Monthly Archives: July 12, 2018

10 Songs That Will Help You Get Over Your Ex This Summer

One of the best ways to cope with heartbreak is through music – trust me, I would know. Following my messy breakup last year, I found a new sense of self-worth after hours of SZA’s CTRL album (literally). When you devote years of your life to someone, it’s hard to even picture yourself with anyone…read more

When I Was 12, I Thought I'd Found My "Soulmate" –┬ábut I Was Wrong

When I was 12, I thought I’d found my soulmate. Twelve-year-old me, instead of playing games and watching cartoons, was already thinking about heavy concepts like love, death, and marriage. Instead of reading age-appropriate books like The Hunger Games, I sat glued to my mom’s Danielle Steele novels, sitting out of gym class to read…read more

I Planned My Wedding in Just 2 Months, and It Was the Best Decision

My 24th birthday will be one that I remember forever. It was the day my then-boyfriend popped the question. His proposal was perfect: he had taken me out to dinner at an elegant restaurant before bringing me back to the waterfront hotel and bar where we had met three years earlier. He ushered me into…read more

The Tasteful Girl's Guide to Taking Nudes

So: you’ve decided to answer a suitor’s request to “send nudes” with your real, live, naked body (not photos that feature lust-worthy piles of zucchini noodles, which is my favorite shutdown). If you’re new to the sexting game, you may feel nervous. As a very thirsty lady, I’ve sent my fair share of tastefully naked…read more