Juan’s Private Area

personal essays, ramblings, and observations. might get vulnerable, might get silly, it depends on the day.

*NEW* Why Is Everyone So Afraid Of The F-Word?

Feminist: a person who believes in the social, political, and economical equality of the sexes. So why are they so vilified?

*NEW* I will fight for the Dreamers and so should you!

The dreamers are American, Trump’s actions are not.

*NEW* The ridiculous stigma surrounding mental illness.

I am that one in four with mental illness, hear me roar.

engaged after three dates: the urgency of modern love

go with me on this journey… of awkwardly cutting things off

what the trans ban means to me

donald trump did it again!

how working with people with disabilities pulled me out of my funk

you guys, im in a totally different place.

a ghost story.

everyone loves a ghost story, right?

the sofia vergara effect: why i refuse to get rid of my accent.

call me sofia vergara, call me charo, it won’t change a thing

you look fatter in person… and other concerns

a slightly obsessive and self-serving exploration of an insecurity.

i’m not like all the other guys: lies i’ve told when dating

am i really that different from all the other guys out there? are any of us?

the struggle of loving to sing, but sounding like a dying cat

should my mediocre voice prevent me from singing?

suddenly unemployed: do’s and don’ts about quitting your job

c’mon! you’re already thinking about it

yes, i’m a 250-pound man and i’m wearing that crop top!

don’t you dare police my body! mmm-hmm.

please like my selfie! an ode to delusion

i promise i’m not as unlikeable as this makes me seem

why i hate (and love) being a hopeless romantic

prepare to roll your eyes

everytime the president tweets, an angel loses its wings.

should the president sell fit tea on social media?