You’re Not Making The Most Out Of Your 20s

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It’s taboo to admit that you’re lonely. You can make jokes about it, of course. You can tell people that you spend most of your time with Netflix or that you haven’t left the house today and you might not even go outside tomorrow. Ha ha, funny. But rarely do you ever tell people about the true depths of your loneliness, about how you feel more and more alienated from your friends each passing day and you’re not sure how to fix it. It seems like everyone is just better at living than you are.

A part of you knew this was going to happen. Growing up, you just had this feeling that you wouldn’t transition well to adult life, that you’d fall right through the cracks. And look at you now. La di da, it’s happening.

Your mother, your father, your grandparents: they all look at you like…

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Fun Friday: Olympics – Russian Adelina Sotnikova wins Gold Medal.

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Adelina Sotnikova made history with her routine “Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso” that earner her the title of first Russian woman figure skater to win an Olympic Gold. Her victory brought huge controversy as people thought Kim Yuna’s error-free performance deserved first place instead. ( Feel free to comment your opinion on the topic.)
Watch her performance here !

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TMZ Tuesday: Miranda Barbour.

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According to TMZ.com, which I am not very fond of,  there is a woman who is now known in the public eye as the real life “Dexter”. The woman from Pennsylvania is in jail after stabbing a man, Troy LaFerrara, nearly 20 times.   Other sources such as People.com say 19 year old Miranda Barbour is charged for murder of a man she met through Craigslist. Whilst in custody she also admitted that this was not her first murder. Miranda claimed to have killed at least 22 people in the past, crimes which accommodate to her being part of a satanic cult she joined in Alaska. After interviewed she said that she felt no remorse for those she killed, because as claimed they were “bad people”.  

Tell The People You Love That You Love Them

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I love being horribly straightforward. I love sending reckless text messages (because how reckless can a form of digitized communication be?) and telling people I love them and telling people they are absolutely magical humans and I cannot believe they really exist. I love saying, “Kiss me harder,” and “You’re a good person,” and, “You brighten my day.” I live my life as straight-forward as possible.

Because one day, I might get hit by a bus.

I could be walking down the street one day, blasting Rihanna or Fleetwood Mac, jamming so hard that I don’t see the bus coming. I could be walking with a book in my hand, reading until the very end. I could be paying total and complete attention, imagine the impact before it arrives.

And I’d really, really rather not die with some confusing statement I said sitting in the phone or the thoughts…

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Gay Marriage: Lawsuit against Florida’s marriage ban.

Our society is changing and new online communities are affecting the new generations, not only, but widening the opinionated views on gay-marriage and homosexuality. Tyler Oakley is an openly gay Youtuber who in 2008 uploaded a satire video of “Why Gay Marriage is WRONG” which caused much controversy and confusion. To his formal audience his video discussed and allowed us to see how ridiculously people speak views against gay marriage. Many things have relatively changed since then. Ignorance and religious beliefs are still  forced upon one another. Yet “Seventeen states now recognize same-sex marriages, including 11 that have come on-board since December 2012.” According to Tampa Bay.com, there still are countries around the world such as Russia who have gay-marriage bans and continue to discriminate love. 

Same sex couples should be able to be legally recognized by the community they live in and should not be asked to move away in order to be united in marriage. Last week in Florida 6 gay-couples announced lawsuit challenging Florida’s Ban in gay marriage. “The case may take some time to work its way through the court system, but it’s hard to imagine that a gay marriage ban won’t eventually be overturned. Just like the adoption ban before it, there is no legal defense to discrimination.” Stated Melanie and Vanessa Alenier. With their young adopted son in mind they, along with 5 other gay couples debated that there are legal, medical and financial benefits that come along with a marriage certificate.
When an appeals court ruled Florida’s gay adoption ban unconstitutional in 2010, the Aleniers were among the first same-sex adoptive parents in the state; after of course fighting with the Department of Children and Families in court for a year. Children like 5 year old Ethan Alenier who’s mother could not take care of them, are given a home with as much love as a couple of one male and one female would give. It is unbelievable how people believe that gay parents would probably raise a gay child, or would not stand as good role models since there are two parents of the same gender. People believe that the union of marriage would be meaningless and less sacred if anyone was eligible to marry. Marriage has now become more about being legally recognized, rather than becoming a family at it’s core meaning.The states simply deny certain simple concepts, creating much controversy only to give in and legalize it later. If a few ignorant people in charge did not create so much controversy then people would not have to side with lawsuits or activists would not be killed for supporting their beliefs. Everyone has their religious beliefs and cultural beliefs, but we live in such a diverse country that we need to have it all or nothing.

Concluding that the union of two same-sex people is an ongoing debate between the religious,  the ignorant,  and  the people who can see it is love between two souls not genders. Gay marriage should become legal in all states and countries at a quicker rate. Yet for the people who’s beliefs cannot be shook, we cannot force them to accept it. Discrimination is not right under any circumstances, it has been prolonged for too long.