Family, Holidays, and Being Single: How to Deal

Not everyone enjoys the holidays. Beyond the good Thanksgiving and Christmas eating and paid time off, the holidays really are another opportunity to usher in familial shade. Every pound added will be discussed. Your occupation and educational choices will be dissected. And if you’re single, so will your lack of a #him. Grandmothers, aunts, and […]

Meeting the Parents (Isn’t So Bad After All)

Soon after my boyfriend and I made it official, we decided that I should probably meet the parents. Since they live in the same town, we arranged for me to visit their home on a Saturday evening. My married coworker, who is always eager to give unsolicited relationship advice, told me to dress conservatively. Moms […]