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Girl Talk: I’m Too Crazy For Health Insurance

Unlike my future captor Tom Cruise, I’m a big fan of psychiatry. Why? Well, it’s given me opportunities I never could have experienced without medical intervention for depression, agoraphobia and panic attacks.

Sara Benincasa | November 2, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: The Pill Ruined My Relationship

At 26 years old, I felt like a birth control virgin. How had I survived all those years without managing to know anything about the Pill? My reasons for going…

Vera Rose | November 1, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: On Raising My Standards In Dating

I am a person who is very ambitious and aspirational in life. I’ve found that jealousy is the emotion I tend to listen to most, because it is filled with…

Jessica Wakeman | October 31, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Awkward Sober Sex Life

This is how it begins. He asks me to stand before him in my lace underwear, high heels, hose and bra. He sits in a chair and watches closely as…

Rebecca Parker | October 29, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Assorted Thoughts On Losing My Engagement Ring

I lost my engagement ring. I mean, really lost it. I haven’t seen it in a month, maybe more. I wish I was a robot and I could check my…

Kate Fridkis | October 26, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Yep, I’m A Fat Yoga Teacher

It usually starts with widened eyes and a slight lift of the eyebrows.

As I walk over to greet a new student, they slowly stick out their hand…

Anne Guest-Jelley | October 25, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: How I Staged A Pinterest Stalking Intervention

We don’t always talk about it, but we certainly all do it. For better or worse, cyber-stalking has become part of the DNA of a breakup. If you thought a breakup…

Jo Piazza | October 22, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Wanted To Be A Quaker

When I was a little girl and my non-Quaker grandmother wanted me to pipe down, she would say, “Quaker’s Meeting has begun. No more laughing, no more fun.” I obviously…

Lauren Passell | October 19, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Going To A Nude Beach Made Me Feel A Little Better About Life

I am not a beach person. The way seagulls swoop over your head like rats with wings terrifies me. I hate that feeling of sand caked in every crevice.

Rachel White | October 8, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m An Asian Woman And I Date … Screw It, It’s Complicated

“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they’re untrue but they are incomplete.” — Chimamanda Adichie
Let’s play a game. It’s called Guess The…

Angela Tung | October 2, 2012 - 11:00 am

Girl Talk: It Got Better

I used to be the sort of person who was always looking for the next big thing. In high school, I wanted to be in college. In college, I wanted…

Jessica Wakeman | October 1, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Am My Mother’s Least Favorite Child

When I was little, I was convinced my mother hated me. Between my two older brothers and me, I was positive I was the one she liked least. Even at…

Daisy Barringer | September 28, 2012 - 12:00 pm
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