in the road. Honestly, that's about as much as I can recall. I feel like it has something to do with our decisions and how we have to commit to those decisions, even if we end up regretting them. I could have started…

Why I Took A Moment To Thank Those Who Came Before Me During Pride

By Jason Credo
"Finally" is the not-so secret word of the next month, as the Supreme Court of the United States finally ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry across the country. Honestly, it's about damn time. I was sick and tired of living in a…

3's A Crowd: The Emotional Stages Of Accepting You're The Third Wheel

By Jason Credo
We’ve all been there before, quietly lurking in the shadows, edged out by the now-handholding entity that used to be your best friend. It’s always funny to compare how others have taken up the title of the “third wheel.” Laid out here are some of…

#CallMeCaitlyn: Why Society Can't Judge Different Types Of Courage

By Jason Credo
In the world today, we like to claim a lot of different things as universal truths. We often post on social media our disdain and distaste of the most trivial things, such as the coffee shop barista who didn't get our order right, or a subtweet…

How Overthinking Your Relationship Can Lead To Self-Destruction

By Jason Credo
When life gets tough, there is one of two things we can do: fight or flight. In love, we sign the same deal. When it becomes hard or complicated, we can fight for our love or let it fly away. If you let love go, there is always a lingering hope it…

The Night Never Ends: 5 Stages Of Being The Sober Friend

By Jason Credo
To drink or not to drink, that is the question. And, if you're reading this, it's more likely the latter. This is dedicated to the designated drivers, sober pals and overall protective people around the globe. If this is you, it is likely that every…

Why It's Okay That College Isn't For Everyone, From A Resident Assistant

By Jason Credo
For about two years, I was a resident advisor, or as some first year students liked to refer to me, the "resident assh*le." While I was an RA, I spent a lot of time around first-year students, the batch getting younger and younger each year. On a…

Real Men Cry: Why Tearing Up Doesn't Compromise A Man's Masculinity

By Jason Credo
I was a crybaby growing up. If someone stole my toy, I would cry. If someone hit me, I would cry. If someone made a joke at my expense, guess what? I would cry. With all those tears shed, you'd be surprised how often I didn't get dehydrated. It was…