Category Relationships

A Lady’s Guide to Being a Cougar

Many women have a specifically revolted reaction to the idea of dating a younger man. We as a society have decided that men should always date women who are younger than they are, or else the terrorists have won. This distinctly contradicts the alleged fact that all my female friends became sexually active at the […]

Lord of the Flings

It always comforts me in my hour of need to hear people tell terrible stories about past hookups. It is that moment when you sneeze in the face of the person you’re boning, or when your grandmother walks in on your threesome, that feeling is the very crux of human existence. The bone-deep, mind-melting humiliation […]

Being Single: A Manifesto

I have never been on a blind date. I have never used a dating website. I have never had sex on the first date. What is wrong with this picture? I’ll tell you: absolutely nothing. There is a lot of pressure as a woman to put oneself “out there.” To me this sounds like hurtling […]

On “Taking One for the Team”

If you have ever been in a serious relationship, you know that one of the hardest things about sharing your life with another person is syncing up your sexual schedules. Often, the desire to make love will be mutual, or will at least follow from the initiation of activity, but many times you will not […]

A Lady’s Guide to Arguments

If you’re currently in a relationship of any kind, but particularly a long-term relationship, you know that, despite how very much you love and appreciate this person, every now and then they say or do something so incredibly stupid that you wish you could tear their leg off and beat them to death with it. […]

A Lady’s Guide to Casual Rejection

“Is that a mirror in your pocket? Cause I can see myself in your pants.” “I lost my phone number… can I have yours?” “Hey, does this rag smell like chloroform to you?” Who among us hasn’t heard these and other ridiculous ice-breakers while simply trying to enjoy a night out with some girlfriends and […]

Under Pressure

Many of you are probably aware of what it feels like to be pressured to do something in bed. It happens even in loving, caring relationships. You’re there in the heat of passion with your man, and he really wants to do something that just doesn’t set your loins aflame. “Come on,” he wheedles. “Please, […]