Why My Boyfriend Called My Dad

Why My Boyfriend Called My Dad

When I was single, I asked the guys I dated to call my dad once they wanted to make it “official”. Looking back on those years, I asked myself – did this standard really serve me well? The answer is an unwavering “Yes”. I would not do it...
Eight Ways to Love Your Sister

Eight Ways to Love Your Sister

The dim lighting of past years had shielded me from the truth, but there it was in blue and purple: the mark of womanhood. Spider veins. I completed the natural first step:  I screamed. Then the natural second step: I texted my sister: “OMW I HAVE SPIDER VEINS...
The Ring, the Bling, and the Next Big Thing

The Ring, the Bling, and the Next Big Thing

“So – when are you guys getting married?” The friendly question was extended with every intention of kindness, but I swallowed it like razorblade soup. “We aren’t sure yet,” I responded. “We want to have everything in order...