Category Archives: Relationships

Sassy sophisticated relationship advice for real women everywhere: dating advice, love advice, and more!

I Love You More Than Morrissey Likes Being Asexual

Find Love in 2012!
Six ways to support your New Year's resolution for love. Read More »
Dump Him In 2012
10 signs that you need to dump him this year. Read More »
Facebook Love Fail
A writer shares how Facebook ruined her first love. Read More »
Love Me?
Well, then you'd better love my hair. Read More »

I like you as much as Robert Smith hates Morrissey. I like you more than Kathleen Hanna likes banishing the idea that one sex is better than another. Oh hell, I like you more than ’90s alt-rock radio — which is a lot. [Cheira a Banana]

Your Brownie Husband Looks Delicious

I believe this guy is what they call “husband material.” A rich, gooey, chocolatey center is as good a reason as any to tie the knot. I mean, he could get messy in bed, but Duncan Hines’ Brownie Husband makes dating the Gingerbread Man look like a joke. Can they please invent this for reals? Or at least have a storyline about Brownie Husband on “30 Rock”? [FYI, I realized upon looking at the photo that it's from a "Saturday Night Live" commercial parody and the woman is actually Tina Fey. Which is a funny coincidence given Ami's "30 Rock" reference. -- Editor] [Prickly Legs]

10 Signs You Need To Kick Off 2012 By Kicking Your Man To The Curb

Don't Bother With These
Seriously, these resolutions aren't worth it. Read More »
Your Profile Photo
The dos and don'ts of the all-important online dating profile pic. Read More »
The Do-Not-Date List
Guys you should avoid at all costs! Read More »

For the new year, women go to extreme lengths to ditch old baggage: we clean out our closets, buy new “essential” wardrobe pieces, start looking for new jobs, vow to lose a few pounds or even get full-on makeovers. But sometimes our “special someone” is the real dead weight that should be tossed out. Here are 10 signs that Mr. Right has become so wrong. Keep reading »

Girl Talk: My Dad Was My Menstruation Role Model

Period Love
If you love me, you'd better learn to love my period. Read More »
Menstruation Euphemisms
14 new names for your period. Read More »
Period Panties
The 5 types of period panties. Read More »

When I got my period for the first time, my mom wanted to throw a party. She had the whole thing planned. There would be a circle of women — many of them her friends, who would talk about womanhood with me, share their womanly wisdom, and tell rousing tales of menstruation. My mom would present me with a special bracelet, ordered from a catalog of all-natural products, that somehow symbolized my transition from girlhood to womanhood. The red beads were supposed to represent my various life-stages. Or congealed menstrual blood, or something.

“Ohgodpleaseno,” I said, when she told me about her plan. Keep reading »

Dating Don’ts: How NOT To Kiss

Your Profile Photo
The dos and don'ts of the all-important online dating profile pic. Read More »
22 Things About Dating
We wish we knew these 22 things about dating when we were 22. Read More »
Online Dating
John DeVore thinks it's a waste of time. Do you? Read More »

Locking lips. Making out. Smooching. Kissing. It sounds so pleasant and easy, yet do a little research and you’ll soon discover that while everyone may be doing it, few are doing it well. For your edification, I have rounded up the different varieties of bad kissers and broken them down by the traits they share with members of the animal kingdom.

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For The Week Of December 26, 2011-January 1, 2012

2012 Astro Guide!
Find out what Kiki T predicts for your sign for 2012! Read More »

Capricorn (December 22-January 19): Finally, a change in the wind will blow right in to your love life, which will make everything seem less serious and more fun. So, kick up your heels and laugh a little, because now is when you can enjoy happiness pure and straight, with no more strings attached. However, if you do have a few obstacles to face, jump over them graciously, as the light at end of the tunnel lies ahead.

Aquarius (January 20-February 19): Open your doors and let the guests come on over, as this is a perfect time to wine and dine at your home. If you’re single, ask friends to invite over someone cute and single. If you’re in love, then make it a cute dinner party. Whichever the case, making your home the focal point of your social life is bound to bring love through the doors too. Keep reading »

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