Relationships

No one can deny that relationships are complicated—whether with friends, family, or a romantic partner.

The End of my First Love

My first love wears a bright yellow shirt to school. I tell his mother it makes him look like a ridiculous bumblebee because I...

Convalescence

When I was 19, my first love tried to kill himself. I didn't even know what broke him. And I never found out, though...

Waking Up to Never

For over a year, I’ve been in a relationship that I never would have imagined myself accepting.  Maybe I should have known after the...

Embracing Singledom in your Mid-Twenties

You are killing it – reveling in your mid-20s, New York City-style singledom. You are dancing with gorgeous strangers on the crowded dance floor...

Where Boyfriends Aren’t Enough

I’m fighting with my best friend, and my boyfriend asks me “But why would she take it personally? Why does it matter to her...

Why OkCupid Is Sometimes Totally Worth It

Maybe you just moved to a big new city and are looking for friends. Maybe your mom keeps mentioning that she was married with...

Just Say No

Every morning on my commute to work, I tune into trashy talk radio shows that rely on callers volunteering to embarrass themselves on the...