Let’s Stop Promoting Hate!

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Here is an idea.

Let’s stop promoting hate.
Let’s tell someone we care about them, we think they deserve to be here just like we do.
Let’s stop posting anti-WHATEVER or pro-WHATEVER posts on FaceBook.

Promoting hate, is promoting war. Promoting war, only promotes more hate.
Israel’s entry into the Gaza strip, promotes hate. Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, promotes hate. The death of human beings, promotes hate.
Hate, promotes citizens to vote for political parties that want revenge. Revenge, promotes hate.

One reason I was against Israel’s entry into Gaza is because it’ll only lead to more deaths. On both ends, Gazan citizens, and Israeli soldiers.
Another reason I was against Israel’s entry into Gaza, is because like all of Israel’s attempts to “reach peace” by entering, the IDF stays in Gaza for much longer then planned. Occupation isn’t good for either side.
As mentioned previously, occupation and war, promote hate.
Israel’s war in Gaza right now, is only promoting hate. For every mother that is loosing her son, and for every father that is loosing his daughter, one more Gazan that didn’t promote revenge, didn’t promote hate, may begin to now.

Another Israeli mother who lost her soldier, another Israeli father who lost his daughter, one more Israeli that didn’t promote revenge, didn’t promote hate, may begin to now.

I have a few tips on how to STOP promoting hate.
1. STAY AWAY FROM FACEBOOK WARS. They don’t work. They are never “real” dialogue. Every time someone who doesn’t agree with my political opinions posts a comment, I remove the comment and message them privately telling them- “Hi. I don’t like FaceBook wars, especially not on my wall because they promote hate. If you would like we can have this conversation privately :)” And 9/10 of the times they tell me – OK. And don’t even bother talking to me about it. The moment you take away from these people the “platform” they love that is called FaceBook or any social media for that matter, they suddenly shut up- because the entire world isn’t seeing them arguing about what they believe in suddenly and it’s obviously just not worth it for them. (HA)

2. Try to post PRO-PEACE articles! Seriously, they barely exist I agree. But posting radical or extremist posts, usually only promote ONE side, and much hate. Stay away from them, and look for articles that promote both sides- equality is key!

3. Never read only one countries news. Israel is the best example. Reading only Israeli news, and watching only Israeli news channels will never give you the full truth. Yes, it may all be factual and blah blah blah, but common guys. Let’s be honest. It’s not enough! Reading different perspectives is very helpful and as long as you’re intelligent enough, you’ll know what to filter out- and I know you’re intelligent enough!

4. This one is my favorite I have to admit. Talk to someone on the other side! Have a conversation with someone from Gaza. Ask them what they think, how they feel and what is going on in their town right now. The best news you could ever get, comes from the human beings living it. Don’t be afraid of what other people will say or think of you and remember that peace activists are always behind you. Give them the hope you have for peace, remind them that you believe in it too. They see the same biased news reports you see!

You’re not naive for believing in peace, you’re not crazy. You’re simply optimistic. And the only way to reach peace, is with optimism and promoting it.
Good luck to all, and as always- here for questions and comments. Keep it peaceful!

A Child Doesn’t Choose

A child doesn’t choose the shoes he will wear to school tomorrow morning
A child doesn’t choose what snack his mom will pack him
A child doesn’t choose if he will or will not go to swimming lessons today
A child doesn’t choose his mother or father
He doesn’t choose if his mother will be a lawyer, and his father will be a fire fighter
A child doesn’t choose the color of the home he lives in
He doesn’t choose the TV that his parents bought
A child doesn’t choose his government or the way they react to certain casualties

According to the OCHA, United Nations occupied Palestinian territory

“According to preliminary data, at least 168 Palestinians have been killed since 7 July. 80% of the fatalities (133) have been civilians, of whom 21% (36) are children”

80% of deaths in Gaza have been civilians… 80% of deaths have been innocent human beings that simply had no where to run.
There is a difference between fighting the war on terror, and killing innocent human beings.
In Israel, life continued normally. Over the weekend, I spent my time at the beach. Every day of this operation I went to work, completed my exams at university, and knew that if there was ever a siren, I had somewhere to go. I have a bomb shelter that my government built for me because they were prepared for this day and because they are concerned for the well being of their citizens. And every night I would speak to my friend in Gaza, and he would tell me that today they killed his friends family, and today there was no electricity for a few hours. Today he didn’t get to go to classes, his brother didn’t get to go to preschool and swimming lessons, his father didn’t get to go to work meaning his salary will be lower this month, and his mother was crying at home worried if the next rocket will fall on their home. Their government didn’t build them bomb shelters like my government did for me. Their government isn’t as concerned about their well being as mine is for me.

I do not deny that the IDF doesn’t do everything in its power to kill only terrorists, but with a population of over 1,700,000- it is extremely difficult to hit one home and not hit the 7 next to it.

However, instead of a peace agreement, the Israeli governments continues to protect it’s citizens with the Iron Dome and bomb shelters, while those in Gaza have neither.

80% of the deaths were civilians… One was a child who wanted to live tomorrow morning, go to school, maybe he wanted peace, maybe he dreamt of joining the government one day and signing a peace treaty with Israel.
That child could have been my little brother, who didn’t choose to be born Israeli or Jewish, didn’t choose what his mother and father would do for a living, didn’t choose to be born in Israel, didn’t choose to have a bomb shelter 100 meters away from him.
That child in Gaza didn’t choose the color of his home, didn’t choose his mother or father, where he lives, his religion, the school he goes to, didn’t choose his government. Didn’t choose the shoes he will wear tomorrow, didn’t choose what snack his mom will pack him. He didn’t have a bomb shelter to run to in Rafah, and didn’t make it to today.

Have We Lost Hope?

Hi All,

I’m not big on making political posts because I feel like my blog is suppose to make you smile rather than cry, but living in Israel has forced me into feeling a certain way that I would like to address.

The past month has been rough on both Israelis and Palestinians. Over a month ago, 3 boys went missing, their bodies were found after 18 days. A few days later, a young Arab boy was found dead in Jerusalem. They say it’s “A way to get back at the Arabs for what they have done.” I put this in quotes not because it was said, but because this is what people think. Now, for the past 6 days, Israelis and Palestinians have been running the moment they hear a siren or in Gaza’s case, the moment they hear a “boom.” On Israel’s side, there are tons of bomb shelters. On Gazans side, there is nowhere to hide.

Israelis think that a way to “get back” at Hamas (or whoever did it for that matter considering no one is 100% sure), is by rioting in Jerusalem, throwing rocks, and sacrificing their lives. Palestinians feel that a way to “get back” at Israelis, is by rioting in Jerusalem, throwing rocks, and sacrificing their lives. These are radical, activists who feel harming others, will in some way help them gain respect for Israel/Palestine after they killed 6 of OUR boys. I say 6 of OUR boys, because while the IDF searched for the kidnapped boys, they killed 3 on the Palestinian side. Totaling in 6 lives. How is their life any different then OURS? How are OUR lives different? Palestinian, Israeli, Arab, American, how are we any different?

An Arab women was yelled at by a Jewish lady. The women and her son ran off the bus when the women called her a whore, slut, and anything else she could possibly think of to “get back” at this mother. Did this mother kidnap and murder those 3 boys? Did this mother in any way harm your freedom, or happiness? It is said that 110 lives have been taken in these past few days in Gaza. Supposedly 10 of them, are Hamas activists. I ask again, did the rest of the innocent lives that were taken in Gaza kidnap and murder those 3 boys? Harm your freedom, or happiness?

My one question is: Have we lost hope? Has society lost it completely? Do we not believe that peace is even possible?
When society still has hope, anything is possible. The moment we stop believing that peace is possible, we begin to vote for the wrong political parties, protests about the wrong issues, and overall speak differently. When you promote something to a single human being, you may change that persons perspective. When I, an Israeli who served in the IDF speak to a Palestinian in Gaza or the West Bank, I grant him the feeling that maybe there is someone on the other side that doesn’t want him dead, that maybe someone on the other side has that hope that he has too. That maybe, just maybe, together we’ll be able to achieve peace. Because tomorrow morning when he tells his friend that he spoke to an Israeli who told him that they differentiate between Hamas and Palestinians, that friend will talk to his friend and so on and so forth.

For some of us, not all, the hope is there. And maybe just maybe, with just your single voice, the hope will pass on to the next person, and the person after that- and maybe that next person will be a radical activist that once stoned Palestinians cars in East Jerusalem and suddenly was granted the hope that you passed onto him.

Let’s share the hope.

Why is There No Deodorant at Court

Here is a story I’m sure we can all learn from to prevent future mistakes.

Recap story:

Four months ago I was pulled over for “talking on the phone.” Granted, I did not speak on the phone and had full proof of it with the incoming and outgoing calls transcript I received from my phone company. Additionally, about two days prior I spent 80 shekels ($23.17) on this God damn thing that holds my phone. Seriously- it was worth it, the thing is awesome!

Anyways, I get pulled over and tell the nice police officer I was not speaking on my phone. She obviously says I was, I continue to argue I wasn’t. Later on in the month I even notice that my back window is about 80% black tinted. You seriously can’t see jackshit. So I say- Pay 1,000 shekels ($289.58) for something I didn’t do- or go to court? Obviously chose to go to court.

I send in a request and a few weeks later receive an approval and that I have a court date! Woopdyyydooo!

I call my phone company (numerous times…it’s Israel) to receive the full transcript from them. I also have an encrypted excel file that they have provided me on my computer. I’m all ready! I wait patiently for my big day.

Now whoever knows me well knows- If I don’t write it down, it ain’t happening!!! I write everything down on my calendar cause I’m actually that bad guys. I started my exam period a couple of weeks ago and things have been a little crazy… yes- this is no excuse.

I wake up this morning June 15th, 2014 (I’ll probably remember this day in 10 years when my kid asks me “Mommy whats the date today?” – Go to the bathroom, and as I brush my teeth think *Damn… I have that court date coming up… I wonder when it is*

Please keep in mind the transcripts from my phone company and the God damn ticket are at home and I am NOT at home. Not even close on a Sunday morning traffic level guys.

Open my photos and look for the ticket to check the date. Yup, I need to be in court in 40 minutes. WHAT THE FUCK DO I DO FIRST?!

A. Start calling the police department to figure out if I can move this shit to a different day so I can at least shower before it

B. Run home (40 minutes is definitely not enough time to go home and make it to court knowing court is about 30 minutes away from me now)

C. Key the judges car so he doesn’t make it in time (How the fuck do I figure out where he lives right now?)

D. Go completely ape shit and make it to court in time looking the way I do now (I’m not very pretty in the morning without coffee people)

I chose D. Might have been the worst choice, but it happened. I make it to court looking like a cheap hooker. No deodorant, an ugly tank top, and thankfully I remembered to put on pants so the judge doesn’t check out my bum.

Thankfully, and with the help of my boyfriend and my aunt who is a lawyer- I make it to court in time (paid way too much money for a cab there and back but seriously- I shouldn’t have been driving there) Walk into court, make my way to the room I need to be in and see the judge. Okay, he looks kind of nice. Sit my ass down and wait my turn.

Issue #1. I don’t understand court language in English, this guy speaks court language in Hebrew. WHAT?!!!?

Issue #2. I don’t have the ticket. What’s my case number for Christ sake?

Issue #3. I still don’t have deodorant. Knew it should have been in my bag.

My aunt makes it a little bit late and we end up being sent to some lady sitting outside that can actually cancel my ticket before I even enter court! YAY!!! So I go to her. She tells me my encrypted excel file is worth nothing to her and neither is the picture of my tinted window. Okay. Cool. So I start crying at this point because I want to hit this lady and go figure I can’t. And she says to me in English because she understands I am not one of her people – “Why are you getting excited?” Now at this point I wanted to laugh. But I did everything in my power not to because if I were to disrespect her I should just punch her in the face, not laugh. So I say “This isn’t what people do when they get excited.” And leave. Granted, in Hebrew when someone takes something emotionally they say “mitragesh” (מתרגש), So I do understand why she translated it like that. But she is obviously unaware of how dumb she sounded when she told a person who is crying, “Why are you getting excited?”

I ended up paying about 300 shekels ($86.87) for something I didn’t actually do.

Yes, I am an idiot and made a stupid stupid stupid mistake not writing this down in my calendar but moral of the story is:

1. WRITE SHIT DOWN BITCH.

2. Let’s help people who don’t know English so they don’t go on a date tomorrow and make a fool out of themselves.

3. Don’t think about anything while brushing your teeth in the morning. Not even what you are going to wear.

4. Put deodorant in your bag, ass hole.

Thanks for listening people. Peace in the Middle East.

Acting President of Ukraine Turchynov, and the new prime minister Yatsenyuk announced a decree stating that all the peoples of Ukraine should speak Ukrainian, whoever is to talk in Russian – shot.

How would you feel if someone told you to speak a different language or else you will be shot?

I’m asking for 10 minutes of your time! Please read this!!!!

Over the past few days, I have been in contact with a Pen Pal from Crimea. I began to get mixed ideas and thoughts from the news, so I decided to find a friend from the area who could explain it to me in the best way possible and to actually hear what the people REALLY want, and not what the news wants me to think that they want.

My pen pal has been telling me all about his situation in Crimea, how he is living, what it is like to wake up in Crimea and go to sleep as he is living in fear. Half the stories he tells me, and what he and his friends actually want, I have never even heard of before. I personally read the news about six times a day and from multiple sources. However when the story came from my friend, it was told differently. I would like to share his story with everyone.

Educate yourselves, educate others, and share this post! Imagine if this was happening in your country, and the media was telling you something else… Please click the link below to read my friends story. I have asked him to write it down in a letter format so that I can post it in my blog and share it with my peers. Please take a few minutes to read and share. My heart goes out to the people of Crimea.

 

Here is what my friend has to tell you:

“From time, Crimea belonged to the Russian Empire. Then came to power Nikita Khrushchev, he wanted to modernize the USSR including Crimea. But one day, when his colleagues and friends had drank vodka, he decided to give the Crimea (just take and give as a gift for his birthday) Ukraine. Idea is the same, if now you take Australia and give China (No referendum, no meetings, no agreement of the people).

Well, at the time, called “stagnation”, people do not have the right to vote or to hold a meeting – it was punished for shooting without litigation.
When the Soviet Union broke up in 1991, Crimea was the territory of Ukraine. First President – Leonid Kravchuk began to lead corruption cases in 1992. Afterwards came to power Kuchma. So, the first big meeting that has already entered the history was in 2004. The so-called “Orange Revolution.” Half of the people in Ukraine want to become head of government Yushchenko, others – Yanukovych. In Kiev on Independence Square gathered over 10,000 people. As a result, Yushchenko became president.
In 2003, business in Ukraine grew up in the mountain, and the Crimea did not even think about connecting the Russian Federation. But after Yushchenko came to power, the country skyrocketed prices for utilities, for rent, slept prices incentives, etc. People still put up with it. Then he came to power, Yanukovych . From this moment and went across to all the people of Ukraine. For real estate prices soared 40% higher during the year, the price of utilities, etc. 10%. Particularly unlucky entrepreneurs. But people have suffered all this. There was no division, Western Ukraine and Eastern Ukraine and Crimea. Crimea was always an autonomous republic with a parliamentary form of government.
So, in 2013, October. When the EU proposed the adoption of Ukraine in their union. It was all still a closely guarded secret from everyone. Nobody knew about this offer. And so, in late October, early November, some Ukrainian feed published on the site that Ukraine is going to join the EU . In the blink of an eye at the Independence Square (or as it is now called Evromaydan) , thousands of people gathered at first civilians . Western Ukraine would like the EU, East and South – did not want to! Let me explain why! (In Western Ukraine mostly poor live. There no large enterprises and factories were closed. There’s only agricultural industry. People get a month to 2,000 UAH ( $ 200-400 ) . Half of the people of Western Ukraine left for Italy, Germany, France – ie in Europe. Certainly there is much better earnings than they have in Western Ukraine. and living conditions , and communication conditions and everything else. Southeast part of Ukraine were well off, and had everything. (Granted, some inequality, but it is from government depends, right?) So when we were talking about Ukraine’s accession to the European Union on Independence formed three groups: the right-Bank Ukraine , Left-bank Ukraine and Crimea . Crimea and eastern Ukraine were categorically (emphasize strongly) against the EU. West side – were for the EU.
And yet why we were against. Well Europe – a new level. If we compare Europe and Ukraine – two different territories. Despite the fact that they are on the same continent. If you are in Europe for plastic bins for butylo and food separately, we have not enough that they are thrown out once a month, so even a single container for all. Terrible stench worth around five hundred meters from the dumpsters. The second reason is the economy as the Crimea and Ukraine. (Western Ukraine did not realize it)!! If the EU would be signed, then all large enterprise, including supermarkets and shopping malls and everything else – all been closed. And plants would re-register on Europe. In Crimea would make rehabilitation centers for European officials and so on. And finally the last, very important reason, Europe needs the territory of Ukraine for nuclear weapons. Because Ukraine is closest to Russia, and in which case, that everything went without problem to the rocket did not fly across the world, they want to make an atomic base here. Here are three basic reasons that well, cannot make the agreement with the EU was signed!
Now back to the Maidan. Because of this whole situation with the EU, and the corruption situation people have decided to defend their rights. In the beginning everything was fine. People were just standing with placards and shouting, who for the EU, who for the extension of the agreement with Russia.
There was one person (I do not remember his name), who began to gather people in western Ukraine for power attack against those who are against the EU. Paying money for it (day – 200 UAH). They were mostly unemployed people or homeless people, alcoholics. Then came the second man, who began to gather people from the East and South, paying UAH 400 per night. As a result, Evromaydane formed a skirmish between the South-East-West. As a result, the Civil War began. Real civil war. Deans of universities (in all cities), were sent to Kiev, and said something like “If you do not go to Maidan and do not get to defend your opinion, then do not get credit, and departure from the University.”
After some time, the situation calmed down. Came to power a completely new government (but it’s so stupid that fucked up), and it calmed down maidan. Acting President of Ukraine Turchynov, and the new prime minister Yatsenyuk announced a decree stating that all the peoples of Ukraine should speak Ukrainian, whoever is to talk in Russian – shot.  And then formed a “club” called “Right sector.” This Nazis. They killed just burned and so on (ordinary people and high-ranking officials).
In Crimea, all speak in Russian. (Namely indigenous Crimeans). The first major congregation in Crimea took place in Sevastopol. 52,000 people. People stood with Russian flags and shouting all sorts of rhymes, divisions, and so on. What are they for Russia. As a result, turnout were held in other cities of the Crimea. Learned of this “Right sector”, and began to threaten us, Crimeans that they will come and kill all (They can, here on their side Tatars, which 300,000 people living in Crimea against Russia and they do not like Crimeans!). When Russia learned that the Russian people are going infringement, she began to speak that will help us humanitarian relief and financial
On the border with the Crimea stopped the wagon, which was 800 kg. explosives, who drove “Right sector” for the destruction of the Crimea. After that Russian troops began to defend us, capturing the military part of the Crimea, which helped “right sectors.” Capture and goes so far.
Now, the whole world: the U.S., Europe, Asia against Russia and say that Crimea should remain part of Ukraine, but damn they do not immediately live!! Russia unite with the Crimea in order for people to live in safe. Crimea yesterday signed a document (proclamation), which states that the Crimea is no longer the territory of Ukraine and in which case, Russia will join us to himself. Ukraine recognizes today Crimean government illegitimate! Although they are illegitimate there! Of course, most of the Crimean want to be a part of Russia! Only reluctantly Tatars, and those who came long ago from Western Ukraine to live here do not. Now all the people waiting for a referendum to be held on March 16 (four days), and I am more than confident that the way most people will vote for Russian Crimeans and then “Goodbye Ukraine.”
Western and central Ukraine now do not want separation integrity, of course, you know why? because all of the major, high-“citizens” in the Crimea their cottages, motels! Did you know that for vacationers people only 60% of beaches are available? And the other for any generals, ministers and so on. But what to say, have you ever seen what our conditions? our roads? No? I do not advise! We run as if the village. Of course it is asphalt, but the conditions of course …! Secretly tell you that the Yalta highway (112 km), already do three, three years! They made only 17 km! Is this normal?
Another fact, if we do (God forbid, I will pray for that), stay in the Ukraine, we are not able to go to university. to work in Kiev, Lviv and other major cities, because the infringement will instantly Crimeans. It’s like you know, in the 90s in the U.S. fought “white” “black” – but I like Eminem “white of blacks” – a joke of course, but still!
Now you understand? What is not clear – ask!”

Here are a few awesome facts you should really know about online dating BEFORE you refuse to try!

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One third of married couples in the U.S- Met Online.

1 out of 4 couples- Met Online.

50 per cent of couples will meet online within 20 years.

When beginning to talk about meeting your significant other online, you get puzzled and wonder a few things.

A. This is extremely dangerous- where is my pepper spray?

You are totally right. I’ve seen Catfish and that shit is scary!!! Think of meeting up with a complete stranger you’ve spoken to for 2 hours or 2 years- The person could still be a creep! That’s why you need to come prepared. Yes, bring your pepper spray. But the most important tip I could give all you ladies and gents out there, (1) get there with your own ride. Take your bike, your car, the bus or a taxi for all I care, but avoid getting into the car with them automatically. That could be extremely frightening and only God knows who this stranger could be!!!! Of course this isn’t enough- but its a good first call my friends. (2) Meet in a public place for the first few couple of times. Meeting at a bar is really nice, or a restaurant. (I won’t say movie cause I’m totally against first dates in a movie! Don’t you wanna get to know this person before you sit awkwardly for 2-3 hours in front of a screen in pitch darkness and share popcorn???) Once you’re in a public place- it’s totally cool to sit down and talk without freaking out. It’ll make you feel comfortable and if your blind date has a problem with it? He/She is probably a NO NO.

B. What will my friends think of me?

Let’s start with this. It depends who your friends are. If your friends are stuck up ass holes that already have a partner that they didn’t meet online- They’ll laugh at you. So pick your friends wisely! A good friend will be behind you and strictly concerned with point A (Above). A true friend will tell you “I wanna hear how it goes!” or “Oh my God that’s so exciting! Can I see a picture?” or “Did you already stalk his Facebook?” Point of the shpeel is- If you have good friends, there is no reason anyone should make fun of you and fact of the matter is? It’s not that bad to tell your friends you met at a bar or something. It’s okay to make something up until 2030! (When more than half of couples will be meeting online)

Think of it like Gay marriage- Have you ever seen those really old couples at the Gay pride parade in NYC? They stand there with a sign that says “We’ve been together for 40 years!”  Think of that for a second, that means they were dating in 1974. You think Nixon would have agreed to same sex marriage? NO! They probably said- we’ll wait 20 years for this to become cool and then we’ll start telling people;)

C. What is wrong with me and why can’t I meet someone regularly?

Here is the beautiful thing about this point- “The regular thing” today, has become meeting online. Don’t think that you’re different for meeting online. Today, it’s completely natural. And once you even convince your single friends to do it, it’ll become even more acceptable! This brings me to my next question. Why do people choose to meet online?

1. They are able to cut out the people that don’t meet their standards/criteria 

Every person if you want to admit it or not – have a criteria. One guy could want his future wife to have a job, like dogs, and be able to play chess on a Saturday morning. While another fella could look for a girl who has a big booty and wears a lot of pink. The beauty in today’s world, is that we have the option to pick and choose the people we want to be with. We aren’t forced to marry because we are cousins, family friends, or for economic reasons. We marry because we find mutual interests, have a connection, and truly hold an important friendship. This idea- is incredible.

2. They are shy 

A lot of guys can’t start talking to girls at a club, bar, or restaurant. The other day I was sitting down and having coffee with a friend at my University, and some psychology student approached us and asked us to fill out a survey for his class. He was shaking, stuttered on his words, and I barely understood what in Gods name the guy was trying to say. But I realized the man grew some serious huevos to come and talk to me! And it wasn’t even to hit on me!!!! There was obviously a slight chance I would reject his offer, but he didn’t have to tell me how nice my hair was! I can only imagine how difficult it is for guys to start a conversation with a girl at a bar, especially if he finds her attractive. This is why I have come to a conclusion from my own experiences, that at least 40% of guys that use dating apps, have done this because they are shy and feel a little more “Internet Confident.”

3. Don’t have time to go out and meet 

In today’s world, this is true. A lot of people don’t have much time to go out and spend most of their lives in front of their computers or phones. Depending where you live and what you do, if you’re a student, working, etc., you might not have much time to go out in the evenings to meet new people. Internet dating is a great solution for this!

4. Looking to get laid. 

I must admit this simple fact. A lot of men use these apps, to get laid. WATCH OUT FOR THESE MEN PLEASE!!!!! Don’t be that girl, unless that’s what your looking for, which in that case all I can say is go for it! You can usually tell this is what they are looking for is they are rushing to meet you (on the first day you start talking for example…). That is usually the best sign. But use your lady intuitions on this one. You can tell if a guy is a player and let him wait a little till you give in. A guy who just wants to get laid won’t last too long my friends.

Moral of this all is – You have nothing to loose if you try. I’ve met people that have been doing it for 5 years and people that have been doing it for 2 weeks. But they all went on dates, had a good or bad time, but lost nothing from trying. And trust me when I say, It’s possible, It happens, It’s natural, and It’s worth trying! Good Luck Single People! Go find the one 🙂

And obviously we must cite:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2544975/Half-new-couples-meet-online-20-years-time-according-new-research.html

http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrymagid/2013/06/03/a-third-of-recently-married-couples-met-online-and-theyre-more-satisfied-and-less-likely-to-split-up/

How is a man you hook up with different then the man you marry?

During your immature years between the ages of 13 (Depending where you grew up of course) – 25 (Depending how immature you stay this can vary for men usually until they are 31), you manage to date many different human beings. You may not like most of them, actually you will probably hate most of them. But they are all mistakes worth making my friends. However ladies, when you go out with a fella, and fellas, when you go out with a lady- you can tell if this will be just another hook up, or a serious relationship. This is obviously also based on what you actually want, but most importantly- if there is a true connection, as much as you wanna keep playing the field, you’ll want this person to be your one and only.

1. The man you marry, will meet your parents, grandparents, and those embarrassing aunts and uncles. The man you hook up? Try not to take him home cause your parents will probably kick your ass out of the house.

2. The man you hook up with doesn’t check your phone. He doesn’t care if you’re fucking other guys! The man you marry will check your phone, email, whatsapps, snapchats (HAHA HE CAN’T!) and every other possible way of communicating with the outside world. This isn’t because he doesn’t trust you- it’s cause he wants to make sure that there are no guys he needs to fuck up for hitting on you. 

3. You usually only talk to your friends about the guys you hook up with. However, with the man you marry you can take for hours about absolutely nothing and it’s still an amazing conversation

4. The guy you hook up with drives you nuts! The man you marry drives you wild 🙂 

5. The man you marry doesn’t know about the men you hooked up with in the past. The men you hook up with know about them all… via Facebook. 

6. The man you marry knows all your friends! (What they do, where they live) The man you hook up with ends up being in your friends group (yeah, awkward. KEEP AWAY FROM HOOK UPS IN FRIENDS GROUP!) 

7. The man you marry takes you out on dates, dinner, whatever the two of you really want to do. The men you hook up with only see you at parties, or get you drunk.

8. The man you marry loves your flaws. The man you hook up with is totally unaware of those flaws.

9. The man you hook up with wont let a picture of you two get on Facebook, the man you marry takes the pictures and uploads them onto his own Facebook before you do.

10. The man you hook up, you’re dying to get home quickly to have the sex and go to sleep cause you’re feeling really tiered. The man you marry, you’re dying to get him home, but in order to have that moment after sex. 

11. The man you marry gives you a thoughtful gift on your birthday. The men you hook up with only care about your cake. (All pun is completely intended my friends)

12. The man you marry will ask to meet up in order to apologize and you’ll feel that he is truly sorry. The man you hook up will text you saying “I’m Sorry”

13. The man you marry will text you every morning saying Good Morning, the man you hook up will only call to make sure you took your pill. 

14. The man you marry will ask if you got dinner to take you out if not. The man you hook up with will ask if you had dinner to come over after. 

15. The man you marry will call you before 11 pm. 

16. The man you marry would rather not know how many men you’ve slept with, and if he asks its either cause he wants to know you’re clean or cause he wants a simple number to stop thinking about it. The man you hook up might ask you the first time you meet just to see how easy you really are. 

17. The man you marry acts like Bob the Damn Builder sometimes and fixes anything you ask of him. The man you hook up with- yeah, you probably shouldn’t ask or else he’ll leave.

18. The man you marry will sleep right next to you when it’s that time of month (He’s dying to have sex with you lady!) The man you hook up with will tell you to call you in 5 days. 

19. The man you marry cares what time you get out of work cause he can’t wait to see you, and no he doesn’t care if its at 1 am. The man you hook up with wants to know when you get out of work to know if he should tell you “I guess ill see you tomorrow then babe”

20. Most importantly, the man you marry has no problem telling you he loves you, misses you and needs you. The guy you hook up with has no idea what the hell he wants in life and just needs his fix for the night. Learn the difference and don’t fall for the ass holes. 

The Extra Line on my Resume

This blog is meant for everyone else who isn’t sure what in gods name they are doing with their lives, finals, and everything in between that shit. 

There is this “norm” – its called “having a degree.” I haven’t spent a majority of my life thinking about it but when I finished my military service, it was obvious that just like all my friends I was to begin my degree, which is exactly what I did. Now, in the army I was faced with many missions I found extremely difficult. But nothing in the lords name beats Micro Economics my friends.

Something about shooting an M-16 makes me feel much better then finding the equilibrium price between supply and demand of bushels in a specific firm. I mean lets be honest, this shit is important, but aren’t there better ways to help me pass it?

Has anyone else ever thought that finals or exams is completely unnecessary. Why is it that I am 100% tested and graded on my knowledge about Microeconomics through a 30 question exam that I only learned 3 days ago because my professor was obviously not bothered to explain it to me correctly? So what makes you think that what my brain obtained in 3 days- I will remember and use for the rest of my life? 

What about the 12 homework assignments I handed in this past semester? Oh that’s obviously worth only 3 bonus points on this filthy exam. COOL DUDE. 

SO what will I do after I get my degree in Government, Diplomacy and Strategy? Lets start with- THE FUCK IF I KNOW. And continue to Who ever thought that Government and Strategy are meant to be in the same sentence? 

But hey, this will hopefully, If I ever make it to graduation, be another line on my wonderful resume that will obviously prove how much smarter I am now then I was 3 years ago. NOT

I can remind you all of a few beautiful facts that my friends are I decided on this week:

C’s Get Degrees

Double D’s Will get you a job (Ladies) 

And Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Bill Gates all dropped out of college. Which means NO they did not pass Micro Economics. 

Remember, getting a degree isn’t for everyone. So wait is it for me? I have no idea. But as long as I am not getting kicked out, I don’t think I’m willing to give up just yet.

Good luck to everyone on their exams, keep it kosher, and peace in the Middle East.