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Megan Reynolds is an associate editor at The Frisky. She is an ardent Kardashian apologist and writes mostly about beauty, entertainment and the vagaries of the Internet.

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Dating Don’ts: On Loving Someone With Mental Illness

For the majority of my last relationship, my partner was in the throes of a slowly unwinding nervous breakdown. He moved to New York at the same time I did, and lived for a brief period in a state of almost too much togetherness, bound because we loved each other, but also because we didn’t…
By: Megan Reynolds / January 28, 2014

Dating Don’ts: 6 Ways To Deal When You Hate Your Friend’s Boyfriend

It happens to everyone, eventually. You’re out with your friend and her new man, sitting across the table from them like a little girl out to dinner with your parents. The guy she’s seeing is nice enough, always kind to your friend, and pleasant to you, but you can’t help but shake a feeling of…
By: Megan Reynolds / January 21, 2014

Dating Don’ts: Why Dating Younger Is Not For Me

I am the oldest of four girls, a pack of sisters who descend in age like uneven stair steps, from 31 to 29 to 26 to 23. As the eldest of this pack, I am a consummate older sister — bossy, with a tendency towards lecturing, and…
By: Megan Reynolds / January 14, 2014

Dating Don’ts: Consider The Winter Boyfriend

Technically, there are four seasons, but I like to think of Winter and The Holidays as two distinct entities. The Holidays are their own special thing -- a whirlwind of lights and fun and being hungover at the office on a Wednesday. The Holidays end…
By: Megan Reynolds / January 7, 2014

Dating Don’ts: How To Be Single During The Holidays

Theres something about twinkly lights and snowflakes falling on a hushed street that can send even the most confident woman into a free-fall, scrambling for the nearest warm body to spend the holidays with. This time of year lends itself nicely to reflection, to…
By: Megan Reynolds / December 17, 2013

Dating Don’ts: The Difference Between Nice Guys And Guys Who Are Nice

I had a drink with a friend the other night who spent the entire time pouting as he regaled me with the latest details of his most recent failure in the dating world. “Girls don’t like me because they don’t like nice guys!” he said. “Girls only like…
By: Megan Reynolds / December 10, 2013

Dating Don’ts: You Are Your Own Worst Enemy

There is no secret to dating success.There is no incantation to whisper over a pile of personal effects under the light of a new moon, no candles to burn, no rituals performed under a veil of…
By: Megan Reynolds / December 3, 2013

Dating Don’ts: Choose To Be Available

Life as we know it is a series of small, careful choices that we make day in and day out. We choose to watch television, to go to yoga, to eat that last piece of cake, to go the long way home instead of taking a cab. We make these choices as a part of…
By: Megan Reynolds / November 19, 2013

Dating Don’ts: 6 Tips For Managing The First Ex Run-In

You're on your way to your local watering hole one evening and you spot something familiar in the gait, the walk, the hand gestures of a person heading your way on the street. You realize with sudden, sinking dread that it’s your ex who you…
By: Megan Reynolds / November 12, 2013

Dating Don’ts: Embracing Wabi-Sabi

Here is a example of something that happens to people in relationships: we strive for perfection at all costs. Things go well, things are proceeding according to the path you created in your head. Things feel perfect. Your relationship is a glorious jewel of correctness, shining…
By: Megan Reynolds / November 5, 2013

Dating Don’ts: Why Control Is The Enemy Of Love

Say you’re in a new relationship, and things are going well. There are dinners, there is coffee in bed when you want it, there is sparkling conversation and wit and banter, there are all-consuming exchanges of emotion that leave you revitalized and ready to seize the rest of your lives together. You’ve reached a state…
By: Megan Reynolds / October 29, 2013

Dating Don’ts: Why You Should Choose To Date

Here's what's easy: Sitting in your apartment, doing things that you like to do, justifying this behavior by saying that because it is what you want to do, it is absolutely correct. Rejecting new experiences because they could fail, because you could embarrass yourself or fall on your face or loose…
By: Megan Reynolds / October 22, 2013

These NSFW Sculptures Of Miss Piggy And Kermit Will Haunt Your Dreams

Have you ever wondered what Miss Piggy and Kermit's sex life is like?  Do you have a desire to have your childhood memories of "The Muppets" ruined forever? Then please, take a glance at Emilio Rangel's series "La Puta di Babilonia (The Whore of Babylon)," which depicts what really happens between America's favorite couple behind…
By: Megan Reynolds / October 17, 2013

Rebel Wilson Doesn’t Care What She Looks Like And That’s A Very Good Thing

It is time to have a serious conversation about just how amazing Rebel Wilson really is. She has a law degree and an arts degree, proving that she's one smart cookie.  Most importantly, she has a refreshing lack of vanity in an industry where vanity is a pre-requisite. There are a lot of misleading and…
By: Megan Reynolds / October 17, 2013

Snooki’s Got Talent: Watch Her Impressive “Dancing With The Stars” Routine

I can't remember the last time I thought about Snooki with anything but bemusement, but this insanely good clip of her tearin' it up with a killer jazz routine on "Dancing With The Stars" changed my mind. Did you guys have any idea that Snooki had talents beyond dragging a stuffed alligator around Florence and…
By: Megan Reynolds / October 17, 2013

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Eleanor Catton Wins Man Booker Prize At 28

Eleanor Cattan became the youngest winner in the Man Booker Prize's history at 28, winning over other literary hard-hitters like Jhumpa Lahiri and Colm Toibin. Her novel The Luminaries is a murder mystery set during the New Zealand gold rush, and has been praised for its mastery of storytelling and language, not to mention its great…
By: Megan Reynolds / October 17, 2013

7 Horror Movie Villains Ranked By Dateability

Halloween is not a holiday known for love, but stay with us for a sec. The canon of horror movies is rife with potentially dateable and definitely single men, who could all just use some love, or at least a nice dinner out.  If online dating and the daily drudge of searching for available and…
By: Megan Reynolds / October 16, 2013

10 Unconventional Chick Lit Novels

It's time to create a new definition of chick lit, one that moves away from the tired standbys and into a new frontier. There are stories written for women by women that are varied and interesting and funny. These 10 books all share similar themes to the traditional chick-lit offerings: strong female characters and relatable…
By: Megan Reynolds / October 15, 2013

The Triumph Of The Singleton: How Bridget Jones Changed The Landscape For Women

I first read Bridget Jones' Diary when I was a teenager, marveling over how adult and grown up Bridget's entire world was. Cigarettes! Drinking! Poor decisions! For a 15-year-old with an untraditional worldview, Bridget's foibles were aspirational. She was a woman in her thirties, still single, still struggling to make it to work wearing a…
By: Megan Reynolds / October 15, 2013

Dating Don’ts: Social Media Etiquette For Every Stage Of Your Relationship

The rush that comes from infatuation is a drug as powerful and all-consuming as the sadness and white hot rage that follows a breakup. It is in these two extreme states that your desire to consume all you can about a person is at its highest. Through the sorcery of the internet, it's all at…
By: Megan Reynolds / October 15, 2013

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