“How am I still single?” you ask. Let me explain the ways.

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1. Must love kids, but not really want them.

2. Must be over 5’8’’ even though I’m under 5’3’’.

3. Can’t be religious but should be comfortable with my overwhelming Jewishness.


I used to teach Zionism to young American Jews, now I oppose it.

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Hello, it’s me. I was wondering if after all these years (inside my uterus) you’d like to chat.

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The toxic hookup culture told me I was only as valuable as the amount of attention I got from Nice Jewish Boys

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No seriously, I’ve never actually tried it.

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Just let me be (located on the side of the head).

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How to grieve for your love life.

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Stage 1: Panic

Stage 2: Patience


I take absolutely no responsibility.

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  • The condition of my living room rug is a shocking assault on the aesthetic of…


New year, new ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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  1. Live a healthier lifestyle by getting vaccinated before Brittany — your high school nemesis, longtime Facebook friend, and current multi-level marketing scheme participant. If you can’t figure out a way to get inoculated before someone that peddles Avon Products for “a living” then please consider yourself a failure.
  2. Travel more than just between your bed and your couch. Show the mid-century modern living room accent chair you bought from your racist neighbor on Nextdoor some love. It too would like to mold into the shape of your ass.
  3. Save money on car insurance by switching to GEICO. And then selling…


Does “the talk” still come with free condoms when you’re in your thirties?

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1. Just do it.

Dani Mahrer

Full time renewable energy professional, free time snarky writer.

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