Macaile Hutt

Macaile has learned the hard way that some words ache until they are said. Find your voice and let it be heard.

How To Begin Recovering From Sexual Abuse, From One Survivor To Another

Dear new friend, I know the look in your eyes all too well. I don't need to know you personally. I don't even need to know specific details about your story in order to understand the pain you're feeling in both your head and heart. I know you're sca…
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What You Need To Remember If You Still Haven't Found The Love You Deserve

I used to stay up late writing love poems to the true love I had never met, and wished I would find him at 11:11. I used to shout to the world how proud I was of my independence, knowing deep down I would encounter someone someday who would help me d…
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Why The More You Look, The Less You Attract The Person You Want

We live in a world where everyone is constantly onto the next best thing: Finish school, find the job, get the promotion and own the business. Find the guy, put a ring on it and have a bun in the oven by the time the weekend hits. Sound familiar? It …
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10 Secrets To Keeping The Love Strong And Your Relationship From Going Under

I thought I had it all figured out. I created my future in an imaginary crystal ball, and I was ready to ride off into the sunset into all my happily-ever-after, fairytale bliss. The only problem with all of this is that I typically shared my unsolic…
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I Am Who I Am: Why Making The Wrong Choices Led Me To Self-Acceptance

All of our lives, we avoid being “that girl,” for some reason or another. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve reprimanded friends and made them promise not to be “that girl” while discussing our lives. The more I’ve avoided becoming “that girl,” how…
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Talk About It: 20 Percent Of Your Friends Are Carrying Around This Secret

My neighbors molested me for the first six years of my life. I didn’t remember anything until I was 14 years old and memories that felt like they didn’t belong to me started flooding my brain without warning. It took me another eight years to speak o…
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Love Him Or Leave Him? 11 Honest Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Relationship

If you’re like me, your girls are your go-to. They offer fashion advice: “Seriously? That top with that skirt? No.” They offer workout advice: “I think if we start doing two-a-days until the weekend, we’ll look like Victoria’s Secret models by Saturd…
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How In Life, The 'Worst That Could Happen' Usually Isn't So Bad

The other day, I was getting coffee with a girlfriend, over-analyzing every aspect of my life (as per usual) when she cut me off and posed a question that I’d been avoiding the whole time: What’s the worst that could happen? Of course, this conversat…
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Break Out Of Your Shell: Why True Beauty Is Found On The Inside

I wish I could help people realize how much more there is to life than looking a certain way. I’m writing this piece with hesitant fingers because I know what’s to follow. I know a lot of people I don’t know (and, sadly, even more people I do) will r…
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The Secret To Figuring Out Whether You Are Hot Or Beautiful Is Realizing That You’re Already Both

Lately, I’ve seen a lot of “the difference between” articles. The difference between the people you date and the person you marry, the difference between someone who is beautiful and someone who is hot — the list never ends. I’ve read a lot of these …
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