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Should I assume LA just isn't a place for people past a certain pants size?
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Hair had to be sprayed and pulled back. No bangs below your eyebrows. Makeup was required -- a red or pink lipstick, blush and mascara were “part of the uniform.”
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Sorry, guys, but our bodies can be just as gross and unpredictable as yours, no matter how much you'd prefer to pretend otherwise.
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The morning of our date, I got up early. I put on a dress and did my hair really nicely. And then you finally got to my house, and you were wearing sweatpants.
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The funeral home refused to offer payments, claiming that the amount is usually paid up front and they had delayed payment long enough. They put the account in collections.
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Mar 19, 2014 at 11:00am | 154 comments

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Love knows no borders. The British government does, though.
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When I opened my bedroom door around 7:15 one Friday morning after spending the night at my boyfriend's apartment, I found a drunk stranger sleeping in my bed and he did not want to leave.
bad haircuts
If I had shaved my head out a desire to try something new it would have been different. But I did it because a stranger offered me a lot of money.
drug addiction
One week would be amazing -- filled with love letters, flowers at work, and plans for our future. The next he would call me crying, saying he got news from his doctors that the cancer was spreading.
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It’s not even that I hate being fat. I hate that I cannot control it.
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300,000 people in West Virginia are affected by our chemical-laden water, and all I see in the news is Justin Bieber and figure skaters.
cats
During the first couple of weeks in my cocoon, I was a walking nervous breakdown: There was nothing to distract me from all of the stupid things I’d done to get in my own way, which was an overwhelming epiphany.
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I am plagued to stay right on the brink of orgasm for hours without finding any sort of relief. At all.
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For over 10 years working at a hotel, I have been propositioned with sex more times than I can count.
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My brother is incarcerated, charged with manslaughter. And it's my fault.
sexual assault
Some days I feel like driving down to my local police station and handing them a folder of the evidence I've collected. Other days, I feel like giving up and forgetting anything ever happened.
in a relationship
My boyfriend's fling is stalking me and putting my information up online.
cyber-bullying
Coming face-to-face with an Internet troll in real life was something I didn’t think would ever happen.
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This was before eVite and Facebook RSVPs. If you wanted to send an invitation, you’d better get an address and a stamp
health issues
I had been told by several doctors, at this point, that it was likely all in my head. I was a young woman, a high achiever, type A, Ivy-Leaguer, who probably was stressed and my body was shutting down.
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We high school teachers are often short on cash, and sometimes, to supplement our income, we volunteer to do things we hate.
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He was married, I didn't know, it caused a lot of problems