ALW’s Five Guys Q.5: Back to the Future

A reader wonders if things don’t have to be messy.

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18 Ways to Be a Better Person in 2018

At the end of each year, I like to take some extra time to reflect – I feel like it really helps me with resetting my goals, and it gets me refocused and ready to tackle the new year. In what feels like such a dark, scary world lately, I think we can all benefit…

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Making Peace With Others’ False Perception of You

In the fifth season of The Office, Pam goes with Michael on a speaking tour to all the branches of Dunder Mifflin, including the one managed by Karen (aka Jim’s ex-girlfriend). Pam was the reason Jim broke up with Karen and Pam knows it, so she’s pretty nervous about the meeting. There’s a cutaway interview with…

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How to Handle a Friend Who Wants Too Much of You

There are times in our lives when we find ourselves in friendships that feel one-sided, where it seems that we are giving more than we are receiving in the relationship. While all of us believe in giving selflessly of our time, emotions and advice, there may come a point when we need to establish healthy…

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The Weekend (West Coast) Edition: Aashna

Every Monday, you will get to read a post by a twenty-something answering some questions about their weekend, how they balance financial needs and brunch needs, their favorite spots around town and whether everyone really experiences FOMO. If you want to be featured, email edition@anotherlongweekend.com Name, age, hometown, occupation? Aashna, 24, Fairfax, VA (currently living in…

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The Weekend Edition: Viraj

Every Monday, you will get to read a post by a twenty-something answering some questions about their weekend, how they balance financial needs and brunch needs, their favorite spots around town and whether everyone really experiences FOMO. If you want to be featured, email edition@anotherlongweekend.com NAME, AGE, HOMETOWN, OCCUPATION Viraj, 18, McLean, VA, college freshman! WHAT…

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The Weekend Edition: Sonali

Every Monday, you will get to read a post by a twenty-something answering some questions about their weekend, how they balance financial needs and brunch needs, their favorite spots around town and whether everyone really experiences FOMO. If you want to be featured, email edition@anotherlongweekend.com Name, Age, Hometown, Occupation Sonali, 19, Mclean, VA and a college…

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UnProfessional Advice: Is it time to break up with your best friend?

Dear Naomi, My best friend and I have been very close for years — even our families have met through our friendship. But last year, I suffered a huge familial loss, and she made it all about her. In my grief, I’d stopped answering her texts and calls as often, and instead of supporting me,…

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No New Friends: 5 Types of Friends You Do Not Need to Have

It’s Summer Sixteen and that means it’s time to rid yourself of all the baggage you’ve accumulated thus far! This May and June, all my posts will be focused on decluttering your life, simplifying your everyday routine and chucking all and everything that has not been working for you! Subscribe through Bloglovin to the right of this…

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