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This Twitter Thread Sheds A Totally Different Light On What It Means To Have ADHD

By Jordan Bissell
Whenever someone's having a particularly hard time staying focused on a task, it's pretty common for them to say something like, "I'm feeling so ADHD today." While a remark like this might seem like NBD, it can actually come across as insensitive to…

Amanda Bynes Opened Up About How She Hated Watching 'She's The Man' & 'Easy A'

By Dylan Kickham
Amanda Bynes movies hold a special place in the hearts of everyone who was a teenager in the late 2000s, but sadly, Bynes herself did not have as much fun watching some of her most beloved movie roles. In a new profile with Paper Magazine, Bynes…

Amanda Bynes Opened Up About What Really Caused Her Public Breakdown All Those Years Ago

By Tara Martinez
Amanda Bynes had been through quite a lot over the past several years. After experiencing a very public breakdown in 2013, Bynes basically took a break from the spotlight. And in that time, she’s healed, gotten sober, and started taking classes at…

Fans Are Worried About Betty After That Final Moment In The 'Riverdale' Season 3 Premiere

By Dylan Kickham
Riverdale is finally back, and it wasted no time in making fans super worried about the fate of its main characters. It is hard to imagine the teen drama getting darker and bloodier than last season — I mean, where do you go from gang wars and a…

The 'Riverdale' Season 3 Premiere Went Full Supernatural, But It Might Not Be What It Seems

By Dylan Kickham
Season 3 of Riverdale has only just begun, and yet it has already completely changed the game about everything we thought we know about the show. In the final moments of the episode, it felt like the whole series had been flipped on its head, with…

Nick Jonas' Instagram To Demi Lovato Following Her Reported Drug Overdose Is Emotional

By Tara Martinez
Nick Jonas is sending his good friend Demi Lovato his well wishes after she reportedly suffered a drug overdose. The two have been friends since their days on The Disney Channel and they've both seen their ups and downs over the years. While their…

Trump Jr. Responded To The "We Need A Disney Princess" Meme & You Can't Make This Up

By Joseph Milord
Go home everybody, the party is over. It was good while it lasted, "it" being one of the internet's most viral memes of the year so far, the series of "we need a Disney princess" jokes. But then came Donald Trump Jr.'s Disney princess tweet, and out…

What You're Forgetting When You Compliment Someone For Losing Weight

By Minerva Siegel
Congratulating someone on weight loss can seem harmless and even encouraging, but it’s really time we stopped commenting on other people’s bodies altogether. Sometimes, seemingly positive comments about someone's size can do more harm than good, as…

This 'Riverdale' Trivia Is Only For True River Vixens

By Sam Rullo
Do you know the truth behind Riverdale's many secrets? Take this Riverdale trivia to find out.

5 Physical Clues To Look Out For As Signs Your Partner Loves You

By Annie Foskett
Saying "I love you" is big potatoes. Those eight little letters invoke terror, fear of vulnerability, a desire to vomit, possible rejection, and oh, right, sometimes a "happily ever after." But you and your special person haven't said them yet…

Nick Jonas Opens Up About Demi Lovato Punching Her Back-Up Dancer In New Documentary

By Wendy Michaels
Demi Lovato is laying it all out there in her new YouTube documentary, Simply Complicated, including some of the areas of her past that most people would want to sweep under the rug and never talk about again. For instance, why did Demi Lovato punch…

8 Mental Hacks To Make Sure You Ace Your Next Exam

By Dan Scalco
Exams are one of the most stressful things students deal with during their time in school. It's time to put those worries behind you. To help you ace your next exam, I'm sharing eight mental hacks you can use so you have a better chance of…

‘Girls’ Revealed Hannah’s Biggest Decision Yet And We Need To Talk About It

By Taylor Ortega
Of all the "Girls," most of us never expected to see Hannah Horvath tackle the role of attentive mother, yet episode five of season six forces her to do it more than once. After discovering she's pregnant with surf instructor Paul Louis' baby last…

5 Signs You're A Former Party Girl, And It's As Comforting As It Is Scary

By Zara Barrie
"Why the HELL do you have to set the alarm for 4:30 am?" my brother screamed. "Blake! I have to be at a WORK MEETING at 11 in the MORNING you asshole! I have CAREER!" I screamed back at him, hitting "snooze." I was sleeping on a slowly deflating air…

Love And Sex New Year's Resolutions All Girls With Anxiety Should Make

By Zara Barrie
I've suffered from anxiety since I was a mixed up 16-year-old sporting ripped fishnets, chipped, black, satin Chanel nail polish and ferocious acne that angrily sprawled itself across my greasy, teen girl forehead. My anxiety started with a night of…

My Girlfriend's Recreational Use Of Adderall Almost Ended Our Relationship

By Zara Barrie
Adderall has been used recreationally around me since high school. Junior year, my friends crushed up their pills and left lines in the bathroom stalls behind the toilet seat. They would leave class, go to the bathroom, snort a line of Adderall and…

Why Working In A Trade Makes More Sense Than A 9-To-5

By Veronika Lee
When I lived in New York, my friend Pat and I used to have drinks sometimes after work. He's probably one of the happiest guys I know. He's a painter by trade, and works freelance. When Pat slings back a beer, he's a man smiling with…

Black Kids Are Diagnosed With ADHD More Than Ever And No One Can Agree Why

By Joseph Milord
Let's start with the easy part: the numbers. Overall, black children are diagnosed with ADHD less than white children. But between 2001 and 2010, the rate of black children diagnosed with ADHD increased by 70 percent. So, there's a difference…

Why Adderall Is The Ultimate Gateway Drug To Other Destructive Behaviors

By Rosey Baker
Adderall is speed. It is legal speed. It's expensive and highly, highly addictive, which is why there are entire websites devoted to people who are trying to get off it and entire websites devoted to people trying to get more of it. You can take it…

I Used Adderall To Lose 20 Pounds, And It Ruined My Life

By Mary B
When I was about to graduate from college, I started to develop an eating disorder by the jolly old name of anorexia nervosa. It began when my college boyfriend and I had broken up, and I was six months away from entering into the adult world…

Justin Bieber And Adderall: Hollywood’s Unspoken Addiction Problem

By Eitan Levine
While Adderall use on college campuses across the US is widely known, the Schedule II-prescription-drug-turned-party-culture-staple has its grip on another major cultural subset you probably never realized: Hollywood. It's no surprise Adderall has…

This Is What It Feels Like To Take Adderall When You Don’t Have ADHD

By Rebecca Jones
In college, a lot of my classmates and friends took Adderall like it was a daily vitamin. And many of them took it even though they weren't diagnosed with ADHD. They'd joke about how angry they felt when they were coming down from an Adderall high,…

I Would Rather Live With My ADHD Than Take Adderall

By Zara Barrie
When I was a kid, my teachers thought I might be deaf. I'll never forget the day I got pulled out of my kindergarten class to get a hearing test. I started crying hysterically, flailing my five-year-old arms in the air, causing a huge scene. In my…

How My Very Public Meltdown On Adderall Changed The Way I View Study Drugs

By Tyler Seecof
In the 48 hours I stayed awake after taking Adderall, I wrote several end-of-semester essays, color-corrected a video final, had a mental breakdown in a computer lab full of people and stood on the ledge of a rooftop for hours, frantically…

I Was The Statistic: How I Went From Adderall Addicted To Completely Over It

By Daniel Myrick
Prescription drug abuse has been consistently rising in the United States for the last several years -- and Adderall is no exception. It's prescribed to patients who suffer from ADHD, increasing their ability to focus and pay attention in situations…

91 Percent Of My Generation Doesn’t Think Taking Adderall Is Cheating, But I Do

By Alexia LaFata
In college, there's so much pressure on students to succeed at having a perfectly balanced life. You not only have to get good grades, but you also have to be involved in extracurricular activities, volunteer in service groups, network like crazy,…

What Happens To Your Body When You Cut Out Adderall After Taking It For Years

By Rosey Baker
I was first prescribed Adderall in seventh grade, and I took it for 12 years until I decided to stop. What this means is, I spent all my formative years on Adderall, which is a prescription drug said to stunt growth in the children who are on…

Adderall: Why The Study Drug Is Both Overprescribed And Underestimated

By Kelley Lord
It's the focus during dead week when you're overwhelmed by exams. It's the pick-me-up at a pregame so you can last all night long. It's the daily dose to get you back to feeling "normal." It's the addiction that will consume you whole. People take…

ADD For ALL: Why 3 In 4 Millennials Took A Drug And Ignored Its Consequences

By Emily Ingram
At my college, Adderall was everywhere. You just had to know where to look. I first encountered it the weekend before finals during my fall semester freshman year. Like the anxious freshman I was, I had spent a week in the library speed-reading an…

What Adderall And Study Drugs Do To Your Natural Sleep Patterns

By Shannon Ullman
Sometimes referred to as “cognitive enhancers” or “academic steroids," study drugs have become increasingly popular for enhancing overall cognitive performance. When ingested, study drugs help individuals concentrate, as well as become more alert…