Sweaty hands clench awkward-shaped plastic. I push forward the right side of the plus-sign shaped button as if my actual life depends on it, and my right thumb pounds “A” with the driving force of a jackhammer.
Video games have been part of society for decades now. Video games have been an adolescent and adult form of entertainment for years and the gaming industry has grown substantially since the beginning. I feel that there are a lot of misconceptions regarding video games with some people. The most controversial argument to this topic is deciding whether or not video games are prone to cause violence in society. Personally, I do not think they do.
Depending on who you ask, a one-night stand can be a defining moment in one’s life or it can fall in the category of life’s biggest regrets. Just like anything else in life there is always two sides of a spectrum and unfortunately if you are a male or female you have been on both sides — unless you are saving yourself for marriage then kudos to you. Being the male that I am it leads me to believe that one-night stands are not that bad after all. Just hear me out.
I got a rose last Valentine’s Day like so many other women. My rose was not from someone special, though. It was from the clinic where I got tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea, the two most common sexually transmitted diseases, according to Planned Parenthood.