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I’m An Employed, Functioning Adult Who Can’t Make Small Talk

As a law graduate the list of things I can do is quite long, but…

12 Things Every Girl Who Sheds A Lot Will Understand

As a girl with thick hair (who sheds a lot) I feel this in my…

And I Didn’t Burn the Potatoes

This is the tale of how an awkward girl without a domestic bone in her…

The 11 Best Lines from my Childhood Diaries

While cleaning my room a few days ago, I stumbled across the collection of my…

Relationship Challenges Only Introverts Can Relate To

There’s still this bizarre misconception floating around that introverts are inherently people-hating, shy, hermits (which,…

What It’s Really Like To Look Young For Your Age

There are some of us out there who seem to have drunk from the Fountain…

Why I Believe in the Foods Before Dudes Rules of Dating

There are two crucial components to successful dates: good conversation and good food. Both distill…

14 Everyday Mortal Enemies That Are Ruining Your Life

Most of us may never live a life dramatic enough to experience a nemesis in…

My Conversation With a Male Gynecologist

Newly 21, I’m the first of my friends to visit a gynecologist. I had my…

I Feel Fake Generating My Own Brand

You have to be acutely self-aware to generate your own brand. Part of the major…

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8 Things To Do When Your Life Is Falling Apart

Your life is falling apart. You’re buried under your student loans, your job is hell…

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I’m Almost 21 And Still Don’t Know How to Party

Two girls walk into a party. The first makes a beeline for the bar. She…

A Valentine’s Day Pity Party For the Single and Bitter

The second 2016 hit, New Years party hats and blowhorns were cleared off the shelves…

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Our Most Awkward Encounters With Celebrities

Celebrities: They’re just like us! OK, not really. But meeting them can be just awkward…

The Weirdest Things We’ve Heard While Eavesdropping

Twenty-Something Tuesday None of us can really resist eavesdropping every now and then. Even the…

A Psychologist Tells Us Why We’re So Awkward

Are millennials truly “Generation Awkward?” In addition to being the favorite media descriptor, in my…

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15 Times I Fulfilled Obnoxious American Stereotypes

No one likes a tacky tourist. I know because I go to a historic university;…

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Why Can’t Guys Act Like Actual Human Beings on Tinder?

There are a plethora of things that nobody tells you about your foray into adulthood.…

The Reality Of Life With An Anxiety Disorder

Everyone experiences anxiety to some degree—that surge of adrenaline released after the mind has detected…

Women’s Magazine Advice Satirized in Motivational Posters

I have a complicated relationship with women’s magazines. On the one hand, I love them.…