A random collection of articles, blog posts, books, and other things I think are worth sharing.

Her View from Home: The Day She Dies (OMG….whether your mom is alive or not, you’ll not get through this without tissues. Don’t even click this if you’re still in a raw space. Seriously.)

Marc and Angel Hack Life: 7 Smart Yet Simple Ways to Handle Difficult People

Rolling Stone: All-American Despair

Scary Mommy: Why We Need More Platonic Intimacy In Our Lives

“It’s time to celebrate platonic intimacy more. After all, it’s hard to find someone you can be truly vulnerable with. Someone who won’t see your vulnerability as weakness, but as strength. Someone who will love you unconditionally and not fall out of love with you when the newness wears off.”