Relationships

Vice Week: On Wrath

By: Megan Reynolds / April 21, 2015

Here are some things that make me irrationally spitting mad: People walking down the street that don’t obey the unspoken laws of the sidewalk, the inefficiency of the MTA and the USPS, overheard conversations better conducted in private, occasionally my sisters, my mother, student loan bills, things that I want that I can’t have. I… More »


What Your Stoned Paranoia Says About You & How To Deal With It So You Can Just Enjoy Being High

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 20, 2015

It’s true what they say: smoking weed can make you paranoid. Not everyone experiences an anxiety spiral when they smoke, but getting high does produce a heightened feeling of awareness — of yourself, of others, and of how others see you. On the surface, these paranoid feelings can often seem totally irrational — no, the… More »


Make It Stop: “Ugh, Getting Older Is Depressing”

By: Anna Goldfarb / April 17, 2015

No way, dude, like a fine wine, life gets better with age. More »


Girl Talk: My Ex, Who Didn’t Want Kids, Is Having A Baby And My Feelings Are Complicated

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 15, 2015

Every relationship has its milestones: first kiss, first fuck, finally saying “I love you,” moving in together, meeting the parents, going on vacation, etc. But every major breakup has its milestones too, often full of either sadness or relief. Moving out of the place you once shared; unfollowing/unfriending on social media; realizing that his birthday passed and for once, you didn’t think about… More »


Girl On Girl: The Myth Of Lesbian Bed Death

By: Morgan Cohn / April 14, 2015

One of the things about being a little different from society’s standard is that you tend to seek out and consume the kinds of things that you see your reflection in. This is why “The L Word” stayed on the air for as long as it did. This is also why Jews still go to… More »


I Don’t (Have $637 To Spend On Each Of My Wedding Guests)

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 13, 2015

Holy Good Lord Baby Jesus, people, the average American wedding is entailing the bride and groom spending $673 per guest, and guests can expect to spend $310 each on the wedding – unless you’re an attendant, in which case that shoots up to $701. And apparently 43 percent of people who have been invited to… More »


24 Signs You’ve Found Your Soul Mate

By: Tres Sugar / April 12, 2015

There are people you meet who, for no reason you can explain, you share a connection with on a deeper level than anyone else you’ve ever known. Whether you believe in the kind of a soul mate born from fiction and fairy tales, or simply hope that there is someone out there who is meant… More »


Mommie Dearest: Do You Regret Your Kids?

By: Avital Norman Nathman / April 12, 2015

Regrets. I’ve had a few. But my child hasn’t been one of them. But if he was, how eager would I be to sharing that openly? Over at Yahoo! Parenting, Brooke Lark gets brave and admits that her life might have been better if she never had her kids. Lark laments not being the “pretty,… More »


Make It Stop: “I Want Companionship And Sex, But Not Emotional Attachment”

By: Anna Goldfarb / April 10, 2015

It’s possible — but there’s a catch. More »


Hitched 2.0: 6 Of The Best Things About Wedding Planning

By: Emma Sarran / April 9, 2015

Last week, I shared the fact that I’m getting slightly jaded when it comes to wedding planning. The closer we get to walking down the aisle, the more bogged down I get with details like booking transportation, sending out invites, and finalizing décor. It’s stressful, to say the least. But in that same post last… More »


31 Insanely Specific Ways Men Can Impress Their New Woman, As Written By A Woman

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 9, 2015

I’m a woman and I have preferences about and ideations of men. Because I’m a woman and I have preferences about and ideations of men, I assume that my preferences and ideations are universal to all women who are oriented toward men as sexual partners. I also assume that because I’m a woman and I… More »


Girl On Girl: RIP Lesbian Bars

By: Morgan Cohn / April 7, 2015

I went to my first gay bar when I was 18. This was also the night that I discovered Four Lokos when the gas station was sold out of the other disgusting malt liquor energy drinks. My gay male best friend and I split a can and, with our designated driver, drove an hour from… More »


40 Outdoor Date Ideas For A Spring Fling

By: Tres Sugar / April 6, 2015

Swing, dive, skate, or hike your way into the new season with one of these sunny date ideas. Take advantage of the warmer temperatures Spring has to offer by taking date night outside. We’ve rounded up tons of beautiful inspiration for romantic outdoorsy outings (some are perfect for getting a head start on your summer… More »


I Hereby Declare Today, April 6, Unfriend Every Dude You’ve Banged And No Longer Care About Day!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 6, 2015

Facebook has been seriously up my ass about dudes I’ve slept with lately. First, the People You May Know feature managed to get access to my iPhone contacts so suddenly one night stands — hell, even guys I just made out with — were suddenly suggested “friends.” But then, for whatever reason, I started noticing far too many status updates from… More »


Check Your Vibes: 6 Steps To Winning At Life Even When You’re Exhausted

By: Claire Hannum / April 6, 2015

At one point, I was a person who thought I could run on very little sleep. Not anymore. I don’t know exactly when it changed, but these days, when my body is done for the day, it’s done, and I’m out for the night. I still don’t get quite enough sleep (who does?), but I get much more than I… More »


Mommie Dearest: How Much Time Do You Actually Have To Spend With Your Kids?

By: Avital Norman Nathman / April 5, 2015

Guilt and motherhood seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. With all the demands on our time and energy, mothers are constantly worrying: Are we spending enough time with our kids? Or are we spending too much time with our kids, running the risk of becoming a helicopter parent? What I’ve found i… More »


Make It Stop: “My Roommate Wears My Clothes & Eats My Food Without Asking”

By: Anna Goldfarb / April 3, 2015

Dude, if it’s not yours, don’t touch it, don’t put it in your mouth and don’t stretch it out. GAWD. More »


Hitched 2.0: Help! I’m Getting Jaded

By: Emma Sarran / April 2, 2015

Three short months ago, I made a list of my bridal resolutions. First on that list: “Enjoy the rest of my planning.” Though I’d been a pretty relaxed bride up until that point, I could predict that would quickly change. With six months to go before the big day, I could feel the stress slowly… More »


Watch Ad-Rock Of The Beastie Boys Give Excellent Advice On Rookie’s “Ask A Grown Man” Series

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 1, 2015

While MCA will forever have legend status (RIP), Ad-Rock has always been my favorite Beastie Boy. (No disrespect to Mike D, BTW, who is awesome as well and it’s not like I would ever call him my least favorite Beastie, there’s no such thing.) His rhymes were my favorite, he’s been married or involved with… More »


Girl On Girl: On Tinder & Women Objectifying Other Women

By: Morgan Cohn / April 1, 2015

I have 876 matches on Tinder. I love Tinder. I’ve met some of my favorite people via Tinder, but sometimes, Tinder feels cheap. That feeling creeps up on me when it’s late at night and I’ve just swiped left on 20 people. That feeling also creeps up on me when five people send me the… More »


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