How I Navigated the Journey to Coming Out and Self-Acceptance

Talk to any queer individual and they can tell you the exact moment they knew they were gay or had started to question their sexuality. I don’t consider my coming out story dramatic or exciting in any way. There is no comedy or flare to it. It wasn’t something I planned or stressed over. It … Continue Reading

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Thank You For Our Everyday Love Story

“Thank you for loving me.” — These are words that ring true in the depths of our hearts so often that we forget to say them. This letter is for you, for me and for all of us. It’s here to help us discover the right words, and remember the tremendous beauty in celebrating our … Continue Reading

Learning To Let Go Of People Who Can’t Keep Up With the New You

Hey Her Track Family, It’s been a long time since I’ve caught up with y’all, for reasons that are both good, and bad. Within the past year or so I’ve seen a few countries, lost some loved ones, graduated college, had my heart torn asunder, gotten a real-life adult-job and even went blonde (I’m a … Continue Reading

When It’s Time to Stop Waiting Around For Someone to Change

“People never change.” Everyone says this when they’re giving the typical “time-to-move-on-girl” talk to someone they love experiencing the worst parts of a consistently disappointing relationship. Well, I’m actually calling bullshit on that saying because deep down it’s what everyone does when they hear that said about someone they’re in love with, even if they … Continue Reading

50 Travel Stops For the Ultimate Couples Bucket List Around the World

“A couple who can travel together, can stay together.” You’ll hear some variation of this statement a number of times when you start to embark on adventures with your significant other. It’s pretty cliche, but it does make sense. Traveling as a couple, and crossing off destinations on your Couples Bucket List, often requires you to … Continue Reading

A Letter to My Childhood Bullies: Here’s What You Taught Me

To My Childhood Bullies, You know who you are. Or at least I hope you know who you are. You came into my life quickly and suddenly. Before you latched on, I was an outgoing child. I made friends frequently and easily. I was bright and curious about life.  You are the bullies who have … Continue Reading

This is Why I’m Scared to Write About You

I write about things to bring them to light. To make them real. And if you’re wondering why I haven’t written about you yet, it’s because I’m afraid to. I am scared to write about you because then you’ll shift from a possibility to a reality. I write about things that make me feel. I … Continue Reading

33 Signs You’ve Become An Unstoppable Boyfriend and Girlfriend Duo

So, you clicked on this article. We get it. Boyfriend and girlfriend duos everywhere could stand to learn a thing or two about you guys, right? You’re like the Marshall and Lily of relationships. But in all seriousness, relationships can be really freaking tough, and if you happen to have stumbled upon the right human, … Continue Reading

10 Single Girl Activities for the Winter Months

Let’s be honest: it can suck to be single when the temperature drops and everyone seems to be pairing off to cuddle and do fun winter activities together. This is commonly referred to as “cuffing season.” In stark comparison to the carefree days of summer, the winter months make people just want to stay inside … Continue Reading

16 Reasons I’m ‘All In’ Emotionally and Not Sorry About It Anymore

All or nothing. It’s a phrase that is commonly thrown around. It’s a phrase that my mind can comprehend, but my body cannot. This is what I’ve realized: I am an “all in” kind of girl when it comes to my emotions and relationships, and here’s why: 1.  I feel everything. I care too greatly. … Continue Reading