The Emotional Cost of My $5000 Boob Job

No one ever told me that having a boob job would make me detach myself from my physical body in a way I’d never experienced before.

To All My Friends Who Have the Courage to Become Parents

It seems at long last the time has come for the procreation to begin. Where…

How to Know When It’s Time to Breakup

I won’t lie, I’m not usually the first to admit I’ve got a bad habit.…

How to Get Your Dog Through a Big Move

Moving is nerve-racking. Between coordinating with movers, packing up everything you own, and driving to…

Read This If You Don’t Feel Beautiful Today

Hey. Girl, look at that body (read this in the LMFAO “I’m Sexy And I…

Opting Out of The Dating Game Made Me Love Being Single

Men tend to crave meekness. I don’t fit that mold, but I’m superficially pleasant enough to come across as such.

Once a person sees this, the given solution materializes: Fix Her. The problem is, I don’t see myself as a problem to be solved. I quite like existing exactly as I do, and no man is going to be the person to change that.

4 Reasons Why A Bird Could Be The Right Pet For You

If you can’t have a cat or dog, maybe a bird is the right fit?

Moving With Pets: Tips for Finding a Pet-Friendly Apartment

Moving with your pets can be a nightmare, so it’s best to start the search early for a pet-friendly apartment.

How Working at a ‘Breastaurant’ Taught Me to Be a Better Person

“Think of it like an acting gig,” she said. It was as much as I…

I Was Assaulted During Childbirth

“Please stop! Please stop!” I begged the charge nurse helping deliver my son as she ignored my pleas, though her eye roll suggests she heard them.

Breaking Up with ‘Mia’

“Isn’t that the one where you make yourself puke?”

Can Lucid Dreaming Improve Your Sex Life?

Lucid dreaming

9 Things I Wish People Knew About Me as a Highly Sensitive Extrovert

Being a highly sensitive extrovert may seem contradictory, but it’s my life.

On Having Sex When You’re A “Good Girl”

Being a “good girl” and sexually active is not mutually exclusive.

How to Stop Letting Social Media Destroy Your Self-Esteem

By Jane Sandwood The vast proliferation of social media in the past 15 years has…

15 Friends Worth Keeping in Your 20s

The friends you actually need to prioritize in your 20s

Volunteering Can Seriously Improve Your Health & Happiness

By Jane Sandwood, freelance writer About one in four Americans takes time to volunteer, according…

Why We All Need to Learn to Suck at Life More

The most important lesson we can learn is how to cope with sucking at life.

After a Decade Out, I Still Struggle Being Gay & Disabled

I’ve been in a wheelchair my entire life, but often I feel like I can’t be both queer and disabled. I have to choose when I know that’s not possible.