The BetsyG-Spot

Love, life, and sex in the suburbs

Archive for December 2008

Totally Random

December 30, 2008 Category: Random

It’s vacation week, and BetsyG’s not in her usual essay-writing form. But she gives a tantalizing preview of next Monday’s post, and wishes everyone a happy new year.

Who Pays

December 29, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

Who pays for a date can be awkward for both the man and woman. Here are my thoughts on the subject, with a few helpful tips for the guy.

It’s a Holly Joliday

December 25, 2008 Category: Looking back, Random

BetsyG looks back at Christmases and Hanukah’s past. Through the wonders of Youtube, she shows you her favorite gift ever.

The Playground

December 23, 2008 Category: Looking back, Wheel of Fortune

Why do we connect with some people and not others? BetsyG reflects on her recent reconnections to try to understand what makes a friend.

Celebrity Crush

December 21, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

I met Chris Noth! What happens when you meet a celebrity you’ve had a crush on? BetsyG talks about her recent experiences meeting Noth and Jonathan Franzen.

Shopping Trip

December 18, 2008 Category: Random

BetsyG reflects on a shopping trip with her mother and the change in relationship that develops as her parents age.

Life Gets Weirder

December 16, 2008 Category: Looking back, Random, Wheel of Fortune

BetsyG’s experiences with reconnecting are getting weirder by the day, courtesy of Facebook. But what’s really weird is this picture of BetsyG from 9th grade.

Bad Advice

December 14, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

Dating advice columnist Mark Evan Katz tells women “Don’t do anything” when it comes to dating. Women really get that one wrong. I sure do, and so do my friends. I’ve learned my lesson.

Six-Month Relationship

December 11, 2008 Category: Random, Writing

BetsyG looks back on the six months of The BetsyG-Spot, and evaluates its successes, failures, and where to go from here.

I Heart Essays

December 09, 2008 Category: Media, Wheel of Fortune, Writing

BetsyG talks about one aspect of why she loves essays, both reading them and writing them.




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