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How To Negotiate: 12 Steps To Negotiate A Zillion Times Better And Get What You Want

I wasn’t always good at negotiating. As a writer, I was usually just delighted to be getting paid anything at all, so if I was told a freelance rate or…

Diana Vilibert | June 14, 2012 - 12:00 pm

5 Ways To Screw Up The First Date Before It Happens

You meet online. You have the same favorite book and it’s not The Fountainhead. You exchange emails multiple times a day and bond over your mutual love of cats, Frasier, and pretending…

Diana Vilibert | May 25, 2012 - 1:00 pm

6 Signs Your Date Is Interviewing You For Marriage

Is it a date or an interview for a lifetime together? Here are six ways to tell.

Diana Vilibert | May 22, 2012 - 2:00 pm

4 Things To Remember If You Never Hear From Them Again

The third date was perfect. You laughed, you flirted, your hands grazed as you both reached for the cheesiest nacho.

Eight days later — nothing. They haven’t called…

Diana Vilibert | May 21, 2012 - 11:00 am

Cheers, William And Kate: The Royal Wedding Punch Recipe

Whether you’re throwing a viewing party — and following The Frisky’s liveblog — complete with cucumber sandwiches and tiaras or opting out of the Royal Wedding celebration, it’s almost impossible…

Diana Vilibert | April 28, 2011 - 5:20 pm

What His Gift Really Says: Holiday Presents Decoded

When a commitment-phobe I had been dating for two months excitedly told me he had a present for me — “you’ll love it,” he assured me — I prepared myself…

Diana Vilibert | December 22, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Pay Off Your Own Debt!

I graduated from college two years ago with $115,000 in student loans. I’m paying them off a little at a time, and when I need a reason to drink, I…

Diana Vilibert | October 27, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Quiz: What’s Your Fitness Style?

Do your friends marvel at your discipline to be at the gym EVERY morning at 6 a.m.? Or is your favorite exercise move texting? (C’mon it has to burn some…

Diana Vilibert | June 15, 2010 - 5:30 pm

What’s Your Dealbreaker?

I’ve written about a few dating dealbreakers I’ve encountered — the virgin; bad sex; the dumb guy — and my friends and Frisky commenters are always quick to jump in…

Diana Vilibert | May 24, 2010 - 1:00 pm

7 Online Dating Red Flags to Avoid

Dater, beware: steer clear of these tell-tale online dating profile warning signs.

Diana Vilibert | May 4, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Is Bad First-Time Nookie A Dealbreaker?

“I think you’re great,” I told him over martinis on our third date, “but I just don’t think we’re compatible.” Mike was smart, interesting, and nice … too nice when…

Diana Vilibert | April 20, 2010 - 1:00 pm

First Time For Everything: Swinging

When I first set out to write about swinging for an article about the lifestyle, the last thing I expected was to find myself nodding when a slim, curly-haired brunette…

Diana Vilibert | September 3, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Swing Clubs: The Rules

If you’re thinking of taking a swing at it, being prepared is key if you don’t want your first time at a sex club to be your last.

Diana Vilibert | March 6, 2009 - 5:00 pm

First Date Essentials: What To Bring, And What To Leave At Home

You’ve got your favorite lip gloss, mints, and enough money to cover your share of dinner, but are there first-date essentials you’re forgetting to bring — or forgetting to leave…

Diana Vilibert | January 9, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Real Chick Lit: Manslations

Diana Vilibert | January 7, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Dealbreaker: The Dumb Guy

I noticed Bob before he noticed me. He looked like the kind of guy you have sex with in barroom bathrooms and the backseats of cars. When he said “Hey”…

Diana Vilibert | December 22, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Dealbreaker: The 26-Year-Old Virgin

It was our first date and we talked for 10 hours straight before Jeff kissed me, shaking as he leaned in. He didn’t have to lean far — I had…

Diana Vilibert | November 24, 2008 - 3:00 pm