Tag: true story

Relationships

True Story: I’m A Body Image Waffler

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I recently signed up for six sessions with a personal trainer, LaMarcus, and told him my goals: get more toned and lose a few pounds. Then …

Celebs

True Story: I Accepted A Marriage Proposal After Only 5 Months Of Dating

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Ours was the shortest courtship that I had ever heard of. Well, except for celebrities, but we all know how those turn out most of the …

Relationships

True Story: He Cheated, I Stayed

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I knew exactly what I’d do if I found out my partner had cheated. At least, I thought I did. The truth of the matter is, …

Health

True Story: I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant (For 6 Months)

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The moment that changed my life was actually pretty anticlimactic. I took a pregnancy test. Waited the prescribed amount of time. Looked at the result. Threw …

Uncategorized

True Story: Why I Tell Everyone About My Abortion

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I first wrote about my abortion in the spring of 2012. At that point, it had been seven years since my procedure, and something that never …

Love & Sex

True Story: I Attended A Luxury BDSM Weekend

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The words “feminine dominant” inevitably conjure a specific image. Without fail, there in your mind is that hard-bitten woman, the one with all the cliched, head-to-toe …

Style

True Story: I Stopped Washing My Hair (And So Should You!)

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The first time I met my friend Jeff, I told him his hair was amazing. It was a thick, effortlessly tousled blond mane that anyone would envy. …

Love & Sex

True Story: I Worked As A High-End Stripper

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What do you feel about going topless?” he asked me over the phone. I hesitantly replied, “Well, I guess I’m okay with it. But will they …

Entertainment

True Story: My Big, Fat, Finished Marathon

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About 20 weeks ago, I decided to train to do the Seattle Marathon.  Sunday was the Seattle Marathon.  When I woke up at 5am I told my …

Love & Sex

True Story: My Husband Is Bisexual

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In private, my husband, Paul*, has started referring to his sexual orientation as “Results-Oriented.” As in, he doesn’t care what gender his sexual partners are if …