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Elle Magazine, Selected Articles

I was a Tabloid Sex Columnist

Only two months into my career as a sex columnist for the New York Post, I was informed by my editor that I was falling down on the job: It seems I wasn’t on my back enough. My sex life was an unaugmented bust. My weekly first-person account,”Love & Hayt,” dwelled mostly on past triumphs and current failures–especially the failures, since, to me, they were funnier, not to mention truthful.

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Selected Articles, Women's Magazine Articles

Lipstick Jungle - Marie Claire

One late summer evening a few months ago, I was about to steep myself in an Aveeno oatmeal bath.  Opening the doors to the vanity below my bathroom sink, I reached around a mountain of beauty products for my Lady Gillette.  It was a regrettable move.  I unleashed The Great Avalanche.

Marie Claire article by Elizabeth Hayt

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Selected Articles, Women's Magazine Articles

My Rite of Passage - Elle

Motherhood has always been a stretch for me.  I was 27 when my son was born in 1988, and I hoped that having a baby would save my marriage to a workaholic, and give me a sense of purpose.

Elle magazine article by Elizabeth Hayt September 2006

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New York Times Articles, Selected Articles

The Woman Who Ate The Carnations

ON Oct. 19, the day the obituary appeared, my mother, Maxine, called to tell me in a flat voice that the cancer had finally killed Marcia Tucker, the renegade museum curator, feminist and political activist.

New York Times article by Elizabeth Hayt
The news prompted a jumble of reactions and memories. This woman had changed my mother’s life and, in so doing, turned our family upside down.

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New York Post, Selected Articles

TO LOVE, HONOR AND STAY AWAY

During my childhood on Long Island’s North Shore, I always wanted the sort of parents who kissed each other when Dad came home from work, spent weekends playing doubles and danced cheek-to-cheek at bar mitzvahs. But mine were not quite that.

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New York Post, Selected Articles

PICKING UP GOOD (SORT OF) VIBRATIONS

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New York Post, Selected Articles

TAKING A GAMBLE THAT HE’LL CHANGE

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New York Post, Selected Articles

BLOGGER BAD BOY’S GOT DIRTY LAUNDRY

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New York Post, Selected Articles

WOLVES IN YOUNG MEN’S CLOTHING

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New York Post, Selected Articles

TO DO: CHUCK THE CHECKLIST

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