Relationships

Make It Stop: “My Crappy Job Has Its Perks, But It’s Also Ruining My Mood”

By: Anna Goldfarb / May 22, 2015

Work: can’t live with it, can’t live without it. Sigh. More »


Hitched 2.0: I’m Delaying Medical Treatment Because Of My Wedding

By: Emma Sarran / May 21, 2015

Some people may be surprised when I say I’m postponing treatment for endometriosis until after my wedding, but those people don’t have all the information. More »


How Not To Pick Up Women In Public

By: Ask Men / May 19, 2015

Ahhh, summer. The season of sundresses, tans and half-naked bodies; where attractive humans emerge from their wintry dens and take to beaches and parks with gorgeous abandon.

Perhaps you are newly rid of your cuffing season partner, or maybe you’ve been single for a long time, but either way, many men see summer… More »


6 Things Successful Guys Do On Tinder

By: Ask Men / May 17, 2015

Women spend a lot of time on Tinder wading through men’s profiles consisting of shirtless mirror selfies and slang- and typo-laden About Me sections.

Or, if their profiles are good enough to earn a right swipe, a lot of men end up sabotaging their chances of ever meeting their matches in person by… More »


Make It Stop: “Should I Dump My Boyfriend Before Or After His Friend’s Wedding?”

By: Anna Goldfarb / May 15, 2015

Is there ever a right time to stomp on someone’s heart? More »


Hitched 2.0: Pros And Cons Of A Large Wedding Party

By: Emma Sarran / May 14, 2015

When I stand under the chuppah on my wedding day, I’ll have seven bridesmaids by my side, and my fiancé will have six groomsmen by his (plus my brother-in-law who, though officiating, will be the seventh for all intents and purposes). I never envisioned myself with a large wedding party. And, by some people’s standards,… More »


Woman Speculates That “Magic” Found Her A Husband, We Respectfully Disagree

By: Megan Reynolds / May 13, 2015

Magic — it does a lot of good in this world! But I don’t think it will lead you to finding a husband, no matter how strongly you believe. Writer and international traveller Jo Piazza (who has contributed to The Frisky), in a piece for ELLE, speculates that magic is what helped her meet and become engaged to the man of… More »


25 Types Of Men I’m Absolutely Tired Of At 25

By: Tiffanie Drayton / May 12, 2015

Now, more than ever before, I have come to a point in my life where I just have zero patience for certain types of men. Part of the reason for this is that I’ve had much more dating experience, but I think more importantly, I have gained a certain degree of self-confidence after surviving college… More »


Check Your Vibes: Are You “Oversensitive”?

By: Claire Hannum / May 11, 2015

Most of the time, I’d rather I was a less emotionally raw person. I would be so much less exhausted at the end of the day. More »


True Story: Why I’m Almost Childfree By Choice

By: Katie Klabusich / May 11, 2015

I never want to be a primary parent; I very much want to nurture and raise children as part of a committed family unit.

It’s alright if you need a minute. Go ahead and reread it. More »


Hitched 2.0: 5 Alternatives To A Formal Rehearsal Dinner

By: Emma Sarran / May 11, 2015

I can say with absolute confidence that my upcoming wedding is the most formal event my fiancé and I will ever plan. And I’m cool with that. In fact, we’re so confident that it’ll fulfill everyone’s fancy quota for the weekend that we decided to go in the opposite direction for our rehearsal dinner the… More »


8 Very Important Questions We Asked Our Moms This Mother’s Day

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 10, 2015

In honor of Mother’s Day, the Frisky staff interviewed our moms to find out how their lives changed when we were born and what they learned about love and life as a parent. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, maternal figures and grandmothers out there! More »


Make It Stop: “I Hold Grudges”

By: Anna Goldfarb / May 8, 2015

The only person you’re hurting is yourself… More »


Girl On Girl: I Am Not For Male Consumption

By: Morgan Cohn / May 7, 2015

A couple weeks ago, some guy tweeted at Janelle Monae telling her to be sexier and to not dress so androgynously. What resulted was one of the most perfect and succinct clapbacks: “Sit down,” Monae tweeted back. “I’m not for male consumption.” I feel this, we all feel this. If you are a woman anywhere,… More »


Check Your Vibes: 12 Ways To Ditch Your Inner Control Freak

By: Claire Hannum / May 5, 2015

We want control because we want certainty. That’s a totally reasonable thing to desire, but it’s also 100 percent impossible, so maybe let that dream go right about now. More »


Dealbreaker: I Got Called A Bitch On A Virtual First Date

By: Lauren Gitlin / May 4, 2015

For basically all of my adult life, I did not “date” in the conventional sense. I can count on one hand the number of times I went out to dinner with a near-stranger and suffered through the usual litany of “what do you do?”, “where are you from?”, “what flavor of toothpaste do you like… More »


Make It Stop: “My Best Friend Always Invites Her Boyfriend To (What’s Supposed To Be) Our Lady Dates”

By: Anna Goldfarb / May 1, 2015

It’s no fun suddenly being the third wheel. More »


Hitched 2.0: Wedding Planning Taught Me How To Ask For Help

By: Emma Sarran / April 30, 2015

I’m terrible at asking for help. I’m one of those people who will drive myself insane trying to do everything alone rather than dare reach out for assistance. And not just that: I also preemptively take on tasks and responsibilities, whether asked of me or not, to I don’t know, make life easier on everyone… More »


An Open Letter To Kim Lute About Her “Problem With Black Women”

By: Tiffanie Drayton / April 29, 2015

Let us heal one another by first healing ourselves. More »


True Story: He Cheated, I Stayed

By: Savannah Hemmings / April 28, 2015

I knew exactly what I’d do if I found out my partner had cheated. At least, I thought I did. The truth of the matter is, no one knows how they will react in that situation until they are faced with the agonizing truth. Your mind will be flooded with questions like “Why did thi… More »


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