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

A narcissist can’t get enough of himself

Are You Dating A Narcissist? Here’s How To Tell

A relationship with a narcissist may start out with butterflies and fireworks...But don’t be fooled: it’s not about you. It’s about them.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   04.16.18 12am   |   SHARE
Being a mom with anxiety, hard as it is, is actually the only kind of mom I want to be.

Being A Mother Is Hard. Being A Mother Living With Anxiety Is Harder.

My anxiety doesn’t mean I can’t be a good parent. In fact, it makes me a better one.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   04.9.18 12am   |   SHARE
Attracted to the wrong people? Believe it or not, this is actually a good thing.

Why You’re Attracted To People Who Make You Feel Terrible About Yourself

Attracted to the wrong people? Believe it or not, this is actually a good thing.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   03.26.18 12am   |   SHARE
Don’t stay stuck in a bad relationship, and don’t give up on looking for love. You’ve got this. (Photo by Vladislav Muslakov on Unsplash)

7 Beliefs That Are Keeping You From Having The Relationship You Want

This isn’t Sleeping Beauty. There’s no prince coming to rescue you. What relationship beliefs are standing in your way?
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   03.21.18 12am   |   SHARE
Being a mother is complicated.

If You Say You’ve Never Regretted Having Kids, You’re Lying

No regrets about having kids? Maybe it’s time we all came clean.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   03.16.18 12am   |   SHARE
The only thing worse than being in a bad mood, is dealing with someone else’s bad mood.

9 Things To Do When Your Partner’s In A REALLY Bad Mood

The only thing worse than being in a bad mood, is dealing with someone else’s bad mood.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   03.2.18 12am   |   SHARE
Of course, you should feel comfortable in your relationship. But there’s a difference between happy-comfortable and miserable-comfortable.

Are You Stuck In A Comfort Relationship?

The "comfort relationship": Sometimes we get comfortable being uncomfortable.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   02.26.18 12am   |   SHARE
The best way I know to feel better when I’m low is to scrape up some gratitude.(Photo by Neil Bates on Unsplash)

9 Things To Be Grateful For After A Breakup

Finding gratitude in the wake of a bad breakup isn’t easy. Here are a few things to focus on.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   02.14.18 12am   |   SHARE
Let your kids screw up. To my mind, the goal of raising kids is to make them into self-sufficient adults who are kind, smart, and capable of taking care of themselves.

Dear Parents, Go Ahead And Let Your Kids Screw Up Their Lives

“Parenting” has become a competitive sport. But it’s kids who are losing. Let your kids screw up.
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   01.10.18 12am   |   SHARE
Taking care of yourself and conquering your people-pleasing ways doesn’t give you license to stop caring about other people’s feelings — especially your partner’s.

Is Your People Pleasing Personality Killing Your Relationship?

The problem with people pleasing: You’re trying so hard to be good. So how come you feel so bad?
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   12.18.17 8am   |   SHARE