Elizabeth Laura Nelson

Elizabeth Laura Nelson

Bio

Elizabeth lives in Brooklyn with her two daughters, occasional mice and innumerable to-do lists. She runs a nine-minute mile, bakes a mean chocolate chip cookie, and can always be persuaded to get up and sing at a karaoke bar. Follow her on Twitter.

Elizabeth Laura Nelson Articles

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Here’s What To Do When You’re FURIOUS With Your Partner

What do you do when you’re angry with your partner? Read...
Attracted to the wrong people? Believe it or not, this is actually a good thing.

Why You’re Attracted To People Who Make You Feel Terrible About Yourself

Attracted to the wrong people? Believe it or not, this is actually a good thing.

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The thing is, when you fight with your partner, it’s your amygdala that takes over. It's the part of the brain that processes fear, and it’s powerful.

Here’s What Happens To Your Body When You Fight With Your Partner

The thing is, when you fight with your partner, it’s your amygdala that takes over. It's the part of the brain that processes fear, and it’s powerful.

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Of course, you should feel comfortable in your relationship. But there’s a difference between happy-comfortable and miserable-comfortable.

Are You Stuck In A Comfort Relationship?

The "comfort relationship": Sometimes we get comfortable being uncomfortable.

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Let your kids screw up. To my mind, the goal of raising kids is to make them into self-sufficient adults who are kind, smart, and capable of taking care of themselves.

Dear Parents, Go Ahead And Let Your Kids Screw Up Their Lives

“Parenting” has become a competitive sport. But it’s kids who are losing. Let your kids screw up.

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Admit it — you’ve done most of these things that make people hate you.

7 Things You’re Doing That Make People Hate You

If you constantly find that you’re rubbing people the wrong way, take a look at this list and consider if you’re doing any of the following seven things.

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When I think about why none of my relationships ever seem to work out, the elephant in the room is my mental illness.

Mental Illness Doesn’t Mean You’re Too ‘Broken’ To Be In A Relationship

The elephant in the room is my mental illness. Do my anxiety and depression make me unworthy of love?

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Why You Need To Stop Talking About Your Relationship

Is it possible that talking about your relationship less could actually be the key to making it better? Sometimes, stop talking and just let yourselves be.

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