Category Archives: Relationships

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

20 Things That Make Pregnancy Terrible

Ah, pregnancy. It’s a beautiful time, isn’t it? The little life you have growing inside of you, the glow you get, the skinny jeans and generous glasses of pinot noir you have to eschew. Okay, so perhaps what I should have said is pregnancy is both a beautiful and frustrating/ugly/weird time. Don’t get me wrong, I feel incredibly grateful to be carrying a baby inside me — and a healthy one at that — but, I cannot tell a lie: There are some real pain-in-the-ass things about being knocked up.

Here are 20 things that really suck about being preggers. Read more…

Girl Talk: Maybe I’m Not Bridesmaid Material

Bachelorette Party
One writer talks about how a bachelorette weekend made her question the practice. Read More »
Bridesmaid =Expensive
Being a bridesmaid drained this woman's bank account. Read More »

“So, this is awkward,” said the email from my friend, the bride. “But I’ve decided to keep my bridesmaids to just really close friends.”

She had three bridesmaids. I was the third. Apparently, she only had two really close friends, and I was not one of them.

“Wait,” I wrote back. “Why?”

“I don’t really feel like I need to explain myself to you,” she replied.

Oh. Keep reading »

The Truth About Sex Scenes

Meeting Men
The 5 craziest ways that Anna David has met men. Read More »
Poor Sex Etiquette
10 things that are rude to do in the sack. Read More »
5 Sex Moves
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Five sex moves women love in bed but can be too afraid to ask for. Read More »

Mining my life for sexual material wasn’t entirely new. I’d written, after all, about my sex life in various publications and even penned an extremely graphic novel chapter about a guy masturbating to a picture of a girl he liked and read it at Rachel Kramer Bussel’s now-defunct reading series, “In The Flesh.”

But that scene was funny more than it was dirty. Besides, it wasn’t about me. Plus I’d abandoned that novel halfway through so it never saw the light of day.

In the books I’d published, I’d somehow avoided sex. My mother even commented at one point that the sex scenes in my books were more coitus interruptus than actual coitus. Keep reading »

Girl Talk: How Lesbian Sex Changed My Definition Of Straight Sex

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When I was a kid, I thought “sex” was two people peeing on each other. Like, I imagined you got in a bed naked and cuddled  for so long that inevitably you would have to pee. But instead of getting up to pee, you just “let go” and peed together, in the bed. This romantic notion just made sense in my eight-year-old brain. Keep reading »

20 Reasons Why Long-Distance Dating Can Totally Rock

When most girls (or guys) hear the phrase “long distance relationship,” the words that come to mind are: miserable, horrific, sad, heartbreaking, not worth it—did I mention miserable? Permanent long distance relationships can be difficult and painful, but I can tell you from experience, a little separation isn’t always a bad thing. As long as you and your guy can get together every few weeks, long distance can absolutely rock. After the jump—20 reasons why it does.

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Let Me Write Your Online Dating Profile!

Lifebooker Loot!
Have Judy makeover your personal ad for just $49! Read More »
Dating Don'ts
How NOT to act crazy when online dating. Read More »
Personal Ad Photos
Here's how you SHOULDN'T look in your profile pic. Read More »

After spending more than a decade writing about relationships and yacking about them on the radio, I’ve decided to try and make money doing something I’ve been doing for friends for years: writing and editing online dating profiles! Keep reading »

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