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October 29, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

The Worst Thing About Me

Aiden “A.J.” Brown

I am supposed to call myself a survivor, but honestly I don’t think surviving is what I’ve been doing.

October 22, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

There Was Something Wrong With That Sky

Rita Taryan

While I sucked my husband’s penis he gaped at the sky, to which he exclaimed, “That’s the most orange orange I have ever seen!” 

October 15, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

To Play Younger

Elizabeth Burch-Hudson

  1. A well to do woman hosts an orgy that gets gate crashed by a vanilla couple (I just want to be included).
  2. A boy is seduced by his ex-girlfriend’s hot mom on the Fourth of July (I’m facing my fear of MILFs).
October 8, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Angel

Cameron Darc

The first man is the only one that kills you.

—COLETTE, La Naissance du Jour

 

Who is Angel? Who am I.

Have you ever loved a mirror?

Laughed, on suicide watch, until Kool-Aid spilled

September 24, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Molly and I Always Went To the Fancy Taco Bell in East Waterbury Instead of the Shitty One Downtown

Cash Compson

The summer she was without anyone

and I had just left the other girl

in Jersey City,

Molly and I kissed at her house. We were adults

who lived with our parents. She seemed like

September 22, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

For Jodi

E.B. Griffin

He was too poor to erect an everlasting monument in her likeness, all he could afford were words.  

September 17, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Waiting Through the Ones Who Came After You

Ella Schmidt

That was my youth: I developed a sickness, a ruinous crush on the man at the filling station

September 10, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

You're Not in Love You're Just High

Lilly Grainger

1. A bottle of orange wine – half a packet of cigarettes.

2. You caught at the bar the space so crowded that people were practically caught under your armpits – grinning nervously, two pina coladas in hand.

3. A kitchen dance – or two.

4. Luther Vandross.

August 27, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Trust Issues

Stephen J. Golds

I knew the talk about a baby was another red flag, but the more uncontrollable Amelie became, the deeper I got hooked. I couldn’t go back to what my life was before. I think it had been drowned the

August 20, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Victim Impact Statement

J. H.

I am not sorry about most things I’ve done; I really do try my best to be good.

August 6, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Is This Goodbye Then?

Anastasia Shteinert

The hangover was ruining the romance. Last night I woke up a friend and made her drink wine—Chateau 2016. I had to deal with my nerves somehow.

July 23, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Rita

Mike Day

By March of 2016, my cousin Josh and I were practically flat broke. We’d been having an incestuous and adulterous affair, one that elevated his title to “cuzband” (he hated that term). Four years

July 16, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Consume(d)

Lindsay Forbes Brown

One night I was so drunk, I couldn’t feel my face.

July 9, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Bitters and Soda with Lemon

Ellie Lynch

I was drinking bitters and soda with lemon, my new signature drink. It has .03% alcohol, less than a bottle of kombucha.

July 2, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

The Orbiter

Sarah Kasbeer

When I asked years later if you had a sex addiction and you said, No, do you? I hesitated before responding no, because I was thinking, Only to you.

June 25, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Swiping in Purgatory: The Dating Pool Has Piss in It

Exquisite

Snapchat filter. Left.

June 18, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Showing Face

Vasilios Moschouris

but you know there is a Truth Moment coming, and sure enough the next morning he says hey and you say hey and he says sorry about last night

June 11, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

King Alphonse

Eli S. Evans

You’re probably thinking these things happened a very long time ago, but as a matter of fact it was just yesterday, and yet somehow we are all old and married with children now, even the former supermodel

June 4, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Premenstrual Love Letters

Yoon Chung

He doesn’t seem to think I’m a handful. I can tell by his texts.

May 21, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

The sky is vampiric

Aimée Keeble

In the train carriage, we’re hot in our furs, brooding and half-drunk.

May 7, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Two Halves of the Story

Edward M. Cohen

The other half was the memories of the end. The time Teddy had threatened to burn the only copy of my novel.

April 16, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

People Can Be Criminals: Tupperware Thief

Sarah Swinwood

He stole my Tupperware, the largest one in a glass Pyrex set.

April 2, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

The Third

Lizzy Lemieux

Sophie had recently gone through a break up. I don’t remember her ex's name. I do remember the striking legibility of the word VIOLENCE. 

March 19, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

A Rogue Job

Stephanie Sellars

My fantasy of Lockwood started to deflate like a balloon with a tiny hole.

March 5, 2023 | fucked up modern love essays

Possession

Sára Bányai

/pəˈzeʃ.ən/

 

One morning I woke up with my right scapula in my mouth. You would think that is physically impossible, but in the case of demonic possessions it is actually more normal than not.

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Pregaming Grief

Danielle Chelosky

Love is like a museum. You have to look around, experience things, and then leave.

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Backwardness

Garielle Lutz

Garielle's longest, most peculiar, most particularized book. A sure-to-be collector's item. Not be be missed!