Remember that time Alison visited the xoJane office and her boyfriend told Jane he met her once before at a party with Jimmy Fallon? You will.
Pretty much anytime someone I know lands a new book deal, after my initial feelings of being incredibly happy for them have abated, I think, “LESLEY WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU LESLEY WHY HAVEN’T YOU SOLD A SECOND BOOK YET LESLEY.” This is Erfolgtraurigkeit.
How many of us are using that ugly rationalization -- “Oh, I just have trouble making female friends; men like me better than women do” -- to justify an existence against our own self-interest?
Has anyone dated a man old enough to be your young dad?
This is what comes from looking to the world to love you -- you cling to the first one who comes along and smiles; you don’t see him as the iceberg that cuts and sinks the ship; you mistake him for the raft.
I wasn’t cheating on you, I was cheating on a system which is fake and outdated.
I love my birthday because it combines two of my greatest pleasures in life -- dessert and attention.
Yeah, so I spent a lot of money to eat by myself in an unfamiliar restaurant in a city where I don't live. And it was great.
48 laws of power
Have you ever read "The 48 Laws of Power?" I was recommending it to a friend the other day who was incredibly stressed out because she received a review at work and said she felt "set up."
I'm a perfectionist, a straight-A student and a former cheerleader. I created the plastic version of myself: bubbly and smiley with a refusal to fail.
This is also just an excuse to publish a bunch of rad pictures of the Milester.
When someone flakes out on me consistently, my shit gets sloppier than Nicholas Cage.
Let me be blunt: Most people don’t want to smell your stank-ass perfume, okay?
When you deal with your weight loss issues, you suddenly trigger Other People’s Weight Loss Issues, which means that you suddenly have to deal with their shit as well as your own.
Single people, but especially women, are expected to be in a constant state of partner-search, with all other forms of personal fulfillment considered second best to finding a lifelong mate.
As much as I kicked and screamed my way through online dating, as many times as I gave up and went on dating hiatuses, the truth is that I liked being single.