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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You’re Not Too Much, He’s Just Not Enough

My whole life, people have been telling me I’m “too much." It's BS.

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How do you deal with feeling lonely; are you okay with having alone time?

Why It’s Okay To Feel Really Lonely

How do you deal with feeling lonely; are you okay with having alone time?

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11 Subtle Signs You’ve Given Up Trying In Your Relationship

Researchers say that the average relationship hits the ‘comfort zone’ phase after 11 months and 24 days.

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Taking care of yourself and conquering your people-pleasing ways doesn’t give you license to stop caring about other people’s feelings — especially your partner’s.

Is Your People Pleasing Personality Killing Your Relationship?

The problem with people pleasing: You’re trying so hard to be good. So how come you feel so bad?

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If your partner is still connected to his horrible ex in a way neither of you can do anything about, here are six ways to cope.

6 Ways To Deal With Your Partner’s Horrible Ex

If your partner is still connected to his horrible ex in a way neither of you can do anything about, here are six ways to cope.

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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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I do know that nothing is working out the way I dreamed it would when I was a kid. And I also know that at this exact moment in time, I’ve never been happier.

Nothing In My Life Is Turning Out How I Planned, And I’ve Never Been Happier

Sometimes you have to let go of your dreams. As the years go by, you come to the realization that who you are now is pretty much who you’ll be forever.

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The only thing worse than being in a bad mood, is dealing with someone else’s bad mood.

9 Things To Do When Your Partner’s In A REALLY Bad Mood

The only thing worse than being in a bad mood, is dealing with someone else’s bad mood.

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