Natalie Slaughter

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Natalie is a former Texan currently living in LA who enjoys politics, cooking, video games, comic books and spending more money than she should at ModCloth. She takes her nerd title as seriously as she does her writing and believes anything's a good story if you tell it right. Follow Natalie on Twitter and Facebook.

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Let’s Not Forget Mental Health When We’re Talking About Dieting

Should we be forced to sacrifice our mental health for physical?

It’s Okay To Dump Your Friends

It’s so easy to fall into a pattern where we give and give until there’s nothing left.

Your Daughters Hear You When You Criticize Your Body

She’s creating her body image based on the things you say.

7 Things I Wish People Knew About Being A Fat Woman

You do you, just make sure you do it without making other people feel crappy about their bodies.

Why I Let My Boss Emotionally Abuse Me For Three Years

I spent so many late hours in the office, I started sleeping there.

I Was Banned From Prom Because I Had a Same Sex Date

The staff made it clear my sexual orientation should be kept hidden.

I Dress Loudly And My Hair’s Blue. Why Do I Feel Invisible?

Do I think I’m invisible because I’m depressed, or am I genuinely being ignored? What’s a real feeling and what’s...

There’s No Such Thing As Being A ‘Grown-Up’ Anymore

I’m 32 years old, and I’m fairly certain that, short of inheriting some magic beans, I’m never going to be...

Dating Someone Who’s In The Closet When You’re Out

It’s not easy. And sometimes it doesn’t work at all.

How Are Daddy Daughter Weddings Still An Actual Thing?

I grew up watching my friends pledge their virginity to their fathers.

The Michelle Carter Case Tells Us Words Are Never Just Words

“It’s not like I actually did anything” isn’t an excuse.