To The Boy Who Won't Ever Love Me Back

It's OK to have soul mates to whom we will never mean a single thing

The High School Popularity Myth

There was always a popular girl with better instincts, more friends, and dresses I could never quite fit into. But I always attempted to anyway.

The Badass Way My Brother Is Taking On The Trump Administration

I interviewed him about pizza, working for Hillary Clinton, and how he’s standing up on Inauguration Day

What I Learned From A Year Of Writing About Love

Has all this heartache served a greater purpose? Hell no. But writing about it has.

The Love Algorithm That Doesn't Exist

I have become an expert at finding patterns and reading self-help books. But they still don't give me the answers I'm looking for.

I Will Never Be The Sexy Sad Girl

I used to want to my misery to be sexy. But I was never fun dark. I was sad dark.

The Art Of Flirting

I wanted him to know that I was smart and likable. I wanted him to understand how great I am.

Crushing From Afar

It’s safe here in the world of fantasy — there’s nothing risky or scary.

Finding A New ‘Him’

I spent my adolescence looking for validation from boys — until I stopped

I Hate My Brain

On learning to accept my disability.

An Ode To The Teen Bodybuilder With Beautiful Abs

I wanted a guy like him to find me alluring. I wanted a guy like that to want me.

I'm No Longer A Victim Of Bullying, But I Still Struggle With The Effects

There are the days where it begins to feel bleak, where I get sweaty and don’t know where in the classroom to look. I have my nights where the only thing I want to do is curl up in a ball.

I Wanted To Hate My Best Friend For Breaking Up With Me -- But Here's Why I Couldn't

Suddenly, she was not the evil monster I had made her up to be. She was just a high school sophomore.