Sep 20, 2012

On Digging Out of A Funk and Dealing With Distance [Dear DBN]

Your emotions are a fire - they need kindling, oxygen, prodding; they need care. But sometimes the fire is crackling and all you need to do is close your eyes and feel the warmth.

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Jun 18, 2011

One Month Challenge: Stop Stress Eating, Week 3

When I started writing this week's post, I really worried about it sounding like a “Dear Diary…” kind of deal. Stress eating, and the reasons behind it, are so personal, for every single individual. The reasons I stress eat can be totally opposite from the reasons my best friend stress eats or the reasons my boyfriend stress eats.

May 11, 2010

Cuddle Spray: Viagra for His Emotions

A constant complaint we girls have is that men “don’t talk," that they “never tell us how they really feel,” and anyone who's ever interacted with a dude knows its pretty unusual to see one cry. And sometimes that gets frustrating and we just want our guy to share his emotions. We don’t want to date a robot; we want a guy with feelings. We know they're in there somewhere and we just need a little somethin' somethin' to bring 'em out.

Jan 23, 2009

Cosmo Says The Darndest Things: February Edition

I am a Cosmo devotee. Have been since I started stealing my mom’s when I was twelve. I am amazed...

Nov 24, 2008

What Women Want: Warm and Cuddly, or Strong and Manly?

Just like we are always wondering what guys are thinking (which usually consists of sex, sports, beer and sex), guys...

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Aug 6, 2008

Cutting: Tweeny Trend or Serious Problem?

Women’s social issues have been treated in programs geared towards teens for ages. Remember when DJ Tanner went on a...

Dropping Out of High School Is Bad News for Women

I can’t speak for all women (even though I tend to try), but a lot of my self esteem comes...

Am I Emotionally Unhealthy?

“Who did this to you?” a new friend asked me yesterday when she noticed my near gagging at a couple...

May 12, 2008

Are Mine the Only Dry Eyes in the Place?

I’m really not a crier. Not at movies, when I’m sad, when I’m frustrated, nothing. It just doesn’t happen. My...

May 10, 2008

Feb 13, 2008

Are You Over Your Ex? The Answer Ain’t So Simple.

Judging from last week’s CC poll, a lot of you feel confused about your exes. Join the club. I think...

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Dec 14, 2007

Break Those Bad Habits!

Bad habits. Everyone has them (yes, even me!). I pick my cuticles. And I’ll be the first to admit- it’s...

Nov 14, 2007

Loneliness is a Bitch. How NOT to Deal.

Loneliness doesn’t just suck, it blows. I know this because I have dealt with it first hand. The emotions, the...

Oct 29, 2007

My Freshman Year: Day 69

Days as a Freshman: 69 Mood: nervous “We’ve got a few minutes before class is over, if anyone has...

Sep 24, 2007

Cringe-Worthy: The Post Break-Up Phone Call

Why the hell would you call your ex? You just broke up a few weeks ago! Your friends are saying...

May 1, 2007

Love Hurts…Literally

All of the phrases we use to describe emotional pain from a breakup actually might have a scientific basis. A...