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  • The Depressing News on the Cost of Success?

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    January 26, 2011 | 9:28 am

    So this week I read the most depressing article I’ve read in a long time (and I read a lot).  Tracy Clark-Flory in a story on Salon interviewed Mark Regnerus, the co-author of a new book that was just released, Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate and Think... read on

  • Sizing Up Your Assets

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    January 25, 2011 | 9:53 am

    I am not that private about money.  It doesn’t make me uncomfortable to talk about it when it comes up, but then again, as a product of Mark Zuckerberg’s world view, I’m not that private about anything.  So I was really shocked when a friend of mine recently told me that for a... read on

  • What’s My Type?

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    January 24, 2011 | 9:44 am

    A guy just asked me recently what’s my type when it comes to dating men.  I wanted to answer honestly, but I didn’t know what to say.  Looking at my history, I’ve dated probably one of everything.  I’ve long thought I don’t really have a type.  But I think the whole type... read on

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  • Getting To Marriage

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    January 19, 2011 | 11:34 am

    A few disclaimers:  I’m not married, have not personally tested this theory and I wrote this for a law school negotiation class.  But I loved the book Getting to Yes, I had fun writing the paper, and I hope you’ll take it in the tongue and cheek manner I intended.  I apologize for... read on

  • He Only Wanted Sex?!

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    January 19, 2011 | 9:41 am

    I had an epiphany on Friday night.  After a scrumptious dinner at my friends’ gastropub The Yard in Santa Monica, I went with some friends to see a girlfriend of mine sing Jazz at El Cid in Los Feliz.  I rarely have moments of self-doubt, possibly to my detriment, but on this... read on

  • Vestiges of Exs

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    January 18, 2011 | 9:46 am

    About a week ago, a girlfriend of mine called me up in a state of excitement.  An ex of mine had sent her an email.  Not to her specifically, but a mass email under the pretext of wishing people a happy new year in order to promote himself and look for work.  Now, I’ve been broken... read on

  • The Craigslist Killer in All of Us

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    January 12, 2011 | 9:25 am

    So this past week, my family was skiing in Mammoth ,which meant that come Saturday night, the only thing we were all up for was lying on the couch in front of the fire and watching a Lifetime Movie about the Craigslist Killer.  While I never really followed the story when it was... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Tamara Shayne Kagel is a twenty-something fixture on the Los Angeles scene currently living in Santa Monica.  Currently, Tamara is a successful freelance writer (just ask her...

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