Here’s What a Relationship Is Like When It’s Working

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It’s funny: when I was single, articles about Being Single poured out of me… one second I was having a coffee out in the city to feel a little less alone, and then bam: there was a thousand words about #TheSingleLife, typed up in a Word doc as if by magic. Now that I’ve been in a relationship for 3 years, you’d think I’d write about that instead. But I don’t. Maybe it’s because I’m worried I’ll jinx myself by flooding the internet with articles about being in love, only to get dumped 3 months later and end up hating myself for all the permanent remnants I left behind. Maybe it’s because it’s because when you’re happy, your natural inclination isn’t too turn to a laptop, but to the person who’s making you happy. Maybe I’m just lame and undisciplined and not making enough time to write anymore.

And yet, here’s a new article for Thought Catalog about being in a relationship that works. Because whatever I’m doing is working right now, and my affection runneth over enough that I decided to say, “fuck the jinx, and fuck being too lazy to write, here’s a thousand words on what it’s like to be happy.” Hope you like it.

“You Should Fall For Someone Who Doesn’t Love You” (Audiobook Edition) Is Out Today!

51ykrbDd4EL._SL300_My second e-book got the audiobook treatment from Audible too, and it’s available here now! 

Huge thanks to my awesome narrator, Brian Hatch, and to the whole Audible team!

The Beauty In Our Drunken, Late-Night Confessions

psr38g3q9m1In addition to my audiobook news, I also had a new article go up on Thought Catalog today. I know a lot of us try to avoid getting sloppy-drunk with friends we don’t know very well, or don’t see too often, but sometimes an alcohol-fueled catharsis is exactly the push we need to let people see what’s really going on in our lives. “The Beauty in Our Drunken, Late-Night Confessions” is a love letter to alcohol, to my friends, and to the idea that we’re perfectly OK just as we are.

“I Swear I’ll Be Good At It!” (Audiobook Edition) Is Out Today!

audibleinstaAudible bought the rights to my first e-book & I’m very excited to share that the audiobook edition of “I Swear I’ll Be Good At It!” is out today! So, if you ever wanted to hear *someone else* tell you funny stories about my formerly non-existent sex life, NOW YOU CAN! (Blood relatives & current boyfriend, please disregard this post, there’s nothing you need to listen to here.)

Huge thanks to my narrator Jed Drummond and the entire Audible team! You’re all incredible!

A Label Whore’s Guide To Love

labelwhoreguideI used to have a slight problem when it came to designer goods and credit card debt, by which I mean, my overwhelming love for the former was a direct cause of the latter.

While my shopping addiction is (mostly) under control these days, I DO still believe that some things in life are just too important and too special to try and get at any kind of discount (literal or figurative)… and falling in love is one of them. New on Thought Catalog today, here’s my article: A Label Whore’s Guide To Love.

All The Times Your Ex Will Think About You

94780520-man-playing-pool-in-a-bar-buenos-aires-gettyimagesMy new essay up on Thought Catalog today is called “All The Times Your Ex Will Think About You,” and is a (slightly redacted) excerpt from my new e-book, You Should Fall For Someone Who Doesn’t Love You.

Speaking of: for the next week, my e-book is part of a Valentine’s Day promotion and has been reduced to only .99 cents on Amazon – if you haven’t purchased a copy yet, now would be the perfect time!

“You Should Fall For Someone Who Doesn’t Love You” is now an e-book!

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I’m *so* excited to share that my second e-book for Thought Catalog Books, “You Should Fall For Someone Who Doesn’t Love You: Essays on Longing, Loving & Leaving” was published today (just in time to stress everyone out for Valentine’s Day)! Buy it here and I’ll love you forever: http://www.amazon.com/Should-Fall-Someone-Doesnt-Love-ebook/dp/B00T7097U8/

I’m still trying to contain my excitement, more reflections on all of this to come…