The 'Cool Girl' Is Not Fiction, But a Phase

Recently a friend ran into a woman we all knew in our twenties as a so-called "Cool Girl." She braced herself for the typical performance-art femininity—"dude in a hot girl's body" ready to party with suspicious, irritating gusto—and was startled to find herself speaking to a grownup who seemed pretty together. Down… » 10/08/14 11:50am 10/08/14 11:50am

20-Something Women Are Awesome at Being Totally Stressed Out

It's no secret that as a general rule, we are all a bunch of deeply stressed folks. We have a gazillion things we need to get done in a day, emails and texts are flying at us at all hours, and we're constantly working to pay for fun things like food. But if you've noticed that your level of stress has been creeping up… » 6/15/12 3:40pm 6/15/12 3:40pm

Millenials Are a Bunch of Entitled Trustafarians With Enabling Parents,…

Navigating the world of young adulthood is plenty difficult without media coverage that routinely characterizes your entire generation as a bunch of snot-nosed jerks with wildly unrealistic expectations of what the world owes them. But, here we are — yet another survey has concluded that "Generation I" has a poopy… » 5/08/12 10:25am 5/08/12 10:25am