• Macaile Hutt in Life

    How To Begin Recovering From Sexual Abuse, From One Survivor To Another

    How To Begin Recovering From Sexual Abuse, From One Survivor To Another

    Dear new friend, I know the look in your eyes all too well. I don't need to know you personally. I don't even need to know specific details about your story in order to understand the pain you're feeling in both your head and heart. I know you're scared. I wish I could take that fear […]
  • Macaile Hutt on Love Hurts

    What You Need To Remember If You Still Haven't Found The Love You Deserve

    What You Need To Remember If You Still Haven't Found The Love You Deserve

    I used to stay up late writing love poems to the true love I had never met, and wished I would find him at 11:11. I used to shout to the world how proud I was of my independence, knowing deep down I would encounter someone someday who would help me discover qualities about myself that I'd […]
  • Macaile Hutt in Dating

    Why The More You Look, The Less You Attract The Person You Want

    Why The More You Look, The Less You Attract The Person You Want

    We live in a world where everyone is constantly onto the next best thing: Finish school, find the job, get the promotion and own the business. Find the guy, put a ring on it and have a bun in the oven by the time the weekend hits. Sound familiar? It can be extremely overwhelming to strike a […]
  • Macaile Hutt in Dating

    10 Secrets To Keeping The Love Strong And Your Relationship From Going Under

    10 Secrets To Keeping The Love Strong And Your Relationship From Going Under

    I thought I had it all figured out. I created my future in an imaginary crystal ball, and I was ready to ride off into the sunset into all my happily-ever-after, fairytale bliss. The only problem with all of this is that I typically shared my unsolicited advice while single, avoiding love like the plague, […]
  • Macaile Hutt in Advice

    I Am Who I Am: Why Making The Wrong Choices Led Me To Self-Acceptance

    I Am Who I Am: Why Making The Wrong Choices Led Me To Self-Acceptance

    All of our lives, we avoid being “that girl,” for some reason or another. I can't tell you how many times I've reprimanded friends and made them promise not to be “that girl” while discussing our lives. The more I've avoided becoming “that girl,” however, the more “that girl” seems to find me. I lived […]
  • Macaile Hutt in Life

    Talk About It: 20 Percent Of Your Friends Are Carrying Around This Secret

    Talk About It: 20 Percent Of Your Friends Are Carrying Around This Secret

    My neighbors molested me for the first six years of my life. I didn't remember anything until I was 14 years old and memories that felt like they didn't belong to me started flooding my brain without warning. It took me another eight years to speak openly about what happened, and the first time I […]
  • Macaile Hutt in Dating

    Love Him Or Leave Him? 11 Honest Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Relationship

    Love Him Or Leave Him? 11 Honest Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Relationship

    If you're like me, your girls are your go-to. They offer fashion advice: “Seriously? That top with that skirt? No.” They offer workout advice: “I think if we start doing two-a-days until the weekend, we'll look like Victoria's Secret models by Saturday.” Most importantly, they offer life advice: “Quit your job. Let's be gypsies.” Your […]
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    How In Life, The ‘Worst That Could Happen' Usually Isn't So Bad

    How In Life, The ‘Worst That Could Happen' Usually Isn't So Bad

    The other day, I was getting coffee with a girlfriend, over-analyzing every aspect of my life (as per usual) when she cut me off and posed a question that I'd been avoiding the whole time: What's the worst that could happen? Of course, this conversation involved a boy, and of course, I was doing my […]
  • Macaile Hutt in Motivation

    Break Out Of Your Shell: Why True Beauty Is Found On The Inside

    Break Out Of Your Shell: Why True Beauty Is Found On The Inside

    I wish I could help people realize how much more there is to life than looking a certain way. I'm writing this piece with hesitant fingers because I know what's to follow. I know a lot of people I don't know (and, sadly, even more people I do) will read this in disgust as they […]
  • Macaile Hutt in Beauty