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People Share Their Thoughts on Keeping Sadness in Perspective

The more aware we become of the injustices and suffering around us, the more our own pain can feel trivial. But usually, that’s not enough to make it disappear. So what do? Enter the people of r/UnpopularOpinion. Just because multiple people experienced far worse things doesn’t mean i’m not allowed to be sad. from ...

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The Real Upsides (and Downsides) of Being Attractive

There’s been a lot of wisdom about physical attractiveness and shallowness and finding true fulfillment over the years. The best of it, of course, came from Zoolander. Would you pay $5000 to be extremely physically attractive? Why or why not? from AskReddit So, is there actually more to life than being really, really,...

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People Reveal How Much They’d Pay to Be Attractive

I’m what we in the business call “an uggo.” So this question really caught my eye: Would you pay $5000 to be extremely physically attractive? Why or why not? from AskReddit Reddit was very excited about this question. So much so that a few them seemed to forget it was a hypothetical. 1. What a deal! Would you...

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People Debate When’s the Right Time to Expose a Cheater

Let’s talk about cheating. More specifically, let’s talk about finding out that someone you know is cheating, and what to do about it. MOST specifically, let’s address this post on r/UnpopularOpinion by user Waywardshrink: “You should absolutely expose someone who’s cheating if you find out you’re the other...

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15 “Hard to Swallow” Truths About Relationships

I’ve got some breaking news coming across my desk right now… It says here that relationships are not always easy or perfect. I know this may be shocking, but stay with us as more develops. Here with their take are the people of Ask Reddit: What’s are some ‘hard to swallow pills’ about relationships? from ...

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People Share Their Tough Tips on Relationships

They say love is a battlefield.  I’ve tended to respond, “well, screw that then.” With all the battles big and small we’re forced to face in life, why would I voluntarily undertake more of them in an area which, ostensibly, is supposed to bring joy? There’s a fine line between realistic about good relationships and...

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LGBTQ People Reveal How Little Their Parents Know About Them

The great news is that there’s been a lot of progress made in the last few decades for LGBTQ+ rights, not to mention a wider general acceptance, understanding, and tolerance. It astonishes me that at this point, even America’s most far-right social conservatives generally have to at least pretend to be pro-LGBT because the clock has...

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15 Stories About the Art of Oversharing

I once had an unforgettable conversation in the parking lot that connected a comedy theatre where I regularly performed to a series of restaurants and stores. I was on break, heading to the grocery store to pick up a snack, when a fairly wild-eyes but strangely engaging gentlemen stopped me to talk. We were maybe 20 seconds into this thoroughly...

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Guys Talk About the Moment They Became “Real Men”

I’m a man. At least on paper. Most days I feel more like a confused kid, or perhaps some kind of forgotten species of weasel whose forthcoming extinction will go unheralded. I’ve always been a little jealous of the sorts of people who really feel like they’ve got a firm and comfortable grasp on who they are – on what their...

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Guys Share The Moment They Really Felt Like Grown Men

There’s a social sentiment as of late that attempts to describe what being a “real man” is are pretty sophomoric and silly, if not straight-up just used to mock and abuse anyone who dares stray from path of some narrow idea of masculinity. So, what DOES it mean to be a “real man?” Is that a thing that even makes...

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