How To Make Friends When You're 'Old'

» 4/30/13 3:20pm 4/30/13 3:20pm

In addition to the many messages you will begin to notice comin' directly at your brain-face as you hit your late twenties/early thirties about all the things that will get "harder" for you as you get older (ever being skinny again, finding the right dude to impregnate you with the right, skinniest baby) a big one… » 4/30/13 3:20pm 4/30/13 3:20pm

How To Quit Worrying About Being Bitchy and Actually Assert Yourself

When you're a lady — even if you're smart, together, and tough — standing up for yourself can be pretty difficult. Women are supposed to smooth things over, be nice to everybody, and defuse conflict rather than cause it — so asking for anything at all controversial can seem transgressive or even bitchy. Here's how to… » 1/19/12 3:30pm 1/19/12 3:30pm

How to Help a Friend Through an Abortion

After we discussed helping a friend deal with a miscarriage, a reader asked us for tips on how to support a friend in the similarly sensitive situation of going through an abortion. From the decision process to the aftermath, abortion can bring up complicated emotions — but we have some advice on helping your friend… » 1/05/12 4:00pm 1/05/12 4:00pm

How To Keep Your Social Life Alive In A Long-Distance Relationship

Especially now that jobs are hard to come by, a lot of people find themselves in long-distance relationships. And there's a lot of advice about to manage such relationships. But what about the rest of your life — how do you keep up with your friends when you're always jetting off to see your partner? Below, some tips… » 11/10/11 3:40pm 11/10/11 3:40pm

How To Hang Out With Couples

When you're single, hanging out with coupled friends can be awkward. You don't want to break up with your friends when they enter relationships, but you don't want to be the third wheel, either. And what about "couple-y" social functions where everyone seems to have a partner? Never fear, we have tips for you — and for… » 11/03/11 6:30pm 11/03/11 6:30pm