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The Looks Of Love

I don’t know who these signals work on, but I think I’m going to find out at my local watering hole this weekend. Well, that is until someone tries to…

Simcha | January 12, 2011 - 6:15 pm

E. Jean, Elle’s Advice Columnist, Needs To Stop

Usually we read Elle magazine’s advice column “Ask E. Jean” with a sense of bemused horror. We imagine E. Jean sitting poolside sipping a Mai Tai, systematically rattling off terrible,…

Julie Gerstein | September 29, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Salon Columnist’s Terrible Advice For Domestic Violence Victim

Thanks to our girl Judy McGuire for calling my attention to the latest advice column from Salon’s Cary Tennis. A woman writes to Tennis that she’s “in a loving but…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 2, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Frisky Rant: “Put Yourself Out There!” Is Really Annoying Dating Advice

Last night I had dinner with my friend Cecilia*, and, as you might expect, our conversation turned to dating. We’re around the same age, and many of her friends are…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 21, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Glamour Lists 7 Reasons We Don’t Have To Change For A Man

Phew, we can all breathe a sigh of relief. This month Glamour magazine lets us know that guys are into us even if we aren’t perfect and that we don’t…

Wendy Atterberry | November 19, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Roofied Letter Writer Responds To Lucinda Rosenfeld’s Advice

Not to beat this story dead, but a commenter pointed out that the “Friend Or Foe” letter writer has responded to Lucinda Rosenfeld’s advice — on Double X! Here’s a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 16, 2009 - 4:45 pm

Should This Columnist Be Fired For Giving Bad Advice?

Writer Lucinda Rosenfeld is in big-time trouble with internet commenters! The author of I’m So Happy For You writes an advice column for Double X called “Friend Or Foe” and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 16, 2009 - 2:50 pm

41 Crazy Ways Men Think They Can Make Us Swoon

What makes you swoon? I once swooned on a walk across a bridge in Central Park when my now-husband pointed to something below, and I looked down and saw the…

Wendy Atterberry | August 12, 2009 - 5:20 pm

Dating Amelia: Everyone’s Got Advice

Lately I’ve been getting a lot of advice. Solicited, unsolicited, much of it from female friends, most of it contradictory. Many of my female friends are in relationships, including my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 1, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Seven Ways To End A Relationship

A recent article from Men’s Health lays out 16 ways a guy can save his relationship with his lady, most of which are remarkably idiotic. While I agree that talking…

Wendy Atterberry | March 17, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Dear Abby Diddles In Disturbing Territory

We take Dear Abby’s advice with a grain of salt, but this doozie takes the cake. “Enraged In Rochester” writes that during a visit to his family’s home, he and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 19, 2008 - 7:30 pm
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