Our Perfect Wedding: Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Oh boy, you guys, WARREN AND I ARE MARRIED! This past Saturday, with our dearest family and friends, we had the most perfect Beyoncé/Southern-themed wedding. (I’m joking. Please, men- you do not have themes for weddings, stop torturing your poor […]

In Defense of On-Again/Off-Again

*Originally published on Huffington Post* On-again/off-again relationships generally have a pretty bad reputation. And actually, science tends to back up what everyone’s cranky best friend is muttering to them. Psychologists refer to this pretty common dating practice as “cycling”, and […]

Friendships Are Hard

Nearly four months ago I added “Kindred Spirits: Friendships are Hard” as a blog post to my editorial calendar. I’ve somehow managed to avoid it since then. When I started writing this essay today, I opened up my old “draft” […]

Conscious Coupling

I’m sure you all remember when Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced their divorce, describing it as conscious uncoupling. (If you don’t remember this, you should take a look at the emotional investment you make in celebrity relationships — it […]

When Your Mom Has Cancer

I’m not sure if you know (and I’m definitely not sure how mad my mom will be at me for posting this online), but this January, my mom was diagnosed with colon cancer. After her first surgery, they found more on […]