Posts tagged "insecurity"

Check Your Vibes: So You’ve Got Abandonment Issues…

Girl, don’t we all?

Claire Hannum | August 24, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Do Something New: Shop At Abercrombie & Fitch

It’s not just a shopping experience; it’s a healing experience.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm

15 Signs Your Man Is Insecure

He picks you up, presents you with roses, opens your door, takes you to an elegant restaurant, and endlessly compliments you throughout the night. He repeatedly tells you, his voice… | December 21, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Fitness Vlogger John David Glaude Bravely Bares His Loose Skin

Fitness vlogger John David Glaude of the YouTube channel Obese to Beast has lost 160 pounds since he started getting into fitness, and that’s come with a side effect he…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 11, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Oh Yeah, Well I: 5 Ways To Deal With A Serial Upstager

Have you ever dealt with a serial upstager? A one-upping, attention-grabbing, spotlight-stealing individual who never quits? Have you forgotten what it feels like to tell a story about…

Elizabeth Ritonia | November 7, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: My Boobs Are Not A Threat To Your Marriage

Recently blogger Lauren of Apples and Band-Aids caused an uproar among bloggers when she wrote a post claiming that racy social media images by sexy female strangers were a threat…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | July 25, 2014 - 12:00 pm

8 Ways To Combat Your Inner Critic

Whether we notice it or not, we all face the occasional visit of a nagging voice inside our heads that questions whether we’re good enough. You know the one –…

Claire Hannum | May 16, 2014 - 10:00 am

Dater X: When Exes Intimidate

It’s been a month to the day since I met Andrew, my surprisingly charming OKCupid run-in who recognized me and introduced himself out at a bar. We’ve been hanging out pretty…

Dater X 2.0 | May 7, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Life After Dating: You, Me And The Green-Eyed Monster

I remember the very first time that I felt jealous and possessive of my husband. It was back when we were still dating. One weekend, he and his friends did…

Jessica Wakeman | March 31, 2014 - 2:00 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

Dubious Study Finds That Women React Aggressively Toward “Sexy” Peers

Ugh. The very last thing we (i.e. women) need is a “study” claiming to observe women’s snarky reactions to another woman dressed sexily. The lead author of the study begins…

Rachel Krause | November 29, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Girl Talk: I Get More Than One Shot At Love

The other day, my new dude, Juan, and I were talking about breakups. We both went through bad ones in the past six months or so and he has a…

Jessica Wakeman | March 31, 2011 - 1:00 pm

I Am Giving Up Being An Insecure Head Case For Lent

Happy Ash Wednesday! I’m not religious; is that the proper sentiment? Anyway, today begins the 40 days and 40 nights of Lent, a period where Christians — particularly Catholics, Lutherans,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 9, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why Does My Success Send Men Running Scared?

The other day, a guy I have been dating for the last month or so told me — via IM — “you’re a girl with great skin, and I’m a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 11, 2010 - 3:00 pm

31 Ways Women Worry About The Way They Look

I used to work retail and “fitting room” was my favorite shift. While my other coworkers dreaded it, I thought it was friggin’ hilarious. Let me tell you, what people…

Simcha | August 3, 2010 - 11:29 am

What Women Are Insecure About

Does she always appear cool and confident to you? Or, conversely, do you sometimes feel like she has more than her share of insecurities?

Most women, no matter how…

Ask Men | July 11, 2010 - 12:30 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend’s Friends Hate Me”

My boyfriend’s friends hate me! I went out of my way to be nice to them, enjoy the things they enjoy, and participate in their weekend activities, but they still…

Wendy Atterberry | June 24, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: My First Pole Dancing Class

I am not sexy.

That could be the takeaway if you’d been a fly on the pole — er, the wall — at my first pole dancing class…

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2010 - 3:00 pm

9 Ways To Unintentionally Bruise A Man’s Ego

Many of us guys have big, easily damaged egos, and even those of us with thick skin can be taken down by a casual word from a girlfriend, mother, boss,…

Phil Dotree | December 4, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Height Is Just A Number

A 31-year-old Australian politician had her legs lengthened when she was a 23-year-old lawyer. Hajnal Ban traveled to Russia for the operation, where they broke her legs in four places…

Catherine Strawn | April 30, 2009 - 3:00 pm