Archives for June 2015

Acne and Wrinkles: The Two-Stage Life Overlap That Just Doesn’t Seem Fair

I’d like to file a complaint, if possible. I guess it should go to the Department of Getting Older, should such a thing exist. See, it offends me deeply on a personal level that I have to buy products to stop both acne and wrinkles. It seems to me that if you have to go […]

Social Butterfly Yet Also Probably Nervous Sweating Right Now: Life as a “Situational Extrovert”

If you asked someone who knows me fairly well to describe me, they’d probably use one or more of these words: outgoing, extroverted, and/or social. The phrase “loud” may even be thrown into the mix. I love people and meeting new people, but to hear someone describe me as an extrovert is sort of bizarre, because at […]

Is It Really Your Right to Be Hellish?

First of all, I love the timing of this post because my boo Nick Jonas is now single and I will watch him singing “Jealous” with a gospel choir over and over in honor of this joyous day. Anyway, jealousy in relationships has been known to bring out the nutty in a lot of people, […]

The One Thing I Really Love About Being an Adult

I don’t know what it is, but as soon as I turned 27 I started to feel really old. I know, I know. Growing older is a privilege denied to many. Absolutely. But some days I wish I could go back to being a kid so I could avoid worrying about life plans and paying bills […]

Why Other People’s Relationships Just Don’t Matter

The other day I was talking with a friend who’s been seeing a guy for about six months. They still haven’t dropped the “I love you” bomb on each other yet, and she was feeling self-conscious because our other friend is swapping it left and right with a new boyfriend of only three months. Then […]