Ginny Hogan

Bio

Ginny Hogan is a sex and dating writer at Elite Daily. She writes about all kinds of sex and dating topics, ranging from advice on how to text after a first date to tips for new sex positions. She's also a huge fan of sharing her own myriad dating experiences. Ginny is also an LA-based writer and stand up comedian. She's written satire for the New Yorker, the New York Times, McSweeney's, and Cosmopolitan. She's currently working on a humor book about women in the workplace, out September 10th. While not working, Ginny spends a lot of time on Tinder. She has yet to upgrade to a better dating app. She also loves yoga and waiting for the bus (truly - some of the most zen moments of her day) Find her on Twitter and Instagram @ginnyhogan_, or find her writing at ginnyhogancomedy.com.

20 TV Weddings You’ll Want To Copy IRL

By Ginny Hogan
Do you cry every time your favorite characters on a TV show get engaged? I certainly do, and it's not just because I'm happy for them (they're fictional, after all). It's because I know I can expect my favorite type of TV episode — the wedding. I…

Here's Why Dating As A Stand-Up Comedian Makes Me Feel Fetishized

By Ginny Hogan
I started doing stand-up comedy about three years ago. The first time I got up on stage and made an audience laugh, I experienced an enormous rush like no other. I wanted to keep coming back every single night. The only hiccup? I was single and…

I Tried Kourtney K's Butt Routine & It Truly Lit A Fire Under My... You Know

By Ginny Hogan
You've been there before: You're scrolling through your Instagram feed when you see your favorite celeb post about their favorite new product — a face serum, vitamins that will make your skin brighter, or a specialty food service. You can't help but…

How To Tell Your Partner They Hurt Your Feelings — Without Pointing Fingers

By Ginny Hogan
My feelings have been hurt many times. Sometimes, I thought I was being too sensitive, but other times, I felt like my partner (or another person) wasn't being considerate enough. Hurt feelings don't have to be anyone's fault — sometimes, they just…

9 Tips For Feeling A Connection On A First Date

By Ginny Hogan
The first date can feel absolutely magical. Sometimes you meet someone you really click with and the time just flies by. However, other times the dates can feel like they're moving more slowly, and you wish you felt more for the other person.…

9 Things To Remember If You’re In A Relationship & Feeling Restless

By Ginny Hogan
It's totally normal to feel restless in a relationship. Sometimes, I get so accustomed to change that I feel antsy the moment my life feels stable for one moment. I've been in relationships where there were no major issues, and still, I felt my mind…

Here's How To Navigate The Logistics Of Showering With Your Partner

By Ginny Hogan
Have you ever showered with a partner? I have, many times, and let's just say I sometimes leave the interaction feeling... not clean. And I don't mean because we made wild love in the shower (I don't have the balance for that, let's be real). I mean…

10 Women Share Beautiful Texts They've Sent Their IRL Partners

By Ginny Hogan
Are you looking to send your partner something adorable? I'm prone to firing off cute texts like "hey," and "hi," but there's probably more to be said. Sometimes, though, it can be tricky to send an extremely affectionate, beautiful text — putting…

9 People Described What A Great First Kiss Feels Like & You'll Melt

By Ginny Hogan
A great first kiss is the type of moment you could write a song about. In fact, you could write many, as Faith Hill fans know (or one amazing song on repeat, anyway). If you've never had that dream first kiss (or if you have but you want another),…

6 Small Gestures That Could Mean You're In A One-Sided Relationship

By Ginny Hogan
Figuring out the dynamics of relationships can be tough. Sometimes, it's not clear if one person is doing more or less of the emotional (or physical or logistical or any type of) work to make a relationship function, or if both people are equally…

9 Photos Of Dogs In Wedding Parties, Because It Was Woof At First Sight

By Ginny Hogan
In my opinion, dogs are a great addition to almost all events — birthdays, walks, dates, naps, and even weddings. Weddings are already a blast: You get to catch up with your pals and celebrate their love and affection for each other. If you're…

4 Texting Signals That Your Match Is Trying To Flex

By Ginny Hogan
Maybe you're texting someone new and you're super into them. However, perhaps you're not so sure about their intentions. At the start of a new romantic encounter, it can be tough to tell what the other person is trying to do. For example, if they…

9 Things To Remember When Your Ex Gets Engaged

By Ginny Hogan
I'll be the first to admit it that I follow the lives of almost all my exes. Yes, there are one or two who I blocked on social media, but with the rest, we ended on pretty OK terms, so I check in on them from time to time. I try not to do this too…

9 Texts To Send When You're Getting Cold Feet

By Ginny Hogan
Have you been seeing someone new? Or dating for a while? At any step of the dating process, you might find yourself having doubts. If you're nervous about where the relationship is going and you want to talk to your partner about it, it can be…

6 Flirty Texts Women Received From Their Partners

By Ginny Hogan
If you ever see me smiling in public for no reason, it could be because I just received the most adorable of puppy memes. It could also be that I'm flirtatiously texting a new crush or a partner, and I just can't tear myself away. It could also just…

9 Signals You Can Spot From Texting That Your Crush Is About To Ghost

By Ginny Hogan
Dating can be really tricky — everyone is sending out different signals, and it can be a challenge to figure out what people mean. If you've been texting your crush recently, you might be trying to figure out what their intentions are. It's totally…

8 Photos Of Weddings That Were So Grand, Your Jaw Will Drop

By Ginny Hogan
It's summer, which means it's ice cream time and wedding season — two of my favorite things (honestly, I eat ice cream year-round, and I'm constantly getting married, but still). I love summer, and I love attending weddings. Sometimes, they're…

Tinder Is Helping LGBTQ Users Stay Safe In Hostile Countries & I'm Here For It

By Ginny Hogan
Whenever I say I'm done with dating apps forever, one of them pulls me back in. In the past, I swipe through because I realize I can meet someone cool, or because I hear Pete Davidson is back on Raya. On July 24, though, an old favorite won my back…

8 Women Describe What Can't Eat, Can't Sleep, True Love Feels Like

By Ginny Hogan
I've grown up on rom-coms, but I'm not so sure true love is like what I've seen in the movies. For one thing, it happens in 3D, and movies are (mostly in 2D). For another thing, it lasts longer than two hours, and movies almost never do that! So, if…

9 Texts To Send When You Think You’re Being Ghosted

By Ginny Hogan
It always takes me a while to know I'm being ghosted. For one thing, I'm on my phone pretty much constantly, but it's unfair of me to assume others are quite as plugged in (I have accused a man of ghosting me after he took a record seven minutes to…