Q&A with Tanya Hennessy
GOT A DILEMMA? LET COSMO’S VERY OWN AGONY AUNT Tanya Hennessy SORT YOU OUT. YOU’RE WELCOME!
Q. How many PJs is too many? Is there a limit on how many I can own?
A. Tanya says The limit does not exist. The way I justify it is, multiuse. Girl, I wear pyjama tops to work – straight from bed to work. I’ve actually worn a pyjama top on TV before. (No one noticed... except everyone watching.)
Q. How do I know if I really want kids or if I just think I do? A. Tanya says Steal one, and if you don’t want to give it back in a week, you probably want kids (obviously kidding).
Q. Why don’t I want to go clubbing anymore? I used to love it!
A. Tanya says Because who wants to be out in a short skirt and heels that are killing you with a $34 vodka soda? Not me! When you could be at home leg spreading and eating a Sara Lee cake with a fork at 9pm.
Q. Where is a place I can get great life advice?
A. Tanya says Sister Act 2.
Q. What are your tips for procrastination?
A. Tanya says It’s really easy to lose focus and get distract… oh my God, there is a cat outside my window and he’s so cute. I think I’ll name him Paul.
Q. Is it weird I own so many maternity jeans when I have never been pregnant?
A. Tanya says No. You are an icon. Elasticised waists for the win. You are a higher being.
Q. How do I know what career I should pursue?
A. Tanya says Do an online quiz. You can even find out what kind of marginalised Friends character you would be, based on your star sign. Credible.
Q. Should I see a psychic?
A. Tanya says I saw a psychic the other day. I said to her, “Have I seen you before?” and she said, “Maybe in a previous life.” Then I was like, “Nah, at Coles.” She had too many rings, a beaded curtain and smelled like incense, so I thought she was legit. I would say yes, but they are expensive and often vague: “I feel like you have a birthday and a face.” Wow, she knows it all.
Q. I don’t want a big wedding, but my parents do. Help!
A. Tanya says Tell them if they pay, you’ll do it. If not, have it at a Pizza Hut with the allyoucaneat buffet.