Jacqueline Frankel

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First Time For Everything: Holiday Party Hook-Up

There I was at my first company Christmas party, looking respectably sophisticated in a little black dress and kitten heels. Fresh out of college, I was working a coffee-running, “Ugly…

Jacqueline Frankel | December 8, 2008 - 3:30 pm

Dealbreaker: The Bad Wedding Date

The next best thing to having your own wedding is getting invited to one by your boyfriend. There’s something about a man who wants you on his arm at a…

Jacqueline Frankel | September 16, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Dealbreaker: Ditching Out On Your Birthday

Your Birthday: it’s the one day a year you are guaranteed to have someone trying to do you. Even when you’re single, you can line a little somethin’ somethin’ up.

Jacqueline Frankel | August 25, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Poll: Would You Date A Friend’s Ex?

Here’s the deal. A few months ago, I was dating a guy I was really into. One night, at a party, a friend of mine approached us. Except, she didn’t…

Jacqueline Frankel | June 13, 2008 - 11:30 am

First Time For Everything: The Rebound

After a bad break-up, I hid in my room for a while listening to Beck’s sad Sea Change, clutching my childhood stuffed animal, Muffin, wondering what I did wrong. But…

Jacqueline Frankel | June 2, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Dealbreaker: Bad Music Taste

There are so many things involved in attraction. From clothing to chemistry, a never-ending list of items can be turn-offs. But sometimes differences are a turn-on, from magnets to men,

Jacqueline Frankel | April 14, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Dealbreaker: The Drunk Embarrassment

There are so many things involved in attraction. From clothing to chemistry, a never-ending list of items can be turn-offs. But sometimes differences are a turn-on, from magnets to men,

Jacqueline Frankel | March 31, 2008 - 4:00 pm

The Pitfalls: Wet Blanket Wuss

Between the mama’s boy, the softie, the geek, the sensitive ponytail man, the teddy bear, and the by the books square, there is one common chant: Nice guys finish last.

Jacqueline Frankel | March 25, 2008 - 2:00 pm

The Skinny On The Real Midlife Crisis

When my mom started trying to lose weight just so she could be skinnier than me, I tried to support her sadistic desire. Okay, maybe her personal trainer wasn’t a…

Jacqueline Frankel | March 21, 2008 - 4:00 pm