Whether mutually or one-sided, when a relationship ends it often hurts both parties involved; letting go of something so emotionally involved requires a whole lot of time and energy for healing. Is the current pandemic making it harder for us to move on?
Then, it hit me. “Ally,” I stated as my turn came. I felt proud claiming the identifier “ally,” and I felt like I deserved to claim it. At least, to my Black and Mexican-American friends and to my gay sister, I was an ally, right?
The catwalk incorporates streetwear staples such as shoulder and bum bags that still homage to Burberry’s iconic tartan plaid. Indeed, this fusion emphasizes Tisci’s vision: a crossover between the brand’s historical prowess and its new-found, youth-inspired future.
Thanks to the technology we have today, LDRs are no longer star-crossed curses on two kids in love. Forget pixie dust; if communication and trust are there, take the chance and enjoy a relationship that is much more than distance.
Sure, 140 characters and a trending hashtag is one nice-looking sentiment, but is it saving lives? Is it outlining a plan for reform? Is it petitioning legislature? While good at creating a platform for awareness, social media must do more than that. And if it’s not, if the line stops where the tweet ends, then it’s not enough.