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Why You Don’t Have Too Much “Free Time” On Your Hands

A scene in “Friends” starts with Joey entering Central Perk, counting, “Ninety-five, ninety-six, ninety-seven… See, I told you. Less than a hundred steps from our place to here.” Chandler looks at him with condescending eyes and retorts, “You have waaaaay too much free time”. I laughed at Chandler’s sarcasm, like I always do, but that doesn’t mean […]

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Why I Will Never Go To My High School Reunion

This year marks the 10th and 15th anniversaries of high school graduation for my best friend and my boyfriend, and because of that I’ve been thinking (and talking) a lot about the reunions that coincide with these milestones. Besides the delight I get from watching Romy and Michelle reciting the formula for Post-It Note adhesive […]

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What Would You Change About Your Body?

As we grow older, we learn things. We experience everything from orgasms to intoxication to the death of a loved one. Some of these experiences are more general and long-lasting, like the impact society has on us. Maybe you don’t think about that, or maybe you feel like you’re immune to the media, advertisements, and opinions […]

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We’re All Just Kids In Adult Costumes

My friend, Cristen, recently made a status on Facebook about how when she was a teenager, she thought that she’d have everything figured out by her late twenties. It got me thinking, and it doesn’t seem insane to assume that most of us did. Or at the very least, as an adolescent we figured adulthood […]

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