politeness

Emily Postmodern: How Do I Disagree Without Being Disagreeable?

Our first reader letter!
I’m constantly being told by media (The Frisky included) to stand up for myself, speak my mind, defend the defenseless, but I’ve got to tell

Julianna Rose Dow | September 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Hey, Maybe Look Out For People Who Are Super, Super Polite, Because They’re Actually Mean

If Becky from HR tells you your hair looks A-MAY-ZING every day when you are sure it doesn’t, watch your back.

Megan Reynolds | August 27, 2015 - 4:10 pm

Calling Out Tone-Policing Has Become Tone-Policing

I belong to a online networking group for writers that is wonderful and full of awesome people and fantastic resources, but tends on the side of being, I don’t know,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 7, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Is Chivalry Dead? Maybe It Should Be

I’ve never been one for chivalry. I prefer to do things my way, and take pride in my own ability to lift things that are heavy, open doors on my…

Megan Reynolds | April 22, 2014 - 1:00 pm