Topic: advice

Helen Mirren’s Advice To Hypothetical Daughters Reminds Everyone She’s The Best

Helen Mirren's Advice To Hypothetical Daughters Reminds Everyone She's The Best

Besides wearing some of the most wonderful red carpet looks in the world and simultaneously not giving a licorice stick what anyone thinks of her “stripper shoes,” Dame Helen Mirren has some pretty great advice for young women. It’s not polite and it’s not pretty, but it is absolutely perfect because it is more than necessary for every woman to learn. More »

11 Things You Should Never Tell A Couple In Their Late 20s Or Early 30s

11 Things You Should Never Tell A Couple In Their Late 20s Or Early 30s

My boyfriend and I have been together for nearly four years, have lived together for three, have parented a beloved dog for two, and have avoided engagement conversion for one. We’ve been through just about everything together — sickness, health, countless jobs, friends’ weddings, family funerals, a couple lawsuits, and a bunch of awkward holiday parties. Here are the things I’m tired of hearing. More »

What Should You Do When Your Friend Is Cheating On His Or Her Significant Other?

What Should You Do When Your Friend Is Cheating On His Or Her Significant Other?

Dear Jamie: So I have this friend. I love this friend a lot, but maybe he (let’s call him a he) is a little immature where relationships are concerned. He’s still “figuring things out,” as they say. This friend has been cheating on his girlfriend with other women; it’s happened a few times now. And no, they’re not in an open relationship. What, if anything, should I do? More »

Rejection, Moving Home & Minimum Wage: Advice For Grads Based On My First Year Out

Rejection, Moving Home & Minimum Wage: Advice For Grads Based On My First Year Out

I was hungover when I walked across the stage of my graduation last year, as I had been much of college. All these speeches about how we were the future, how we’d be changing everything in the coming years, how our ideas and lives and actions affected everything more than anybody else’s (a claim I am still unsure of) were designed to make us believe in ourselves, or something. But inside, I was shaking with the knowledge that I would soon be released into the world with zero idea of what I wanted to do with my stupid little 22-year-old life. More »