To the Girl who Thinks She's Behind the Times

To the Girl who Thinks She's Behind the Times

Your list of firsts are just like everyone else's and can be completed at the pace you want

It doesn’t matter if you’ve never had your first kiss. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t had a boyfriend. It doesn’t matter if you’ve had crushes (or not) but never acted on them.

And it’s okay because everyone does things at their own pace. Don’t rush to have your first ANYTHING just because everyone else is doing it.

Do you rush to go and try out a new hair cut before you’ve seen it on people? If you're anything like me, the answer is no. I like to see things before I actually do them. If it's going to change anything about me, then I like to take time to think about the situation. Whether it be regarding my hair, my style, or my relationship status, I like to take time to make my decision.

It’s the same thing for a new relationship. Some people just aren’t ready for a relationship or they can’t see themselves marrying that person because, lets face it: You’re either going to end up marrying this person and spending the rest of your life with them, or you’ll break up.

I think that reality hits different people at different times. Some people never think that way and only live in the moment, some people only think about that. I’ve always kind of thought that way, if I don’t have a ton of feelings for someone, I’ll wait and see how I feel about them later. If that feeling is still there later, then maybe act on it.

There’s no point in losing a first anything because it was rushed. A first kiss is something that you’ll always remember, a first date is something you’ll never forget, and a first significant other is something even more special.

Don't just get a boyfriend because society makes you feel like you have to. Society isn't always right, and society has no reason to make you do anything for the first time.

So to those girls who think they’re behind the times, you’re not.

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21 Funniest Pick-Up Lines I've Ever Heard

Are you my appendix? Because I don't understand how you work, but this feeling in my stomach makes me want to take you out.

With Valentine's Day behind us, I spent the day pondering (and researching) some of the greatest pickup lines I've ever heard. I wondered if I could compile a master list and, with a little help from some friends, I did it. Here's what we came up with the 21 funniest pickup lines I have ever heard:

1. "Do you have Acne? Because I want to get Proactive with you."

My best friend/roommate Courtney thought of this and I cried. All credit to her. (She's single, so hit her up.)

2. "Are you my appendix? Because I don't understand how you work, but this feeling in my stomach makes me want to take you out."

Anatomical pick-up lines for the Grey's Anatomy fan in your life.

3. "How much does a polar bear weigh? [How much?] Enough to break the ice....Hi, I'm ___."

For when you just need to find a way to say hello.

4. (Hold out hand) "Would you hold this for me while I go for a walk?"

Simple. Direct. Useful for the cute dog-walker you always see walking at the park.

5. "Is your father Little Caesar? 'Cause you look Hot n' Ready."

Everyone loves pizza.

6. "If you were a transformer, you'd be a hot-bot, and your name would be Optimus Fine."

...Get it?

7. Check the label on their shirt. When they say, "What are you doing?" You say, "Just checking to see if you were made in heaven."

Even if it says "100% cotton," just roll with it.

8. "Can you hold on one second? I have to show you the prettiest girl I've ever seen." (Hold up front-facing camera on phone.)

Someone try this and tell me if it works.

9. "Girl, you're like Mastercard.....priceless."

Keeping it classy.

10. "My friends bet me that I wouldn't start a conversation with the most beautiful girl here. Want to go buy some dinner with their money?"

Makings of a first date 101.

11. "You look familiar. Did we have class together? I could've sworn we had chemistry."

This works even if you're not in a Chem class.

12. *In a museum*. "Hi, I'm ____. I would shake your hand, but that sign says not to touch the masterpieces."

Monet ain't got nothing on you, babe.

13. "Do you have 11 protons? Because you're sodium fine."

Likely to be most effective if the person is a science-lover.

14. "If you were a triangle, you'd be acute one."

Buh-dum tisssss.

15. "Is your name Wifi? Because I'm feeling a strong connection."


16. "There's 21 letters in the alphabet, right? Oh...never mind, I missed u r a qt."

Now I know my ABC's.

17. "On a scale of 1-10, you're a 9. And I'm the 1 you need."

Keep 'em coming.

18. "Are you Physics 212?" [No...] "Well you're something I just couldn't pass."

Particularly useful if you failed a few classes (we won't judge).

19. "Is your face from McDonald's? Because I'm lovin' it."


20. "Do you mind if I walk you home? My mom always told me to follow my dreams."

Mama's boys unite.

21. "You remind me of chapstick....You're the balm."

I gagged a little reading this the first time.

If you happen to try any of these, report back on how they work. Happy Valentine's Day to all.

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The Do's And Don'ts Of Tinder

The official guidelines to the dating app

Ladies and gentleman, I bring to you the official Tinder Do's and Don'ts. Listen up.

Don't just say "hey" or "what's up"

This is Tinder. Don't be boring. It is unlikely you are going to get a response.

Do message first with a cheesy pick up line

Just innocent and funny. Nothing creepy or sexual. And don't be afraid to message first.

Don't only have one picture

Not only blurry group photos. Not only shirtless pics. Have variety!

Do send gifs

Gifs are fun and casual and always lighten the mood!

Don't have a lame bio

Don't to be too serious. Don't be too weird. Don't leave it blank.

Do have pictures with puppies

Nobody swipes left on a puppy. Also, pictures with your little niece will increase your swipes.

Don't ask for phone number right away

She barely knows you. She is going to leave you on seen.

Do use quotes from The Office

She will fall in love.

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