Posts tagged "advice"

12 Cheesy Inspirational Quotes I Pinned On Pinterest This Year (That Were Actually Good)

2013 was a year of enormous personal upheaval for me. I met my life partner and married him just five months later at City Hall. I lost a friend to suicide.

Jessica Wakeman | December 27, 2013 - 2:30 pm

How To Handle That Moment When You Forget To Get Someone A Present

How’s this for a nightmare scenario: a friend is over and suddenly thrusts a beautifully-wrapped gift in your face and you had no idea she was expecting to exchange presents.

Claire Hannum | December 21, 2013 - 12:00 pm

How To Avoid Becoming A Grinch This Holiday Season

loooove the holidays. But that doesn’t make the lead-up any less of a bitch. The older I get, the more I find how unforgiving this season can be. When I…

Claire Hannum | December 20, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Homophobic Parent Gets Served By Advice Columnist

I’ve always liked The Washington Post’s advice columnist Amy Dickinson, AKA “Dear Amy,” but after reading her recent response to a homophobic parent, I LOVE her. Here’s the letter:

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 21, 2013 - 7:00 pm

How To Find Your Way Out Of A Paper Bag

Warning: if you are literally stuck in a paper bag and can’t figure out how to get out, please stop reading right now and call for help. If you are…

Ami Angelowicz | October 15, 2013 - 9:00 am

Tig Notaro Does Rookie Mag’s “Ask A Grown Woman”

Why couldn’t Rookie have existed when I was a teenager? All of us screwed up 20- and 30-somethings would have had a better chance at life if we could have…

Jessica Wakeman | October 1, 2013 - 7:00 pm

3 Helpful Tips For Avoiding Spoilers (That Don’t Include Yelling “No Spoilers!” And Expecting The Universe To Listen)

In the last six years that I’ve worked full-time on ye olde internet, blogging about, amongst other things, TV, there is one particularly common directive I’ve heard in our comments…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 30, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Worst Grandma In The World Complains About Fat 6-Month-Old

This weekend in the New York Times Social Q’s column, a woman wrote in to inquire about how to handle a ruthless grandma who is obsessed with her six-month-old granddaughter’s weight:…

Julie Gerstein | September 9, 2013 - 10:20 am

Ask A Married Guy: “Should I Leave My Husband For My High School Crush?”

Meet our friend Tom. He’s a married guy with tons of relationship experience, and a skilled advice giver who’s here to answer all your pressing sex, dating and relationship questions.

Tom Cowell | August 21, 2013 - 1:00 pm

16 Of The Best Vagina-Related Yahoo! Answers Questions

Thank God for Yahoo! Answers. Where else would the befuddled, the curious, the totally clueless find out about life, love and sex? In today’s Very Special peak into the sordid…

Julie Gerstein | July 26, 2013 - 10:00 am

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Dumping A Friend

When it comes to female friendships, subtlety, nuance and innuendo are everything. We’ve tried to explain this to the men in our lives but they never seem to understand. They’ll…

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 19, 2013 - 1:00 pm

How To Know When It’s Time To Break Up With A Friend

Breaking up with a friend is a very dramatic and emotionally trying process. It’s not much different than breaking up with a girlfriend or boyfriend, in fact, it may actually be…

College Candy | July 14, 2013 - 1:30 pm

Ask A Married Guy: Moving From Friends To Lovers

Meet our friend Tom. He’s a married guy with tons of relationship experience, and a skilled advice giver who’s here to answer all your pressing sex, dating and relationship questions.

Tom Cowell | July 12, 2013 - 10:00 am

How To Handle Rejection Like A Pro

No one likes rejection (duh!), but it happens to the best of us. And everyone has their own way of dealing with it. From denial to getting sassy, here are…

Pop Sugar | July 11, 2013 - 12:50 pm

Hitched: What To Say To Wedding Busybodies

What’s the kindest thing you can do for someone who’s getting married? Keep your mouth shut. I know that sounds harsh, but it’s true. If you’re asked for advice? Give…

Andrea Grimes | July 10, 2013 - 12:00 pm

7 Incredibly Deep Life Lessons From Candy Crush Saga

My name is Amelia and I am a Candy Crush Saga addict. After months of getting invitations to play on Facebook, I finally succumbed to curiosity. Dear God, WHY. I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 8, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Amazing Sorority Girl Rebecca Martinson Pens Dating Column And It’s The Best

Rebecca Martinson, modern study in leaning in and sorority girl extraordinaire, has penned an advice column for BroBible called “A Guide To Getting A Guy To Text You The Morning…

Megan Reynolds | July 3, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Tips For Enjoying A Sample Sale From Someone Who Really, Really Hates Them

I love a bargain as much as the next thrifty gal, but sample sales are one of my personal nightmares, somewhere between being trapped in a room full of writhing…

Megan Reynolds | June 24, 2013 - 11:00 am

45 Things We Thought We’d Accomplish By A Certain Age (And Didn’t)

In the movie “Singles,” -—and this sticks with Ami because she first saw it at the age of 14, so it made a big impression — Janet Livermore (played by…

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 21, 2013 - 11:00 am

6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You A Better Person

2013, motherfuckers. Yeah! LET’S DO THIS.
Feel free to stop reading this if your career is going great,…

Cracked | June 15, 2013 - 11:30 am
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