When I was a kid (i.e. 7th/8th grade), I began reading the Gossip Girl series. Like many young folks my age, I was intrigued by the idea of constant yacht parties, frequent sexcapades and spoiled teenagers who were somehow always able to obtain martinis despite being a mere 2 to 3 years older than I. Then, the series came out and, once it finally hopped over to Netflix, I became totally hooked. Thus began my obsession with the Gossip Girl voice. More
The time has come for Anna Faris to reveal the secrets to her post-baby body to the Body Council; if her answers prove satisfactory to the elders she will be allowed to live and her infant shall be returned to her. If they do not, of course, she will be put out to pasture in the Ingenue Fields and her child will be consecrated at the Temple in the midwinter diet rites. More
Yeah, you know what I’m talking about. Over at YourTango, they’ve supplied a handy list of when it’s worth it to snoop on your S.O. and when it isn’t. But unfortunately, for those of us who are snoop-inclined, a little list isn’t going to make or break our will in the moment that we’re faced with, say, an email account left open or a cell phone left unguarded. (Or, in some extreme cases, just a computer left lying around. But that’s not me. Obvi.) More
Every relationship has its secrets.
There are the secrets about your relationship you dare not tell others — weird sexual proclivities, unfortunate hangups and deep-rooted insecurities that tie two people together with awkward strings of trust.
Then there are the secrets you keep from one another. Middle names, at first, cleared venereal infections and various lewd fetishes later. But at what point in a relationship should the walls come down? When does trust turn into over sharing? When can you tell your boyfriend about your recurring nightmare about Santa Claus and Donkey Kong? More
I met Liam* a few years ago. He was a friend of a friend of a friend of someone I only met once and haven’t met again. At the time, I was smitten with my coworker, whom we’ll call the … More
I absolutely love PostSecret. I religiously check the blog every Sunday for “Sunday Secrets” and am the proud owner of all five books, which I’ve read several times each. You can order them here. If you don’t know what PostSecret … More
Dan Buettner refers to them as Blue Zones — geographical locations people reside that appear to give them an advantage when it comes to living longer, active, healthier lives. Buettner has been traveling the globe in search of these locations … More