Topic: Boyfriends

Flashback: 10 Of The Worst Boyfriends From Old Teen Movies

Flashback: 10 Of The Worst Boyfriends From Old Teen Movies

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Whenever a movie revolves around a cute and adorable love story, it also inevitably includes a boyfriend or ex-boyfriend or even a guy the main character sort of dates who is a total douchebag. Sometimes, especially in older movies, the boy who is the object of the love story and the boy who is a jerk turn out to be the same person (leave it to Hollywood). This loser characters have helped the rest of the world figure out exactly what traits they don’t want in a potential boyfriend. More »

11 Things I Have Noticed Since Moving In With My Male Life Partner

11 Things I Have Noticed Since Moving In With My Male Life Partner

I did it, y’all! After three years of hanging out with the same dude, I have trapped a man with my vagina begun living in sin signed a lease with my male life partner in a most grown-up-like fashion (plus guarantor). It’s been great so far, and it will be even more great when my workflow slows down enough so I can actually enjoy him. But living with a man you also date is not without its peculiarities. Here are eleven exciting observations I have made since moving in with my male life partner. More »

What Dating Was Like In The 1990s

What Dating Was Like In The 1990s

The internet in the 1990s may have been pretty slow, but it certainly spend up modern life. The screeching noise of a dial-up modem trying to make a connection helped drive economic globalization, fashion trends, and the third wave of feminism.

Dating in the 90s was still what we may consider old fashioned — after all, there were still no text messages or mobile phones. But there was the grunge movement, the Backstreet Boys, tapas bars, and riot grrrls. So let’s make a mix tape! Here’s what dating was like in the 1990s… More »

Science Says You Probably Do Talk More Than Your Dude

Science Says You Probably Do Talk More Than Your Dude

I have always been told that I talk a lot by every person in my dating history. Though I typically date outgoing people, I tend to be the one who has no qualms with speaking to strangers at bars, chatting on the phone for hours and being super friendly to literal cats on the street. My exes tend to make fun of me for this, saying that I talk too much, but I have always wondered how much of that is me, or whether women talk more than men on the whole. More »

It’s Not Slutty If…

It's Not Slutty If...

Let’s all agree to shut down the slut-shaming, okay? Having casual sex with a bunch of partners is only slutty when you define casual and bunch. Let’s say that means in your sweatpants and 7,000. Because it’s definitely not slutty if you’re happy, and it’s not slutty if you have regrets. Unless those regrets were about said sweatpants. Personally, I love to get down in sweatpants. More »

Like Anne Hathaway, Do We All Have To Go Through ‘A Lot Of Bad Ones’ To Find Love?

Like Anne Hathaway, Do We All Have To Go Through 'A Lot Of Bad Ones' To Find Love?

After the SAG Awards, Hathaway noted that she “met a lot of bad ones” prior to being with Shulman. The matchmaking sounded fun — who wouldn’t want Anne Hathaway trying to set them up with some random entertaining friend of hers? — but when I read this story, I mostly thought about how frustrating it is to experience numerous unpleasant folks in your dating escapades while searching (both actively or passively) for somebody who doesn’t suck. More »

9 Things That Will Instantly Ruin Your Sex Life

9 Things That Will Instantly Ruin Your Sex Life

There are plenty of ways to spice up your sex life. Porn is abundant and lacy underwear seems to have become the norm. You can even find an assortment of massage oils, blindfolds, and little blue pills in the back of your neighborhood drug store. But some of the easiest ways to turn up the heat in the bedroom is simply to avoid things at all cost. You know, things like animals, children, and other human beings! More »