Rita Koch

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21 J.K. Rowling Quotes That Prove She’s So Much More Than ‘Harry Potter’

No story lives unless someone wants to listen.<p>I didn’t write with a target audience in mind. What excited me was how much I would enjoy writing about …

27 Signs You Will Always Love The Harry Potter Books

1. Few things make you feel as old as the fact that the first book was published 16 years ago.<p>2. But few things make you feel as young as the opening …

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27 Simple Things That Every Woman Needs

1. A pair of jeans that fit you correctly in all the right places, lift the cheeks, and don’t stretch out into sad puffiness within two hours of …

Welcome To The Age Of Feelings

Every so often when I have nothing to do on a Thursday night, I go, “I’m gonna get drunk and write something that gets, like, 11,000 Facebook …

I Love You Now

Got your own confession? We’ll publish anonymously. Send it to Thought Catalog Anonymous.<p>I want to hug you in a snowsuit.<p>I want to hug you naked and …

10 Steps To Focusing On Doing What’s Best For Yourself

When I came to FL back in 2004 I hated this place. I couldn’t stand the perky ass Floridians who always felt the need to say “Hi, how are you?” They …

5 Habits That Aren’t Socially Acceptable, But Definitely Should Be

Now that I’m a real person in the real world, I’m gradually realizing that a lot of habits I formed in college are totally NOT OKAY by ‘the man’ …

18 Things Everyone Should Start Making Time For Again

1. Writing things by hand. Letters to friends, lists for the store, goals for the week, notes for lovers, thank you cards and memos to coworkers. …

22 Awesome Things About Being A Woman

1. That feeling right after you shave your legs for the first time in a while and you can’t stop running your hands up and down your silky marble …

61 Quotes That Will Make You Feel Beautiful

People often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing you are the beholder.</b> …

How Come No One Calls Me Fat? WTF?!

In many ways, I’m embarrassed to admit what I want to talk about. It’s a personal question. Please bear with me because I want to talk about my …

The 25 Scariest Things About Turning 25

While I savor these last few months before my upcoming 25th birthday, I feel it’s important to reflect on the existential tribulations that come …

6 Big Boob Problems

Sometimes with great power comes great responsibility. HA. But really having big boobs does have its trying times and things that are made a bit …

15 Biggest Myths About Having A Job

Putting aside the crippling debt and the broken liver and the permanent aversion to whiteboards given to you by college, four-year universities—and …

16 Weird Things Best Friends Do That Prove They’re Your Soul Mates

1. They help you decipher reality through intricately theorized empirical evidence you jointly gather from Facebook and Twitter. <i>Oh, the person you</i> …

A Government Worker’s Post-Shutdown Perspective: It’s Not Getting Better

The shutdown has ended. For now, the government is open, and America has not gone into default. Of course, the deal that was brokered only runs until …

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We Need To Do Something About Society’s Fat-Shaming Problem

I don’t know what it’s like to be a fat girl. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been hungry. I’m the product of a rocket-fueled metabolism that …

15 People On The Most Difficult Things You Will Learn In Your 20s

Read some life lessons provided by 15 people from Quora. If you’re just on the cusp of becoming a 20-something, or currently a 20-something, or even …

25 Things Everyone Needs To Have Before They Turn 25

<i>Many of these are things that we’ll be lucky to attain at any point in our lives. They’re not all universally applicable, this I realize. But I also</i> …

It Won’t Be What You Thought

This is not what I pictured. I thought I’d be older. I thought we would have the kind of mailbox you could hit with a baseball bat from a car. I …

The Difference Between An Introvert And A Self-Conscious, Unconfident Extrovert

We don’t hesitate to diagnose and throw labels around these days. You make sure your doors are locked at night, you have OCD. You don’t like sharing …

The 10 Most Hilariously Stupid Criticisms People Make About 20 Somethings

1. “You shouldn’t have taken out all that debt.”<p>What even is this as a criticism? You go up to just about any 18-year-old and be like, “Hey, kid, …

And I Will Love You

I will love you as best I know how. Always when the sunlight blinds us in the morning with rays so bright we have to wear all our imperfections. Our …

11 Life Lessons You Get From Shopping At Target

1. There’s a quote from Mike Tyson that went something like <i>“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.”</i> That concept applies to …

40 Signs You’ve Been Spending Way Too Much Money

1. When it’s all said and done, you have like $5 to spend in the first place.<p>2. When people recommend cool, trendy restaurants for you to go to, your …

8 Signs You Have Way Too Many Feelings

1. You are often moved to tears by things that should absolutely not move people to tears.<p>There’s nothing quite as humbling as the experience of …

15 Heartwarming Acts Of Kindness That Will Give You All The Feels

Grab a box of tissues. Users on Reddit were asked what the most extreme thing they’ve ever done for someone else was, and the answers predictably …