Posts tagged "girl talk"

Girl Talk: Accepting The Holiday Mehs

I hate the term holiday blues. I think that’s because when I was 19, December rolled around and I fell into a full-blown depression, complete with sleepless nights, loss of…

Ami Angelowicz | December 10, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: How Do You Know, Really Know, You Want To Have Children?

I have a couple of girl friends whom I really envy. They know exactly what they want — or rather, what they don’t want.  They don’t want to have children.

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why I’m Thankful For My Weekly 12-Step Meeting

A quick note on anonymity. Support group meetings like these are anonymous. The stories told by others and their names are not to leave the room and therefore all references

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 27, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Girl Talk: Why I’m Grateful I Got My Heart Broken

One of the weirdest things that people say to each other about relationships is “When you know, you know.”  It means that when you’ve found the other person to be…

Jessica Wakeman | November 25, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why I’m Thankful For Mean Internet Comments

The first time someone called me a derogatory name on an internet comment forum, tears stung my eyes like I just got sucker punched. “Drunken slut” was not something I…

Ami Angelowicz | November 21, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Desperately Seeking Country Stars

When I decided to move to Nashville, celebrity sightings were pretty high on my list of “new city perks,” ranking somewhere between “high concentration of cute banjo players” and “existence…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 19, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: The Truth About Blowjobs

When it comes to giving oral sex, or as one of my friends calls it, sucky sucky, women seem to fall into two camps: LOVE IT or HATE IT. When…

Anonymous | November 14, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Some Relationships Deserve Second Chances

So, I’m in love. This isn’t exactly unique — so many others would say the same. Love is an overused word, it’s commonplace, expected even. But to me, it couldn’t…

Claire Hannum | November 7, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: So A Perfectionist Walks Into An Abstract Painting Class…

“Don’t be afraid of the white canvas.”

I’m sitting in the Nashville community art center for my first art class in almost a decade. My art teacher is…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 31, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: When Exes Resurface

“Why didn’t any of the guys you dated love you as much as I do?” my boyfriend asked.

The question hung in the air like foggy breath steaming…

Ami Angelowicz | October 30, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Being Content Is So Much Harder Than It Sounds

I’ve completed my gossip cleanse and I must say, my mind feels like a once dirty carpet that’s just been steam-cleaned. On to the next quest on my journey to…

Ami Angelowicz | October 10, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Tired Of Falling For The Wrong Friends

When it comes to romantic relationships, I’ve been very, very lucky. My boyfriend and I met when we were young and have been together for almost 10 years. Besides one…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 9, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: On The Significance Of Names

Relationships and experiences are a big part of what defines who we are. For many, names become guideposts or signifiers of those relationships or experiences. For a long time, I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 8, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: On The Bride’s Body

If you are a bride, you pose for a lot of photos.

You pose for photos to announce your engagement. You pose for photos at your bachelorette party.

Jessica Wakeman | October 2, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m On A Gossip Cleanse

I never realized how much time I spent gossiping until I tried to stop. I’m not a mean-spirited person in the least. The opposite really — I go out of…

Ami Angelowicz | September 12, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Becoming A Sports Fan For Love

It’s taken me 34 years, but I’ve decided to become a sports fan. For love. Please let me explain. First, you should know I was born into a family of…

Ami Angelowicz | September 4, 2013 - 11:00 am

Girl Talk: When Everyone’s Moving In With Their Boyfriend, I’m Moving Out And Getting A Roommate

When you turn 25, it feels like an alarm goes off and all of a sudden everyone is buying houses, getting engaged, and reproducing. Each time I log on to…

Lauren Levine | August 23, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Former Best Friend Just Got Engaged & I Have All The Feelings

I’ve had some sucky breakups in my day. The guy who dumped me after we had sex. The guy I had been living with. But no breakup has hurt for…

Jessica Wakeman | August 21, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Why I Threw Away All Of My Lingerie

Originally appeared on Role/Reboot. Republished here with permission.

I threw away all my underwear today. Scratch that. Today, I threw away all of my underwear that would be classified…

Emily Heist Moss | August 21, 2013 - 11:00 am

Girl Talk: On Cutting Ties & Letting Go Of Toxic Relationships

For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted people to like me. For years, I tried to please everyone, tried to juggle countless personalities and identities, hoping to please…

Lauren Rankin | August 14, 2013 - 1:00 pm
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