Spring Dreams

Spring is that time of year when
Life begins again –
When the cycle of nature renews and
Flowers begin to bloom

That time when we
Embark on dreams once more, as if we can
Achieve anything, because we are
Boundless, limitless,
Nothing can stop us

The cold, somber feeling of death that
Enveloped us for three months has disintegrated and
Transformed itself into hope, optimism, and
The beauty of the human soul

 

This Is How We Date Now

This article explains perfectly why I am a failure at the so-called “hookup culture”. I desire a real connection with someone, and as a 24 year old female in today’s society, that is (unfortunately) an anomaly.

Thought Catalog

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We don’t commit now. We don’t see the point. They’ve always said there are so many fish in the sea, but never before has that sea of fish been right at our fingertips on OkCupid, Tinder, Grindr, Dattch, take your pick. We can order up a human being in the same way we can order up pad thai on Seamless. We think intimacy lies in a perfectly-executed string of emoji. We think effort is a “good morning” text. We say romance is dead, because maybe it is, but maybe we just need to reinvent it. Maybe romance in our modern age is putting the phone down long enough to look in each other’s eyes at dinner. Maybe romance is deleting Tinder off your phone after an incredible first date with someone. Maybe romance is still there, we just don’t know what it looks like now.

When we…

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