The new year is going to be better. It has to be better. Maybe you’re one of the 74% of Americans in one survey who said they planned on hitting the reset button on Jan. 1 and resolving to improve. Those New Year’s resolutions most commonly focus on eating healthier, exercising, losing weight and being a better person.
The age-old proverb says: absence makes the heart grow fonder.
The sentiment is lovely. The comfort it brings is reassuring. But the truth is sometimes, absence makes the heart forget.
If Hallmark, Netflix and Mariah Carey have taught us anything, it’s that the holiday season is definitively romantic.
The shit I remember most about high school sex-ed are the incredibly detailed and unnecessarily graphic pictures of yeast infections, genital warts and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Honestly, my teachers made comments that made me never want to have sex… which was, undoubtedly, their goal.