Faking It: New MTV show about best friends pretending to be lesbians

The reason for faking their relationship? Popularity. The trailer shows how the girls start to get noticed when a popular gay student invites the pair to his party and outs them to the whole school. Then the girls run for homecoming queens and make out to help bolster their campaign. To make things more complicated,… » 4/09/14 9:07pm 4/09/14 9:07pm

Wedding invitations and feeling left out (or not)

I'm 28 and my friends are just starting to get engaged/married. (We are a tribe of average bloomers.) I think one of the most interesting dynamics at play with weddings comes with the creation of the guest list: who makes the cut and who doesn't, who gets to decide who makes the cut, who gets plus-ones, and how people… » 4/05/14 5:02pm 4/05/14 5:02pm

Follow Up on Saturday Night Social (TW: Suicide)

I don't know how many of you caught this thread on the SNS in which a poster shared her plan to kill herself the next day. Obviously, lots of people responded asking her to change her mind and a few of us called the police. The next day she commented on the thread, restating her intention to commit suicide and, again,… » 2/11/14 2:07am 2/11/14 2:07am