marriage
When I wrote my article, I included wedding photos that I had never shared online before, because of the way my body looked in them.
reddit
What was worse than being insulted was that I felt I needed the approval of others to legitimize my own happiness.
the internet
Sometimes I get freaked out if I have to call for a pizza, even if I know doing so will result in piping hot pizza. PIZZA.
naked pictures
I memorized the comments and replayed them while showering, while getting dressed, while grocery shopping, while having lunch.
memes
It all started with Reddit (as so many strange and terrible things do).
the internet
Saying the word “boyfriend” on my Twitter or Instagram elicits the most heinous responses from men who are fans of my radio-show-having ex.
how not to be a dick
A comment thread is over when names are called, especially if anyone brings up the Nazis.
internet boyfriends
“There are some things I feel like I should come clean about,” he started.
the internet
family drama
I didn’t know it yet, but by the time I sent that tweet, my mom had already been dead for nine minutes.
creep shaming
This is your Internet and you have the right to see all the dong you want and none that you don't.
kickstarter
I now receive a minimum of one Kickstarter campaign solicitation in my email in-box every week. It feels a little like blackmail.
i barely know how sex works today
When I was a kid, my parents made sure to tell me that babies were made from sperm and eggs, but it took me 15 years to figure out that balls don't live inside dudes like sleeping chipmunks.
jezebel
There is nothing people like more than reading obviously fabricated bullshit about a fat person attempting to travel from place to place on a plane.
blocking
I bind you, Nancy. I bind you from sending me wiener pics on Twitter.
hateration
When I was 10, I was one of the founding members of the "I Hate Shonda Club," which boasted an impressive roster of three girls from my street.
the internet
Don't worry, this is not another "are women funny?" thing, because ZZZZZ. This is something else entirely. )
technology
As much as I love technology and the convenience and connectedness that go along with it, I get weary of looking at screens.
creeps
I had a full fledged Overreaction to an email from a stranger. Here's the uplifting note he wrote me back
teen girls
The combination of teen girls and the Internet tends to provoke a specific kind of fear, one of tender innocents corrupted and potentially abused by older people, usually men.
addiction
I don't think my addiction is hurting anybody, but it's prrrrrrobably annoying a lot of people.
say something nice on the internet day
My love affair with the Internet and its people.