Try to re-frame “small talk” as “engaging chatter that won’t require too much emotional labour or specialized knowledge.”
Love and loss are two sides of the same coin. But avoiding love for fear of that impermanence is no way to live your life.
Make sure people know more than one thing about you. The way to do this is to keep trying new things.
Jude advises someone reeling from a breakup to use this opportunity to learn about what a good, loving relationship looks like to them.
We may fantasize about quitting with a “mic drop” moment, but it’s almost always better to leave things on a positive note.
Jude discusses what it means to be a feminist, and the ethical/political implications of sexual practices.