Kathryn Durkin


I graduated from SUNY College at Old Westbury on Long Island. Before transferring, I attended La Salle University and majored journalism. I love to people watch and be super sarcastic and snarky.

Get Out Of The Kitchen: 5 Ways To Keep Love Alive When Dating A Chef

By Kathryn Durkin
After playing the dating game for several years, I finally believe I have found The One. There's just one problem: I never see him, and I’m okay with that. I am engaged to a chef. Yes, our relationship is hard and wildly misunderstood. Yes, I come…

5 Reasons Why I Quit Making My Weekends Only About Alcohol

By Kathryn Durkin
As a self-proclaimed party girl, I am ashamed to write this. I come from a huge, loud, drunk and jolly Irish family. We celebrate engagements, marriages, holidays and even funerals with a drink. But, I just can’t hang anymore. I think I came to this…

Dear Assh*les, Stop Being Rude To The Elderly

By Kathryn Durkin
Dear Sir, I hope this letter finds you well. The last time I saw you, you were screaming at an older gentleman (probably around the age of 70) from your car window. He tried to go into the left lane and cut you off by accident. He was going to miss…

You Are Not Your Job: What I Learned From Being An Outcast At Work

By Kathryn Durkin
Whether you are at a retail establishment or an office job, keeping a team of motivated and supportive coworkers together is like putting a dog in a Christmas outfit for a single picture -- ridiculously hard and super frustrating. Unfortunately, the…

3 Ways My 'Sheltered' Upbringing Molded Me Into A Well-Rounded Person

By Kathryn Durkin
I think my parents did more than a phenomenal job in raising my brother, sister and I. We were probably the healthiest people on the block; armed with our Columbia jackets and tangerines in our pockets, we would take the block by storm. We watched…