First love loss is the toughest of them all
It was not a romantic love, but was one that was supposed to last a lifetime. David Stanley writes of the pain of having to say goodbye.
At age fifteen, I found myself locked in a stupid death struggle with my best friend—for the attention and love of a girl.
Liam Day was a young boy when he first started wearing glasses. The athletes he fell in love with were the ones who wore glasses too.
Tom Burns remembers the exact moment he started loving his daughter as a person rather than as an ideal
Chris Parisi has experienced all the ups and downs, the heart ache and redemption, the pain and exhilaration of love. The object of his affection? The Boston Celtics.
Cindy Gericke woke up one day and realized that people write love letters to others..so why not themselves?
When asked to write about a first love, Hugh Krezel thought about the love that transcends, his love of wine.
The Pirates’ run to the National League playoffs was just yet another reminder of how much Chelsea Cristine loves the sports-mad Steel City.
Justin Zackal’s first love, the Pittsburgh Steelers, taught him all about loyalty, disappointment, and other matters of the heart.
Not many people marry their First Love, but marriage is still all about falling in love for the first time.
After working at jobs he liked, Dillan DiGiovanni took the chance and jumped into what would become his First Love.
Jayden Gall waited with his classmates for the mystery reader to arrive. Guess who it was?
Dixie Gillaspie debunks all the guru-speak around what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
The ranks of labor unions have been decimated over the last half century by outsourcing and anti-union campaigns. The result has been rising inequality.
Jerry Waxler’s interview with Carla Odell chronicles her transformation from a reporter to a writer of memoirs—for hire.
For Dan Cumberland, a breakfast in Chicago turned into a life-changing experience.
While career selection should be done by your child, Connie K. Grier shares a few steps to make the process more youth driven.
Muslim lawyer and best-selling author Qasim Rashid has challenged Hirsi Ali to a public debate. Will she accept?
Divorce can leave you feeling like love is impossible. Quentin Hafner opens the door to finding love again—and making it last.
Spring Break, the cruelest prank the public schools system ever played on the average working American parent.
Sometimes, you just feel a bad parent. But that doesn’t mean its true.
Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.
The majority of American news outlets and police officers exhibit racial bias in their work.
Tim Lineaweaver shares his views on how to replace the desperation of an unfulfilled life with joy.
William Boyle on the history of eugenics, and how it’s still harming our kids today.
When we love, we can often stumble into loss. Nathan Graziano shares with us the story of one of his first loves, leaving us to reel in the heartbreaking reality that is loving someone with depression.
Lodro Rinzler has a new take on the question every kid is asked: What do you want to be when you grow up?
What do we do when someone we know—a friend, a brother, a family member—is found to be abusing someone else? Saumya Arya Haas, with great sadness, decided what she needed to do.
There is a beauty in the human connection that comes from falling in love with someone you don’t know.
You know that moment when you’d like to rip her clothes off, and she’s given you the green light, and you are just too tired to care? That job.
Alex Yarde doesn’t look like someone who shaves, but oh how the BIC Flex 5 helps him get at the places he needs! #SmoothUp