Daphne Wester

Bio

Daphne is a hardcore Brooklynite by way of sunny Florida. She is the creative content editor for Young Entertainment Magazine. Her motto is C.R.E.A.M (Cats Rule Everything Around Me). Follow @dapperdilly on Twitter and Instagram and check out daphnewester.com

4 Boundaries You Must Respect When Dating Someone With Sensory Defensiveness

By Daphne Wester
It takes all kinds of people to make this crazy world go round. So, it's always a bit frustrating when I politely, but assertively mention to new partners, “Hey, just to save us some time and me a lot of anxiety, I'm not big on constant touching,…

4 Things Servers Want Tourists To Know About Dining Out In Big Cities

By Daphne Wester
New York City is the foodie capital of the world. Both visitors and jaded New Yorkers alike can have any number of mind-blowing dining experiences here in the Big Apple. But just like with everything else in NYC, the rules for dining out are ever so…

What To Expect From The Premiere Of Ryan Murphy's 'Scream Queens'

By Daphne Wester
Tonight on Fox, Ryan Murphy's (of "Glee" and "American Horror Story" fame) new epic gore-fest hits the small screen with a very bloody, two-hour series premiere. To get you primed for all the slasher suspense, here are all the deets so you know what…

Buckle Up: 4 Reasons Why Dating A Virgo Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

By Daphne Wester
Maybe I'm biased, but Virgos are the best. Well, they are, until they're the worst. They're not all bad, though some people may perceive them that way, but there's no denying Virgos can be fussy and persnickety. Dating a Virgo will never be simple.…

Life In A Manic State: How Learning To Live With Bipolar Disorder Actually Made Me A Better Person

By Daphne Wester
When I was a 20-year-old undergrad, weird things started happening to me. I’d be sitting in class, and suddenly, I would just have to leave. I couldn’t sit there a moment longer. I’d bolt up from my desk and go to the bathroom, where I’d do jumping…

Permanent Marker: 3 Things Every Person Should Consider Before Getting A Tattoo

By Daphne Wester
My niece turned 18 this spring and the first word out of her mouth when I asked what she wanted to do for her birthday was “TATTOO!!!!” I sighed. Well, I groaned, honestly. I groaned even louder when I asked her what tattoo she wanted and she…

Are You A Present-Day Seinfeld? Stop Being So Picky In The Dating World

By Daphne Wester
Between your online dating accounts, setups from friends and the occasional meet-cute at the corner coffee shop, it may feel like you’re meeting a lot of people. Still, nothing seems to stick; nobody is living up to your expectations. There’s always…

There's A Reason Opposites Attract: Why It's Difficult To Date Someone Too Much Like Yourself

By Daphne Wester
After what seems like eons of dating incompatible weirdos who just didn’t “get” you, you’ve finally found “the one.” It feels great to be dating someone who agrees with you on just about every point — one whose sensibilities and personality mirror…

How To Understand If Grad School Should Be The Next Step For You

By Daphne Wester
Are you graduating this spring and not sure what to do next? Have you been out of school for a couple of years and still are not entirely sure what the next move is but you’re looking for something to guide you in a definitive direction? These are…

OKStupid: The 5 Types Of Weirdos You'll Encounter In Your Dating Site Inbox

By Daphne Wester
So ladies, you say you want to try online dating? As a smart, educated and cool member of Gen-Y, you decide that OkCupid is the site for you. You fill out the self-describing essays with care and a bit of whimsy with the hope that maybe, just…