Hanna Brooks Olsen

6 Very Real Concerns about Period Sex & How To Deal

Confession time: I was not down with period sex for a long time. Like, as long as I’d been having both periods and sex at the same time -- or rather, having periods and not having sex during them. Why? Because gross. And because messy sheets. And because most guys are squicked out about…
By: Hanna Brooks Olsen / August 23, 2013

Dating Don’ts: How To Deal When Your Career Is Blowing Up And Your Boyfriend’s Isn’t

Remember that episode of “Sex and the City” where Carrie got a big advance for her book while her boyfriend, Jack Berger, watched his flounder? He was so jealous of her success! And he didn’t want to be that guy! As much as “SATC” got basically every single thing about relationships wrong,…
By: Hanna Brooks Olsen / August 13, 2013

Dating Don’ts: About Fake-Friending

The scenario is a common one – it’s happened to me and, while writing this piece, I did an informal survey and asked a handful of women in my life if they were familiar with the phenomenon of fake-friending. All them were. And almost all of them – myself included – admitted to having bee…
By: Hanna Brooks Olsen / July 16, 2013