• Rachel Chapman in Life

    10 Questions You're Sick Of People Asking You When You Turn 25

    10 Questions You're Sick Of People Asking You When You Turn 25

    Sure, age is just a number, but to some people it's a very important, defining number. Your age can be a significant milestone in your life. You can drive once you hit 16, you're considered an adult when you turn 18, and you can legally take shots on your 21st birthday. These are all milestone ages… and some people […]
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    16 Best Instagram Captions For You And “Your Person”

    16 Best Instagram Captions For You And “Your Person”

    You and “your person” share an inseparable bond no one could ever replicate. You're attached at the hip, and if you're ever hanging out without the other one there, people immediately ask where your bestie is (and you're low-key wondering the same thing, too). You feel incomplete without your other half by your side. In […]
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    8 Reasons Why Being 19 Is Your Hardest Year

    8 Reasons Why Being 19 Is Your Hardest Year

    Adulting is hard. It's especially hard when you're thrown into it before you're even ready. This is exactly what being 19 is like. You're no longer a teenager safely under your parents' wings. You're thrown out of the nest and told to fly. So, basically, a lot of 19 is falling… and falling hard. We've all […]
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    10 Ways Your Relationship Changes With Your Siblings In Your 20s

    10 Ways Your Relationship Changes With Your Siblings In Your 20s

    My sister and I haven't always gotten along. Growing up with her was rough, and I say that in the most loving way. I get it, though — I was her younger, dorky sister. I didn't even want to hang out with me. Some siblings have loved each other endlessly since day one, while others just […]
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    5 Types Of Friends You Have In Your 20s, And The Ones You'll Keep Forever

    5 Types Of Friends You Have In Your 20s, And The Ones You'll Keep Forever

    In addition to family, friends should be the extremely important, beautiful gems in your life. When you reach your 20s, you've gone through years of gaining and losing friends. People come in and out of your life for different reasons, but a select few will remain in your heart forever. If you take a moment to think about […]
  • Rachel Chapman in Travel

    7 Fulfilling Jobs That Won't Make You Give Up Your Wanderlust In Your 20s

    7 Fulfilling Jobs That Won't Make You Give Up Your Wanderlust In Your 20s

    Let's face it, most of us dream of being in a career that gives us lifelong memories and adventures, rather than water cooler talk and an unwelcoming cubicle. At some point, though, we may have to put our dreams on hold and take that desk job we're not totally in love with. We're told it's all part of […]
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    How To Celebrate Father's Day When You Don't Have A Dad

    How To Celebrate Father's Day When You Don't Have A Dad

    It's been almost two years since my father passed away. He was my best friend. And to this day, it's still the most difficult thing I've ever had to endure. The grief never completely goes away, but it does get slightly manageable. It's occasions like Father's Day that truly put you through the wringer. You know […]
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    Here's Why It's My Choice To Be A 27-Year-Old Virgin

    Here's Why It's My Choice To Be A 27-Year-Old Virgin

    I'm a 27-year-old virgin. That used to be so difficult for me to admit, but lately, I've felt freer to be who I am. Now, I'm completely comfortable admitting it. Yes, I know it's not the norm in society today to be my age and inexperienced, but despite people telling me everyone is having sex nowadays, I know I'm […]
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    10 Things To Do With Friends In Your 20s That Will Keep You Close In Your 30s

    10 Things To Do With Friends In Your 20s That Will Keep You Close In Your 30s

    We rarely begin any relationship knowing when it's going to end, but some friends just come and go. However, there are those special gems who are truly meant to be in your life forever… and they come few and far between. Despite the distance and time away, I'm still close with a handful of friends […]
  • Rachel Chapman on Just The Way You Are

    How To Build Up Your Confidence When You Think Your Body Is ‘Flawed'

    How To Build Up Your Confidence When You Think Your Body Is ‘Flawed'

    All my life, I've been big… or bigger than most people. I'm not obese, but I've never been skinny. I grew up taking a lot of dance classes, and when you went to them, your weight was constantly something to talk about. The struggle was real. I was surrounded by people talking about their weight […]
  • Rachel Chapman on Love Hurts

    How Movies Fail To Teach Us What True Romance Is

    How Movies Fail To Teach Us What True Romance Is

    When I was in middle school, I wrote in my diary that I could not wait to get to high school. I was excited to get to do things like wait by my locker for my boyfriend and then walk to class with him. It wasn't until I actually got to high school that I realized […]
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    How Losing My Dad Finally Pushed Me To Go After Everything I Wanted

    How Losing My Dad Finally Pushed Me To Go After Everything I Wanted

    Life is short. We're all told this, and sure, it makes sense. We blink, and then we realize we're in our late 20s. We're stuck wondering if we should go back to school because we just can't get the job we want, and maybe we wasted all this time doing nothing productive. Unless you've miraculously […]