girl talk
After our wedding, when my husband and I finally got around to opening our gifts and noting who gave what for our thank you cards, we became concerned that a bunch of our wedding gifts might have been stolen.
cake
Sure there are naturally thin women, but women who look like models don’t eat fast food and beer every day. Can we be honest about this?
in

Sep 10, 2013 at 3:00pm | 693 comments

the frisky
There are a few aspects of Southern life that I’m not a big fan of (the wasps here are the size of birds), but for the most part, I already feel like Southern living is the only way to live.
in

Jun 18, 2013 at 10:30am | 537 comments

relationships
dating advice
From now on, I’m going to pay less attention to little physical details in order to learn more about the important ones.
the frisky
I’ve realized I sincerely like the cheesy biscuits at Red Lobster and the blooming onion at Outback Steakhouse.
in

Sep 17, 2013 at 2:30pm | 315 comments

fetishes
Maybe I should have learned some grand lesson about race, or sex, or prejudice. But what I really learned was this: words have power.
the frisky
I'm not using my childfree status as some kind of cover for fertility-related issues. Thanks for the knowing nods, concerned shoulder touches, and those links to support groups, but I’m fine.
the frisky
I have anxiety about my bridal body.
cat calls
I thought about something my dad told me awhile ago: “When someone violates your boundaries, they forfeit their right to politeness. You get to set the tone.”
the frisky
Today, I’m 25-years-old and my desire to become a mother is stronger than ever before. I feel like my body’s been screaming to get pregnant for years. Some might say hormones are messing with my head; they probably are.
the frisky
I mean, I met the guy of my dreams early in life, how lucky am I? — but as our relationship has progressed, I’ve noticed a few unexpected drawbacks that don’t affect couples who met later in life.
the frisky
Immediately he got right up into my face. “Do you find me attractive?”
in

Jul 15, 2013 at 11:00am | 207 comments

the frisky
Can you afford a child? Can you deal with pain? All good questions to ask yourselves before becoming a parent
the frisky
I stopped eating intuitively when I was a kid. I can’t pinpoint one exact moment that my sense of hunger became more emotional than physical, but I remember lots of little moments that helped redefine my relationship with food.
the frisky
We already hung out almost everyday, and I wondered what it would be like to date someone who was already my best friend. But after our first drunken make-out session, things got weird.
period sex
You know what helps with cramps and makes your skin look better and helps you sweat it out? Gettin’ busy.
the frisky
Olivier and I may only have five months under our belt, but we have the same chance at success in love and marriage as anyone else.
birth control
I find it incredibly empowering to have an intimate relationship with the ebbs and flows of my own cycle.
the frisky
Last Sunday, John informed me we were going to do a juice cleanse.
the frisky
Have we become so conditioned to viewing breasts solely as sexualized body parts that anything outside that immediately causes people to wave their Puritan flags in protest?
natural hair
Like many other choices (driving cars with smaller carbon footprints, exercise, and recycling) people choose what they believe is best for them and what fits their lifestyle choices.