Griffin Wynne

Griffin is a queer writer and artist currently living in Philadelphia, PA by way of Los Angeles, CA and Swampscott, MA. They use they/them pronouns and enjoy camping, reading, used clothes, and documentaries about cults. @griffinwynne

21 Questions To Ask On A First Date That Will Reveal Their Most Authentic Self

ByGriffin Wynne
For me, there is nothing worse than, "So, what kind of music do you like?" on a first date. Someone who doesn't know me asking me to list off what I'm "into" feels less like genuine interest in me and my passions, and more of a "cool club"…

5 Easy Winter Date Ideas That Take Literally No Effort

ByGriffin Wynne
What is the saying? Everything gets better when the sun goes down? Well, we're in luck — because winter means days become nights quicker than ever. Yet unlike warm summer nights with fruity drinks and fun outfits, winter means cold, dark, and tired.…

24 Flirty Christmas Texts To Send Your Crush That'll Turn Their Face As Red As Rudolph's Nose

ByGriffin Wynne
There's no better present for your boo-to-be than a flirty Christmas text. It's non-committal, comes in every size, and can be super last minute — like day-of last minute. If you're stressing to think of something clever, sultry, and yet still…

This Is How To Tell Your Friends You're Dating & It's Serious

ByGriffin Wynne
When your relationship with your new boo starts heating up, there are often a couple of "big talks" on the horizon. Spanning from, "So, what are we?" to "Are we deleting our Tinders?" establishing that you and bae are in it for the long haul can…

Here’s What It Means If Your Ex Is Still Liking Literally All Of Your Pictures

ByGriffin Wynne
For a lot of people seeing an ex in public is as appealing as drinking a warm beer at a party — you don't want to it, but you will if it's the only option. There's a certain stress that can come from running into a party or coffee shop and running…

How To Do The Stocking Stuffer, 2018's Hottest Holiday Sex Move

ByGriffin Wynne
There is nothing more arousing to me than the idea of a loved one buying me C.O. Bigelow Rose Salves, lavender-infused jojoba oil, and other stocking-sized trinkets that I buy for myself regardless, but prefer to be gifted. Don't get it twisted, for…

8 Texts To Send Your Crush After No Contact That Are Better Than "Sorry, Texted The Wrong Number!"

ByGriffin Wynne
Oops meant to text someone else! Anyways, how are you? Yes, we all remember high school. It seemed so easy then, to totally and unabashedly accidentally-on-purpose text our crush something weird, just to get some response. When it's been a while,…

I Wanted To Be My Hometown's "Cool Girl" — Until I Came Out As Non-Binary

ByGriffin Wynne
I've never felt connected to the gender I was assigned to at birth, but learning to talk about my gender (or lack thereof), and living as a genderless person (ahem, genderless angel), took me close to 20 years. Now, after high school, college, two…

When Your Significant Other Is Falling Out Of Love With You, Here's How You'll Know

ByGriffin Wynne
It seems like half of country music is made up of songs about your significant other falling out of love with you. Of course, the other half of country tunes are about drinking at the beach, which is probably not unrelated. Checking in with your…

Grubhub & 5 Other Types Of Virtual Flirting That Are Both Kind Of Cute & Creepy

ByGriffin Wynne
My middle school French teacher would always say, "Use the test to take the test." This meant that the answers to some of the questions — a conjugated verb here or a plural pronoun there — may have been written in other places on the exam. As a…

7 Signs Your New LinkedIn Connection Wants To Be More than "Just Coworkers"

ByGriffin Wynne
If there is good in this world, we will live to see a remake of the iconic 2000s TV show, "The Office." Although the classic only ended in 2013, it's astonishing to think about all the differences a mockumentary about a current American workplace…

Here’s How To Tell If You Like Someone — Just Not Enough To Date Them

ByGriffin Wynne
Most of my friends are artists. This means: good jewelry, eye-rolling at Damien Hirst, and constant debate on how the artistic value of a piece is derived — from its outside reception or from its own creative process. When asking if something's…

A Relationship Expert Explains If It's Normal To Take Years To Get Over A Breakup

ByGriffin Wynne
When I got dumped by my first love, I cried in a snowbank with no shoes on until my friend's mom picked me up. Wrapped up in a blanket, I listened to her tell stories of heartbreak as I cried for hours. I was in unbearable pain — boundless and…

11 Birthday Text Ideas For Your Significant Other That Aren’t Super Mushy-Gushy

ByGriffin Wynne
Besides the dreaded "Happy Birthday" song, or the royalty-free version of "They're A Jolly Good Fellow" you hear on network TV, there are many ways to say HBD to your special someone. When you're in a relationship, new or old, you probably want to…

Here's How To Solve A Disagreement With Your Partner, According To 5 Women

ByGriffin Wynne
Fighting sucks. There's no way to sugarcoat it. Life is stressful, and there are millions of reasons why couples fight. But for every fight to be had, there are plenty of strategies for solving disagreements with your partner. In the beginning of a…

7 Women Talk About The Most Surprisingly-Good Sex They've Ever Had & I'm Screaming

ByGriffin Wynne
There's a certain joy that comes with finding what you think is an amazing 70s dress, only to learn that the garment is, in fact, a 70s jumpsuit. This feeling — that you were already going to buy an item for it's pattern or color and then finding…

Here's What To Do When Your Partner Accidentally Does Something To Make You Sad

ByGriffin Wynne
I learned two things at summer camp — macrame and the rule of Ouch Oops, a communication tactic used when someone hurts your feelings by accident. While my camp days are long gone, when your partner accidentally does something to make you sad,…

Blake Lively Posted The Most Real Thanksgiving Instagram & I'm LOLing

ByGriffin Wynne
Though I self-identify as a Tibby, watching Bridget run on the beach for soccer camp in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is when I discovered my sexuality. From Gossip Girl to Green Lantern, Blake Lively is amazing in all her roles. (Though…

Priyanka Chopra's Thanksgiving Instagram About Nick Jonas Will Make You Swoon

ByGriffin Wynne
For many a millennial, Thanksgiving is a time to sleep in your childhood bed (haunted by the ghosts of awkward sex with your high school partner) and buy Madewell jeans on super sale that you otherwise can't afford. Far from leggings with holes on…

This Is What Texting Looks Like When You're On The Verge Of A Breakup, So Hit Delete

ByGriffin Wynne
If you've been feeling tension with bae, like, f*ck, we're about to break up, tension, you're probably having a lot of tough conversations. From long late-night talks about "what we want" or "what we're doing" to full-blown fights about gender…