Seven Valuable Pieces of Advice Just for Teenage Girls

There comes a day when you realise you cannot continue as the child you are now — fashioned in an unfashionable decade by your poor parents, and at a time when they were inadvisably discombobulated by Caesarian stitches, fundamental disagreements with their own parents, retrospectively laughable hair-cuts, and utter… » 9/23/14 5:30pm 9/23/14 5:30pm

Don't Date Up, Don't Date Down. Date Equal.

The whole idea of dating down or up is horrific. For one, it's a terrible thing to say about someone else's relationship. You don't know what works! One woman's loser is another woman's godsend who just so happens to be going through a rough patch. And yet, it's an insightful corollary for how we measure men and women. » 9/23/14 3:30pm 9/23/14 3:30pm

Over 22 Years Old? Men Find You Less and Less Attractive Every Day.

Fact: Over age 22, you're all dried up. Last week's bagels, yesterday's baguette. So says the data on what men really want when they are at home alone under the covers hiding from complex interactions. And you know data doesn't lie, just as you know that analogies comparing your worth to bread products are apt and… » 9/17/14 11:10am 9/17/14 11:10am

What Former Sluts Tell Their Daughters About Sex

You're a mom. You've had a daughter. You want to tell her the truth about sex. You yourself were "promiscuous" back in the day (or maybe still are, whatever that means). What to do? So inquired a recent online thread that highlights some interesting ideas about how we talk to girls about sexuality, including our own. » 9/15/14 4:00pm 9/15/14 4:00pm

​How to Get Over an Ex By Obsessing About Them Even More

Conventional wisdom usually instructs jilted lovers to do anything but fixate on their ex: Get busy, volunteer, sleep around, move to Finland. But what if instead you were encouraged to (anonymously) dive deep into the rabbit hole of your pain and — get this — stay as long as it takes? Now you can. » 9/12/14 1:20pm 9/12/14 1:20pm

Dear Prudence Doesn't Think You Should Bother Coming Out as Bisexual

Dear Prudie is just a troll, right? That's her thing? Like, that time when she attempted to "help" a "gluttonous" child (CHILD!!!) with a mocking animated video that depicted said child (CHILD!!!!!!!!) as a ghoulish pig-monster—she didn't really believe that that was a good, ethical, constructive thing to do, right? » 8/27/14 1:45pm 8/27/14 1:45pm

This 100-Year-Old Sex Therapist Is Just as Wise, Awesome as You'd Hope

Sex is totally different now, because we are different, except it's really not different at all, because it's still just sex and we are still (mostly) humans. This is precisely what you'd hope and expect any 100-year-old, still-practicing sex therapist to confirm for you in her own delightful way. » 8/21/14 5:40pm 8/21/14 5:40pm