Interview With My Ex-Girlfriend: Jenna

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)?

In 2010, I had an internship in Toronto and there was a girl in my department (after we started dating I referred to her as my boss, but she was not having it) who had long curly hair and wore excellent dresses and had many books about gay politics on her shelves. At the end of the summer I moved back to my city and she moved to it for school, and we went on sexually tense friend dates until she invited me over and got me drunk and kissed me with very enthusiastic consent, and then a year and a bit later we moved to a new city and in together. And then a year and a bit after that we broke up for so, so many reasons.

2011

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Carolyn Yates is the NSFW Consultant, and was formerly the NSFW Editor (2013–2018) and Literary Editor, for Autostraddle.com. Her writing has appeared in Nylon, Refinery29, The Toast, Bitch, Xtra!, Jezebel, and elsewhere. She recently moved to Los Angeles from Montreal. Find her on twitter.

Carolyn has written 914 articles for us.