Girl Talk: I Fell In Love With My Best Friend
When I first met Ethan, I was in love with his friend. Josh, however, was not in love with me, and told me so. We hadn’t been dating long, but I had met his mother over the holidays and thought things were getting serious, that we might have a future. When he assured me we…
Girl Talk: I Was Afraid To Curse Myself
I bounded down the stairs to show my mom my new frilly red dress. “Oh Kimmi! You look so pretty! That is such a pretty red dress!” I stopped mid-twirl, put my hands on my four-year-old hips, and looked at her accusingly. “You don’t like my blue dress?” I asked. Flash-forward 30 years, and that…
How Pole Dancing Changed My Life
I sat on a purple mat wearing black yoga pants and a long-sleeved shirt across from 10 other women whose faces I couldn’t quite make out. The studio was dark, except for a few fake flickering candles lining the walls and two red-lit lamps. I looked around and counted four armchairs and fives poles. What…
Girl Talk: Why Is Everyone So Happy I’m In A Relationship?
We were laying side by side, both face deep in our iPhones—checking our email one last time before going to sleep, setting our alarm clocks for the next morning, basically saying goodbye to the day. I turned to him, his face lit by the tiny screen, and watched him scroll through his Facebook newsfeed.
Girl Talk: I Finally Saw ‘New Moon’ And Was Shocked It Really Hit Home
Passing the table of TEAM EDWARD and TEAM JACOB T-shirts, I turned to my friend. “Looks like we’re in for a treat,” I laughed, thinking it was kind of ridiculous for two single, 30-something women to be spending a Saturday night seeing “New Moon.” “We sure are,” she said with a wink.