Relationships

12 Guys You Should Never Ever Date

By: Tres Sugar / January 28, 2015

There are certain types of guys that women find irresistible, even if we know that those men are no good. Can you blame us? Everybody loves a  bad boy, but the troublemakers are only the tip of the iceberg. There are plenty of other types of guys that women should avoid dating at all costs. More »


5 Things People Don’t Get About Borderline Personalities

By: Cracked / January 28, 2015

It’s not everyone who can watch a horror thriller, point at the villain and say, “Hey, that’s me!” But you can if you have  borderline personality disorder — that’s the condition that Hollywood loves to scare the shit out of men with in movies like  “Fatal Attraction.” Any movie of that “woman seems OK at first,… More »


Mommie Dearest: Similac Takes On The Mommy Wars

By: Avital Norman Nathman / January 28, 2015

Have you seen the new Similac Formula ad? You must have, it’s everywhere. All up in my Facebook and Twitter feeds, with everyone posting it along with a “Hell, yeah!” or some other affirming shout out.

The video takes on the “Mommy Wars,” pitting all the different stereotypical parenting ideologies against each other. More »


A Eulogy For My AIM Screen Names, My Former Lives

By: Beejoli Shah / January 28, 2015

Late Monday night, as I was wildly searching “what to do in a power outage” instead of gathering my candles and stick lighters and putting them in the same easily accessible place as normal people do when preparing for inclement weather, Facebook went down around 1:30 a.m. How did I find out? When my particularly… More »


Make It Work: Don’t Be Such An Office Gossip

By: Megan Reynolds / January 27, 2015

High school is the ultimate preparation for the place that we will all end up eventually — the modern office. In high school, you learn how to navigate tricky social situations, and you figure out, sort of, where you stand in a mixed social environment in which you are also expected to succeed. College i… More »


This Newly Married Couple Proves Tinder Isn’t Just For The Youths

By: Beejoli Shah / January 26, 2015

Ever embracing modernity, the New York Times published one hell of a wedding announcement this weekend, about a New York couple that found love the second time around. But for these 40-year-olds, they found their second marriages in an entirely millennial way: Tinder. More »


Frisky Rant: There’s A Difference Between Being Critical And Being “Too Angry” — Trust Me, I Know

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 26, 2015

Some of the feedback I get online is that I’m “too angry.” When people tell me I’m “too angry” in my writing, my immediate thought is somewhere along the lines of “HA HA HA HA HA HA YOU HAVE NO FUCKING IDEA.”
That’s because I know what “too angry” actually looks and feels like. More »


Yes, I’ve Been The “Crazy Girl” — But Let’s Talk About What That Really Means

By: Giulia Rozzi / January 25, 2015

If “bitches be crazy,” then bros be lazy because a man calling a woman crazy is one of the most unoriginal, overused, generalized, dismissive labels you can give a woman. It seems whenever a woman is engaging in some kind of irrational behavior, there is always a man there to label her as totally psycho. More »


Hitched 2.0: 10 Questions To Ask Videographers

By: Emma Sarran / January 25, 2015

I’m obsessed with wedding videos. I absolutely love watching those three-minute “trailers” that highlight the excitement, speeches, and kickass (or awkward) dance moves that occur throughout the day, all set to some sort of intense and emotional soundtrack. But when I started my hunt for our wedding videographer, I quickly realized there’s a lot more… More »


17 Reasons Netflix Is Your Boyfriend

By: College Candy / January 24, 2015

We all have some sort of love/hate relationship with television. Whether it’s good, bad, or flat out ugly, it’s classic entertainment. Netflix, however, has introduced the ultimate movie/TV show lover’s paradise. When I say lover’s paradise, I also mean Netflix is one of the best boyfriends a girl can have. Through the good and the bad, he’… More »


Make It Stop: “I’m Broke & Can’t Afford To Go Out With My Friends”

By: Anna Goldfarb / January 23, 2015

As a result of chronic underemployment, I’m poorer than most of my friends. The problem is that they always invite me to go to expensive restaurants and happy hours at trendy spots. Just one of those happy hour hangouts costs as much I’d spend on grocery shopping for the week. It’s nice that they… More »


Confession: I Don’t Wanna Hold Your Hand

By: Robyn Pennacchia / January 23, 2015

Yesterday, I came across an article on Elite Daily titled “8 Scientific And Romantic Reasons Why We Love Holding Hands.

“Ew. Gross. Blech,” I said to myself. It occurred to me that this was probably not the reaction other people had upon seeing this article. Probably other people who are not terrible curmudgeo… More »


Woman Fakes Her Own Death To Get Out Of A Bad Date

By: Claire Hannum / January 22, 2015

Remember that episode of “Sex and the City” when Miranda’s date dies on her? Apparently, Ann Gray saw that one too, and decided to fabricate something similar to dodge her own date. The British 29-year-old met a man on a dating site, and knew after their third date that he wasn’t the guy for her. More »


Science Says Men & Women Process Emotions Differently

By: Claire Hannum / January 22, 2015

A study by the University of Basel discovered there’s some truth to the cliched belief that men and women process their feelings differently. Maybe John Gray was on to something?  The study, which will be published in the Journal of Neuroscience, “focused on determining the gender-dependent relationship between emotions, memory performance and brain activity.” The results show… More »


Hold On To Your Latte: Starbucks Weddings Are A Real Thing

By: College Candy / January 21, 2015

Who doesn’t enjoy Starbucks? Just ask any stereotypical basic bitch. They’ll tell you that they wouldn’t be able to survive without their daily venti skinny no-foam caramel latte. Whether they take the drink on the go or spend a while in-store working on their novel (AKA people watching), it’s a perfect little escape.

Well,… More »


Dater X: Love Is About Choice, Not Chance

By: Dater X 2.0 / January 21, 2015

I’m convinced that 2015 is going to be a year of learning for me. We’re only a few weeks into the new year, and I like to think I’ve already discovered quite a few things about myself, big and small, both in life and in love. But it wasn’t until I got together with my… More »


Nah, I’m Good: Working Out With My Partner Isn’t Really My Thing

By: Megan Reynolds / January 21, 2015

Like riding the subway or running out to the corner store to get toilet paper, tampons and seltzer, working out is one of those activities that occurs in public space, but is widely acknowledged as private.  I will work out begrudgingly, but usually prefer to do so in the privacy of my own home, or a… More »


For Just $25, This Fake Boyfriend Will Be More Attentive Than Your Real Boyfriend

By: Beejoli Shah / January 20, 2015

As someone who is well versed in making up fake boyfriends, and even better at making them zero percent believable [Hello Jamie from Escondido, who was a bad fake boyfriend given that A) all of my friends had actually met the real Jamie from Escondido, and B) we had met him at CHEERLEADING CAMP], I… More »


Mommie Dearest: The Facebook Crowd-Sourcing Guide To Sleep-Training, Feeding & Vaccinating Your Baby

By: Avital Norman Nathman / January 20, 2015

My Facebook feed is exploding with new babies. Adorable, squishy, big-eyed baby pictures are popping up all over the place, and most of them belong to first time parents. One of the great things about social media is that I have easy access to an array of newborn cuteness, from friends across the globe. At… More »


Do Men Think Your Hobby Is Sexxxxxy?

By: Beejoli Shah / January 16, 2015

Today in news that’s exactly zero percent shocking, the Journal for Creative Behavior released a study that tells you nothing you didn’t already know about what men and women find sexy. The study, done by a University of Pennsylvania professor, interviewed 815 male and female undergraduates and asked them to rank various creative pursuits o… More »


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