Jamie Kravitz

Jamie is a lifestyle writer based in New York City. Follow her on Twitter/Instagram @JamieKravitz.

Recent Articles

I Asked My Tinder Matches What Their Ideal First Date Would Be & They All Involved This One Thing

Choosing where to go for a first date after meeting on Tinder can be tricky. You haven't actually met IRL, so you haven't yet gotten a real sense of who this person is. Do they prefer an intimate setting to get to know someone, or are they more comfo…
By Jamie Kravitz

5 Budget-Friendly Summer Road Trips You Can Take With Your College BF Or GF

One of the best parts of being in college is the freedom you have during summer break. You haven't yet entered the "real world," which means you're able to travel without any real responsibilities holding you back. Unfortunately, being in school also…
By Jamie Kravitz

Why Everyone Should Be More Honest About What They're Looking For In Relationships

You only have to exchange a few messages on a dating app before the inevitable question is raised: "What are you looking for?" Maybe you're not sure, so you say something like, "I'm up for anything!" or "I want to meet people and see what happens." S…
By Jamie Kravitz

5 Steamy Reasons That Being Single Is Actually The Best Thing For Your Sex Life

Forget the comfort of being in a committed relationship. Contrary to popular belief, having someone to go home to every night isn't a guarantee that you're having amazing orgasms — or even having orgasms at all. Yes, having sex with someone you love …
By Jamie Kravitz

It's Totally Normal To Be Attracted To Guys Who Look Like Your Dad & Here's Why

Whether you learned it in Psych 101 or you heard it referenced jokingly on a TV sitcom, the idea that you may be more attracted to guys who look like your dad is not a new one. The concept stems from Sigmund Freud's Oedipus complex, coined in 1899 an…
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Here's What Dads Really Think About Being Asked For Their Daughters' Hand In Marriage

The tradition of your partner asking your father for your hand in marriage before they propose might feel like an antiquated ritual to some couples, but for others, asking permission is an important sign of respect going into the marriage. Every roma…
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If You Live In One Of These Neighborhoods, You Get More Right Swipes On Tinder

If you use Tinder, you probably know that your photos and bios have an impact on how many matches you get. But did you know that where you're swiping from also affects your experience? I'm not saying you should move to a new neighborhood based solely…
By Jamie Kravitz

27 Questions To Ask Over Text When You're Still Getting To Know Your Crush

Texting your crush is arguably one of the easiest and most exciting ways to get to know them. Let's face it: Staying up way later than you intended just to exchange messages with someone you're starting to like is a necessary step in the modern-day c…
By Jamie Kravitz

5 Reasons Summer Love Feels So Different From Falling In Love At Any Other Time

Falling for someone new is a feeling unlike any other. Experiences like sharing that first kiss, getting butterflies in your stomach whenever you think about them, and wanting to talk about the person all the time somehow never get old. With a new lo…
By Jamie Kravitz

7 Most Romantic Destinations In The Country To Visit With Your Partner This Summer

From the Taj Mahal in India to the scenic cafés in France, there are tons of obvious romantic vacation spots around the world. Don't underestimate America, though. When it comes to the United States, romantic getaways are surprisingly abundant. Maybe…
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A Dating Coach Breaks Down Exactly How To Give Somebody Your Number At A Bar

Figuring out how to give someone your number at a bar can be difficult, especially if you tend to be shy or prefer to wait for them to ask for yours. I remember being at my college's local dive with my friend one evening. It was pretty quiet, and the…
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This Is How To Ask Someone Out IRL — Because Yes, You Should Make The First Move

Asking someone out in real life is a lost art. It seems silly, because it's actually such an easy thing to do. But when you factor in the surge in popularity of online dating and dating apps, the outdated stigma against women asking men on dates, and…
By Jamie Kravitz

7 Father's Day Gifts Under $50 That Show Your Partner's Dad How Much You Care

Father's Day is Sunday, June 17, which means you should probably start thinking about what you're going to get the dads in your life. Parents are notorious for saying they don't want or need any presents, but you should know they don't really mean th…
By Jamie Kravitz

7 Books With Beautiful Queer Love Stories You Need To Read During Pride Month

June is Pride Month, and if you're looking for LGBTQ+ books to read in celebration, you've got options. Fortunately, queer representation in literature has slowly but surely been improving over the past few years. While there are novels that still us…
By Jamie Kravitz

A Sexpert Reveals 3 Ways You Should Never Use Ice Cubes During Sex, Because Ouch

Fans had a lot of thoughts when Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey used ice cream as foreplay in Fifty Shades Freed, but viewers might have forgotten that the couple also experimented with ice cubes during sex in the first Fifty Shades film. It's no…
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10 Reasons Your BFF Will Always Make You Happier Than Any Romantic Relationship

Sure, romantic relationships are nice, but let's face it: you never have to ask yourself whether you know your best friend better than a boyfriend or girlfriend. Dating is messy and confusing, and there are always new surprises (both good and bad). N…
By Jamie Kravitz

This Is When & Where Your Local Pride Parade Will Happen This June, So Get Ready!

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, which means LGBTQ+ Pride parades, festivals, and celebrations are taking place across the country. If you're wondering when the Pride parade is near me, I've got your back. Below is a list o…
By Jamie Kravitz

The Reason The LGBTQ+ Community Celebrates Pride Month During June Is So Inspiring

You're likely very busy planning out your poster and/or outfit for your local Pride parade this year. In between hot-gluing sequins and doodling rainbows, you may be wondering why Pride Month is in June. Here's a hint: It's not because the weather is…
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The Origin Of Pride Month Is Really Fascinating — Here's Why We Celebrate It

You might know that LGBTQ+ Pride month takes place in June, with marches, parades, and festivals happening across the country and all over the world. But are you aware of the fascinating history surrounding why we celebrate Pride month? Turns out the…
By Jamie Kravitz

14 Brutally Honest Phases Of Going On A First Date That Every Woman Will Recognize

My most recent first date was with a guy I met in a group setting. He was a friend of a friend's boyfriend's roommate, or something like that. We hit it off, he asked for my number, and he later texted me asking about my weekend plans. This might sou…
By Jamie Kravitz