Relationships

Here’s What Men Need To Know About Supporting Survivors Of Sexual Assault

One night during my junior year of college, I found myself sobbing in the closet of my dorm room. In the middle of coming to terms with a childhood of sexual abuse and recent date rape, I was full of intense emotions that were often visceral and always intense. That night, I refused to come… More »


How To Date A Comedian Without It Totally Sucking

Whether it’s on a platonic or romantic level, we’re often attracted to people who make us laugh. And yet comedians have gotten a consistently bad reputation for bombing in relationships. If you’ve sat through even part of a comedy show, you’d know that comedians might be their own category of snowflakes, but they’re all still different. Being similarly sucky at relationships… More »


How Sleeping With Other People Makes Me Love Being Married

“Do you think I’m the kind of person who can pull off saying the word ‘lover’?” I ask my husband over coffee one Thursday morning a few weeks ago. I am sitting on the couch in my underwear, watching him flip casually through his phone. He is probably checking the OKCupid app, seeing if any… More »


You Can Now Donate Your Break-Up Relics To The Museum Of Broken Relationships’

Slated to open in May, the idea was inspired by the original Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagrab, Croatia, which was started in 2003 by the artists Olinka Vištica and Dražen Grubišić after the dissolution of their two year relationship. More »


Dater X: Me Time

This week’s trip to The Bartender’s city has been a little more fraught than most.

As we work on settling into “normal” life, despite one of us more or less always being “on vacation” in the other’s city when we see each other, we’ve both started trying to build some personal time into… More »


The 5 Lessons You’ll Learn From Being Cheated On That Will Benefit Your Next Relationship

I bet you didn’t think there was anything good about getting cheated on, huh?

I know what you’re thinking… how could I possibly learn anything from getting cheated on? You can though. Take it from me… the minute you get passed the fact that he cheated on you, you’re able to see the beauty in… More »


These #UnhingedDatingTips From Twitter Are Great Advice For What Never To Do On A Date

A hashtag called #UnhingedDatingTips has emerged on Twitter and we could all stand to learn a thing or two from it. Put on your sarcasm goggles because you’re going to be reading through a lot of it. And if any of these dating “tips” seem like a good idea to you, well you might be… More »


Why Sarcastic Women Are Better At Flirting & Dating

Well, since you’re here, we know that she’s better at flirting and dating than you are.

I was being sarcastic, of course. I know you’ve mastered the art of flirting and dating, but just in case you were curious here are six reasons why sarcastic women are better at flirting and dating. Let’s… More »


Make It Stop: Did I Ruin Everything By Getting Drunk On This Date?!

Did I?! Ahhh, oh god. More »


Photographic Proof That The Best Way To Torture Your Boyfriend Is To Take Him Shopping

This week, Kim Kardashian outted her hubby Kanye West for falling asleep in the middle of the store while they were baby shopping with John Legend and Chrissy Teigen. Looks like even North took the opportunity for a snooze, but I imagine Kim K can spend a very looong time in a store of any kind. You… More »


This Trick Will Probably – No, Definitely – Work To Get Rid Of Creeps At The Club

I was out with friends in Atlantic City, which is probably the best place to go if you’re trying to get creeped on. Since the pregame got a little rowdy for my sister, Chrissy, I decided to lay low the rest of the night and make sure she didn’t die. Somewhere along the way, a… More »


Pursue These Careers If You Want To Get The Most Right Swipes On Tinder

Tinder is a science. You could be the most interesting guy or gal in the world, but if your photos aren’t flattering and your bio is some d-bag pick-up line, you’re going to waste a lot of time swiping.

So once you’ve gotten your pictures in order and actually come up with a… More »


I Think I’m In Love With Two People At The Same Time – What Do I Do?

It happens when you least expect it. You’re with someone you love with every fiber of your being, and you go about your life normally.

Then someone new comes into your life. It could be a new person at work, someone you meet when you’re traveling, or some random situation, but you feel… More »


Worst Spouse Ever Spends Entire $2500 Mortgage Payment On Yeezy Boosts

Sir. Sir? More »


Studies Show That Modern Dating Hard, Water Is Wet

The only thing easy about living in the 1800s was not having to swipe right to find love.

When sociology professor Eric Klinenberg co-wrote the book Modern Love with Aziz Ansari, he also unearthed some real truths about how hard it is to find love and then put them in these handy charts. Having… More »


Tinder Users Swipe Right On Charles Manson And Aileen Wournos

There’s someone out there for everyone! More »


Dater X: The Password

Passwords mean trust, or at least they do in 2016. More »


This Woman Shamelessly Messaged All Her Old Flames On V-Day

One of the realities of dating in 2016 is we all end up with phone contacts for old flames that we never get around to deleting. Katia, who gave you her number without you even asking in 2014. Emily, who went on one ill-fated date with you to a fancy bar in 2015. Annie, who… More »


My Meddling Mother-In-Law Won’t Let My Husband Get A Vasectomy

My husband and I spent countless hours deciding whether or not we should be done having kids. The reasons for deciding that it was time for my husband to get a vasectomy were many: financial stress, previous miscarriages, my experience with postpartum depression. They were also deeply personal.

But that didn’t stop my mother-in-law from… More »


Everyone Needs To Listen To Judge Judy’s Brutal Relationship Advice

She may rule with an iron gavel, but her advice is solid.

Judge Judy Sheindlin’s show, Judge Judy, has been on the air for nearly 20 years, and she’s been a family court judge for even longer than that. She’s known for her swift justice and for her “Judyisms” sayings, such as “Do I haveMore »


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