Did you read Emily Ratajkowski’s viral essay? This week I delve into my perhaps controversial reaction to it, and my thoughts on her general figurehood…
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Good morning! The other day some friends and I were reminiscing about an app idea we had years ago that would allow you to “blind cancel” on your…
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Re: Friend fearsFriendship anxiety has almost become a little tradition for me. Sometimes it seems like it’s just waiting in the wings until the right sequence of…
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Last week Avi and I went outside to unbury our car after the storm, a task we assumed we could do ourselves but ultimately involved our whole…
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A few weeks ago, The New York Times published a story about a mental condition known as languishing. “There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling,” the…
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Last week New York media twitter and everyone who follows it was subjected to a gentle, distributed rage surrounding an article called “A Vibe Shift Is…
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A lot of white people assume “white supremacy” only applies to crooked cops and men in white robes or red hats, but in reality it’s carried out every…
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Welcome to my first Maybe Baby of 2021. At the end of last year I took a month off from writing and about six weeks off social media and am obliged to…
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Plus a love letter I wrote in 2017
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I’m back this week with my monthly advice column, Dear Baby. Thanks so much to everyone who wrote in—I got so many great questions it was hard to pick!
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When I was 18, I wrote a letter of encouragement to myself and then accidentally left it in a textbook that I sold back to my college bookstore. In a…
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