I wanted my friend to be successful, but I wanted her to struggle, just a little.
I never thought of myself as a competitive person, until I realized I was constantly comparing myself to the women around me -- and coming up short.
You can never be too rich or too thin. You can never have too many friends (especially on Facebook). America, as a nation, functions as though the growth curve is infinite, as though the bubble will never burst.
being a jerk
Women are socialized to value relationships over accomplishments. So when should you respond to your inner ambitious freak?
One of the dumbest things about Jane is the big bottle of kombucha tea she lugs around with her always to fit in with her celebrity friends. Well -- THERE'S A NEW POSEUR IN TOWN.