Relationships

The 10-Step Guide To Being A Total Creep To Women, According To The Founder Of A Harry Potter Fan Site

Here’s a story of a woman named Grace and a guy named Ben who refused to be ignored. Grace is a writer at Buzzfeed, while Ben is a guy she’s been familiar with since her youthful days in the Harry Potter online fan club realm. Grace and Ben don’t know each other in real life,… More »


Make It Stop: “I’m The Worst At Staying In Touch”

Anna Goldfarb / August 14, 2015

So. Much. Effort. More »


The Hottest Trend In Bachelorette Parties Is Having Your Mom There, Too

Megan Reynolds / August 11, 2015

For your mother’s sake, and your own, please don’t do this. … More »


Dater X: What We Talk About When We Talk About Dating

Dater X 3.0 / August 11, 2015

It’s hard to know where to start writing about the last two weeks, so here are a couple of vignettes that I hope will do a better job of telling my story than me rambling about how I don’t know how to talk about it (which is, of course, everyone’s favorite blog content: why the… More »


Check Your Vibes: How To Deal With Adult Bullies

Claire Hannum / August 10, 2015

Adult bullies can be hard to spot, but once you’ve seen the light on how their toxic, controlling behavior operates, it’s hard to unsee it. More »


Vanity Fair Warns of Incoming “Dating Apocalypse”, But Isn’t That How It’s Always Been?

Megan Reynolds / August 7, 2015

Dating is still trash, even for the Youth. … More »


Make It Stop: “My Boyfriend Pays More Attention To His Phone Than He Does Me!”

Anna Goldfarb / August 7, 2015

It’s amazing he looked up from his phone long enough to even snag a girlfriend. More »


Girl On Girl: Why Are Lesbians Always Friends With Their Exes?

Morgan Cohn / August 5, 2015

A few months ago, I was trying to find something to do on a Saturday night after my initial plans fell through. I scrolled through my recent texts to search for someone who lived in New York and didn’t work on weekends. On an average day, I text anywhere between 20 to 30 people. Thi… More »


Dater X: Not Guilty

Dater X 3.0 / August 4, 2015

I’m taking a week off from writing about The Big Easy. Long story short: he is officially my boyfriend, and I’d like to give that newness a little time and a little room to grow. We’ll talk about him more in the future, to be sure. But this week, a very different kind of ma… More »


Make It Stop: “I’m Married, But I Can’t Stop Thinking About My College BF”

Anna Goldfarb / July 31, 2015

Ahhh yes, the oh so tempting “one who got away”… More »


One Day Less: Spinsterella

Anonymous / July 31, 2015

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately, more than 70,000 young women and men in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39 will add cancer to that list too. Breast cancer specifically is a growing epidemic striking more women per year and at younger ages than ever before. In fact, every day, threeMore »


11 Favorite Sayings Of People Who Are Largely Terrible

Robyn Pennacchia / July 30, 2015

If you can’t handle me at my worst, you don’t deserve me at my best. O RLY? More »


Do We Even Need A Reason To Celebrate The 2nd Annual #UnfollowAMan Day?

Megan Reynolds / July 28, 2015

Try it! It’s free! More »


Dater X: Over The Line

Dater X 3.0 / July 28, 2015

Having subjected The Big Easy to two weeks’ worth of my nutty softball friends, I figured that no matter how much he enjoys them – and they, him – it was high time that we stepped out of my life and into his. So this weekend, I packed an overnight bag and made the bold… More »


13 Small Things That Will Make A Man Love You Forever And Ever

John DeVore / July 27, 2015

If you’re wondering what would make a guy or a dude fall madly in love with you  — as, in, small things you can do that would make him never cheat on you (anal) and then worship you until he dies of heart disease — just take a look at these 13 tips that will trap him i… More »


Make It Stop: “My BFF’s New Boyfriend Is Kind Of A Loser”

Anna Goldfarb / July 24, 2015

No one likes seeing their bestie blaze up with a wastoid. More »


Ashley Madison Waives $19 Fee That Irked Hackers

Newser / July 21, 2015

The horses may have gone, but Ashley Madison is making sure the stable door is locked: The hacked affair-arranging site says it’s now offering users the ability to delete their profiles for free. Formerly, users who wanted to undergo a “Full Delete” had to pay $19 to do so. That charge reportedly annoyed the hacker… More »


Dater X: Easy Does It

Dater X 3.0 / July 21, 2015

Where to start? This week began with a wine-soaked meal with my ex, ended with another softball game with Mr. Firework, and found me spending time in a national park, another city, and yes, with The Big Easy in between.
Let’s get to it. We’ll start with what could have been a fraught meal with… More »


Girl On Girl: The Inequality In Being Outed

Morgan Cohn / July 21, 2015

If you were anywhere on the internet in the past four days, you probably read something about Gawker’s outing of a C-level executive at one of the biggest media companies in the world. In case you missed it, Gawker published the details and text messages of the executive trying to hire a male escort during… More »


Check Your Vibes: How To Get Real About Anger

Claire Hannum / July 20, 2015

I have a short temper when faced with minor annoyances, but when it comes to big-picture problems like a major loss, betrayal, or simply having some seriously bad luck, I tend to shy away from anger through no active choice of my own. Sometimes this frustrates me, and I wish more than anything that I could feel… More »


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