Cristina Fahrbach-Connors

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Girl Talk: I Got Dumped By Two Shrinks

The first psychiatrist (“shrink”) I ever saw helped me through a rough time by prescribing me an anti-depressant. I figured I’d be on it short term until I was in…

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Dealbreaker: The Guy With Remedial Grooming Skills

My fairly new boyfriend Todd was a nice-enough looking guy with some questionable grooming habits. I tried to tell myself that these minor, easily fixable flaws shouldn’t influence how I…

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Girl Talk: I Considered Weight Loss Surgery

It was my worst fear. I recovered from anorexia/bulimia and became morbidly obese. I lost and regained weight in a furious and uncontrollable cycle. I didn’t think I had it…

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First Time For Everything: Deflowering A 30-Year-Old Virgin

I’d never slept with a virgin. On our second date, Jim and I escaped from a hot and overcrowded bar and sat on a bench outside. Fueled by a few…

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