This February, Fashionable Love opened its sixth school essay contest, asking school college students nationwide to inform the reality about love at the moment.
The final time we held this contest, in 2019, the world was a really totally different place.
This yr, with school life disrupted as by no means earlier than, college students shared tales of experiencing isolation, navigating id, managing psychological well being, returning to household, hooking up with hometown homebodies and discovering neighborhood in shocking locations.
In the present day, we’re happy to current the most effective of that writing, main off with our successful essay, “My Plea for a Sixth Love Language,” by Layla Kinjawi Faraj, a first-year pupil at Barnard Faculty in New York Metropolis.
Keep tuned for our finalists’ essays, which we plan to publish all through Might and June. You may learn the total listing of winners right here.
Deep because of everybody who participated, and to our contest readers, Danya Issawi and Emma Grillo!
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