Issues
Family Drama
After two years of split-up parent bliss, they told me over ravioli that my dad was coming home. I bottled up whatever unsavory feelings I felt because I knew only a spoiled brat would be pissed that her parents were saving their marriage.
Issues
It seems when you’re in the midst of that “Everything is perfect, I’m perfect, you’re perfect” stage of a relationship, nobody poops.
Relationships
Because fat is viewed as inherently unworthy by a society that really needs to check its priorities, my dates and I have grown accustomed to evenings that involve being stared at on the train, in restaurants, and by neighbors.
It Happened To Me
I dimmed my screen and Googled “female happy ending massage, NYC.” To my surprise, a bunch of results came up, and the number one result was “The Doctor,” AKA Doctor M.
Clothes
Throwing on a pair of tights, leggings or skinny jeans under whatever is too short isn't the only way for tall girls to wear what they like.
Family Drama
Issues
Adding a member to your family –- yes, even a dog –- is a personal decision and it’s no one’s business why you make the choices you do.
It Happened To Me
Issues
Had I decided to write full time at 25, I might have been a wunderkind. Now I’m just a writer.
New Agey
It Happened To Me
"No ice cream tonight?" the shop clerk asks, pretty much ensuring you will never shop there again.
Relationships
During gym class, playing dodgeball, Jeb would aim for my face or my butt or my stomach -- I was a pretty easy target. I would have stood still if he’d asked me to.
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Jul 22, 2014 at 6:00pm | 59 comments

Fun
Fanfiction is delicate territory. At best, people ask why I’m not spending time on my own stories. At worst, they think I’m the sort of mouth-breathing nerd mocked on late night talk shows and "The Big Bang Theory."
Healthy
Including the real reasons hipsters drink out of Mason jars!
Sex, Sex, Sex ... and Love
I didn't even know how to respond, so I blocked him. Now I wish I hadn't because I have SO MUCH to say.
Sex, Sex, Sex ... and Love
My number has zero bearing on who I am as person, nor does it suggest anything about my morals.
It Happened To Me
My manager asked me to stop pursuing justice for what happened because his friend needed her job. I felt like if she truly valued her job, she wouldn’t have treated a black customer differently for her race.
Relationships
I have the kind of depression that is really, really difficult for other people to deal with.
Sex, Sex, Sex ... and Love
Am I playing games or just trying to protect myself? Probably a little of both.
Beauty
Clothes
Here’s a trend to take your exhibitionism on Instagram to a new level before Labor Day.
It Happened To Me
I'm grateful and honored to be chosen as the cover girl for Australia's highest circulation magazine.
It Happened To Me
I am an alumni of Gordon College who wants to speak out on this issue without outing my old roommate — which would happen if I posted under my own name.
Clothes
Days spent by the seaside are the best, but what’s a girl to do when the sun starts to set and that ocean breeze becomes shiver-inducing?
Entertainment
As a teenager, I thought of it as the book with "Ralph the penis.” Naturally, it was my favorite book of all time.