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  • The Terror of Being Stalked
    twodaymag's Lifestyle Contributor: Kristen Houghton

    The Terror of Being Stalked

    At her bridal shower, in a place that was kept secret up to the last minute even from her best friend and family, there was an unexpected gift. A framed picture of her going into a bridal shop with a note that read, "Brides go missing."

  • The Conscious Effort to Connect
    Health and Wellness

    The Conscious Effort to Connect

    "Some people are just so nasty and I think, 'would it kill you to be nice and just treat me like a person?' " I chuckled and said, "Yes, I think the same thing, sometimes."

  • Boomerang Kid
    Bobby's World

    Boomerang Kid

    It seems 20-somethings just haven’t been able to get a good foot down in life — given the economic instability, skyrocketing student loan payments and a host of other problems plaguing our generation.

  • The Power of Pie
    Family Time

    The Power of Pie

    With 80 pounds packed onto my 5'4" frame and 10 years after leaving home, I was no longer the slim tennis player I was in high school.  I had become the chubby... no, what are we supposed to say now?  "Curvy?" I had become the "curvy" size 16 I was until I had enough last year and lost 60 pounds.

  • Facebook or Sex…Which Do You Prefer?
    In Love

    Facebook or Sex…Which Do You Prefer?

    According to a study conducted by the oh-so-scientific Cosmopolitan magazine, one in five women would rather play on Facebook than with a partner. Yes, you read that correctly. 20% of women would prefer Farmville to Sexville any day.

  • The Hollywood Outsider: Forced to Wear Flats
    Celebrity Relationships

    The Hollywood Outsider: Forced to Wear Flats

    Welcome to yet another edition to the Hollywood Outsider! The weekly roundup of best (read: most ridiculous) stories to come out of Hollywood and analyzed buy a guy who doesn’t know - or care - about any of it.

  • Am I a Female Chauvinist?
    Health and Wellness

    Am I a Female Chauvinist?

    “Wow, great shot,” a man exclaimed while I was playing golf. I had hit my ball to about three feet from the pin and he looked stunned. My first reaction to him was, “He only seems amazed because I’m a girl and he doesn’t think women can hit it a freaking golf ball.” I looked at him at snapped, “Is it a great shot because you think it’s a good shot or is it because I’m a girl?”

  • Falling in Love with Your Gay Best Friend
    Friendship

    Falling in Love with Your Gay Best Friend

    Everyone assumed we were in love but, truly, romance had no part in our relationship. We loved each other but we could never be in love and we never went beyond the quick greeting or parting kiss and hug. Brett, you see, was, and is, gay.

  • When Family is Toxic
    Family Time

    When Family is Toxic

    If these people were my friends or were someone I was dating, I would be told by all of my close friends and nuclear family to disassociate myself from them.  Why is it that just because they are family that they get carte blanche to say whatever they want and get away with it because "Oh, they're family. They don't mean any harm!"

  • The Pressure Men Feel to Be Perfect
    Bobby's World

    The Pressure Men Feel to Be Perfect

    It didn’t take me too long to get over the fact that my face wouldn’t have the chance to be on a glossy magazine cover on a bookstore shelf.  But, it has taken awhile to get to where I am in terms of accepting that I don’t need to look like a GQ cover model.