Christina Walker

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The Truth About Being a Slutty Slut

I am a slut. A slutty slut slut. So say a lot of people. People who read my blog and disagree with its premise. People who don't like me. Women who think sex is gross. Guys who want the girl you bring home to mom and think because I talk openly about sex, I don't like family dinners or moms.<p>There …

7 Little Things That Make A Big Impact (Or, How To Be Happier With Your Life)

It’s super easy to post “life is great, I’m soooo happy” on Instagram or Twitter and exert to the world your wonderfully positive life. But are you</i> …

4 Things You Come To Realize When You’re Unapologetically Yourself

There are people in this world who are Catholics, yet in a room full of atheists, they will claim there is no God. There are people in this world who …

3 Reasons Why I Don’t Mind Being Called A Whore

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. There may be no proverb less true. I would argue that words are often <i>the</i> most …

The Best Decision Is Often The One You Will Regret The Least

Making decisions can be tough at best, and irritating, annoying, or depressing at worst. Whether you are a decision-master who can easily make …

If You Were Never Mine, Why Does It Still Hurt So Much?

Once, I wanted to believe you were mine. We exchanged glances, we had a cause and effect, you and I. Every action of mine received a go to response …

8 Love Lessons Women Should Learn From Mistresses

To really benefit from this article, you’ll first have to get down from your high horse this instance. Stop bashing the mistress, the “other” woman, …

3 Powerful Reminders For When You Feel Stuck In Life

1. You don’t need to know where you are going to get somewhere great.<p>A car’s headlights can illuminate only the area immediately in front of it, yet …

23 Things No One Cares About But You

1. Thinking that the people watching you cross the street from inside their cars are judging your face, clothing or the way you walk<p>2. Worrying what …

How To Predict Your Future Happiness

Photographed by Nina Westervelt.<p><i>Gretchen Rubin, author of two New York Times bestsellers, is our go-to gal for the best get-it-together know-how.</i> …

20 Signs You Grew Up In A Boring (But Awesome) Suburb

1. The majority of your high school milestones (makeouts, intense talks, and memorable experiences) occurred in a car, usually at the end of that one …

21 Knock-Out Beauty Products Hiding At Your Drugstore

Fashion magazines are always blabbing about wearing a mix of “high and low” clothing, like maybe you pair your $$$ boots with an H&M dress. It’s …

25 Signs You’re Just A Small Town Girl In The Big City

1. Moving to “the city” was your life-long dream. All you ever wanted was to get out of that small, suffocating town with the same old people and …

35 Things Your Boyfriend Isn’t Telling You

1. He’ll never actually grow out that ridiculous facial hair, out of fear of repercussion.<p>2. He secretly loves all the abbrevs that you use, and has …

I Can Be That Girl

I can be the girl who will always support you through your decisions, no matter what. When everyone tells you you’re crazy, I will stand firmly by …

5 Things Women Should Start Doing Again

As I recently took it upon myself to tell men about all the things I believe they should be bringing back into their daily rotation, it seems only …

23 Women On The Most Important Things They Learned After A Breakup

A collection from some of my favorite words from Thought Catalog writers over the years, on breakups and womanhood and what you learn.<p>Waking up one …

15 Things That Happen When You Go To Starbucks A Lot

1. If you enter and go to order a drink first, the good seats will be taken while you’re in line. If you make getting seated your priority, a long …

The Ugliest Words in the English Language

As it turns out, what makes a word beautiful is one of the Internet’s favorite discussion topics. It’s right up there with kitten GIFs, celebrity …

A Friendship Between College Girls Is Grander And More Dramatic Than Any Romance

Of all the breakups I’ve had, the saddest and hardest to get over is the one with my platonic girlfriends.<p>Before I go on, I should clarify by saying …

A Pep Talk (For When You’re Feeling Inadequate)

I like you, dear reader.<p>This is a general, vague pep talk, but don’t let that throw you off. These may be universal truths, but guess what? You fall …

8 Things The Girls That Get Ignored By Guys Don’t Know (That Other Girls Do)

If only all women knew these truths, the world would be a better place. Easier for us men and easier for women as well.<p>1. All girls look better …

7 Little Things You Miss When You’re A Single Girl

I’ve been single for a while and it’s only recently started to bother me a little. I’m pretty sure it’s not about validation; if I need to feel …

20 Irrational Little Things Everyone Thinks When They’re Going Through A Break Up

1. Impulsively altering your physical appearance, like dying your hair or getting it cut.<p>2. Speaking to your mother at least once, generally twice, …

10 Struggles Of Being Not Fat, But Not Skinny Either

Okay, so I want to start this post off by clarifying that I don’t think I’m fat. However, I know I’m not stick thin. And that’s fine. No I’m not …

Why I Still Identify With Carrie Bradshaw

When I watched <i>Sex And The City</i> for the first time, I identified with Carrie more than any of the four women. I definitely related to Samantha and …

What We Really Remember On #TBT

I remember the nurse’s office. I remember lying on the leather chair with a “stomach ache.” I remember kids with nosebleeds plugged with twisted …

Choose The Challenging Friendships

A girl I was once friends with jumped out of my parked car and screamed after me, “Friendships aren’t supposed to be difficult!” before slamming the …

50 Rules For Daughters

I posted “50 Rules for Sons” in anticipation of my son Stephen’s graduation from high school. This year I am posting my “50 Rules for Daughters” for …

The 7 Stages Of Binge Watching A Show On Netflix

While carrying my laptop around the kitchen today because I couldn’t even pause my show to make lunch, I had a horrifying thought: “What did the …