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Girl Talk: On What It Means To Be A Real Friend

In fall of 2010, I went through maybe one of the lowest points in my life. I was dumped over IM by my live-in boyfriend (yes, that one) and due…

Julie Gerstein | January 31, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Can’t Stop Sleeping

This story begins in a basement waiting room in Brooklyn. My boyfriend and I stare at our phones on a dirty looking love seat across from the reception desk. There’s…

Caroline Jarvis | January 29, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: What I Learned At An Orgy

I didn’t physically prepare for my first orgy. My husband and I talked about boundaries and asked the friends who invited us about party etiquette. But I didn’t put much…

Amanda Goldberg | January 24, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: On The Importance Of Being Alone

I work from home, so I spend a lot of time alone. Eight hours a day, actually, and often more than that. I miss having coworkers (especially because my Frisky…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 22, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Roommate’s Boyfriend Stalked Her

A few years ago, I posted a roommate request on Craigslist. I received a handful of responses, and after weeding out the crazies, I invited a few people to come…

Lauren Hunter | January 21, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why I’m Leaving My Gun Behind

I named my gun Roxy after the chick on “Army Wives” who I thought was spunky. I’m not your typical gun owner — in fact, according to a Gallup survey, I fall in…

Amaya Swanson | January 16, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: How One Asian-American Woman Defied Tradition by Pursuing Her Orgasm

At the age of three, I already didn’t want to be a girl. I saw from watching my mom what it was like to be a grown-up girl and it…

Anonymous | January 10, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why We Should Be Talking About Penis Size

Women have no secrets. Not really.  We readily spill the beans about everything from the guy we hooked up with to our marital problems. Discussing our lives is the glue…

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | January 8, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Name Is Fancy, But Me? Not So Much

There are two main versions of my name story. The first is the one I like telling, which is that I was named after my grandmother’s best friend, Charlotte. It…

Chanel Dubofsky | January 7, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Have No Patience For Complainers

I consider myself a fairly patient person. I grew up in a house with four siblings and three pets—I can put up with a lot. But if you want to…

Emma Sarran | December 28, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why Do I Feel So Depressed Around The Holidays?

The irony about people who cope with depression is that some of us are actually quite happy people. We are not, contrary to stereotype, slogging through life with the weight…

Jessica Wakeman | December 24, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Motherhood & The Tragedy At Sandy Hook Elementary

I am not a mother. This fact has kept me from expressing my heartbreak over the shootings in Sandy Hook. In the aftermath of this horrifying event, I’ve watched countless…

Catherine Zuckerman | December 21, 2012 - 1:00 pm
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