Relationships

Girl On Girl: The Lesbian Obsession With Straight Women

By: Morgan Cohn / March 11, 2015

In a time where female empowerment is so important and so celebrated, it’s absurd to me that women can still objectify other women for their own sexual validation. More »


15 Alternative Uses For Tinder (Besides Hooking Up)

By: College Candy / March 10, 2015

When 27-year-old Susan needed someone to shovel her car out from the snow, she had a brilliant idea: she turned to Tinder. Her profile simply read, “Looking for someone to shovel out my car. Nothing complicated, no strings attached, just please shovel out my car.” Shockingly, in exchange for some coffee, it totally worked. Which… More »


On The Unhappy Anniversary Of My Rape

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 10, 2015

At the exact time that I’m writing this (8:30 a.m. ), on this exact day two years ago, I was reporting my rape. It had happened after midnight on March 10, 2013.

I’ve been trying not to write about it too much, anymore, because I feel like I’ve said everything I need to… More »


Dating Site For ‘Beautiful People’ Boots Members Who Have ‘Let Themselves Go’

By: Katrin Higher / March 8, 2015

In case you weren’t aware, there is actually a dating site called BeautifulPeople.com that only admits members who are only allowed entry if they are good looking enough according to others on the site who get to rate them.

The founders of this site who also happen to be the worst people to… More »


The Soapbox: Sheryl Sandberg’s #LeanInTogether Campaign Erases My Family

By: Katie Klabusich / March 6, 2015

Sheryl Sandberg’s new #LeanInTogether campaign makes me want to lean out and run as far away as I can from her brand of “feminism” as fast as my feet will carry me.

 

The COO of Facebook’s latest op-ed for The New York Times — “How Men Can Succeed in the Boardroom and the Bedroom,”More »


Make It Stop: “My BFF Eloped Without Telling Me And I’m Really Hurt”

By: Anna Goldfarb / March 6, 2015

Sure, she didn’t tell anyone, but couldn’t she have at least had the courtesy to tell her best friend?! More »


Hitched 2.0: You Can Have Your Fiancé Properly Trained With Groom Academy

By: Emma Sarran / March 5, 2015

So, this is new: Ten hotels across the UK are now offering a new program called “Groom Academy,” designed to train guys to become the best husbands they can be. This isn’t about listening, or working together in a relationship, or respecting each other’s opinions. No, this “exclusive” academy focuses on the important aspects of… More »


Science Says Family Secrets Can Literally Make You Sick

By: Claire Hannum / March 3, 2015

Back in the ’80s, Dr. Vincent Felitti was looking for ways to help obese patients lose weight when he stumbled upon a troubling correlation: most of his patients who quit treatment and gained significant amounts of weight back after losing hundreds of pounds had experienced sexual abuse as children. When he began regularly asking patient… More »


Decoding Your Dude Based On His First Date Suggestion

By: College Candy / March 2, 2015

First dates are a little bit amazing. The excitement! The butterflies! The fun of getting all dressed up! But they’re also a little bit stressful… The uncertainty, the awkward silences, the hassle of getting all dressed up. I would wager that a large major of the anxiety associated with a first date comes from how many questio… More »


The Paid Version Of Tinder Is Rumored To Launch Today

By: Beejoli Shah / March 2, 2015

It’s been rumored for months now that Tinder would transition to a freemium model, with its basic app still being free to anyone with a smartphone, and TechCrunch is now reporting that the paid upgrade to the app, officially dubbed Tinder Plus, will be rolling out today.

Tinder Plus will cost $9.99 a month… More »


Wanderlust: I May Be Smitten, But I Will Not Be Your Educator

By: Tiffanie Drayton / March 2, 2015

I’ve written before about “distancing myself From white people” to avoid being constantly subjected to racial and cultural insensitivity. After years of dealing with well-meaning, but often ill-informed or inexperienced Whites, the emotional turmoil had taken its toll and I simply wanted to avoid feelings of discomfort, disappointment and even anger. I concluded that the… More »


‘World’s First’ Gay Married ‘Throuple’ Are Everything

By: Katrin Higher / February 28, 2015

IF you couldn’t really understand that sentence, basically the world’s first male “threesome couple” or “throuple” got married on Valentine’s Day in Thailand. Even better than the fact that this happened is that their names are Bell, Art, and Joke which makes me want to fly to Thailand immediately and hang out with them (if… More »


Make It Stop: “Everyone Flaked On The Surprise Party I Threw, And I’m Pissed”

By: Anna Goldfarb / February 27, 2015

Let this be an example of why Facebook invitations SUCK. More »


Hitched 2.0: Do I Want Babies At My Wedding?

By: Emma Sarran / February 26, 2015

Babies are cool and all, but do I really want a crying baby as the soundtrack to our ceremony? More »


Texts With My Straight Single Dude BFF: On Fuck Buddies & Being Ready

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 24, 2015

A rambling workday exchange about when it’s the right time to end things with a fuck buddy, especially if they’re more into you than you’re into them. More »


Don’t Take Out Your Rage On The Wrong Person

By: Claire Hannum / February 24, 2015

We all know that projecting isn’t good — nobody wins when you scream at your husband or mom for no reason when you’re actually mad about an office squabble — but what’s scary is just how likely we are to take this to an extreme. A study from the Philipp University of Marburg in Germany found that “displaced revenge,” in which… More »


33 Annoying Things I Learned Planning My Own Wedding

By: Tres Sugar / February 23, 2015

I got married last summer on a beautiful, emotional, love-filled day — one which I planned myself, eschewing a wedding planner. I nixed the idea early on, thinking it wasn’t something I wanted to spend money on, and I also thought I’d enjoy doing all the planning myself. I love research! I love being organized! More »


Make It Work: 3 Simple Ways To Be A Better Coworker

By: Megan Reynolds / February 23, 2015

You’re probably kind of good at your job, but are you a good coworker? You might think you’re a good coworker, because no one’s ever said otherwise and everyone seems to like you, but here’s the thing: it’s hard to tell someone that they’re a bad coworker, because it feels like a personal indictment of character. More »


Wanderlust: Finding Community While Traveling Alone

By: Tiffanie Drayton / February 23, 2015

I was casually strolling down a sunny Hawaiian street in the small town of Captain Cook alongside a new girlfriend I hadmade a few weeks earlier, when a man pulled his truck over just behind us and tried to get our attention. My immediate response was to ignore him and continue walking, immersed in our… More »


7 Rules For Fighting Fair With Your Partner, According To Science

By: YourTango.com / February 22, 2015

Nighttime is the right time for drama. Remember that time your partner spilled wine all over your white sofa, and you thought, for sure, you were going to smother him in his sleep after an argument about it? Remember the time and energy wasted on the argument that followed, and the days of letting it… More »


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