Posts by Teri Boates

I have $35,904 in student debt. We need to talk about it.

I have a lot of student debt: $35,904 to be exact. That’s about $10,000-$14,000 a year depending on how much I work during my “pre-study period.” Because I’m the first person in my family to go to university, my parents call me their “shining light of hope.” I don’t know how I’m supposed to be…

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No doesn’t mean ‘harass me’

  As a woman, one of the most uncomfortable conversations to have with a man is turning him down once he’s confessed his feelings for you. “We can still be friends though, right?” A comment that she probably meant in all sincerity hits him in the gut like a Louisville Slugger. The ‘friendzone’: seemingly every…

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