How to tell someone to quit it
Since moving back to CT about a year ago I’ve made friends with a girl I’ll call Amy. Amy is a nice but rather troubled girl in her early/mid twenties. She is very attractive, but suffers from some very sever anxiety and emotional problems. She lives with her parents and hasn’t really been able to hold a job as an adult, much less take care of herself. About 6 to 8...
How to Be A Girl
I’m a lady who grew up in a family of boys. I’m pretty good at things like analyzing what makes stylish people look cool, as well as finding fashion inspiration on the web. But this doesn’t help when it comes to looking dressy — very few What I Wore blogs cover looks for a wedding, or the symphony, or a bachelorette party, and most commuters are no help there, either. Where do I even start...
How to Choose your Mentors
This is one of those posts that started out being about one thing and ended up being entirely about another. Last week a friend mentioned to me that I might make more of a connection with my advice seeking audience if I shared more information about myself and especially some flaws that I’d noticed in myself and overcome. So I took my notebook to a coffeeshop, did some writing about...