The Girl Fight

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not too long ago, i was embroiled in an emotional entanglement with a no good person who made it past my filters during a vulnerable time. i won’t pretend it was all his fault: i let him in. once he pursued a little, i pursued back full force. it was an ill-fated relationship from the start, and i thought that by stating my desires out loud, i was setting … [Read more...]

Date Deferred

Date Deferred

Recently, I was at a bar and I realized, People are looking TO GET WITH ME. Most of my life I’ve felt downtrodden (by no particular source), but the general feeling of not-skinny/built/groomed enough next to the sleek and braided ponies of BFA programs. All of a sudden, I was holding court to a host of 4 dudes (and one female who was either a child or not a … [Read more...]

The End of an Era

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I'm feeling like the Mad Men Posters as I sit alone in my apartment drinking my third juice of the day. I am a juice monster at the end of the world. I sat under a sign which read "Columbia Commencement 2015", and I can’t believe I’m about to watch my sister walk down the heralded way into adulthood. My graduation was a blur of alcohol and wishing I … [Read more...]

5 Important Lessons I Learned From My Worst Date Ever

Courtesy of Funny or Die

Rushing from the cab into the inner city bar we’d arranged to meet at, I quietly cursed myself for not having planned ahead more and arrived on time. My tights had snagged, my door keys snuggled out of sight between the sofa cushions and a spring rain downpour had made a warm afternoon into a curly-haired girls nightmare. Oh well, I’d made it. Soon I’d be … [Read more...]

7 Reasons to Dump the ‘Bad Boy’ Boyfriend

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Why you’re Wasting Your Time with Him The appeal of a bad boy is pretty universal, but you'll only ever get so far with him before it all goes wrong. It's no secret that us ladies love a bad boy or two. The thrill of the chase, the unpredictability, the enigmatic personality – there are almost too many reasons to count. They keep us coming back again … [Read more...]