Posts tagged "girl talk"

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

Girl Talk: Stop Waiting To Be Prettier

You know that moment, where you’re gripping some of your side fat in the bath, and you just ate all of the leftover spaghetti at once, with pesto and tomato…

Kate Fridkis | September 27, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Coming To Terms With My Introduction Phobia

Here’s something you probably wouldn’t guess about me: my friends and family members haven’t met anyone I’ve dated for almost eight years. Wait. I stand corrected. One time I invited…

Ami Angelowicz | September 26, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Shopping Makes Me Want To Die Inside

There’s something about large groups of femmey, gregarious women that makes me feel like I’m perennially choking on my own nervous snot. It’s not the whole queermo thing, because I…

Kate Conway | September 25, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Doing IVF

I was never that woman who dreamt of having many children or starting my own “Brady Bunch.” Babies, little booties, and bottles were always an afterthought to enjoying a successful…

B.B. White | September 18, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Things I Learned On Unemployment

When I entered the ranks of the unemployed, I was full of optimism. How hard could it really be to get a job? I asked myself. I have a college degree.

Lauren Hunter | September 17, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: On Those Annoying Relationship Facebook Posts

Facebook really pissed me off last night.

This reaction is actually highly unusual for me since I spend an exorbitant amount of time on the site. I love…

Kate Richlin-Zack | September 14, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Taking A Pregnancy Test At 36

The first time I bought a pregnancy test I was 17. I’d gotten my period but was so new at the whole sex thing, not to mention paranoid, that I…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | September 13, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Dog Is A Cockblock

My dog Kerbey is a quasi-Internet celebrity. With his cartoonish tiny legs, large torso, giant bat ears and confused eyes, any picture I put up of him on Facebook, Twitter…

Jo Lammert | September 10, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why Snooping Makes You Crazy

Gosh it’s just so tempting. He forgets to log out of his email on your computer. He falls asleep in one room and his phone is in the next. He…

Kate Richlin-Zack | August 29, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: How “Reality Bites” Completely Screwed Up My Perception Of Dating And Relationships

I saw “Reality Bites” at a seminal point in my life. I had recently graduated from college and simultaneously just realized that nothing in the world was the way I thought…

Anna David | August 28, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: How Being A Control Freak Ruined My Life (And How I Learned To Let It Go)

This piece is part of The Frisky’s How To Deal Week, in which we’re tackling mental health issues.

I suppose in some ways I was destined to become a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 24, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: In Defense Of Retail Therapy

I have seen a therapist off and on since my first panic attack at age 14. Talk therapy (and the delightful mood-soothing properties of 20 mg of Lexapro) are the…

Jessica Wakeman | August 23, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m A Former Cutter

Since I’ve just marked my 30th year on this planet, I’ve lately found myself reflecting on my life. As it stands now, I’m in love with a man who freely…

Setacie Corvallis | August 22, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Time To Fly

I was standing 23 feet off the ground on a rickety platform overlooking Manhattan’s East River, a sea of people below watching, waiting for me to jump. Every muscle in…

Ami Angelowicz | August 22, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m The Girl Before The Therapist

“Do you think I need therapy?” Evan asked. “I probably should start seeing a therapist.” He sighed and I shrugged.

“I can’t really answer that for you,” I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 20, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Had An Abortion

This piece first appeared on Eyelid’s LiveJournal and has been reprinted with her permission. You can read some clarifying background info here.

So uh, don’t freak out, but I…

Eyelid | August 17, 2012 - 12:00 pm
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