Life & Love

Having a different kind of Sure, DTR-ing will still be a thing, but after you’ve determined what exactly you “are,” it’s time to have a different talk: birth control. Whether it’s condoms, daily pills, or an IUD, it’s important that you’re both on the same page when it comes to avoiding unplanned pregnancies. While the
0 Comments
The benefits of adopting a trusted birth control system would fill up a nice-sized laundry list, but, unfortunately, so would the myths surrounding it. We asked OB-GYNs Dr. Michelle Moniz and Dr. Alyssa Dweck to debunk the most common ones. “You gain weight when you’re on the pill.” There’s nothing wrong with wondering how a
0 Comments
Once social media became an everyday part of our lives, nothing was safe. Even the relatively mundane—like the inside of our refrigerators—could be styled, zhushed, or otherwise made to look aesthetically pleasing. LA-based influencer Megan Batoon invited us into her home to share her camera-ready kitchen, as well as secrets on how she keeps her
0 Comments
Feb 26, 2019 Graswald in her bathtub on November 26, 2018. Photographed by Allie Holloway.On the day Angelika Graswald became an alleged murderer, she woke up hungover. She and her fiancé, Vincent Viafore, had been out drinking in Poughkeepsie, New York, near where they had lived together for more than a year. They had fought
0 Comments
Whenever I need some non-cheesy inspiration about the enduring power of romance, I read anarcha-feminist Emma Goldman’s famous stump speech, “Marriage and Love.” Born in Lithuania to Jewish parents in 1869, Goldman was an influential activist and writer who toured the U.S., risking arrest and deportation to speak to raucous crowds about radical ideas like
0 Comments
At some point in a woman’s life, many of us graduate from “boys have cooties” to daydreaming about her perfect guy. For me, the options ranged from doe-eyed crooners like Jesse McCartney and Mario to movie baes Adrian Grenier and Morris Chestnut. But then I grew up, and actually had to step out of my
0 Comments
You’re here because you want a smooch. A big, ol’, preferably not wet kiss right on the lips. Of course you do. Instead of providing a step-by-step guide that overcomplicates the act or bringing in a scientist to break down the steps, we called in a few experts. This is for you, Dr. Hitch, and
0 Comments
Dear E. Jean: Should I leave everything and go on a road trip? I’m 27, with an okay job (but no promotions or salary increases in five years), and I’m still living with my parents. Last year, I read Cheryl Strayed’s Wild and started fantasizing about driving across the country on a great American adventure.
0 Comments