How to Find and Keep an Unemployed Boyfriend

Not to brag, but I've spent years of my life with various Unemployed Boyfriends. None of them were lazy (well one of them was lazy); they'd just been dealt a shitty hand or were trying to make it in an industry that just wasn't that into them. The good news is that, as far as I'm (intermittent Facebook stalk) aware,… » 10/21/13 11:30am 10/21/13 11:30am

Holiday Gift Guide: What Do You Buy for the Unemployed?

Nobody's in need of holiday cheer more than a friend or loved one slogging through the swampy chasm of unemployment. Unemployment is scary and demoralizing. Even if you're not nervous about making rent—perhaps you live with your parents or a wealthy dowager—there's still something grueling and despair-inducing about… » 11/14/12 10:25am 11/14/12 10:25am

Wow, It's an Incredibly Depressing Time to Be a Recent College Graduate

Graduating from college is supposed to be a time of great hope. You're supposed to take all of the clichéd lessons from your commencement speaker and go forth into the world to make a difference. Your future is just beginning, the world is your oyster, etc. Except that in order to make a difference, or more… » 5/10/12 5:30pm 5/10/12 5:30pm