Alison Segel

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Ali is a writer with bylines at Vice, Refinery 29, XO Jane, Hello Giggles, and Fashion Canada. Follow her on Twitter @OnlineAlison or Instagram @alibaby90.

8 Things To Do On Halloween If You & Your Boo Are Spending The Night In

By Alison Segel
A few years ago, I attempted to go out on Halloween, and missed the v cool party I was dying to go to. Most of the roads in Los Angeles were shut down for a parade, and I was stuck in bumper to bumper traffic of Uber after Lyft after designated…

How To Respond When The Person Who Ghosted You Ends Up Zombieing You

By Alison Segel
A guy who just ghosted me has recently risen from the dead. After three weeks of not talking (he allegedly was on vacation, but due to my social media sleuthing, I found out that he had only been gone for a few days), he randomly texted me and…

Here's How To Break Up With Someone You're Still In Love With

By Alison Segel
My last breakup was with someone whom I still cared about, and it sucked. I loved my boyfriend very much, but the relationship started to feel stagnant, and it was time to move on. We were moving forward, but not as a couple. We were growing in…

Guys Reveal What A Casual Relationship Means To Them & It's So Freaking Confusing

By Alison Segel
I essentially consider all of my relationships to be casual until someone declares that they are madly in love with me. You can get in a lot of trouble assuming any kind of exclusivity these days, especially with internet dating culture, where your…

Here's Exactly How Anal Sex Can Give You A Killer Orgasm

By Alison Segel
Full disclosure: I have had anal sex before, and I hated it. Clearly, I wasn't doing it right. On the receiving end, I felt zero pleasure, and that feels like something that's pretty important for every sexual act. You shouldn't just be a receptacle…

Here's What To Do If You Accidentally Unmatched With The Potential Love Of Your Life On Bumble

By Alison Segel
Sometimes, I like to imagine what life would be like if I hadn't quickly and carelessly swiped left on that guy on a dating app who I'm fairly certain was actually my soulmate. Losing people online and wondering how you can find them in the vast…

6 Places To Read Free Hot And Heavy Erotic Novels Online, So You Can Get Your Fix

By Alison Segel
My grandma used to read tons of erotic novels. She would buy them at the checkout line at the grocery store. When I was little, I thought it was the weirdest and grossest thing ever. My 70-year-old grandmother? A sexual being? No, thank you. But now…

6 Super Funny Gifts Your Partner Will Simultaneously Love & Die Laughing At

By Alison Segel
I kind of hate gifts. They just aren't my love language. Jewelry? Not for me. But you know what I do like? Something thoughtful, something handmade, or something that will make me laugh. A sense of humor is majorly attractive to me, and if you can…

6 Homemade Gifts To Give Your Partner That Are Even More Romantic Than Store-Bought Ones

By Alison Segel
I recently told a guy that I don't like gifts that cost money, and he was like, "All women do." Then, I was like, 1) ew, that's a gross belief and 2) it's true. I'd rather have something thoughtful and free over a piece of expensive jewelry or…
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Do I Have To Bring My Partner To Meet My Family For Thanksgiving?

By Alison Segel
I've never brought anyone home for Thanksgiving. Does that make me a failure and a societal outcast? Probably! JK. To be honest, I don't think it's completely necessary to bring your partner home for Thanksgiving, especially if you've very recently…

Here's How To Use Your Dating App If You're Looking For A Quick Hookup Tonight

By Alison Segel
I am an active dating app user. I'm on all the apps! What a cool thing to admit to the world. Anyway, I know how to use your dating app to find a date, but it's a whole other strategy when you're using it to find a hookup... which, for a while, I…
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10 Drake Quotes You Should Put In Your Tinder Bio To Make That Hotline Bling

By Alison Segel
Music is the universal language, or so they say. (Someone has said that, right?) So why shouldn't you use it to help you snag the love of your life on a dating app? I used to have Celine Dion lyrics from Titanic on my profile, but somehow, it didn't…

10 Free Dates You Can Take Your Partner On That Are Actually Super Fun

By Alison Segel
Living is expensive, and for the most part, a good chunk of us are freelancers who make minimum wage. Additionally, as millennials, we are apparently spending all of our money on avocado toast and will never be able to afford houses. So how can we…

7 Memes To Send Your Partner When You Miss Them & You Want To Let Them Know

By Alison Segel
I love to date unavailable men who travel a lot! It's my favorite hobby! But with that comes a lot of struggles. For example, you never see the person you care about, and you miss them a lot. Also, you're forming a relationship with someone who is…

11 Funny GIFs To Send Your Tinder Match When Words Don't Do Your Thoughts Justice

By Alison Segel
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If that's true, then how many words is a GIF worth? I'm not good at math, but it's probably a lot. When you're flirting online with the future love of your life and potential soulmate, the perfect GIF…

5 Things To Say On A First Date When The Conversation Starts To Die

By Alison Segel
I've had amazing first dates with seamless conversation and first dates that feel like pulling teeth, where I have to sing and dance around my date in order to entertain them. Obviously, the seamless ones are more fun, but it can be difficult to…

This Is The Wrong Way To Argue In A Relationship, According To Experts

By Alison Segel
No relationship is perfect. No, not even your friend Lisa's, that annoying BFF you have who pretends she and her boyfriend have never been in a single fight. (They have.) Arguing in a relationship is bound to happen — to everyone. However, there is…
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5 Cheesy Pick-Up Lines To Use On Your Next Tinder Match That Are So Bad, They're Actually Cute

By Alison Segel
When messaging on dating apps, I usually just go for a plain, old "hello." I once started saying, "We did it!!" but then, guys would respond saying, "Did what?" Then, I would't know what to say, so I'd let the convo fade out. But hey, sometimes,…

5 Nice Texts To Send Someone If You Want To Kindly Reject Their Flirting

By Alison Segel
You ever have someone flirt with you when they're clearly friend zoned? It's pretty annoying. Or what about a co-worker who is taking things a little bit too far in the work Slack? Yeah, no thanks, hard pass to that. I always want to stop behavior…

12 Times To Post A Thirst Trap That Have Nothing To Do With A Guy

By Alison Segel
I love a good thirst trap. In fact, my Instagram is pretty much full of them. Yet people always question my intentions. "You're trying to find a boyfriend, right?" Umm no. "You know this makes you unemployable?" Really? It shouldn't. Why post a…