Will an intervention get a suicidal friend to change therapists?

Fear keeps an aspiring writer from writing.

A friend with chronic pain and depression doesn’t keep commitments or return calls.


Nice Girl

Isn’t it impolite to ignore people? Even strange men who call you “sweetheart”?

Mother-in-laws are hard on the psyche and blowjobs are hard on the knees.

Can love overcome politics? How do you get better at writing female characters?


Not a Fan

On being self-conscious when eating in public, sharing a bed with a warmer person, and moving to a new city.



Work-life balance and a regrettable late night email.



Attending a party where the host was forced to invite you, and a complicated web of job possibilities.

How can a practical person learn to dream? How should you behave on social media in the face of tragedy?