Relationships

News

It’s sort of passé to make fun of the crazy shit that happens in Florida, but the story of this woman faking her own kidnapping to test her boyfriend’s love is just, so Florida. READ MORE »


News

So much for that.   READ MORE »


Love & Sex

We’ve all been there. You’ve been enjoying a worry-free sex life with your partner. Life has been good. And then you look at the calendar and start frantically doing math like you’re Russell Crowe in “A Beautiful Mind.” READ MORE »


Relationships

“They left me naked and bleeding in the woods during the Men’s Training Weekend.” READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I found myself capable of deriving sexual pleasure from my boyfriends’ experience. I’ve since read this feeling is called “compersion.” Compersion is defined by the urban dictionary as the “feeling of joy when a loved one invests in and takes pleasure from another romantic or sexual relationship.” READ MORE »


Relationships

The denial burned my heart and my throat and I stopped paying attention to myself and all that was happening on the level right below my heartbreak. I was falling apart. And it wasn’t just because of her. READ MORE »


Mind & Body

I’ve started to realize that while looking back and remembering the things that matter to us is important, there’s a definite line between being sentimental and getting stuck.    READ MORE »


Guys

In an effort to keep you from being among the shut-ins (which for the record are one of my favorite categories of people) of the universe, there are some types of people who you could cut out right now. READ MORE »


News

Who doesn’t want their money back after a breakup? READ MORE »


Love & Sex

If there are trust issues between you and your partner, there are only so many apps you can download before enrolling in couples’ therapy. Certain infidelities are totally unforgivable, of course. Cheating is a no go. But, watching Bloodline before your person is caught up? Don’t do it! Thank god for these rings that preventREAD MORE »


Love & Sex

An update to the old Kinsey scale of sexual identification, the Purple-Red Scale of Attraction factors in more than simply whether you like men or women (because there are a hell of a lot of possibilities in between). READ MORE »


Celebs

Come on — the couple that created Marcel the Shell With Shoes On got divorced? I texted my friends when it happened. If they couldn’t make it, who could? Today, there is hope: Jenny Slate and Chris Evans, aka Captain America, are dating, according to Us Weekly. I, for one, believe again.READ MORE »


News

The word “abuse” often brings to mind the image of battered women with black eyes and bruised thighs; however, there are multiple types of abuse, some only leaving internal scars. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Way to not let this horrific opportunity slide by, Maple Match. I see you. Now please save me. Tell Sandra Oh my body is ready. READ MORE »


News

Tinder is solidly medium at anticipating users’ needs. First, they introduced a feature to match users with a presidential candidate. Now, they’re introducing a “share button” so you can stop taking a screenshot every loser or surprise hottie’s profile — Tinder will now play nicely with apps from Slack to LinkedIn to iMessage. Once a recipient gets the message, says Business Insiderthey… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Imagine you are a very important man, working on very important man things. You know, like fixing that bike you bought in 2014, or running a startup out of  your basement or brewing craft beer created with the yeast from your pubic hair. You know, super important dude stuff. Stuff that precludes you from being… READ MORE »


News

A 22-year-old French boy-man will learn a lesson about the power of text messages after being sentenced to jail time for sending his ex-girlfriend threatening texts, including the gun emoji. After a “bad breakup,” the man’s messages left his ex afraid to leave her home, says The Local.

His lawyer argued that an emoji… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

On one hand, I want to support him, but on the other hand, I’m not sure how it would make my boyfriend feel to be my date to my ex’s wedding. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

This week in Things I Worried About But Shouldn’t Have: The Bartender met my parents.

Generally speaking, I don’t tend to fret about boyfriends meeting Mama and Papa X. For one thing, my parents are delightful humans who go out of their way to be friendly to all of the rare specimens that… READ MORE »


News

When people ask me about whether or not I want to have children, the conversation is often very short and quite simple. For college-educated black women, the shortage of suitable black men is quickly becoming a reproductive rights issue, with many of these women opting out of motherhood all-together after finding their options in the… READ MORE »


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