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IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Got Catfished By Someone I Met IRL First

He was perfect. Sure, he was in his thirties and I wasn’t yet of legal drinking age, but I couldn’t be bound by such superficial, societal constraints. He was bearded and had the kind of name only given to the romantic lead in an indie rom-com. I was smitten.<p>We met at a Thanksgiving potluck. I was …

That Time I Found Out I Was Some Guy’s Trophy Date

This is going to sound ridiculous and downright unwomanist/feminist, but when I was in high school, I thought it would be cool to be a trophy wife. I mean, come on: smart, beautiful, a model mom, and on top of it all, kept? Seemed like a pretty sweet deal to me. Thankfully, I grew up and realized …

Misanthropy I can bear - but anti-feline prejudice is different

The cat is man's master, and nobody should challenge its supremacy<p>This week I learnt a disturbing fact about Walt Disney. At an awards dinner in Hollywood, Meryl Streep gave a speech in which she condemned him for his various prejudices. He didn’t like women, he didn’t like Jews, and in fact he …

Pets

My Wig Was A Life Saver -- Until She Fell Off My Head at Work

“It doesn’t even look like a wig,” my intern said, trying her best to be reassuring. “I couldn’t even tell.”<p>That is, of course until, the darn thing fell off my head.<p>Except for the occasional set of braids, I've never been a weave girl. But lately, I’ve been toying with idea of "going natural", so …

JK Rowling: What next after you've peaked?

The Harry Potter writer was frank in admitting her best years were behind her - but many stars are unhappy with fading fame<p>In pictures: JK Rowling is not alone in facing fears she's peaked<p>Ruby Wax likened it to “death”. Gary Barlow compared himself to an addict, who over-ate to numb the pain when, …

10 Things Not To Say At Work

We all know that presentation matters. You need to dress for the job you want, and you want to generally represent yourself as a competent, intelligent, professional human being, if you want to be taken seriously — and get your way as often as possible. And really, who doesn't want that?<p>A huge …

HOW HAVE I NEVER WORN THIS DRESS? Do You Save Clothes "For Good"?

This dress is mocking me.<p>It didn't all start that way. We started on good, even great terms.<p>My friend Joy and I had driven to San Diego for a day of touristy relaxation. We fed little exotic birds at the San Diego zoo, we ate Mexican food, we ambled around Old Town San Diego looking at souvenirs …

Ten films to make grown men cry

Andrew Lowry looks at the films guaranteed not to leave a dry eye in the house – even if it's a house full of men<p>The myth that men lack emotion continues to do the rounds. We live in more emotionally articulate times than ever before, yet there still persists a strange illusion that men are stoic …

Dear Future Boyfriend

Naturally, before reaching this point you have passed preliminary evaluation with flying colors. Therefore you are respectful, witty and let’s face …

Relationships

Time to ditch the slogan T-shirts – they're not big and they're not funny

<b>When will slogan T-shirts finally disappear? I have seen two particularly horrible examples lately: Mothercare's</b> <b>"When I grow up I want to marry a prince"</b> <b>and a real charmer on a dad in a kids' playground – "I swear officer, she was awake."</b><p><i>Leyla, by email</i><p>If memory serves, one of my first columns was …

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The Measure of the season – what's hot and what's not this autumn/winter

Going up<p><b>Couture with morning coffee</b> Pay tribute to Isabella Blow's more-is-more approach to dressing up when you visit the retrospective of her clothes at London's Somerset House in November. Fashion Galore! Indeed.<p><b>Early Warhol</b> Dior used the artist's early illustrations of shoes and flowers in its …