Posts tagged "girl talk"

Girl Talk: I Wish My Mother Had Aborted Me

In this piece, reprinted with permission from Role/Reboot, Lynn Beisner explains the difference between the two phrases “The best choice for both my mother and me would have been abortion”

Lynn Beisner | August 14, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: If You’re Going To Dump Me, Do It Over The Phone

We’d like to believe that the best way to break up with a person is to sit down with them face-to-face and have an honest, open discussion about why you…

Kate Richlin-Zack | August 13, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Announced My Engagement On Facebook

If you asked me two weeks ago, I would have told you that it’s tacky to announce your engagement on Facebook. Facebook is where you discover drunken photos of last…

Sophie Leon | August 9, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Don’t Try To Understand Me, Just Love Me

After a four year hiatus from online dating, for a number of reasons, I was ready to give it a shot again. The most important being: I think you get…

Ami Angelowicz | August 7, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why Checking Your Partner’s Email And Phone Is Not Smart

Recently, Jools Oliver, wife of chef Jamie Oliver, and writer Samantha Brick both proudly declared that they check their husbands’ emails and phones regularly, and credit their successful marriages in…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | August 3, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Birth Control Gave Me A Mental Breakdown

This piece by Jessie Lochrie was originally published on

I can count the number of times I’ve had sex without condoms on one hand. This isn’t to brag about how I’m some…

Jessie Lochrie | August 2, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Redefining Vulnerability

“He smokes, which I find gross, but he’s planning to quit soon,” I complained to my roommate about Jason, the guy I’d been dating for about a month. “And did…

Kristen Walker | July 31, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Was The Victim Of An Internet Nanny Scam

About a year ago, the ad agency I worked for let me go and while I looked for another job in advertising, I started babysitting to pay the bills. It…

Lauren Hunter | July 30, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: On Summer Clothes And Body Image

If you were to ask me about my favorite season, fashion-wise, I would always say fall. I would tell you how much I love the deep colors, the sumptuous layers,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 27, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why I’m Glad I’m Not In a Sorority

During our senior year of high school in Texas, my friends and I often sat around and discussed sororities: which were the more “elite” sororities to join and which geeky…

Daley Quinn | July 24, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Brush With Reality TV Fame

Surreal didn’t begin to explain my feelings when I saw my cleavage on the side of a New York City bus for the first time. I was in shock when…

Robyn Roberts | July 20, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: How I Started Enjoying My Love Life Again

No one does “judgmental” like my Mom.

“Sweetheart, I don’t understand. If you were building a real relationship with this boy, then why would one text message destroy…

Rebecca Wiegand | July 18, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Was Born A Girl Scout

To ensure my place as a “true Texan,” a jar of actual Lone Star dirt placed underneath the Connecticut hospital delivery bed confirmed that I was technically born on Texas…

Daley Quinn | July 13, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Husband At I Are Both Work-At-Home, Stay-At-Home Parents

My husband and I weren’t making a political statement, revolutionizing the stay-at-home parenting dynamic or sticking it to corporate America when we deliberately choose to both be work-at-home, stay-at-home parents.

Susan Finch | July 12, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: The Girls In The Clique (And How I Accidentally Flashed Them)

I didn’t know girls still did cliques at this age. I mean, I guess I could’ve figured it out, but I didn’t really give it much thought.


Kate Fridkis | July 10, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: The Evolution Of Female Friendship

When I was wee, I was best friends with the girls who were handy. Neighborhood kids, playgroup participants, and the like. In grade school, I gravitated toward girls who were…

Sally McGraw | July 6, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m A Nervous Nude

Writing about body love and acceptance? That’s my jam. Teaching women to embrace their supposed “flaws,” accept that physical beauty comes in infinite forms, and learn to love their own bodies…

Sally McGraw | June 29, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Pinterest Ruined My Wedding Planning

I heard about Pinterest at a wedding reception last year and within 24 hours, I was hooked. I had to pin everything: I grabbed every vegan recipe, organizing tip, cute…

Jillian Stafford | June 27, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why I Hate My Husband’s Exes, With Zero Exceptions

I’m just going to come clean: I hate every woman my husband has ever dated.

I won’t apologize for it or try to get over it. I’ve resigned…

Kate Richlin-Zack | June 26, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Planning My Lesbian Jewish Wedding

In my mid-twenties, I came out as a lesbian. But the hardest part wasn’t even coming out: it was realizing my wedding would be different and therefore I was different.

Sara-Rivka Davidson | June 25, 2012 - 12:00 pm
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