Cecily Trowbridge

Bio

Cecily (@WellHelloCecily) is a writer who has been published on multiple publications covering lifestyle, health and entertainment. She lives in San Diego, where she struggles with both brevity and wanderlust.

5 Ways A Woman’s Taste In Men Differs From What Men Believe

By Cecily Trowbridge
I don’t care about chiseled abs. Before you light up your fire bombs and ready the collective pitch forks, let me explain. I am but one woman, and these are my humble thoughts. I do not speak for the entirety of the female kind. I do, however, know…

6 Ridiculous Double Standards That Are Hurting Both Men And Women

By Cecily Trowbridge
We've created a world with expectations for one another that don't make sense. Whether it's due to our own insecurities or some deep-rooted desire to shut one another down, we're quick to call someone out for not quite meeting our standards: She's…

10 Incredibly Basic Halloween Costumes We Should All Avoid This Year

By Cecily Trowbridge
Halloween is coming, and we all know what to expect. Your Facebook feed is probably already chock-full of conversations on the holiday, like which variation of cat that girl from your sorority is going to be. You've also picked up on the fact that…

7 Reasons An Ex Is Another Person In Your Life To Be Grateful For

By Cecily Trowbridge
Looking back on relationships can be a negative experience. Memories can be painful beyond measure. In consideration of our incredibly broken dating culture, ridiculous technology that's propagating superficiality and social media that always makes…

How #GamerGate Spiraled Into A Terrifying War On Women In The Gaming World

By Cecily Trowbridge
Let's start this off with a quick rundown of what it means to be a feminist. What Feminism IS NOT: 1. The belief that women shouldn't be sexy/shouldn't make an effort to look attractive 2. Man-hating 3. The fight to prove superiority to males 4.…

The Message Being Hugely Misconstrued: What's Really Intended By #NoBraDay

By Cecily Trowbridge
There are very few feelings quite as glorious as taking off your bra after a long day. If you are a human who wears bras, you understand. If not, feel free to liken the experience to one of the following: sleeping naked on silk sheets; the first…

Boots, Scarves And Pumpkins: 14 Ways To Know You're Obsessed With The Fall Season

By Cecily Trowbridge
It's here, finally. You've been dragging that lackluster ass in shorts and capris for the past few weeks, so you're ready for something new. What better to bring a much-needed change of scenery than the start of fall? You've officially run out of…

Girls Rule, Boys Droid: Is The iPhone Really A Feminine Phone?

By Cecily Trowbridge
Amidst the recently released specifications of the shiny new iPhone 6 series, more discussion has circulated than ever regarding smartphone preference. Though the iPhone's smaller, sleeker size has been a selling point in past models, what was…

It Gets Better: How College Rewrote My Life After A Lacking High School Experience

By Cecily Trowbridge
Celebrities appear on bright, shiny screens and tell you it'll get better: the bullying, boredom and all-around nightmare that is high school. Like many teens, my experience wasn't fantastic. Between my small group of friends being labeled "The…

Started From The Bottom: What It's Really Like To Work At A 'Shark Tank' Company

By Cecily Trowbridge
In a young, coastal region of San Diego sits a small, unassuming showroom that shares building space with a Yogurtland, parking with a dress shop and rests about a block from the Pacific Ocean. Tower Paddle Boards found its popularity through ABC's…

50 Shades Of Not-So-F*cked-Up: 5 Reasons Psychology Says BDSM Isn't Bad After All

By Cecily Trowbridge
After the "50 Shades of Grey" trailer debut, many women (men, as well, believe it or not) were left in a sex-infused frenzy over the highly-anticipated February 2015 release. However, the movie has become subject to criticism for propagating the…

8 Things I Wish I Did Abroad To Make For A Trip With No Regrets

By Cecily Trowbridge
If you're lucky enough to be given the means and opportunity to travel, you're in the minority. The excitement and novelty of a brand new location can be overwhelming; sometimes even a well thought-out game plan can be overturned by the beautiful…

Dear Elliot Rodger: How Your Hate Has Made Our Love Stronger Than Ever

By Cecily Trowbridge
Dear Elliot, This morning I watched your video for the first time. You know the one with just over two million views. It’s made you famous. I’m not sure why I felt compelled to do so, as at this point I’m done asking why or how. I know that logic…