A Relationship Defined by Paper

My whole life I've waited for... a piece of paper? To legally say, "I am married" is to say "I own a piece of paper from the government that says so." In the last few years, I don't think I could've felt anymore married than I already do. When I wake up, my love is…

No Stranger Love

At a half hour past midnight, the alarm I set on my phone echoed through the vacant library. I resolved it was time to retire for the night. I may need some sleep in order to ace my finals.┬áBesides a few breaks to the ladies' room and the vending machine, I'd spent the entirety of…

Lies Hidden in Alcohol

Just for a few hours, they said. It'll be fun, they said. When everything in my life came crashing down forever ago, I wanted to do absolutely nothing but sit, sulk, and wait for the days to be over. My friends wouldn't let me have it. So, to a party I went. Inside the grand…