Unwritten

Unwritten is THE online destination for female millennials to come together and share their uninhibited opinions on life, dating, and fashion. Started out of The University of Maryland. Read more at www.readunwritten.com.

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I'm A 6-Foot Tall Woman, And Here's How I Learned To Embrace My Height

I used to hate the way society judges, the way it describes people, and the way it expects everyone to be. You see, I'm not your “typical” girl, I mean yeah… I like shoes, purses, clothes, and boys, but I'm 6 feet tall. And girls can't be that tall, …
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Stop Making Excuses For A Guy Who's Clearly Just Not Interested In You

Throughout my life thus far, I have been involved in several relationships and many “almost relationships,” as most of the millennial generation knows them as. The “almost relationship” is exactly what it sounds like: a relationship that is almost re…
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8 Fabulous Steps To Take To Ensure Your Ladies' Night Is A Huge Success

As we get older, it's only natural that we grow apart from our friend groups due to time constraints and other obligations in life. Sadly, the rare ladies' nights become few and far between. So, in that once in a lifetime shot that you have at gettin…
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Everything I Need To Say To The Boyfriend I'm About To Break Up With

This has been a recalcitrant, tumultuous relationship, and I am a recalcitrant, tumultuous girl. The way our personalities clash is almost as powerful as the way our lips crash when we kiss. When we fight, it feels like my head is going to explode an…
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5 Reasons Why Getting Advice On Your Relationship Is Actually Destroying It

In the era of social media, it's very easy to get caught up in all the hype of wanting to share what's going on in your life. It's also very easy to look for solutions to all your problems on the internet. I see numerous articles giving girls advice …
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Please Stop Calling Me 'Exotic Looking,' It's Not A Compliment

Please don't call me exotic. It may seem like a compliment for you, but to me, it's anything but that. Surrounded by girls who are blonde, blue-eyed, tall, and fair-skinned, I realize I stand out. Instead of blue eyes, my eyes are the color of espres…
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If Your Relationship Is Healthy, It Should Have These 8 Qualities

One of the toughest parts about dating is finding someone who has compatible goals when it comes to a relationship. Finding someone who wants the same things as you do can be a daunting task. The beginning of every relationship is really just a trial…
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What You Should Remember When Nothing In Life Is Going Your Way

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece about the reminder you need when life seems a little rough: You're doing better than you think you are. As it turns out, sometimes, that reminder just isn't enough because, quite honestly, life can get really awful so…
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6 Things You Definitely Took For Granted When You Were A Kid

No one really appreciates being a kid until they grow up. Childhood, and the freedom that comes with it, gets taken for granted by the majority of kids out there, and, unfortunately, I was definitely no exception. I hated being treated like a child (…
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This Is The Most Important Thing You'll Learn If You Go To College

Like any other senior on the brink of graduation, the past couple of months have been filled with reflection and appreciation. As I prepare to take the last final exam of my college career, it's impossible not to experience that whirlwind of emotions…
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4 Things You Do Every Day That Actually Kill Your Chances Of Being Happy

There's one thing every human being wants in life and that's to be happy. And, despite that universal longing, sometimes, no matter how hard we try, genuine happiness is difficult to come by. Some days, I take a moment to reflect on my life and somet…
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If Your Relationship Doesn't Have These 5 Things, It Probably Won't Last

It's becoming harder and harder to find a real relationship that is based on more than just sex these days. Yes, of course, I acknowledge that sex is an important factor in a relationship. If you're not sexually attracted to someone then you're proba…
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8 Relationship Red Flags You Almost Always Miss And What They Could Mean

Whether you've just started a new relationship or have been dating for a while, it's not uncommon to overlook your partner's flaws. You, honey, are wearing love goggles. These love goggles blind you to the negativity he may be bringing to your life o…
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6 Telltale Signs The Guy You're Dating Is Still In Love With His Ex

I don't know what it is, but I always seem to attract the man who is still in love with his ex, which greatly affects his ability to connect with me. It's easy to avoid this guy when you see him coming from a mile away, waving his “I love my ex” flag…
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Why 'Opposites Attract' Is Basically A Myth When It Comes To These 4 Topics

When you first fall in love, you're usually not thinking about all the variables of your personalities and backgrounds that come into play. Obviously, you and your partner will have some things in common or you wouldn't have started dating them in th…
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10 Crucial Things You Need To Know Before Trying To Date The Independent Girl

Independent is a characteristic I am proud to have, while also being one that comes back to bite me in the realm of my love life. Regardless of how many men I chase away, my independence is non-negotiable and simply something that I'm not willing to …
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My Period Made Me Suicidal: What It Was Like To Grow Up With PMDD

I was 10 years old when I got my period. It was a September day, and some girls from my neighborhood and I had just gotten back from 7-Eleven with Sluprees and candy. I had to use the bathroom, so I told my friends I would be back. I went, and as I l…
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5 Reasons Every Girl Needs To Date A Jerk At Least Once In Her Life

I think the majority of girls have been in toxic relationships before, or have been with a guy who didn't value them for who they really are. After these heartbreaks, we sometimes wish we never met that fuckboy to begin with. At least that way, we wo…
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This Is Why I'm Never Having Children, Despite Everyone Thinking I Should

Like most little girls, I always imagined growing up, getting married and starting a family. At a young age, I became infatuated with wedding dresses. I picked out first and middle names for my hypothetical kids and even decided on the ages when I wo…
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The 6 Stages Of Commitment Every Couple Goes Through Before They Get Married

Relationships happen in phases. You don't simply meet someone, throw caution to the wind and head to city hall for a marriage license. There are a few steps in the middle there that slowly get you to the point of being completely committed and settle…
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