Relationships - Page 4
Make It Stop: Should I Go To My Ex’s Wedding?
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.
Dater X: Meet The Parents
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…
Why The “Suitable Partner Shortage” Is A Reproductive Rights Issue For Black Women
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…
Dater X: Moving Right Along
With things mostly calm here in my world, I thought this week might be a good one for a recap, and with it, some additional stories that haven’t always fit…
Get Closer To Your SO With A 7-Day Intimacy Challenge!
Look, I get it — relationships get stale. You’ve been together for, like, 56 years, and it can feel as though you’ve both seen all there is to see. He’s…
Make It Stop: I Want a Second Chance at Love!
How do I rekindle the flame?!
Dater X: Face Value
It’s about time I admitted something that you probably already knew or guessed: This column has an undeniable impact on my dating life.
The Types Of Guys Women Try Their Hardest To Avoid
Have you ever wondered if the way you act makes women cringe? Have you ever worried that your behavior might be making them run in the other direction?
Here’s What Men Need To Know About Supporting Survivors Of Sexual Assault
One night during my junior year of college, I found myself sobbing in the closet of my dorm room. In the middle of coming to terms with a childhood of…
How To Date A Comedian Without It Totally Sucking
Whether it’s on a platonic or romantic level, we’re often attracted to people who make us laugh. And yet comedians have gotten a consistently bad reputation for bombing in relationships. If you’ve sat through even…
Why Sarcastic Women Are Better At Flirting & Dating
Well, since you’re here, we know that she’s better at flirting and dating than you are.
I was being sarcastic, of course. I know you’ve mastered the art…
Make It Stop: Did I Ruin Everything By Getting Drunk On This Date?!
Did I?! Ahhh, oh god.