A Girl’s Guide to Handling A Best Friend Breakup
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A Girl’s Guide to Handling A Best Friend Breakup

While summer is the season of romance and heartbreak, it can also be the season of a new, sometimes worse...
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28 Perfectly Patriotic Date Ideas For The 4th of July
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28 Perfectly Patriotic Date Ideas For The 4th of July

Stumped when trying to decide what to do for the 4th of July? Celebrate America’s birthday with the one you...
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7 Financial Lessons I Learned From My Conservative Dad
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7 Financial Lessons I Learned From My Conservative Dad

It’s been a blessing, and debatably a curse, to have grown up with a dad who made me listen to...
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20 Signs Your Boyfriend Might Be A Republican
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20 Signs Your Boyfriend Might Be A Republican

When you first start dating a new guy, you want to be sure you’ll get along well, and that includes...
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10 Best Summer Date Night Ideas
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10 Best Summer Date Night Ideas

With summer just around the corner, it is time to relax and hopefully spend some more time with your significant...
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6 Things To Know Before You Move In With Your Significant Other
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6 Things To Know Before You Move In With Your Significant Other

When thinking of moving in with your significant other, you are probably thinking that it will be rainbows and sunshine...
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How I Almost Dated A Socialist
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How I Almost Dated A Socialist

I live in Socialism Sucks t-shirts. One of the posters in my room clearly says that “Commies aren’t cool” and...
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THE GENERATION GAP: How Do Four Different Generations View Dating? Let’s Find Out
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THE GENERATION GAP: How Do Four Different Generations View Dating? Let’s Find Out

What do Vietnam, Letterman Jackets, pagers and 50 Shades of Grey all have in common? They’re all the common denominator...
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7 Ways To Show Your Love This Valentine’s Day — Without Getting Engaged
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7 Ways To Show Your Love This Valentine’s Day — Without Getting Engaged

  Learn each other’s love language One of my favorite things to do is learn my friends, families, and significant...
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5 Lessons I Learned From My First Love
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5 Lessons I Learned From My First Love

Ah, first love. It’s depicted as passionate, pure, world-shattering, and ever-so-naïve in movies, television shows, novels, and music. People say...
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12 Date Night Ideas for 2019
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12 Date Night Ideas for 2019

When my boyfriend and I decide to do a date night, we often struggle with thinking of something to do...
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I Don’t Date Liberals, Here’s Why
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I Don’t Date Liberals, Here’s Why

I have many liberal friends. As a conservative at a large overwhelming liberal school, it’s inevitable. In fact, I love...
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The Neuropsychological Case For Having Friends With Differing Views
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The Neuropsychological Case For Having Friends With Differing Views

In 2018, it can be easy to fall into the divisiveness of the current political climate. This may mean cutting...
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How To Talk to Your Liberal Family Members This Election Season
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How To Talk to Your Liberal Family Members This Election Season

As midterm elections rapidly approach, politics are becoming the preferred topic at every dinner, class and party across the country....
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6 Wives Share What They Wish They Knew Before Getting Married
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6 Wives Share What They Wish They Knew Before Getting Married

I've reached the age of my life where so many of my friends are getting engaged and married. I feel...
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3 Ways To Help A Friend With An Eating Disorder
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3 Ways To Help A Friend With An Eating Disorder

We live in a time in which, luckily, more and more people are talking about mental and physical health struggles...
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10 Lessons I Learned After My Father Was Diagnosed With Cancer
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10 Lessons I Learned After My Father Was Diagnosed With Cancer

In the summer of 2017, my mom called one evening right as I got home from getting dinner with one...
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Emotional Virtue Shares A Guide To Drama Free Relationships
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Emotional Virtue Shares A Guide To Drama Free Relationships

As we stray further from traditional relationship culture into a world of hook-ups and a fear of commitment, I know...
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4 Ways To Balance Ambitious Career Goals With Your Love Life
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4 Ways To Balance Ambitious Career Goals With Your Love Life

If you are reading this, it’s likely because you’re at a crossroad. Don’t worry, though, you aren’t alone. Many young...
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Want To Be The Best Secret Santa Ever? Do These 5 Things
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Want To Be The Best Secret Santa Ever? Do These 5 Things

It’s my favorite time of year: Secret Santa Time! I’ve always loved Secret Santa, whether I was an elementary school...
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5 Signs You Need To Let Go Of A Toxic Friendship
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5 Signs You Need To Let Go Of A Toxic Friendship

There comes a time in some friendships when you realize that you need to say goodbye. That’s just reality. Of...
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To My Politically Apathetic Best Friend, Thank You For Supporting Me
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To My Politically Apathetic Best Friend, Thank You For Supporting Me

I know you have no political ideology that we can peg. You of all people know that last year was...
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To The Girl Who’s Lost Someone To Breast Cancer
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To The Girl Who’s Lost Someone To Breast Cancer

First and foremost, I want to make sure that you understand that you are not alone. At the time being,...
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Stories From A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Daughter
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Stories From A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Daughter

July 3rd, 2012 This was a day like any other for my mom. She was working as a federal pretrial...
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We Disagree, But Yes, We Can Still Be Friends
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We Disagree, But Yes, We Can Still Be Friends

I grew up in a pretty sheltered environment. Most of the people I encountered shared the same views as me....
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5 Lessons I Learned From My Conservative Mother
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5 Lessons I Learned From My Conservative Mother

Not everyone is lucky enough to experience the kind of relationship I have with my mom. The phrase “the apple...
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9 Important Lessons I’ve Learned From My Mom
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9 Important Lessons I’ve Learned From My Mom

From the moment we’re born, moms teach us a lot about life. My mom has taught me so much in...
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To My College Best Friends As We Graduate
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To My College Best Friends As We Graduate

I have always believed that people are put in your life at the right time. Trust me, I could not...
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To My Parents As I Graduate College
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To My Parents As I Graduate College

To my parents as I graduate, Thank you. Looking back on my time in school, very little has been consistent....
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5 Things You Need To Hear After Getting Your Heart Broken
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5 Things You Need To Hear After Getting Your Heart Broken

Something I love about my conservative “family” is how strong we are for each other when things start to go...
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How Losing My Father Changed My Life And My Perspective
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How Losing My Father Changed My Life And My Perspective

It’s pretty safe to say that my father was my best friend.  Growing up, it was just my dad and...
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GIFT GUIDE: 12 Great Gifts To Get Your Mom This Mother’s Day
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GIFT GUIDE: 12 Great Gifts To Get Your Mom This Mother’s Day

This year is flying by and before you know it, it will be Mother’s Day, the day of the year...
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5 Things To Know Before Dating A Girl Boss
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5 Things To Know Before Dating A Girl Boss

It takes a brave man to handle a girlboss. She has so much going on and often appears too busy...
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3 Things A Woman Should Never Compromise
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3 Things A Woman Should Never Compromise

Ladies, in this day and age it is so easy to want to change yourself to fit someone else’s unrealistic...
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10 Things You Shouldn’t Do After A Break Up
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10 Things You Shouldn’t Do After A Break Up

Breakups are hard on all of us, whether you were only together for a short while or a decade, whether...
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Thank You, Mom and Dad, For The Tough Love
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Thank You, Mom and Dad, For The Tough Love

Thank you for pushing my limits. As a child I never quite understood why you'd always set the bar, what...
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How To Stay Confident In Being Single During “Cuffing Season”
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How To Stay Confident In Being Single During “Cuffing Season”

For the majority of the year, being single is great. You can do whatever you want and not have to...
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9 Holiday Dates To Go On That Won’t Break The Bank
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9 Holiday Dates To Go On That Won’t Break The Bank

Having a boyfriend or girlfriend can be expensive at times.  You both want to do so many things and go...
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GIFT GUIDE: 12 Gifts Under $75 For The Men On Your Christmas List
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GIFT GUIDE: 12 Gifts Under $75 For The Men On Your Christmas List

If you’re anything like me with less than two weeks until Christmas you’re starting to feel the pressure when it...
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GIFT GUIDE: 8 Christmas Gifts For Your Republican Boyfriend
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GIFT GUIDE: 8 Christmas Gifts For Your Republican Boyfriend

Christmas is quickly approaching, and the hardest person on your list to buy for just might be your Republican boyfriend....
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8 Ways To Avoid Conflict With Your Roommate
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8 Ways To Avoid Conflict With Your Roommate

Whether you’re rooming with your best friend or a stranger, it’s no secret that college roommates can be precarious. Adjusting...
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6 Things I’ve Learned From Having A Liberal Best Friend
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6 Things I’ve Learned From Having A Liberal Best Friend

Who says a conservative and a liberal can’t be best friends? Most people wouldn’t think so.  I wouldn’t trade my...
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Your Guide For Talking Politics With Family This Thanksgiving
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Your Guide For Talking Politics With Family This Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving – a time for family, food, and uncomfortable conversations. If you have a large family gathering during this...
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20 Questions Every Conservative Woman Should Ask On A First Date
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20 Questions Every Conservative Woman Should Ask On A First Date

Dating can be hard, and even more so when you’re a conservative woman in the 21st Century. Finding someone who is...
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To The Woman With A Waiting Heart
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To The Woman With A Waiting Heart

When you’re single, it can seem like everyone is either in a relationship or overly-eager to get into one. It...
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5 Things I’ve Learned From My Best Friend Joining The Military
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5 Things I’ve Learned From My Best Friend Joining The Military

A little over a year ago, my best friend left for basic training for the United States Marine Corps. I...
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Dear Conservative Politics, Thank You For Giving Me Some Of My Best Friends
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Dear Conservative Politics, Thank You For Giving Me Some Of My Best Friends

Dear conservative politics, We really have had our ups and downs this past year.  Through it all, I kind of...
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10 Things You Should Know Before Dating A Member Of The Military
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10 Things You Should Know Before Dating A Member Of The Military

Had you told me a year ago that I would be in a serious relationship with a man in the...
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6 Things I’ve Learned From Dating A Democrat
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6 Things I’ve Learned From Dating A Democrat

As young conservative women on liberal college campuses, the probability is high that we will be forced to confront what...
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To The One I Never Saw Coming
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To The One I Never Saw Coming

To the person I didn’t see coming, When we first met, I had my fair share of doubts about you....
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