Style Girlfriend is WFH..How About You?

What a weird couple weeks, huh? I’m constantly told that I live in a liberal bubble here in New York, but on my group texts with friends from Wisconsin and elsewhere, it seems like everyone’s in the same boat now. Folks everywhere are dealing with the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Bottom line? Things are not great! We’re talking: that eerie sense of panicked … Continue reading Style Girlfriend is WFH..How About You?

How Three Couples Split Up Emotional Labor at Home

There’s an episode in How I Met Your Mother when Ted, Robin, Marshall, and Lily all discover they’ve been using the same toothbrush. For years. This, to me, is the perfect example of what happens when the work of emotional labor breaks down. Everyone winds up using the same toothbrush and nobody’s happy.  Emotional labor is the invisible, unpaid work that goes into making life … Continue reading How Three Couples Split Up Emotional Labor at Home

Want to Make Real Changes in 2020? Choose a Word of the Year

Why it’s time you skip the resolutions and choose a “word of the year” in 2020 instead Did anyone else feel majorly shamed by all the novellas masquerading as Instagram captions cropping up in your feed last month? Folks pontificating on “Wow, as I reflect on this last year/decade, it’s wild how all my dreams came true after graduating from business school, getting married, having … Continue reading Want to Make Real Changes in 2020? Choose a Word of the Year

The Confidence Vortex: An SG Investigation

Hello! October is Confidence Month here at Style Girlfriend. All month long, we’re sharing personal stories, actionable tips, and boldness-boosting shortcuts on the theme. The other day, I was explaining a theory of mine to a friend that I realized was worth capturing here on SG for you, too. As elusive as the Bermuda triangle, I call it the Confidence Vortex. Here it is: How … Continue reading The Confidence Vortex: An SG Investigation