That's a lot to juggle all at once."' Monica S.*, a 25-year-old teacher from New Jersey, experienced this strain firsthand when living at home during the early days of a promising relationship."I was already nervous talking to him on the phone, and on top of that, I knew my family could hear me! Over dinner, my sister or parents would make little comments, like, 'Oh, are you two bickering already? " So, Monica got a second job, saved all her money and moved out six months later.
Even though I’d gotten pregnant on my own terms, I didn’t want to close the door on love.
One of the many reasons that I initially felt this was the right decision for me was that I wanted to relax…Read more I’ve wanted to be a mum for as long as I can remember, but it wasn’t until I turned 37, last year, that I decided I was absolutely, positively done waiting.
Because we…Read more The crop top is so much more than a top.
It’s a fashion obsession: Just check out Instagram, where #Crop Top has been used more than 1.7 million (! This is fortunate for me, since I’ve been a fan of…Read more I blame Ethan Hawke…not just for turning me on to a lifetime of scruffy boyfriends but for setting off a recurring volcano of a pimple.
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