Dating

5 signs you’re relying too heavily on dating apps (and how to cool it)

Here’s the good news: In 2017, 39% of U.S.-based heterosexual couples and 60% of same-sex…

Non-monogamy-Conversation
Non-monogamy-Conversation
Love

How to tell your significant other you might be interested in non-monogamy

How do you tell your boyfriend of two years that you want to have the…

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Illustration of phones with hearts on screen
Dating

I tried Loosid, a dating app for sober people

When I first moved to New York City for an internship in 2014, I had…

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Collage of handcuffs on pink background
Sex

How to talk to your partner about wanting kinky sex

Ever since I had internet access, I’ve known that I was submissive. I’ve always been…

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ashley-uzer-jerry-nguyen-hellogiggles
Dating

I tried dating without apps after a cross-country move. Here’s what happened

Where did you meet your last five sexual partners? On a dating app? At a…

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Woman celebrating with balloons and a party hat
Friends

Why we should start saying “congrats” to our newly single friends-not “I’m sorry”

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Woman's hand holding a condom in front of yellow background
Sex

I tried using vegan condoms. Here’s how they measured up

Turns out, the average white, swole, protein shake-guzzling dude reacts to vegan condoms exactly how…

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ashley-uzer-traveling-cured-problems-hellogiggles
Travel

Traveling was a temporary fix for my problems, until it wasn’t anymore

Along with yoga, meditation, and face masks, traveling is often regarded as a “cure” for…

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Stressed woman looking at laptop
Health & Fitness

I tried online counseling so I could talk to my therapist from anywhere. Here’s how it worked for me

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s 5 a.m. I’m sitting on a hotel balcony…

Dating

The guy I’m dating unfollowed me on social media. Here’s why I’m cool with that

If you ask the nearest millennial how social media has impacted their dating life, they…

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Woman in pain clutching her stomach
Health & Fitness

What I wish I’d known before having a laparoscopy to remove an ovarian cyst

A laparoscopy is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the U.S., but…

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Pro choice rally
Love

How to support your friend who just got an abortion

On January 22nd, 1973, landmark Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade legalized abortion nationally. Today, we still fight to…

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A couple communicating through tin cans
Love

I had a scheduled “grievance session” with someone I’m casually dating, and I highly recommend you try it

I want you to try something. Take a second and write down all the ways…

Aaron Carter in 2001
Aaron Carter in 2001
Nostalgia

To all the girls who used to write fan mail to Aaron Carter (including me)

Chances are, you woke up this morning thinking it was just another Friday in December….

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Austin Powers in The Spy Who Shagged Me
Movies

5 scenes from Austin Powers that I totally misunderstood as a kid

It was New Year’s Eve 2003 and I was bopping around my parents’ basement in…

Anne Hathaway in "Devil Wears Prada"
Anne Hathaway in "Devil Wears Prada"
Dating

How becoming my own boss changed my dating life for the better

It’s late on a Sunday night and I’m sitting in a recliner chair with my…

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Woman wearing sugar skull makeup for Dia De Los Muertos
Lifestyle

How to talk to your friend about their problematic Halloween costume

A few years ago, most privileged, white-passing people—myself included—were blissfully unaware of the fact that…

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Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City
Friends

How my first bad breakup led me to a lifelong best friend

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talk about sex
Sex

How to tell your new partner you need more in bed, even if that idea makes you squirm

Women: Sometimes we’re hot and ready like a Little Caesar’s pizza, and other times we’re…

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Woman sitting on a yoga mat
Health & Fitness

How yoga helped me heal my toxic relationship with exercise

“It’s like you’re addicted to running,” nagged my boyfriend when I told him I couldn’t…