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For some reason,Â whenever someoneÂ complimentsÂ my outfit, I feel the need toÂ expressÂ where I got it or that I got it onÂ sale. Why? I havenâ€™t the slightest idea. Instead of justÂ acceptingÂ a compliment, I blurt out where I bought it or delve into someÂ storyÂ behind it. Itâ€™s so stupid.
There are a lot of other lies girls tell when it comes to fashion, and weâ€™ve got them right here. More
In the giant traffic contest that is the blogosphere, it’s tempting to want to make your headlines as sensationalistic as possible. But does that mean it’s okay for XOJane to put a lie in the headline of a story about rape? More
Being both a writer and a sex worker is hard. More
“It’s a secret, bitch!” Kate replies, throwing around her hair in faux-slow motion.
Her husband gives a somber smile, quietly contemplating about all that Kate keeps from him. Is she staying via an affair? he ponders. Is Clairol a beautiful Moroccan man? More
Relationships involve a lot of patience,Â sacrifice, and white lies. Not just with each other, but everyone around you! I’ve been dating my boyfriend for three years, and each year I add more lies onto the pile of deceit. I’ve found myself living some of these lies â€” about how we met and where we live â€” so openly that I get lost in the story and have to remind myself of the truth.
Read the nine lies I’ve told since I started dating and admit that you, too, have been lying your face off. More
You know how sometimes, you hear a news story that involves an action so absurdly silly and avoidable, you can’t help but shake your head? Today, your daily dose of head shaking is brought to you by one Rahmell Pettway and his fake kidnapping. More
That’s it. I’m out. I’m done. No more defending Lindsay Lohan for me! I have long held out on wanting to give the celebrity equivalent of Fanta another try and the benefit of the doubt, but she really is just about as sad as the rest of sensible society has been saying for ages. More
SINGLES ARE A BUNCH OF NO GOOD LIARS. (I think we knew that already.) More
Santa isn’t real. I know, it’s terrible, but growing up is terrible! And I certainly did not react like an adult to the idea. A good lie goes a long way, however. More
The truth hurts, darling; so you won’t feel a thing. More
Cyber Monday is that one day a year where all the little lies you’ve been telling your boss are finally used two fold, and you realize that although your job technically involves other responsiblities, you, after so many years being under the thumb of a tyrant, fully understanding that fuck, yeah, you’re a goddamn master at pulling the wool over your boss’ eyes. More
TheGloss‘ editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff are having a discussion about the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day. Jennifer loves the holiday–because she loves presents and happiness!–but Ashley hates it because she hates everything (except, it turns out, novelty portraiture). Then, it all falls apart. More
Unless, of course, you’re not. More
Planning a wedding is a lot like walking into a bank, typing your pin number into the ATM and letting the strangers who walk through the doors take money out of your bank account. Everything that happens during a wedding, … More