Cat mom, lover of pop psychology, freelance content creator. Find me on zuliewrites.com.
How to Make Your Pet Famous on Instagram
My name is Zulie and my cats are more famous than I am. I use the word “famous” a little leniently here. They have 15K followers on Instagram, but they’re not being recognized on the street or anything. Aside from the people in apartment 7c, who always point at the weird lady walking her cats. Thanks for that.
The Five People You’ll Meet in a County Probate Court While Getting Married
Six years, two months and 28 days after I met him, I applied for a marriage license to wed my partner. It cost $66. There was no waiting period. The event took 45 minutes, including the obligatory selfie outside the courthouse with our license.
A Simple Strategy You Can Use to Tell If Someone is Lying to You
One of the most jarring memories from my teen years is when my best friend was being cheated on by her boyfriend. The whole time, he made her feel like she was the distrustful, unloyal, misbehaving one. Night after night, he’d have this or that story about what he’d been up to, why he hadn’t come to that study session, why he was late to dates.
How to Finally Realize You’re Bisexual at the Age of 22
Being a bi woman is weird because it’s all too easy to traverse a good part of your life without realizing that odd, burning feeling you have towards other women isn’t jealousy, envy, admiration, or any other feeling other than pure, unadulterated attraction.
A Simple and Versatile Cookie for a Stressful and Complex Year
Russian Teacakes are amazing cookies in the best of times, but also in the worst of times. In any given year, I'm a lazy yet discerning baker. I want easy, fast, but also delicious. This means if I need more than two bowls, or if there are 17 complicated steps, I'm out. On a year like the one we've just had, that's even more true.
5 Signs a Queer Woman Is Into You
Here’s the issue with being a bisexual or a lesbian woman: it’s very hard to tell if another woman is interested in you, or even gay at all. Most of our pop culture is focused on interpreting heterosexual signs between men and women, like a lot of arm-touching or direct eye contact. Far less is on how to tell if women like you if you’re a woman to begin with, or how to learn to interpret those signs as romantic interest rather than casual friendship.
9 Weird Things to Expect When You Attend Oxford as an American
When I got my letter of acceptance to study at the University of Oxford, I had just finished a physics test and was trying to sneakily check my email.
The Psychological Trick That Lets You Subtly Influence Human Behaviour
Imagine you’re walking down the street with your friend when a random woman comes up to you and abruptly promises you $20 — on the condition that you share the cash with your friend. The split is up to you, but if your pal doesn’t like it, the woman takes the money back.