Brittney Morgan

Brittney Q. Morgan is a writer, editor, and noted land mermaid with a penchant for crafts. You can find her work at NYLON, Apartment Therapy, HelloGiggles, and more.

Recent Articles

Here's What Happens When You Love Someone Who Isn't Good For You, Because We've Been There

If you want to be in a relationship, odds are you're also looking for a partner who is (at minimum) kind, respectful, and a good fit for you, and to be in a relationship that builds you up and makes you happy. But you also can't really plan who you'l…
By Brittney Morgan

7 Things Your Single Friends Want You To Know, Because You Shouldn't Make Assumptions

You know that open, honest communication is important in a relationship, and friendships are no exception to the rule. But despite that, if you're in a relationship, there might be some things your single friends want you to know — even if they don't…
By Brittney Morgan

Being Single Actually Makes You A Better Partner In The Long Run, & Here's Why

You might think that being a good romantic partner means you have to go through a lot of big relationships first, and sure, sometimes that's true — but honestly, there are some ways that being single makes you a better partner, too. Just like dating …
By Brittney Morgan

You'll Be An Even Better First Date If You Do These 6 Things

You think you give off a good impression when you're going on dates, but how can you really tell? A lot of the signs you're an amazing first date come from how well you follow etiquette — and not always just the obvious things (like not spending the …
By Brittney Morgan

Here's How To Work On Trust In A Relationship, Even After It's Been Broken

Trust may come easy to some people, but sometimes building trust can be a challenge — maybe things got off to a rocky start, or maybe you or your partner have been hurt by past partners and it's left you wondering how to work on trust in a relationsh…
By Brittney Morgan

10 Brides Reveal How They Felt The Night Before Their Weddings, & It's Truly So Sweet

When you're in the midst of planning a wedding, there's so much to think about — the venue, the flowers, the food, the dress, etc. — but one thing no one really talks about? The fact that you might feel nervous or stressed the night before your weddi…
By Brittney Morgan

4 Early Signs Your Partner Isn't Looking For Anything Long Term, & What To Do If You Are

So, you're dating someone new, and you're really starting to catch feelings for them. You're looking for something serious, and you know that a casual fling just isn't in the cards for you right now. But what if your partner isn't looking for a commi…
By Brittney Morgan

Here's How To Get Over Someone You're Still In Love With, Because It's Honestly So Hard

Dating is one of those "No risk, no reward" things — if you don't ever put your heart on the line, your odds of finding happiness and falling in love are pretty slim. But unfortunately, that means that sometimes you get your heart broken, and one of …
By Brittney Morgan

7 Brutally Honest Phases Of Casual Relationships, Because It’s 2018 & This Is Life Now

It seems like everyone these days is looking for a casual relationship, and maybe you are, too. But if you've never been in a casual dating situation before, and you've never been through all the phases of casual relationships, you might be worried a…
By Brittney Morgan

4 Signs You’re Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places & Need To Change Your Strategy

You're ready to be in a serious relationship, but you just haven't had very much luck meeting people lately. The fact of the matter is, it could be that you're looking for love in all the wrong places. Even if it feels like you're doing everything ri…
By Brittney Morgan

A Doctor Explains Why We’re Attracted To Some People But Not Others, & It's Pretty Simple

Have you ever wondered why you've been attracted to tall people your whole life? Or maybe you just noticed a pattern in your dating history — say, the majority of your exes were super extroverted, or they all had dark hair and brown eyes. It might se…
By Brittney Morgan

9 Women Share How They Knew They Didn't Want To Get Married, & It's Surprisingly Relatable

A lot of women spend their whole lives dreaming about their wedding day, so much so that if you don't spend years envisioning your perfect gown or fantasizing about what your spouse will be like, you might be left wondering: Is marriage for you? As f…
By Brittney Morgan

6 Signs Your Relationship Won't Last Through The End Of The Year

Maybe you just got into a new relationship, or maybe you've been dating someone for a while, but either way, you've found yourself feeling a little concerned about your future together, looking for signs your relationship won't last. It might be that…
By Brittney Morgan

9 Brutally Honest Phases Of Being Single Again That Will Make You Say, "LOL Same"

No matter how many people you've dated or how long or short your relationships have been, mostly everyone who's been in a relationship at some point has experienced all of the various phases of being single again after a breakup. (And if you're lucky…
By Brittney Morgan

Here's When Your Partner's Past Should (& Should Not) Affect Your Trust In Them

Whether you've dated a lot of people or not, everyone has some sort of dating past, and that includes your partner. But, can your partner's past affect your trust in them? And if it does, is that fair? Finding someone you love and trust and feel a co…
By Brittney Morgan

7 Signs You're In A Rut With Your Dating Life, Because It Happens To The Best Of Us

So, it's been a while since you've been on a date — or maybe it's just been a while since you were on a good date and felt like you were actually making progress in your love life. You want a relationship, but you feel like you just can't get there —…
By Brittney Morgan

5 Things You Should Never Feel Guilty About Asking For In A Healthy Relationship

Everyone knows relationships come with the very important element of compromise — making some sacrifices, or at the very least, learning to make decisions together and consider another person's feelings when you make decisions for yourself is part of…
By Brittney Morgan

Here's The Ultimate Timeline Of Cole Sprouse & Lili Reinhart's Relationship

Riverdale fans have been shipping Betty and Jughead pretty much from day one, so it only makes sense that they've also been paying close attention to Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart's relationship from the beginning, too. It took just about an entire …
By Brittney Morgan

7 Brutally Honest Phases Of Defining The Relationship, Because TBH, It Can Be Stressful

Dating someone new usually comes with a lot of excitement — the butterflies, the fun dates, the sex, the intimacy that comes with learning someone new — it's all great. But it's when things get serious that you can find yourself feeling a little stre…
By Brittney Morgan

A Doctor Explains Why Sex Can Be Painful Sometimes, & It Makes So Much Sense

Sex is so often depicted in movies and on TV as this hot, magical thing that always goes well for all parties involved. Everyone finishes at the same time in the same way (seriously?!), and no one seems to worry about things that real people have to …
By Brittney Morgan