There’s a commonly used phrase that always irks me whenever I hear it: “blood is thicker than water.” It’s thrown around in movies and on TV shows as a humbling way to teach values about familial bonds. In real life, it’s often utilized as a backhanded form of misplaced guilt. Proverbs like this tend to be bullshit anyway, but the […]
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There are two kinds of people in February: people who love Valentine’s Day and people who loathe it. From my experience, there’s no one who really sits on the fence. Stereotypically, the people who love it are in relationships and the people who loathe it are single. For the first time in five years, I’ll be single this upcoming Valentine’s […]
Innocently or not, the word “daddy” seems to send a shiver down the spines of most students these days — and not in a good way. There’s a lot to be said about daddy-dom relationships and it seems that the only side to the conversation that is being discussed is the negative views of outsiders. “Now that it’s more out […]
When I was a kid, my mom, like most parents, told me to treat people how I would want to be treated; don’t be a bully, don’t poke fun, show respect. This ideology, treating others how you would like to be treated, is a fairly common approach to being a decent human being. So why is it that this ideology […]