Relationships

Loving Him Didn’t Heal Either of Us – Or Make Him Love Me Back

If it weren’t for him, I’m not sure I would have learned this to the…

Relationship Challenges Only Introverts Can Relate To

There’s still this bizarre misconception floating around that introverts are inherently people-hating, shy, hermits (which,…

How To Write a Post-Breakup Letter

Hey you. Yes, you, with the broken heart, puffy eyes, and “I just got dumped”…

A Married Woman’s Take On Dating, Marriage, and Life

This is the second interview in a two-part series about marriage and dating. Read Kelly’s…

A Married Woman Interviews A Casual Dater And Now Feels Enlightened

Lauren and I have been best friends for almost 5 years. We met in college…

How Serial Dating Became An Unexpected Form Of Self-Empowerment

One of my favorite bloggers, Leandra Medine, recently wrote an incredible article about the things…

5 Love Spells to Absolutely Not Try This Valentine’s Day (and 5 You Should)

As someone who spends all my free-time looking through strange books of spells, crystals, and…

Valentine’s Day Feels Overrated Now That I’m In A Relationship

In high school, when I was in my first “official” relationship, I took my first…

If You Think Getting Married Is Not An Accomplishment, Your Outlook Is Likely Antiquated

Last February, in a Huffington Post article that resonated with thousands of readers, Natalie Brooke,…

The Year is 2017 and Romance is No Longer a Prerequisite to Dating

Ah, millennials. Singlehandedly supporting the coffee industry in skinny jeans and the propagators of $30…

What I Learned From “The One Who Got Away”

What’s old is new again— I was wearing a leather jacket as he was holding…

dating
Bumble Helped Me Find My Inner Bold & Brash Self

I wasn’t always bold and brash. And it took me being single and learning how…

The Dating Advice We Already Know, But Actually Need To Accept

I get it. Dating advice is soo annoying in that it can seem much more simpler than it…

On Living a Bold and Brash Life

Once upon a time, I was bold. I was proud and confident and bad ass.…

How Much Time Should You Really Be Spending With Your Significant Other?

“Where’s your husband?” is a question that I get asked at an alarmingly high frequency.…

We Need To Write About Happy Relationships, Too

From the moment I broke up with my ex, I felt as if I couldn’t…

Open Relationships
How Open Is Too Open When It Comes To Open Relationships?

Until very recently, I found myself passionately advocating for open relationships—when I get passionate, my…

Hot Guys with Disabilities and Other Ableist Fantasies We Need to Stop Falling For

My attraction to injured dudes dates back to my Barney watching days. I still don’t…

How to Know When to Break Up

I won’t lie, I’m not usually the first to admit I’ve got a bad habit.…

Why I Believe in the Foods Before Dudes Rules of Dating

There are two crucial components to successful dates: good conversation and good food. Both distill…