Great advice from the drummer on falling in love, learning about true friendship, and more.
Collaging together the pieces of a new crush.
A comic about the nonverbal ways we confess our love.
We’re talking about moving on.
“I’ve been living in my own bubble.”
Heartfelt advice from the Downtown Boys vocalist.
Crushes and missed connections.
“I’m just trying to figure out who I am.”
“I felt a little muddled in my identity.”
“You have to dust the haters off of you.”
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