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Girl Talk: Going Out To Bars Depresses Me

This weekend I went out on the town. I met one of my only single girlfriends out at a bar, drank a bucket load of prosecco, and watched her make…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 22, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Girl Talk: I Loved — And Stuck By — A Man Who Cheated With Me

I once loved a man who lied. He lied constantly and ardently — professionally, even. His lies eased his access to third-world sweatshops where he’d document working conditions and then…

Virginia Wade | February 19, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Girl Talk: Finding Forgiveness For A Friend’s Assault

My best friend in the world was attacked. Her ex, upset and drunk one night, followed her home and up the stairs to her apartment door. Before she could close…

Erica Maxwell | February 19, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Girl Talk: Meeting Up With My Ex Was Therapeutic

I was in Brooklyn exactly one block from David’s* apartment with about one hour to spare. I knew what I had to do. I sent a text before I had…

Ami Angelowicz | February 18, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Girl Talk: I Don’t Want To Get Married Again

I love weddings. I stop dead before store windows to gaze at gorgeous dresses and drool over diamond rings. I’m thrilled when I happen upon a noisy banquet in a…

Angela Tung | February 18, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: Forgiveness Goes A Long Way

The names, details, and genders of the two people referenced in this story are unimportant. This essay is about forgiveness, not the things that needed to be forgiven.

Over…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 17, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Can Friendships Derail When Babies Come On Board?

The email perplexed me:
 Joanne, Sorry to sound pathetic, but have I done something to offend you?
 — Michelle*There was no clue, no context. Really, was I on my own…

Joanne Hinkel | February 16, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Tired Of Waiting For Men

The other evening, after a long day of writing, a train stalled on my line as I was attempting to make my way home. The train wasn’t stuck for long,…

Annika Harris | February 15, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: The G-Spot Dilemma

Most mornings, I wake up, throw on some tights and a comfy dress, hop on the train to work and zone out to the same songs I always listen to…

Laura Kusnyer | February 12, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: He’s Going To A Bachelor Party With Strippers

“Oh no!” My boyfriend started moaning. “This is not going to be a classy affair! Do I have to go?”

As far as invitations go, this one was…

Jessica Wakeman | February 10, 2010 - 4:29 pm

Girl Talk: Entering The American Apparel Butt Competition Was Empowering

I laughed (like I’m sure many of us did) when I heard about American Apparel’s “Search for the Best Bottom in the World” competition. I found myself aggravated by the…

Anonymous | February 9, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: When Did Food And Sex Become Mortal Enemies?

A typical Saturday night for me can be summed up one of two ways: food or sex. Do I skip dinner and start drinking, adopt the “eating is cheating” adage…

Lauren Gitlin | February 8, 2010 - 3:00 pm
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