Monthly Archives: October 2013

How Carrie became susceptible to domestic violence – How we grew up shapes how susceptible we become to abuse as adults.

  Carrie was 26 and knew she was hot. She had dark brown hair that hung below her shoulders and wore sweats with a tight tank top and bare midriff that made it hard to avoid admiring her Survivor abs. Her face was also clear and beautiful which made it easy to miss the fear […]

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How Hannah learned to go into hiding with her lovers

  Hannah was her mother’s first and only child, the perfect creation Mary had always dreamed of, her major life achievement. Mary couldn’t get enough of her new baby. The feedings in the first weeks enthralled her. Hannah’s mouth around the aureole of her swollen breast, her lips ardently sucking as her tiny tongue circled […]

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Why Ellie should never have slept with her therapist

  Ellie didn’t see it coming but should have. Arianna’s shock at the exhibition when Jeremy Seitman of New York Magazine announced that her austere images of solitary people are what Edward Hopper might have captured had he used a camera. And her rage when she read Christian Vincenti’s review in the Village Voice that […]

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Just another hookup or will she see him again?

  Adrianna was in no mood for reflection as she sat in the conference room in her borderline sexy Max Mara dress. She was pissed. Pissed at her boss who’d just given her an impossible deadline, pissed at her father and, above all, pissed at her know it all shrink who was convinced he could […]

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Fear of Flying: The fear comes with it. You need to conquer it.

  Ellie pulled up to the corner of 82nd and Third Avenue in a red BMW convertible and screeched to a halt as a gust of hot summer wind blew her silky espresso hair around her face. Hannah slid in beside her and Ellie gave her a deep, searching kiss. “So where are you taking […]

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