Amanda Chatel

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Girl Talk: I Like To Be Bitten

It was after L left and I looked in the mirror that I realized I might have a problem. My breasts and neck were covered in bruises and bite marks.

Amanda Chatel | February 22, 2013 - 12:00 pm

How To Pick Up A Guy When You’re In A Foreign Country And Barely Speak The Same Language

Traveling to another country is always exciting. This is especially true if you go alone. You’re out there yucking it up solo, living your life and maybe even doing things…

Amanda Chatel | February 15, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Parents Are Threatening To Move Away If I Don’t Give Them A Grandchild

My sister is the good daughter. My sister was kind enough to get married and procreate. She’s not only doing the species a favor, but my parents as well. My…

Amanda Chatel | February 7, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why Bridget Jones Isn’t The Best Role Model For Single Women

Recently, I was asked by a women’s relationship website to recap how all of us are Bridget Jones in some way. The reason for the assignment was, in case you…

Amanda Chatel | December 13, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why I’m Buying My Mom A Vibrator For Christmas

As any blogger who writes about sex will tell you, we get a lot of “gifts.” When I say “gifts,” I actually mean sex toys to test out in the…

Amanda Chatel | December 11, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Put Myself On Mute For A Guy — And I’ll Never Do It Again

I like to consider myself a strong and independent woman. I live alone; I take care of myself and never waiver in my beliefs. I’ve managed to convince myself that…

Amanda Chatel | November 9, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why I’d Never Date Someone Who Doesn’t Vote

I have been a registered voter since the week I turned 18 years old. Admittedly, at 18, I was fairly clueless about the people for whom I’d be voting, but…

Amanda Chatel | November 5, 2012 - 12:00 pm

A Daytime TV Show Wanted To Put My Friend And I On To Help Our Relationship, Destroying It Forever In The Process

I never really understood the daytime TV show circuit. I still imagine it the way it looked when my mother was a stay-at-home mom and everything was yellow or orange…

Amanda Chatel | September 30, 2012 - 3:00 pm

My Abortion Was The Best Decision Of My Life

I was 11 weeks along when my gynecologist told me I was pregnant. I had been on The Pill since I was 18 years old and my period, since being…

Amanda Chatel | March 10, 2012 - 12:00 pm

I Want To Get Over My Fear Of Cuddling

To the best of my knowledge, there is no technical name for my phobia. Although if we were to backtrack, I suppose it’s more of a fear than an actual…

Amanda Chatel | January 20, 2012 - 1:00 pm

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