Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

As an adult, there’s no scheduled time to see your friends or even make new ones like there was when we were kids. There’s no recess or dorm meeting. We’re all living busy lives separate from one another, which makes the little moments between us all the more important. The good and bad times, small gestures and understanding have been the pillars of maintaining my friendships as an adult.

Here’s why I miss the mindless, in-between moments of my pre-pandemic routine

I thought cutting out that time would make me more productive, but that hasn’t been true

My double mastectomy made me reevaluate: What do my breasts mean to me?

The decision had been weighing on me since I tested positive for the BRCA2 gene

I used to think there was one way to have a relationship. Then I discovered polyamory.

Practicing ethical non-monogamy isn’t just freeing; it’s true to who I am