Blushing Pink

Whenever I think pink, I think of two things: the Victoria's Secret lingerie line and my cheeks. The cheeks on my face, of course! I blush often and on a spectrum: pink for mild and deeper pink/red in extreme situations. When I am feeling nervous, embarrassed, shy, shameful, aroused, or modest--my cheeks let you know first. I guess…

A Grand Display of Affection

On an ordinary late-spring afternoon, I was in my junior biology class studying animal and plant cells. Uncomfortably sticking to the science-lab stools, all of us were suffering as the single, tiny fan in the entrance of the classroom failed to provide relief. There was nothing special about this day yet, and I probably would've forgotten the…

Looking Back at First Kisses: Innocent Beginnings that Put an End to It All

There's something so very innocent about your first kiss, and yet, it can leave you feeling exposed. Your first real kiss is a milestone in your life when you start waving goodbye to your innocence. Do you remember your first kiss? I've yet to find a person who does not remember their first kiss. My innocence, many would…

Chivalry in the 21st Century

He might not show up on a horse like a knight in shining armor to save you, but chivalry still does exist. Thank goodness, right ladies? These days, though, there is a fine line for men and women about respecting your strong, independent womanhood and just expressing one's feelings through acts of affection. I am, for…

Are You Two Compatible: The Pet Test

Okay, let's jump right in! So you found this person you really think is "The One." Congratulations! Now what? You think he/she is perfect for you! Is he/she really though? Taking care of a pet is a big undertaking, especially considering that you've probably also moved in with your significant other. It's a BIG RESPONSIBILITY…