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

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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.

I was homeschooled, so I missed a lot of that stuff, which I’ve always felt lucky for. But no one can miss all of it.

It takes about two seconds of remembering to whip me back in time to the girls’ bathroom at the synagogue, where I am engaged in that most classic and venerable of traditions: crying helplessly, locked in a stall. It is my first day of Hebrew High School. I’m thirteen, and none of the other girls will talk to me. It’s not just implied, it’s outright. They cross the room to avoid me and then cluster together, whispering. Keep reading »

Girl Talk: When Mean Girls Attack

Childhood Frenemies
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Is the computer killing our bonds with friends? Read More »
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Mean girls happen. They happen at 9 years old on the playground. At 21 years old in the sorority. They happen in blockbuster Lindsay Lohan movies.

And for me, they happened when I was 27. Keep reading »

Taylor Swift Fires Back At Mean Girls And Bullies

Taylor Swift‘s new video for “Mean” is pretty … nice. Taylor has said that the song channels how she feels about critics who go overboard with nasty comments. But in the videos, she broadens the meaning—showing football players picking on a fashion-loving guy and a group of mean girls mocking a classmate who works as a waitress. Both those characters get their comeuppance in the future. But my favorite part of the video is where Taylor plays the part of a damsel in distress being tied to the train tracks. In the end, she undoes her own ropes. All in all, a good message. Keep reading »

Why Is This Happening? “Mean Girls 2″ Is Coming Soon

Whoa, Lindsay Lohan is having a bad week. First, she loses her porn-y role in “Inferno” (the Linda Lovelace biopic) to Malin Akerman. And now, there’s a new, horrible, and unfunny-looking sequel to her classic film, “Mean Girls.” The sequel includes a bevy of interchangeable Disney Channel stars and features more pink outfits, bitchy teen antics, and prompted puking than the original. And oh, who are we kidding, we’ll be watching. [YouTube] Keep reading »

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Hangs Out With ‘Mean Girls’”

A couple months ago I entered into a relationship with an awesome guy whom I work with (not necessarily the best call, but what can you do!). So far, things have been pretty good. We have the ability to keep it professional at work and we share the same sense of humor, etc.. The problem is, a couple girls in our office also like him, but are very catty about it. They’re the kind of girls who attempt to be your friend in order to get info. Recently, a coworker whom I am also friends with overheard these girls saying nasty things about me and that they hope my relationship would end. I told this to my boyfriend, but he still continues to spend time with them at work and outside of work (without me!). I told him I didn’t want it to influence their friendship — I would just hope he would see that it really hurt my feelings, and any girl who would say that is not as good of a friend of his as he thought. I’m reluctant to tell him that this is making me crazy, but I don’t know what else to do! — Jealous Coworker

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8 Totally Mean Things Women Do To Men

The dudes over at AskMen.com came up with a list of “10 Cruel Things Women Do To Men,” including giving out fake phone numbers, withholding sex, flirting to make you jealous, etc. OK, I’ve done that last one. But as a lady, I can confess a few more sins I’ve seen my kind do to dudes. After the jump, a few more mean things women do, plus a gal’s advice on how a man can defend himself from such attacks! Keep reading »

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