Interview With My Ex-Girlfriend: Brittny

Welcome to Interviews With My Ex-Girlfriend, in which Autostraddle writers get back in touch with their ex-girlfriends to ask them Five Simple Questions:

How long did we date?
Why did we break up?
What did you learn from our relationship?
What do you miss most about me?
Would you invite me to your wedding (why/why not)?

I met Brittny through mutual friends in 2009. My first girlfriend, who I dated for two years, had just broken up with me and I was rebounding with her male coworker to try to make her jealous (as you do). Brit and I met at a house party and I liked her immediately. She was outspoken and smart and really attractive, but was dating someone! In typical gay fashion, we pined over each other for a bit (Brit ...

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Chelsey is a previous Editorial Assistant for Autostraddle and currently resides in Los Angeles with her cat Olive and a large collection of cardigans. She enjoys drinking coffee/tea, writing, editing, and validating the humans in her life.

Chelsey has written 52 articles for us.