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Steph Young

I share my learnings in hopes of inspiring other women to make impactful changes in their own lives. My love for ...

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How To Keep Your Head Held High And Your Standards Higher

As a well-adjusted, pulled together and outgoing single woman, I hear this phrase about a million times: “You’re so great! Why are you single?” Though my typical response is just to shrug it off with a nondescript reply, deep down I fear that the answer is that nobody wants to be my boyfriend.

I Don’t Feel Obligated To Have Sex, And You Shouldn’t Either

Anytime I’m hanging out with a new prospect, there is an inevitable make or break moment when I decide how far down the physical path I’ll go. After years of casual dating, it doesn’t feel like it’s a stretch to throw caution to the wind and jump straight to sex. Part of becoming a woman was learning that how far I go is entirely my choice.