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I’ll just be sitting here waiting for my weirdo.

What Is It About My Dating Profile That Says Treat Me Like Crap?

I hear internet dating success stories all the time. My story never seems to quite go that way. I’ll just be sitting here waiting for my weirdo. Read...
Elizabeth Best of SHESAID    |   09.28.18   |   SHARE
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When I told my friends, family, and therapist we were back together, they were worried.

Put It In Writing: Using A Contract To Heal My Relationship

When I told my friends, family, and therapist we were back together, they were worried. That’s when we had the idea to write up a contract. Read...
Liz Presson    |   09.27.18   |   SHARE
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I still want to be in a relationship eventually, and have a family and all that, but right now I am happy being single, and that scares me.

I’m Happy Being Single And It Scares The Sh*t Out Of Me

I still want to be in a relationship eventually, and have a family and all that, but right now I am happy being single, and that scares me. Read...
Elizabeth Best of SHESAID    |   09.24.18   |   SHARE
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I still went to the painful place of being fat-shamed and decided that was why he had refused to kiss me.

Is It Because I'm Fat? How Internalized Shame Impacts Intimacy

I still went to the painful place of being fat-shamed and decided that was why he had refused to kiss me. The pain never fully went away. Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   08.31.18   |   SHARE
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image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: Yes, Fat Women Actually Date Amazing People

I’ve dated people of all sizes, income levels, and personality types. I only get questions when I’m dating someone whose status is seen as “above” my Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   08.30.18   |   SHARE
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Breaking The Stigma Of Dating And Loving With HIV​

Life and Love with HIV hopes to shatter outdated stigmas and introduce stories of happiness, pleasure, and positivity. Loving with HIV. Read...
S. Nicole Lane    |   08.22.18   |   SHARE
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Love, Alexi: How To Start A New Relationship Without Totally Freaking Out

The following is a list — a gentle reminder, for anyone who has ever had a hard time trusting in a new relationship, and allowing someone to love Read...
Alexi Wasser    |   08.14.18   |   SHARE
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From now on, as hard as it may sound, I’m giving less power to Instagram.

Love, Alexi: I Stopped Letting Instagram Interfere In My Relationship

From now on, as hard as it may sound, I’m giving less power to Instagram. I realized I was wrapping all my self-worth in attention from another Read...
Alexi Wasser    |   07.24.18   |   SHARE
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