BIO

Elizabeth lives in Brooklyn with her two daughters, occasional mice and innumerable to-do lists. She runs a nine-minute mile, bakes a mean chocolate chip cookie, and can always be persuaded to get up and sing at a karaoke bar. Follow her on Twitter.

Elizabeth Laura Nelson's Articles

Bottom line: we don’t always know why we’re anxious, and it’s not our fault.

Telling An Anxiety Sufferer To 'Just Calm Down' Is Both Stupid And Toxic

Can’t calm down, won’t calm down.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   06.19.17 6am   |   SHARE
Loving someone really isn’t a good enough reason to stay in a relationship you know isn’t working.

Loving Someone Isn't A Reason To Stay In A Dead End Relationship

How far should love go?
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   05.10.17 12am   |   SHARE
If you’re looking for me, I’ll be lying on the sofa, huddled under a blanket, feeling satisfyingly shitty.

Embrace The Crapstorm Of Life 

Go ahead. Give in to the misery.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   02.15.17 12am   |   SHARE
Of course, I love my children. I love being a mom. But if you ask me what my name is now, I’ll tell you it’s Elizabeth – not “Molly’s mom."

Please Don't Call Me A Mother; I'm So Much More Than That

Being a parent isn’t everything.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   01.25.17 12am   |   SHARE
We’re still the same people we always were. Image: Thinkstock.

6 Things All Parents Want Their Childfree Friends To Understand

Yes, a lot of parents are assholes. But you know what? A lot of people are assholes; some of them happen to have kids, some don’t. I can’t speak for all parents, and I wouldn’t want to try. But... Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   07.29.16 12am   |   SHARE