Is It Necessary For Your Life Partner To Like All Of Your Instagram Pics?

Megan Reynolds / August 24, 2015

If you are in a relationship and you have Instagram, chances are you have strange and unyielding expectations, rooted in very little, that your partner tosses you a spare like here and there. If that pic of your iced coffee, a Chapstick and Sunday’s New York Times Magazine is languishing in single-digit Instagram-like limbo, a… More »

Make It Stop: “My BF Loves Going To The Movies, But I Hate It!”

Anna Goldfarb / August 21, 2015

Where can she find the strength to endure loud chewers and constant iPhone checkers? More »

Ever Thought You’d See A “Halloween”-Themed Proposal?

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 21, 2015

Today in kitschy marriage proposals I would never, ever want: Kelly Canipe is a huge horror fan. So much so that she runs the podcast Boys & Ghouls, and, apparently, owns a near-exact replica of the costume Jamie Lee Curtis wore as Laurie Strode in “Halloween” that she just whips out if sheMore »

True Story: Learning To Love My Adult ADHD

Rachel Brodsky / August 21, 2015

It’s a long walk to the nurse’s office between lunch and recess; if I get there quickly, before my friends notice I’m gone, then I won’t have to reveal why I’m temporarily missing from the cafeteria. If someone does catch me mid-journey, then I tell them I’m going to take my “allergy medication” — a… More »

One Day Less: Laughing In The Face Of Death

Killer Titz / August 20, 2015

I was born a tenacious optimist and will always loop back around to the hopeful side of things when given enough time, candy and purses. To prove my point, here are my top ten perks of premature death. More »

Frisky Rant: Enough With This “Friend Zone” Nonsense!

Tiffanie Drayton / August 20, 2015

Ughhhhhh. The ubiquity of the whole “friend zone” conversation is depressingly sexist. Every single time I read an article, see a meme or am privy to a conversation where the idea surfaces, I want to literally scream and choke someone. Are people still not aware that they are perpetuating the myth that men are somehow… More »

The Essential Fill-In-The-Blank Maid Of Honor Speech

Emily Winter / August 19, 2015

Instead of wasting a weekend writing a speech you hate and are terrified to deliver, try filling in the blanks to this speech and reading it with a robotic smile during your maid of honor panic blackout. Good luck! More »

Dater X: O, Baby

Dater X 3.0 / August 18, 2015

Over a month deep (giggity) with The Big Easy, we’re getting the hang of this “pleasuring each other” thing.
With a shoutout to my girl Miranda Hobbs – who reminded Carrie “Work of Fiction” Bradshaw, after a disappointing first encounter with Berger, that if she’s never had to “work on it” with someone she really liked,… More »

The Frisky Reacts To Men Reacting To Taking Their Wives’ Last Names

Robyn Pennacchia / August 18, 2015


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

Killer Titz / 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 »

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