Samantha Bell

Bio

Junior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Majoring in Journalism/PR. Passions: coffee, late-night snacking like a champ, and writing.

Here's Why I Don't Think You Can 'Save' Someone Through A Relationship

By Samantha Bell
I'll never get on board with the idea of “saving” someone in a relationship for several reasons. I'm not unsympathetic to the fact that everyone gets a little lost from time-to-time, and there are people along the way who help reveal perspectives…

3 Things You Learn In College That Have Nothing To Do With Your Degree

By Samantha Bell
College is one long, drawn-out, hectic, insane and valuable learning experience. College campuses are a microcosm of angst, culture, sexual tension and intelligence. They are epicenters for the next generation of scientific breakthroughs, literary…

We Need To Stop Shaming Women For Taking Back Their Cheating Exes

By Samantha Bell
Being cheated on is probably one of the most gut-wrenching experiences anyone could ever have. It leaves you with a whirlwind of emotion and fills you with a toxic, twisted adrenaline. Cheating doesn't just deprive you of the intimacy and comfort…

Here's Why You're Not Making A Great First Impression At Your Internship

By Samantha Bell
An internship is the best teacher. They are the most valuable experiences one will ever have in college. But being an intern isn't all fun and games. In fact, the fun and the games are very limited. Interning is all about extracting as much as you…

3 Reasons We Should Never Regret The Sh*tty Friends We Had In High School

By Samantha Bell
They say friendship is the spice of life. Well, during high school, my life was pretty bland. Growing up, I never got to experience those “Friends” or “Boy Meets World” types of friendships. In fact, my friends and I were more concerned with smoking…

5 Things My Ex's New Girlfriend Needs To Know So Her Relationship Can Last

By Samantha Bell
Relationships are messy. They are complex, they are serious and they have seasons. In the beginning, you typically enjoy a few months of merriment. It's a stimulating curiosity. It's trying on 10 different outfits and settling on the first one. It's…

5 Traits You Have To Get Used To If You Fall In Love With A Taurus

By Samantha Bell
This sign isn't labeled “the bull” for no reason. Living with, loving and especially fighting a Taurus is anything but easy. Taurus is dependable, caring and patient. But if you mess with the bull, you'll get the horns. Here are five things you…

4 Feelings You Struggle To Accept When You're In Love With An Addict

By Samantha Bell
Unfortunately, loving an addict is a topic I'm all too familiar with. I've seen drugs destroy the most unscathed and innocent of all entities: family and friendship. Loving someone who loves a drug more than he or she seems to love you is not only…

5 Reasons You'll Never Regret Trying To Win The Love Of An Aries

By Samantha Bell
Dating an Aries is one of the most life-changing things one could ever hope to experience. However, like any great relationship, it has it hardships, but they are formative. Dating an Aries can bring on a zest for life, but it can also introduce you…

4 Reasons Having A Distant Relationship With My Mom Made Me A Better Person

By Samantha Bell
Family is the single most important thing in the world. There's no debating or denying that. However, every family dynamic is different. The “modern family” is completely unorthodox in its structure. For me, there's nothing “traditional” about my…

4 Reasons Jennifer Aniston Is The Most Admirable Woman In Hollywood

By Samantha Bell
In honor of Jennifer Aniston's 47th birthday today, it's only right to reflect on what a power figure she has been in Hollywood over the last couple of decades. She has strolled the Hollywood scene with her head held high in the face of adversity,…

4 Things Millennials Should Remember When Dealing With Self-Doubt

By Samantha Bell
Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé said it best: There is nothing more pertinent in this thing we call life than self-worth. If you are not your own number one fan, then get out there, buy a damn foam finger and starting faking it to start making it. You will…

FYI Guys: The Girl You Call 'Chill' Still Deserves To Be Wooed

By Samantha Bell
Being the chill girl will turn you cold. Do I want a glass of wine? Nah, I’d rather have a beer. Let me grab dinner tonight, babe. It’s on me. No, we don’t have to watch the new episode of "Nashville." I’d rather watch the Dolphins play anyway. If…

4 Things I Could Have Only Learned From My First Relationship

By Samantha Bell
My first real relationship started at the ripe age of 12. He was cute. His jaw was chiseled. His teeth were whiter than the blank sheet of notebook paper that sat in front of me on the second day of school in the sixth grade. But, I didn’t have a…

3 Things I Learned From Having A Loved One With Down Syndrome

By Samantha Bell
I don’t think I’ve ever seen anyone laugh as much as my aunt Terry. She had a sparkle in her eye that never wavered. She didn’t let Monday mornings, gossip or a lack of money define the course of her day or her life. Aunt Terry was born with Down…