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9 People Reveal The Last Time They Saw Their Ex & It's Heartbreaking

Have you ever run into your ex in a place you would have never expected? Once, just a couple weeks after a devastating breakup, I saw my ex at a Mexican restaurant and quite literally ducked under the table to avoid him noticing me. It wasn’t that I…
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Instead Of Jumping Straight Into A Career, I Hiked A 500-Mile Trail In Spain

By Charlie Brook, as told to Samantha Lefave I tend to have this sixth sense when I travel to new cities, states, even countries. I can tell almost right away if that place will hold significance to me; it’s almost as if I can feel my own energy…

6 People Share Whether Or Not They Notice When Their Partners Don’t Shave Their Legs

After my college graduation, my mother texted me, "Your friend who doesn't shave their legs was really nice!" To which I gleefully replied, "You've got to be more specific, that's all of them." You see, we grew up with those Venus, "She Got It"…

How I Found My Place In A New Town After College, Because Sometimes The Struggle Is Real

A few years ago, I found myself living in a new city all alone. After graduating college, I landed a full-time job in San Antonio. I was excited about the prospect of pursuing my big girl career, as this stage of life was everything I'd been waiting…

6 Stories Of Lasting College Romances That Will Make You Believe In Love Again

College relationships can honestly teach you so much about yourself and what you value in a partner. If you've ever found yourself asking if college relationships can last past graduation, you're definitely not alone. The truth is, according to…

Stop Complaining When Your Girlfriend Asks You To Take A Picture Of Her

Ah, Instagram. The land of likes, belfies, and adorably staged kissing photos, most often accompanied by a caption like, “This Guy,” or a series of heart-eyed emojis. The downside, of course, is that behind those doe-eyed posts, we all know that…

Facebook's New Memories Page Is Coming, So Get Ready For Throwback Posts

Do you remember when you first got Facebook and constantly updated your status to let your besties know what you were up to? Honestly, I'd like to forget the all the song lyrics I put as my status in high school, but there are plenty of throwback…

Twitter Is Talking About What They Should Be Doing "By Age 35" & It's Hilarious

Adulting is hard. Like, really hard. But instead of giving up and sobbing into their avocado toasts (because that’s totally why you can’t afford a house, right?), the millennial crowd is doing what they do best: trolling all the expectations by…

Here's Why You Hear The Same Song Play At Every Graduation Ceremony

If you’ve ever been to a high school or college graduation, you have most definitely heard the band playing a very specific tune. It’s the song the nearly everyone in the United States associates with year-end goodbyes, caps and gowns, and fresh…

Consider This If You Want To Get Engaged Around The Time You Graduate College

College graduation day is probably one of the most monumental days of your life. You've worked your entire academic career – from, what, four or five years old? – to receive your diploma, so that's around 17 years of build-up, dedication, and drive.…

5 Unique Ways To Celebrate Your Partner’s Graduation When Dinner Just Isn't Enough

Graduating from college is no small feat. Four years (or more) filled with some of the most intense experiences ever, and yet somehow your bae managed to power through. Completing the next level of schooling isn't something that should be taken…

Here's What It's Like To Be The First Of Your Friends To Get Engaged While In College

I'll be honest. I had no idea that #RingBySpring was a legitimate college tradition until now. Turns out, it's when college sweethearts get engaged before graduation, usually during their last semester, and it's more popular at religious, academic…

Watch These 7 Movies About Graduating & Try Not To Cry Everywhere

There is no moment as bittersweet at graduation. Getting older and moving to the next stage of life is amazing, but at the same time, it's so hard to leave your best friends and the safety net of school. The real world is tough, I get it. To help…

3 Tips For Moving On From A Relationship With A Graduation-Day Expiration Date

I realize now that the only two serious relationships I've ever been in ended just as I was about to graduate — first from college and then from graduate school. In both situations, I felt that I had outgrown the relationship and I knew it was…

These 9 Adorable Graduation Gifts Will Help Your BFF Navigate Post-Grad Life Like A Pro

It's that time of year, folks: college graduation season. That means lots of bittersweet tears, celebratory mimosas, and of course, gift-giving. It can be downright impossible to figure out a good graduation present for any person, but this year,…

Graduation Dresses That You'll Be Able To Wear Again In The Workspace & Beyond

Entering post-grad life is both thrilling and daunting at the same time. Will I be able to get a job? Where will I live? Can I somehow make my bandage skirts work appropriate? All valid questions. To help you with that latter inquiry, I've rounded…

After College, I Kept Getting Rejected — Now I’m On ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’

Gabrielle Ruiz is perhaps best known for her role as Valencia in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, but she had a long path to get there after graduating from Oklahoma City University (OCU) in 2007 with a dance performance degree and dreams of Broadway. This is…

How To Bounce Back After Getting Rejected From Your Dream Job, Because It's Hard

Listen: It's great when things go your way. But a lot of the time, things... don't. And one of the roughest feelings in the world can be when you've worked long and hard for something — something like, say, your dream job — and then you get rudely…

This Woman Posed With A Gun In Her Pants For Her Graduation Photos & Twitter Can’t Deal

Another social media user is experiencing backlash for posting a photo of herself with a gun. On Twitter, lots of users took issue with Brenna Spencer's college graduation photo with a gun, posted on Saturday, April 7. The post comes after…

Should You Break Up Before Graduation? How To Know If Your Relationship Is Destined To Last

Sh*t gets real after college graduation. You've just spent four years in a purgatory — albeit a very fun one — between childhood and adulthood, between playing hard and working hard, and between thinking you know who you are and really finding out…

Cue The Tears For What You'll Miss Most About Your College BFFs After Graduation

There's a lot going on in your life when you're approaching your college graduation. You're working on applying to dozens of jobs, handing over your roles in your school clubs, wrapping up all of the requirements you need for graduation, and…

3 Important Red Flags To Watch Out For When You're Dating Someone Older Than You

My first serious relationship was with someone almost ten years my senior. We got together during my first semester of college (after meeting through mutual friends) and I'd be lying if I said our breakup didn't have anything to do with our…

Meghan Markle Uses This $13 Natural Wonder To Grow Her Eyebrows Back & You Can Too

Meghan Markle is the world's new go-to celebrity for all things fashion and beauty — she's marrying a prince after all, so she must have some tricks up her sleeve. Meghan Markle's beauty routine is just as intricate as mine, because that's how real…

The Spiritual Meaning Behind The Super Blue Blood Moon Is Cooler Than You Think

The super blue blood moon is scheduled to occur on Jan. 31, 2018, and sadly, it does not mean all the women of the world sync their menstrual cycles at once. It actually means that there's a lunar eclipse and a full moon syncing up with the moment…

How Dating In Grad School Is Totally Different Than Dating In College

This is probably an unpopular opinion but I enjoyed grad school way more than I did college. I appreciated the smaller class sizes, the more intensive research work I got to do, and the ability to work alongside professors I'd admired for years. The…

2018 Is All About Growing Up, So Here's What's In Store For Your Zodiac Sign

Is it just me, or does the coming of this particular new year seem even more intense and loaded than past years? Could it be because 2017 consisted of one wrecking ball right after the other, and we're just hoping against hope that 2018 is just a…

Will Ferrell Hilariously Sings 'I Will Always Love You' To End Commencement Speech

I don't remember much about any of the speeches given at my college graduation, likely because I was trying to discreetly take a nap the whole time. But then again, it could also be that I didn't have the amazing graduation guest students at the…

32 Thoughts We All Have The Days Leading Up To Graduation

Throughout the days leading up to graduation, it's as if we're stuck in neutral. We've hit the pause button, and we're chilling somewhere between the college life we loved, and the reality we'll soon have to face. After handing in our final exams,…

People Share How They Met Their SO In College And It’ll Make You Believe In True Love

Ever since I was a young girl, I made it a goal to be engaged by college graduation. When I moved away to attend one of the biggest universities in the South, I had dreams of meeting that special someone and earning not just a degree, but also a…

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

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…