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Amateur writer, amateur dancer, aspiring nomad.

Growing Up in a Sex-Positive Household

Once when I was in middle school, my parents came home from a bar, slightly tipsy, and my mom sat on my bed to chat with me. …

I’ve always been good at being alone.

Some people might think that sounds sad, but although I spent a lot of time by myself as a kid, and I still do now, it never really bothered me. In fact, for along time I preferred being alone. …

Photo by Sammie Vasquez on Unsplash

Some of the most impulsive things I’ve done have been a product of my poor mental health. They’re also some of the best decisions I’ve made.

During the second half of 2018, I was in the deepest depression of my life. I had just moved to Atlanta, I had no…

Last summer, I lost something. I went from being surrounded by friends 24/7, the familiarity of classes, the comfort of my sorority house and a seemingly limitless future ahead of me, to sitting alone in my grandpa’s lake house, applying to job after job and fighting my anxiety (and losing)…

Alexis Meade

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