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If I’m an asshole it means I like you: deciphering the emotionally unavailable

I don’t like to talk about my feelings. Even just typing that, admitting that I prefer to sweep my emotions under a rug, is enough to make me uncomfortable. I … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Adventures in online dating

I did it. I still can’t believe I did it, but it’s done nonetheless. I joined Plenty of Fish. This was pretty out of character for me for a couple … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

The truth about dick pics

Gentlemen of the world, I am here to tell you that there is a time and a place for a phallic photography. Hint: it’s not when you first start dating … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Does free will exist?

“Of course,” you might answer, “I’m choosing to continue reading this, rather than the exactly 317 other things I could have done instead. Keep asking stupid questions and I’ll choose to … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Disseminating Drake’s ‘Practice’

As Aubrey Graham spits the first lines (“I can tell that money’s got you working”) from ‘Practice’, the last song off ‘Take Care’, it easy to suppose that this track … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Let developers bribe homeowners

As every resident of Toronto has likely been aware of for ages, the city has been riding the wave of booming construction for more than a decade now. City Hall … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The side effects of loving unavailable men

In high school, I thought I was picky. My mother thought I was a closeted lesbian, but I thought I was picky. I thought the reason that no boy could … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Projection of Perfection

We are the girls with anxiety disorders, filled appointment books, five-year plans. We take ourselves very, very seriously. We are the peacemakers, the do-gooders, the givers, the savers. We are … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Taylor Swift: Not your Shakespeare’s love song

As everyone with access to various social media outlets and other human beings knew approximately 18.7 seconds after it happened: Taylor Swift had broken up with her super serious boyfriend … Continue reading

January 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

Nobody likes a Starfish

As a woman with what I consider to be a healthy sexual appetite, I am always astonished when I hear a female acquaintance discuss how they enjoy ‘lying back and … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · 3 Comments

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