“I think you meant you need cuddling, not coddling,” read his text. He was wrong. I did not need to be cuddled; I needed to be coddled immediately. More
Because being upbeat can be a real drag… More
You may be smiling, but if the person across from you has been sniffing oxytocin, you can no longer hide the truth. You’re an exposed wound that is about to be seized with a bacteria you never even saw coming! More
Let us weigh the pros and cons. More
I’m going to go out on a limb and say that friends with benefits generally fail because the relationship is neither friendly nor beneficial. More
I cry all the time.
Anything can set me off. Used to be bad PMS, a sad movie, or a break up would do the trick. If you sat me down in front of Beaches I was a rainstorm of emotion.
I’ve always been a crier, but my tear-stained bar is so much lower these days. I cry during heartstring-tugging coffee comercials. I run to the office bathroom and burst into tears after a stressful meeting. I disagree with my boyfriend about planning a trip and start sobbing. More
Recently, a colleague of mine — a 24 year old woman in the market for a new assistant — told me that her previous assistants had complained that she never said thank you. “I hate saying thank you to people just for doing their jobs! Why should I have to thank them?”
(Note that, on Mad Men (Season 4, “The Suitcase”), Peggy Olson similarly complained “You never say thank you,” leading Don Draper to thunder, “THAT’S WHAT THE MONEY IS FOR!”) More