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Nick Jonas And Priyanka Chopra Made Me Believe In True-Love

The royal wedding of the century.


Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra, the modern-day fairytale romance. So tell me, ladies, do you remember when a superstar-star stud and former boyband member slide into your Twitter DMs? Obviously not, but that's what sparked the beginning of those two lovebirds story when Nick Jonas entered Priyanka Chopra's DMs.

The last time a boy entered my DMs was the act of hypersexualizing my body in a recent picture posted on Instagram, but we're not going to talk about that today. Today, we're going to talk about the beautiful romance of Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra.

Sad news to all the girls who are now women that loved Nick Jonas and had posters sprawled out on their bedroom walls, I was one of those girls. Obviously, it's sad to hear that the favorite Jonas Brother to many girls(all love for Joe and Kevin) is married, but his happiness is all that matters.

Let's start at the beginning of their first meeting at the 2017 Met Gala. I'd like to believe that their eyes met as they both saw the brand Ralph Lauren logo etched on their luxurious outfits. As two wealthy individuals, their aura connected in the crowded space of the Met Gala. After their meeting, the rest was history.

This is how I'd like to believe their love story began, but it isn't too factual. The actual story of how Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra met, did, in fact, occur at the Met Gala, but not in the way previously told. In 2016, Nick Jonas slid into the Twitter DMs of Chopra, commenting on her appearance in Quantico, which lead to the two briefly speaking.

That's how the love story began, ladies and gentleman, a swift message in her DMs. In the aspect of it all isn't that the way romance and love erupts in the 21st century? Love, that's how it works these days, right? Slide in someone's DM's and you'll be married, walking down the aisle with a 75-foot train.

Not really, though, not all men are like Nick Jonas.

I'll be honest, I don't believe I'll meet my soulmate while "down in the DMs", but I can dream that a wonderful man like Nick Jonas will coincidentally send a message telling me how "beautiful" I am. In reality, that's not how things usually turn out to be, one hundred percent of the boys sliding into my DMs are nothing like Nick Jonas.

The cynical part of myself believes I'll be "forever alone" and as a friend once said, "Aby, are you being serious?" While the optimistic side believes that I'll find the love of my life and have a grand wedding like Nick and Priyanka.

In the time being, I'll continue to listen to the classic Jo Bro jams wishing that Nick married me instead. A girl can dream, am I right? To all the Jonas Brothers fans, December 1st was a sad day to see our beloved Nick married.

It was a mournful and joyful day, to say the least. Hey Nick, congratulations and I hope you're happy. I'll be listening to "When You Look Me In The Eyes" tonight, hoping it was you all along.

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Austin Alexander Burridge, Volunteer Advocate, Shares 3 Great Reasons to Volunteer and Help Others

Austin Alexander Burridge is an avid academic who studies Environmental Science at Winona State University and believes that work in the service of others is a key pillar to personal development.


Sometimes it's easy for someone to adopt a "me, me, me" attitude. While focusing on oneself, a person may feel nice in the moment, but serving and helping others will bring lasting benefits. While there are many great reasons to serve and help others, there are three universal truths that resonate with volunteers around the globe.

Austin Alexander Burridge's 3 Reasons to Volunteer:

1. Accomplishment

Often, people fall into a trap of focusing on themselves when they are feeling down. Maybe someone did not get a job they wanted. Or perhaps a person gets dumped by an expected lifelong companion. Maybe someone feels they have underachieved after looking at Facebook and seeing great things a high school classmate has accomplished. When feeling down, helping others is a proven way to improve one's mood and attitude, and it can provide a sense of pride and accomplishment. The act of giving to those in need is an inherently good action and leaves people with a wonderful feeling of joy.

2. Gratitude

One can become more appreciative of life by serving others that have less. Whether volunteering at a soup kitchen, visiting the elderly at an assisted living center, or helping families after a natural disaster, service enables people to be grateful for what they have. Seeing people who have fewer advantages, especially those who are spirited and thankful for small things, allows one to realize just how fortunate he/she is in life.

3. Friendships

Volunteering is a great way to build meaningful friendships, not only with other volunteers but also with those who are served. One of the most profound and fascinating aspects of these relationships is how volunteers will learn from those served and vice versa. As these special bonds are built, they lead to impactful connections that last for years to come.

Of course, these are just a few reasons to volunteer and serve others. One can never go wrong by helping others as opposed to merely focusing on oneself. Volunteering invariably and inevitably contributes to personal growth, development, and satisfaction.

About Austin Alexander Burridge: Helping others has been of paramount importance to Austin, and as a part of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Austin gave back to the community around him. He also has participated in annual peanut butter drives, The Minnesota Sandwich Project for the Homeless and collected canned goods for local food shelters. Additionally, Austin has a passion for the environment, which he pursued when visiting the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, and the Amazon Rain Forest while studying at the School of Environment Studies, which investigates ecological systems and their sustainability

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Saying You "Don't Take Political Stances" IS A Political Stance

All you're doing by saying this is revealing your privilege to not care politically, and here's why that's a problem.


I'm sure all of us know at least one person who refuses to engage in political discussions - sure, you can make the argument that there is a time and a place to bring up the political happenings of our world today, but you can't possibly ignore it all the time. You bring up the last ridiculous tweet our president sent or you try to discuss your feelings on the new reproductive regulation bills that are rising throughout the states, and they find any excuse to dip out as quickly as possible. They say I don't talk about politics, or I'm apolitical. Well everyone, I'm here to tell you why that's complete bullsh*t.

Many people don't have the luxury and privilege of ignoring the political climate and sitting complacent while terrible things happen in our country. So many issues remain a constant battle for so many, be it the systematic racism that persists in nearly every aspect of our society, the fact that Flint still doesn't have clean water, the thousands of children that have been killed due to gun violence, those drowning in debt from unreasonable medical bills, kids fighting for their rights as citizens while their families are deported and separated from them... you get the point. So many people have to fight every single day because they don't have any other choice. If you have the ability to say that you just don't want to have anything to do with politics, it's because you aren't affected by any failing systems. You have a privilege and it is important to recognize it.

Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "history will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people."

We recognize that bad people exist in this world, and we recognize that they bring forth the systems that fail so many people every single day, but what is even more important to recognize are the silent majority - the people who, by engaging in neutrality, enable and purvey the side of the oppressors by doing nothing for their brothers and sisters on the front lines.

Maybe we think being neutral and not causing conflict is supposed to be about peacekeeping and in some way benefits the political discussion if we don't try to argue. But if we don't call out those who purvey failing systems, even if it's our best friend who says something homophobic, even if it's our representatives who support bills like the abortion ban in Alabama, even if it's our president who denies the fact that climate change is killing our planet faster than we can hope to reverse it, do we not, in essence, by all accounts of technicality side with those pushing the issues forward? If we let our best friend get away with saying something homophobic, will he ever start to change his ways, or will he ever be forced to realize that what he's said isn't something that we can just brush aside? If we let our representatives get away with ratifying abortion bans, how far will the laws go until women have no safe and reasonable control over their own bodily decisions? If we let our president continue to deny climate change, will we not lose our ability to live on this planet by choosing to do nothing?

We cannot pander to people who think that being neutral in times of injustice is a reasonable stance to take. We cannot have sympathy for people who decide they don't want to care about the political climate we're in today. Your attempts at avoiding conflict only make the conflict worse - your silence in this aspect is deafening. You've given ammunition for the oppressors who take your silence and apathy and continue to carry forth their oppression. If you want to be a good person, you need to suck it up and take a stand, or else nothing is going to change. We need to raise the voices of those who struggle to be heard by giving them the support they need to succeed against the opposition.

With all this in mind, just remember for the next time someone tells you that they're apolitical: you know exactly which side they're on.


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