Christy Piña

Christy is a sex & dating writer at Elite Daily. Born and raised in Miami, she speaks fluent spanglish and drinks way too much iced coffee. Follow her on Twitter @christypina_ or Insta @christymarie___.

Not Everyone Has A “Type," & Here's What Experts Say That Means About You

ByChristy Piña
"Everyone has a type." I've heard this over and over again, but is it really true? Are we repeatedly drawn to the same type of person? For some people, the answer is yes. But for others, the kind of people they find themselves drawn to may vary.…

7 Halloween-Inspired Tinder Bios To Get Your Future Boo To Say "Boo"

ByChristy Piña
August is long gone, and the end of September is right around the corner, so basically... Halloween is tomorrow. This means it's time to start (pumpkin) spicing up your social media, and these Halloween-inspired Tinder bios are the perfect place…

The 1 Thing You Should Avoid Doing After A Breakup, According To A Breakup Expert

ByChristy Piña
Everyone handles breakups differently. Some people like to cry it out, some like to dance it out, and others like to deal with it alone, in their rooms, with TV and chocolate. Regardless of how you choose to cope with the wave of emotions you…

This Is How Long You Should Wait Before Getting A Pet Together, Experts Say

ByChristy Piña
It's one thing for your partner to help you take care of your pet from time to time, but it's another thing entirely when you and your partner decide to get a pet together. Making that decision is a big step in any relationship. You're basically…

3 Red Flags Your Partner Isn't As Into You As You're Into Them, So Be Careful

ByChristy Piña
Life makes sense when there's balance; balance between work and play, between your friends and your partner, between your feelings for your partner and their feelings for you. But when balance isn't met, life can get a little rocky — especially when…

Chrissy Teigen & John Legend's Body Language After Baby Miles Says This About Their Love

ByChristy Piña
A lot of celebrity couples are easy to love, but Chrissy Teigen and John Legend take the cake. Their playful banter on Twitter, their too-adorable-to-handle pictures on Instagram, their constant encouragement of each other's careers — my heart is…

5 Spooky Dates You Can Go On In October That'll Get You Ready For Halloween

ByChristy Piña
Fall is coming, and I cannot contain my excitement. As the countdown to October (aka Halloween month aka spooky month) begins, the most wonderful time of the year, IMO, is quickly approaching. It's a time that comes and goes before you can even take…

Experts Reveal If Seeming Less Interested Really Gives You The Upper Hand In Relationships

ByChristy Piña
"You have to play hard to get." "You can't show them you're too interested." "You can't make it too easy." I've heard these statements over and over again as the key to winning someone over, and they've made me think, does seeming less interested…

You Should Definitely Know These 4 Things About Your Crush Before Making It Official

ByChristy Piña
The beginning stages of any crush are often all fun and games. You're getting to know someone for the first time. It's light-hearted, flirty, and refreshing. It's like when you'd find a new toy as a child and forget about all your other toys for the…

Noah Cyrus & Lil Xan's Body Language Before Their Split Shows They Weren't That Close

ByChristy Piña
You can see some celeb breakups coming from a mile away. Others may take you completely by surprise. According to Noah Cyrus and Lil Xan's body language before their split, we should've seen it coming, which was news to me. I was completely…

Experts Reveal Whether Or Not You Have To Pee Immediately After Sex, So Take Notes

ByChristy Piña
It's one of those things you may have heard over and over again: Make sure you pee after having sex if you want to avoid UTIs. If this is news to you, don't fret. (It was news to me, too.) But, even when you've made peeing after sex a routine, the…

It's Totally Normal To Miss These 7 Things After A Breakup, So Don't Stress It

ByChristy Piña
Breakups happen. Whether you were the one who was broken up with or the one who ended things — in the days, weeks, months, and maybe even years following a breakup, there may very well be moments that happened throughout your relationship that you…

Halsey & G-Eazy's Body Language In Their Recent Selfies Shows There's Hope For Their Love

ByChristy Piña
In July, Halsey and G-Eazy broke our hearts when they confirmed they were ending their relationship. But that didn't stop us from hoping these two might rekindle their love in the future, and they may be doing just that, as we speak. The internet…

A Brief History Of Everyone Cole Sprouse Has Ever Dated, Because His Type Is Totally Clear

ByChristy Piña
From Big Daddy to Friends to The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and The Suite Life On Deck, I feel like the Sprouse twins have been a consistent part of my life. Like most of you, I'm guessing, I constantly go back and forth about which adorable twin is…

Experts Reveal If There Is Such A Thing As Seeming Too Eager When You Text Someone

ByChristy Piña
The beginning stages of a relationship can be super stressful. If they take two hours to reply to your message, do you take four? What do you wear on your first date? How do you know if you want the same things? It's often a lot to process in a…

5 Best Things About Hearing "I Love You" Back That'll Make You Fall For Bae All Over Again

ByChristy Piña
Saying "I love you" to your partner for the first time can be simultaneously terrifying and amazing. After mulling over those three words for as long as you probably did, finally saying them and hearing them said back to you is incredibly euphoric —…

Noah Centineo & Lana Condor's Body Language Is So Intimate, I Can't Deal

ByChristy Piña
If you haven't dedicated an hour and 39 minutes of your life to To All The Boys I've Loved Before, do it. Do it right now. If not for the storyline of two high schoolers whose fake relationship leads to them to actually fall for each other, at least…

10 Clever Dating App Openers That Are So Much Better Than "Hey"

ByChristy Piña
Anyone who’s used a dating app knows the feeling: You swipe on someone gorgeous, and all you hope to see is "It’s a match!" But without the perfect message in your inbox, all that excitement can go right down the drain. No one craves a message that…

Here's The 1 Thing Couples' Therapists Tell Their Clients, So Take Notes

ByChristy Piña
The idea of couples' therapy can be scary for some people, but it doesn't have to be. Couples' therapy is an incredible tool meant to help you and your partner be your best selves in your relationship and in life. Think of couples' therapists as the…

These Are The Signs Your Partner Respects Your Boundaries, According To Experts

ByChristy Piña
We all know that boundaries are really important when it comes to healthy relationships. It feels good to know that the person you're dating cares about you enough to acknowledge and respect your boundaries. They're the lines you cross in the sand —…