Simone Torn

Magazine Writer

"A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, or because everything she does is golden. A writer is a writer because, even when there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway." -Junot Diaz





Are You Treating Your Best Friend Like A Therapist? Here's How to Tell...

Friendship ยท Featured Image: @margoandme Article By: Simone Torn Everyone knows that you should never rely on other people in order to determine your own happiness. We hear this...

Planet DISH

Big Mouth's 'My Furry Valentine' Proves That Valentine's Day Is The Most Stressful Holiday Of All

People mistakenly assume that Christmas is the most stressful holiday of the year, but 'Big Mouth' begs to differ. Netflix's 45-minute episode of the laugh-out-loud series, 'My...


15 Ways To Stay Fit In The Winter

Winter is one of the most difficult times of the year to score a flat stomach and glass-cutting jawline that we all secretly crave. It makes sense.


My On And Off Relationship With Food - Simi - Medium

Food and I have always had a bit of a rocky relationship. They say that no relationship is perfect, that there are always areas to improve upon in any given romance, and there...


Why Dating Apps Such As "Tinder" Are Unfairly Stigmatized

"So... how did you two meet?" This is one of the most asked questions for couples everywhere. Everyone wants to know the backstory behind any given romantic relationship because...


The Unexpected Key To Success In Your Romantic Relationship

Raise your hand if you've ever had a friend who dropped off the face of the earth the moment they entered a romantic relationship. Now raise your hand if you've ever been guilty...


Is It Ever Okay To Play Mind Games In A Relationship?

In the words of Freddie Mercury, "Everybody play the game of love". This makes us wonder... is love really just one big game? Is every kiss, every date, every flirtatious text...

The Tempest

What we all really need to learn from Ariana's "thank u, next" music video

Music, Pop Culture "I met someone else... her name is Ari" These are the lyrics that 25-year-old pop star Ariana Grande broke the internet with in her music video for "thank u,...

WE magazine for women

How To Remain Independent In A Relationship - WE magazine for women

"I can't live without him," my friend once told me in reference to her man. On the surface, these words seem wildly romantic. This idea that someone can't be without their love...


'Broad City' Has Taught Me More About Friendship Than Any Other Show

Friendship has been a common theme on television since the 50s. From Lucy and Ethel to Beavis and Butthead, viewers of these shows have been comparing and contrasting their own... Blog

Why It's so Hard to Remain Friends with an Ex |

This article brings to you the common question that most of us wonder as to why it is so hard to remain friends with your ex after separation. Read the personal experience of... Blog

What Should You Do If Your Partner Is Still Friends With Their Ex? |

The idea of someone maintaining a relationship with their ex-partner is a head scratcher for sure. On the one hand, they shared all of these brilliant memories with each other....

Stand Up Magazine - Empowering Millennials

'Insecure' Proves You Can End Up Happily Ever After With Yourself

Insecure raises important questions about just when a relationship turns into too much hard work. A lot of people have come to expect a romantically-fuelled TV show to end on...


I Went A Day Without My Phone And This Is What Happened

It seems like a ridiculous concept. A day without one's phone should be simple enough, everyone did it pre-90's, but now in 2018 going without your cellular device is like going...

MTV News

The Unlikely Harry Potter Character Who Taught Me I Was Brilliant

At 12 years old, I was fully invested in frilly skirts, Broadway musicals, and iCarly. It's safe to say that shop class didn't top the list of things I was most passionate...


Why I'm glad the honeymoon phase is over

There I was, standing in the grocery aisle, trying to choose between Twizzlers and Flaming Hot Cheetos for the party my boyfriend and I were throwing later that night. "Just get...

The Daily Positive

Too Feminine To Be a Feminist? The Daily Positive

"Girls can wear jeans, cut their hair short, wear shirts and boots because it's okay to be a boy. But for a boy to look like a girl is degrading, because you think that being a...


How Falling In Love With Fitness Has Changed My Life

"There's something different about you," my friend commented one morning over coffee. "You have this newfound glow and you seem so happy lately." She gave me a smirk then leaned...

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