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Amy Poehler Stops Pint-Sized People Pleaser

“Ask Amy” is back! This time, Amy Poehler is stopping a pint-sized people pleaser in her tracks. “Maybe you can stop trying, turn that energy back on yourself, and you…

Jessica Wakeman | December 9, 2012 - 10:00 am

11 Simple Rules For What To Do When Your Parent Dies

I turned 20 years old this year, and with that birthday came the 10th anniversary of my father’s death. This past decade has given me plenty of space and time…

Talena Lydia | November 26, 2012 - 10:00 am

5 Tips For Setting Healthy Boundaries At Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can be one beautiful holiday, but depending on your situation, it can also be a lot of condensed family-filled time. Since your family is obviously interested in your life…

Pop Sugar | November 22, 2012 - 1:30 pm

10 Ways To Make Holiday Travel A Little More Fabulous

The phrase “holiday travel” instantly conjures up images of endless lines, delayed flights, cranky babies, and even crankier adults. We know that taking a trip during the hectic holiday season will…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 21, 2012 - 9:00 am

5 More Pieces Of Relationship Advice I’d Give You If We Were Friends

You guys, I’m so glad you liked my first installment of relationship advice! That’s good, because I have a buttload more advice to share. Basically, even though I am generally…

Julie Gerstein | November 20, 2012 - 10:00 am

Style 911: “What Is Business Casual, Anyway?”

“I just got a job that requires ‘business casual’ attire, but I have no idea how to make that look fashionable, so I either end up over-dressing or just wearing…

Julie Gerstein | November 15, 2012 - 11:00 am

Don’t Get Mooched! The Four Types Of Boyfriends To Avoid

So many men, so little time. That’s why you’ve got to figure out which ones to avoid right off the bat. Thankfully, comedienne Sarah Colonna has teamed up with Benefit…

Julie Gerstein | November 14, 2012 - 8:30 am

6 Pieces Of Relationship Advice I Would Give You If We Were Friends

Okay, so I would never claim to have it all figured out, but I can say that I’m pretty good at solving other people’s problems. That’s always the way, isn’t…

Julie Gerstein | October 26, 2012 - 10:00 am

18 How To Books That Will Solve All Of Your Problems

Do you have problems pooping at work? Are you venturing into the wild world of gay anal sex? Do you fear that a large ship is secretly stalking you? Then…

Julie Gerstein | October 16, 2012 - 9:00 am

Amy Poehler Explains It All: Dealing With Your Parents

Amy Poehler’s “Ask Amy” advice series is never not amazing and this week’s segment on how to deal with your parents is no different. Even though “Ask Amy” is for…

Jessica Wakeman | October 14, 2012 - 10:00 am

Idea I Wish I Had: A Website To Help You Decode Confusing Dude Messages

Have you ever gotten a text from a dude and had no idea how to respond? Like, something vague like “what’s up” or “thanks for last night” or “stop calling…

Julie Gerstein | October 9, 2012 - 11:20 am

The Pros And Cons Of Dating A Divorced Man

Two years ago, I met a gentleman I shall henceforth call James, because his name was, well, James. James and I had a first date for the books. It lasted…

Shoshanna Beren | October 3, 2012 - 12:00 pm

7 Essentials For A Perfect Fall Road Trip

Last week, I wrote about a Pendleton plaid satchel that had me yearning to pack it up and hit the road for a fall road trip, and as the leaves…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 3, 2012 - 9:00 am

Style 911: Help Me Find The Wedding Dress Of My Dreams!

I’m getting married soon and I found the perfect dress on someone’s Pinterest board. The only problem? I don’t know who made it, and I’m not sure I could afford…

Julie Gerstein | September 14, 2012 - 10:00 am

A Plea For Help: What Can I Do To Treat My Newly Developed Cystic Acne?

I’ve always had good skin. It’s not the best skin in the world, but it’s good — I was fortunate enough to escape adolescence largely unscathed by acne eruptions, and…

Rachel Krause | September 5, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Original Video: Almie Rose On How To Land An Older Man

You’ve always wondered what it might be like to get with that older, distinguished dude in your office, right? You’re all, “What was life like before the Internet?” And he’s

Almie Rose | September 4, 2012 - 10:00 am

Richest Lady In The World Says Poor People Need To Stop Having So Much Fun

Australian mining tycoon Gina Rinehart is really concerned about your welfare. That’s why Rinehart — who is considered the richest woman in the world, with an inherited fortune of $30.1…

Julie Gerstein | August 31, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Dating Don’ts: He’s Not Your Ex

This past weekend, I had brunch with a single guy friend and, as I tend to do when I’m in these situations, I took advantage of the opportunity to ask…

Ami Angelowicz | August 28, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Do You Make Excuses For The Person You’re Dating?

A friend of mine sent the following quote to me today:
“Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” – Author Unknown

YourTango.com | August 25, 2012 - 1:30 pm

Just The “Tiny Beautiful Things” You Need

Advice columnists are usually detestable on principle. So often they dish out finger-wagging judgment rather than empathy and a nuanced understanding of the complexities of human nature. TheRumpus.net’s Dear Sugar

Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2012 - 11:40 am
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