Sam Maracic

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9 Times Chilling In Your Bed Will Always Beat Going Out To The Bar

Ah, the bar. A lovely little oasis of booze and brews. It's a fun spot to socialize, kick back and of course, let loose a little. But despite what most 20-somethings may have been told, there's another place that provides the same comfortable sense o…
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15 Excuses Every Woman Makes When She Doesn't Feel Like Taking A Shower

Let me begin by saying that the following is not meant to burst any bubbles, nor does it insinuate that I am a proponent of dirt, grunge, grease or body odor. Actually, that's a lie. I love grunge. And honestly, the jury is still out on some good old…
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How Instagram Quotes Give Millennials The Best Advice On Love And Life

When it comes to life's big questions, what is a better source of sound advice than an iPhone and a good WiFi connection? Many. But since social media has become an unavoidable reality, I recently decided to experiment. Putting aside the archaic proc…
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39 Irrational Thoughts Girls Have When Growing Out Their Hair

I'll start by setting the scene: After years of the same old look, you find yourself overwhelmed by an insatiable desire for something new. A change, perhaps, which will propel you into an entirely novel phase of life, love or whatever else you are h…
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Operation Hibernation: 27 Better Things Than Going Out In The Winter

It’s official; winter has reared its ugly head and, to put it kindly, the results have been less than favorable. Terms like “wind chill,” “weather advisory,” "artic front" and “lows near zero” have become all too familiar, even by East Coast standard…
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23 Signs Your Athletic Glory Days Have Long Since Passed You By

Visit any sports rear on a Sunday, and you’re likely to hear at least one group of 20-somethings discussing successes of glory days past. Whether it’s who scored the game-winning goal, how close they were to a championship or how out of shape they ha…
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4 Self-Commitments All 20-Somethings Should Make In This Day And Age

Navigating the time that is your 20s can be frightening and fantastic all in the same breath. Though the image of a grand destination may seem comforting in theory, the journey really is never that simple. At 24, I have come to learn only a few lesso…
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25 Reasons Women Are Crazy About Fall And Everything It Brings

The time has come when bikinis are making their final descent to the back of our drawers, and Labor Day is officially a distant memory of weekends past. September is here, and with fall finally upon us, we must acknowledge what lies ahead: the start …
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3 Unlikely Emotions That Spark Motivation And Positivity Within

By our very nature, we, as humans, are programmed to exist as impassioned creatures; creatures who ride through waves of emotions on a regular basis. Feelings of happiness are easy; they are the ones to which we look forward with anticipation and the…
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From College To Career: 10 Truths About What The Real World Is Really Like

For those of us who have officially outgrown the kind of enjoyable oblivion that the college experience promises, moving toward a 9-to-5 grind is, at best, a transition. Looking back, the lessons we each learned during those first few months of under…
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Coming In Way Too Hot: 8 Telltale Signs You're Creeping Rather Than Courting

Hey, we’ve all been there. You meet someone, think he or she is cool and BAM! You’re suddenly convinced there’s a connection to be made. While these feelings are exciting and totally normal, there is a time and place for all interactions. So, in the …
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The Sane Life Lessons We Can Learn From The Insanity Of Miley Cyrus

Whether you’re a fan of the twerking queen or love the idea of shipping her to a remote island for the remainder of 2014, there is no denying that Miley Cyrus has gotten everyone talking. From her barely-there outfits to her confusing on stage perfor…
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The 5 Girl-On-Girl Crimes That Every Woman Needs To Stop Committing

What better way to honor the 10-year anniversary of Tina Fey’s sensation, “Mean Girls,” than by acknowledging the very real truth behind the theme? Whether you’re 14 or 24, there is no denying that sometimes, girl-world can be rough. From male-induce…
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5 Simple Rules For Surviving The Ladies Bathroom Line

Only a female can truly comprehend the production that is waiting in line for the bathroom. But I’m not talking about any bathroom, I am talking about one scenario in particular, the one that brings about a little bit of angst in nearly every girl at…
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Why Realizing What You Have Is The Most Important Step To Getting What You Want

Of all the lessons I've learned in life, the most important is that nothing is absolute. While each of us will travel a unique path, there is a very communal quality regarding the overt impermanence of our experiences. For all of us, moments of elati…
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Why Sex Will Never Fulfill Personal Voids

Sex: it's such a simple word for a pretty complicated act. We've all heard it said, that quintessential line, "I just want someone to hook up with." No strings, no responsibilities and no need to go any deeper than "What are you doing tonight?” Guy, …
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30 Truths About Girls for Every Gen-Y Guy

It’s been said that the inner workings of the female mind are a complicated mystery, but really, we’re simpler than you think. While each and every one of us may be different, there are some truths that just seem to speak to the majority. So for all …
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Why Our Generation is Forgetting to be Faithful

There is no party like a Gen-Y party, and as a firm believer in the ‘work hard, play hard’ mentality, I'd have to agree that enjoying our youth while it is upon us is the only way to go. In fact, if there is one thing our generation is good at, it's …
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The 6 Signs You're The Hot Mess Nobody Wants To Be Around At The Bar

No matter how you slice it, if there's one thing we ladies love to do, it’s indulge in an occasional night out. Blame it on stress at work, too many papers, or just the justifiable need to let our hair down; we all need to get a little crazy from tim…
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Why It's Not The End Of The World That He Never Texted

Whether you're reeling from a breakup or stressing post-hookup, substitute the guy and the scenario is fairly standard. One day passes, and it’s only a matter of time before you hear from him. Three days go by. Eh, he's probably just slammed at work.…
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