life advice

Love & Sex

How can you get over being treated badly when the person isn’t even sorry? READ MORE »


Style

Ever feel like your everyday life is akin to wading through molasses? Like you’re on the cusp of something great, but totally stumped on either what that thing is or when it will finally arrive, trapped in a holding pattern? Perhaps you’ve been working feverishly toward a goal, and know exactly what big changes are… READ MORE »


Style

Sometimes it feels like no matter where I go or what I do in my downtime, I can never escape the heavy weight of the “shoulds” on my shoulders. I should be getting some work done right now. I should be cleaning the apartment or paying that bill or running that errand. A frame of… READ MORE »


Style

Our first reader letter!
I’m constantly being told by media (The Frisky included) to stand up for myself, speak my mind, defend the defenseless, but I’ve got to tell you, I am irritating a lot of people! If I speak my mind, everyone thinks I’m being stubborn, if I tell my opinion, they thinkREAD MORE »


Love & Sex

Remember when you were in middle school and your new future BFF sort of just appeared next to you in your third period science class, and you were suddenly joined at the hip for the next five years without even realizing what was happening? Weren’t those days easy? Once we’re older and out in the… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Introducing a new relationship to the folks is nervewracking as it is, but especially so when they didn’t like the last guy you brought home… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

So. Much. Effort. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Cute isn’t really a compliment when you’re a grown woman and not a baby or a puppy… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

She goes on and on and on and on… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Work: can’t live with it, can’t live without it. Sigh. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Nothing worse that a rich person who hates parting with their dough… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

No way, dude, like a fine wine, life gets better with age. READ MORE »


Style

When T.J. Maxx reached out to me about meeting with a life coach and photographer, their pitch seemed so in tune with the current season of my life – my obsession with building happier routines, my renewed focus on the tiny joyful moments of each day as the bigger picture of my life took a frazzled turn — I had to give it… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Dude, if it’s not yours, don’t touch it, don’t put it in your mouth and don’t stretch it out. GAWD. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

“Where do I start to regain ambition? How do I make the apathy stop?” READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Make It Stop is a weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a stinky dilemma? Email anna@shmittenkitten.com with the subject “Make It Stop.” She’ll make it all better, or at least make you laugh. Girl Scout’s honor.READ MORE »


Love & Sex

The dude in my life is going through a rough time — career-wise, financially, etc. — and I think it’s starting to impact his sense of, like, manliness. I’m a super nurturing person and I really want to encourage him to keep at it and basically tell him I’m proud of him, but I… READ MORE »


News

Losing your job sucks. There’s no two ways around it. It’s a really shitty feeling to go into work one Wednesday, sit down at your desk, answer three emails and then be summarily dismissed. Regardless of whether you were fired or let go, it still stings. After you leave the office for the last time,… READ MORE »


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