Kate Fridkis

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Girl Talk: Inside Supermodel Brooklyn Decker’s Apartment

I was looking at an apartment in Brooklyn. It was, as usual, on the small side. One of the rooms was in the shape of a “Z,” so that there…

Kate Fridkis | February 17, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why I’ve Never Been Waxed

I am the only woman in NYC who has never gotten waxed. This is a fact. If someone collected statistics, the numbers would definitely confirm it.

You could…

Kate Fridkis | February 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm

10 Reasons To Love Small Boobs

I like boobs. I’m a straight woman, but really, who doesn’t appreciate them? Robots. Reptiles. Sauron. That’s about it. And I’m not even positive about Sauron. He might have, at…

Kate Fridkis | February 13, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: The Sexiest Valentine’s Gift

It was Valentine’s Day, and I didn’t have a boyfriend, which I was telling myself was actually pretty nice. The last boyfriend had gotten me a heart-shaped box of chocolates.

Kate Fridkis | February 9, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Love My Weight Gain

I used to be really skinny. So skinny my ribs stuck out.

Everywhere I went, women said, “You’re so skinny! Oh my god. I’m jealous.”

I…

Kate Fridkis | February 1, 2012 - 1:00 pm

10 Things I’ll Wear When I’m Braver

I saw this girl the other day. She was wearing stunningly high, bright green heels, a strapless silver jumpsuit with a huge white belt, and a fur vest. She looked…

Kate Fridkis | January 30, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Met My Husband On My First Online Date

I was one of the skeptics. Online dating sounded kinda lame to me. It sounded kinda like giving up. After all, I was living in New York, a city teeming…

Kate Fridkis | January 24, 2012 - 12:00 pm

18 Things Women Can Do That I Just Don’t Understand

I have long suspected that I am bad at being a woman. There are things that other women can do that I am terrible at. There are days that I…

Kate Fridkis | January 18, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Dad Was My Menstruation Role Model

When I got my period for the first time, my mom wanted to throw a party. She had the whole thing planned. There would be a circle of women –…

Kate Fridkis | December 27, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Sick Of Women Talking About Weight

The other day, I found myself engaging in conversation with a stranger at the grocery store about weight.

“God,” the woman said, pausing near me in the aisle…

Kate Fridkis | December 21, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Got A Nose Job

It’s fun to talk about women who get plastic surgery. They’re kind of sad. A little desperate. They’re trying too hard. They’re spending too much money on what God should…

Kate Fridkis | December 14, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Was The Ugly Friend

When I was young, my parents told me I was beautiful and I believed them. I went out into the world feeling confident about my womanly charms and things went…

Kate Fridkis | December 6, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Maybe I’m Not Bridesmaid Material

“So, this is awkward,” said the email from my friend, the bride. “But I’ve decided to keep my bridesmaids to just really close friends.”

She had three bridesmaids.

Kate Fridkis | November 15, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why I Got A Buzz Cut

People think that when a woman cuts off her hair, it means something is wrong. “I think she’s going through a rough time,” they whisper. They try to pinpoint the…

Kate Fridkis | October 12, 2011 - 12:00 pm

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