being a mom
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6. Witty responses to something someone said a long time ago.
internet memes
As we continue to make progress on most fronts (science, mental health, iPhones, reality TV spin offs), language seems to have taken a turn for the worse.
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It’s a highly sensitive topic for us, and one that’s taking a lot of effort to work through.
apartments
Don’t seriously start looking unless you’re ready to sign a lease.
almost boyfriends
I probably didn’t make up the term for or concept of the not-a-boyfriend but have had many in my life, I can provide a great definition for who they are.
ihtm
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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Everything will be OK and don't forget to leave your house.
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Feb 13, 2014 at 11:30am | 22 comments

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My current 21-year-old self actually liked my sixteen-year-old self a lot. At sixteen I had some pretty interesting thoughts on life that were genuinely profound and beautiful.
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I’ll gladly look at one beach photo. I might even “like” it. But I won’t be as amused if six more follow.
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In loving memory of Oreo O’s, creator of incredibly delectable post-cereal milk. Discontinued but not forgotten.
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It can be easy just to do what everyone else wants to do rather than follow your own desires or dreams. If everyone else wants temples and you want museums, go to the museums. Keen to try local cuisine rather than pizza like your travel pals? Do it.
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We each took two of the sevens, and one of the tens. We smoked weed out of a broken bong and then sat on his dirty floor and listened to music. This is how I spent most of my summer.
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I feel confident that I’d be happy and fulfilled in a relationship but the thing is that I’m happy and fulfilled now.
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I wish somebody told me that feeling normal will scare the crap out of you at first.
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It’s that time of the year where we wish everything was covered in snow, the media screams at us to buy junk, and cookies are in abundance. Amongst all this craziness, you somehow manage to find some free time, but how should you spend it? READING!
books
While the real world can seem scary sometimes, and we can feel like we’re not nearly as grown up as everybody else seems to be, the books of our childhood can still serve to bring us together, and keep us growing up.
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Print books are increasingly going the way of the dodo bird, the passenger pigeon, and the Miss Congeniality franchise. This is scary. Here are a few reasons why we should make sure that never happens.
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I live alone and it is definitely a learning experience.
procrastination
Many natural procrastinators I know are people who are praised for their intelligence. They misinterpret that as a sign that they don’t need to have structure for their brain’s daily activities, and don’t need to give it the proper respect and exercise that it requires and deserves.
holiday parties
It’s that time of year. Joy and cheer and interrogative questions about your dating life and career choices from people you only kind of know and care about.