Relationships

No one can deny that relationships are complicated—whether with friends, family, or a romantic partner.

An Open Letter to the Next Guy I Date

An Open Letter to the Next Guy I Date: You’ll be one in a series of guys that I date in my mid-20s. You may...

Am I Adulting Right?

When I was a child, my parents were adults. (Well, duh.) Hmm. Let me rephrase that… When I was little, I thought my parents were the biggest...

Rain Dance for a Man

Are you married? This was one of the first questions I was asked upon meeting my Arab co-teacher for the first time. Naïvely I answered...

I’m Single. Something Must Be Wrong with Me.

Maybe it’s just me, but it feels like being in a couple is the standard for proving you’re normal. Like, if you don’t have...

Distances

We met when I was getting out of a three-and-some year relationship, I was living in Paris, and I was broke. Getting paid the...

Thoughts from a Boomerang Child

My graduation from college brought about many changes for me, the least of which, or so I thought, was moving back home and becoming...

Just Say No

Every morning on my commute to work, I tune into trashy talk radio shows that rely on callers volunteering to embarrass themselves on the...