Kate Fridkis

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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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