Posts tagged "girl talk"

#TBT: The 1989 “Girl Talk” TV Show Starring Punky Brewster And Buffy Summers

Once upon a time–and apparently for only one episode, though I could swear there were more–there was a TV show based on the “Girl Talk” series of board games. Which,…

Robyn Pennacchia | April 30, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Girl Talk: My Ex, Who Didn’t Want Kids, Is Having A Baby And My Feelings Are Complicated

Every relationship has its milestones: first kiss, first fuck, finally saying “I love you,” moving in together, meeting the parents, going on vacation, etc. But every major breakup has its milestones too, often full of either sadness…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 15, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: If You’re Going To Date All Your Friends, You Have To Save Certain Things For Marriage

“A city of a million men, and you only bone out-of staters,” is my friend Meredith’s favorite thing to say to me. She’s not wrong – in a year of…

Beejoli Shah | March 16, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Dating As A Sex Writer

While watching your partner have sex with another person is common enough to play a vibrant role in swinging and orgies, and to spawn porn parodies like “One Flew Over…

Sophie Saint Thomas | November 13, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Best Friend, My Beauty Muse

Whenever anyone asks my mother what I was like as a child, she always responds by telling stories of her first attempts to put me in a dress as a…

Tiffanie Drayton | November 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: How Dressing “Ugly” Helped Me Through A Breakup

For a period of time after I broke up with the man I’d been dating for four years, all I wore was black. I mourned the relationship by donning a

Jean Ho | November 3, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Weaving Is The Best Thing To Happen To My ADD Brain Since Adderall

Lucca is a little bit jealous of my loom.
I can’t even start to explain why I love weaving so much without first explaining, as best I can, what…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: The Transition From Hairstylist To Friend

One of the things I lost when I stopped shampooing and cutting my hair was regular hangouts with my former hairstylist/now friend, Maggie. I met her after several bad experiences…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 14, 2014 - 10:00 am

Girl Talk: On Police Brutality & Experiencing Blackness Through My Boyfriend’s Eyes

I think I may have had a small mental break down last week. I knew it was coming, I was all tight with emotion after some of the responses I…

Tiffanie Drayton | September 22, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: What Losing My Virginity Taught Me About Faith

I was 25 when I kissed someone for the first time.

I’d met him at a local book club, and we hit it off almost instantly. Our first…

Dianna Anderson | September 9, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Timing Is Everything

It was October 2012. My Australian boyfriend and I had just been on a romantic, whirlwind adventure road trip around Europe. We spent the first month with his parents in…

Phylisa Wisdom | August 29, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Girl Talk: Unemployed And Unemployable

My life three years ago is sometimes incomprehensible to me. Retrospectively, it’s so absurd that it’s hard to believe that the things that happened happened, or that I tolerated some…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 22, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: On Being The Black Girl At Rockabilly Events

As sometimes happens, I came to it — rockabilly — for the clothes. I started collecting vintage clothes from the 1940s through the early ’60s when I graduated from college…

Desiree Browne | August 19, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: On Consent & Why It’s Worth It To Keep Saying “No”

When I noticed photographs in Damon’s apartment with a woman’s head cut out of them and an X drawn atop her body, I regretted not saying “no” earlier that night.

Marilyn Friedman | August 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Sometimes Carpe Diem Doesn’t Always Work Out

This January, I had a bad job interview. I performed the best I could, but they’d kept me in a room, coming in groups of two or three at a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 25, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Care Too Much About Whether My Celeb Crush Is Single

It started when I was 11 years old. I was flipping through the very first Seventeen magazine my mom ever let me have (June 1996 — Liv Tyler was on…

Meghan O'Keefe | July 14, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: A Word To 21 From Cynical 30

You know those moments when your conscious mind separates from the body and you briefly become an observer of your own actions? You watch your lips move and hear yourself…

Genevieve Howell | July 11, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: 5 Red Flags That Told Me To Leave

He seemed sweet at first. In fact, he had many sweet moments. But then there was the other stuff …

Abusive behavior isn’t as simple as we, as…

Meghan Murphy | July 10, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Seriously, Listen To Yourself

A few weeks before my wedding, I was in the dinnerware section of Macy’s with my friend Sam. I was talking about all the things that were wrong with my…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: It’s Not Wrong To Date While You’re Divorcing

I started dating immediately after I told my now-ex that I wanted to get a divorce. This was because, as one of my friends very aptly put it, I wasn’t…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 20, 2014 - 12:00 pm
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