Jen Glantz

Jen Glantz

Bio

Jen Glantz is an author, Bridesmaid for Hire, speaker, and business consultant. She's the author of the new book, "Always a Bridesmaid (For Hire): Stories on Growing Up, Finding Love, and Walking Down the Aisle for Complete Strangers."  

Jen Glantz Articles

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I'm Glad I Chose Myself Over My Boyfriend​

I smiled and walked out the door, choosing myself over a guy, choosing my business over a person who wanted me to be someone I no longer was.

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How I Am Spring Cleaning My Mental Clutter

Give yourself a deadline and get to work to make things whole again. You’ll suddenly free up a lot of your brain power when you release mental clutter!

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How Social Media Made My Holiday Season Depression So Much Worse

I soon realized that admiring everyone’s seemingly perfect life was making me spiral into a pit of holiday season depression and I couldn't climb out.

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I realized, by the age of 25, that I needed to make new friends, and I needed to make them fast.

The Challenges Of Making Friends As An Adult

I realized, by the age of 25, that I needed to make new friends, and I needed to make them fast. Making friends as an adult is hard.

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The Best Apps To Turn To When You're Having A Panic Attack

“Apps for anxiety,” I whispered in the middle of a panic attack, holding down the round circle button on the front of my iPhone connecting to Siri.

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Friendship breakups are hard! My friend couldn’t give me much of a reason as to why she didn’t want to be gal pals any longer.

Why Friendship Breakups Are Worse Than Romantic Breakups​

Friendship breakups are hard! My friend couldn’t give me much of a reason as to why she didn’t want to be gal pals any longer.

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My first time trying out for The Bachelor, I really wanted to get on the show to find love.

My Experience Trying Out For The Bachelor…Twice

My first time trying out for The Bachelor, I really wanted to get on the show to find love. “Is anyone else here to find love?” I said out loud.

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I made it my goal that by the end of 2018 I would leave my negative self-talk behind.

How I Learned To Combat Negative Self-Talk

I made it my goal that by the end of 2018 I would leave my negative self-talk behind. Here’s how I’m learning to do just that.

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According to the website, WeddingWire.com, the average bridesmaid spends $1,200 on one wedding.

A List Of Things You Can Buy For The Price Of Being A Bridesmaid In ONE Wedding

According to the website, WeddingWire.com, the average bridesmaid spends $1,200 on one wedding. Where does that money go?

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What I Learned Going On 14 First Dates In 28 Days

On each date, during my 14 first dates, whether good or bad, I started to realize that dating is more straightforward than it seems.

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