Megan Mann

I use books as side tables and watch too many TV shows, listen to a lot of One Direction and would never turn down a cupcake or nachos. Find me on Twitter @MissMeganMann or over at HelloGiggles.com.

Recent Articles

Why You Should Call It Quits With Your SO If You Snoop Through Their Phone

We get suspicious, we want to keep tabs on our significant others and most of all, we want the right to invade our partners' privacy by going through their phone. Talk about a slippery slope. With everything being so accessible these days — informati…
By Megan Mann

4 Reasons Why You Should Never Discuss Your Money Situation With Anyone

Money is a fickle thing. We want to flaunt that we have it, but we don't want to disclose how much we happen to have -- or rather, how much we don't have. As a millennial, I feel as if one of the most taboo topics to discuss with one another is our f…
By Megan Mann

Why Being 'Wife Material' Isn't An Actual Goal, It's Just Holding You Back

From a very young age, there are plenty of molds that girls are told they need to fit into as they grow up. They should be pretty, but not too pretty. They should be smart, but not smarter than others in the room. They should aspire to have children …
By Megan Mann

Here's Why We're Programmed To Cheat And It's Ruining Our Chances At True Love

Last year, I listened to a very interesting book about dating. It was "Modern Romance" by Aziz Ansari, and it was easily one of the most illuminating books I had come across in recent memory. The book details the difference between our parents' gener…
By Megan Mann

The 5 Telltale Signs That Let You Know You've Fallen In Love

As Ewan McGregor once proclaimed from the streets of Paris, The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return. Sure, this was from a scene in "Moulin Rouge!" and it wasn't a direct quote from the actor in real life, but the senti…
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Emma Watson's Underboob Pic Isn't Anti-Feminist, But People Calling Her Out Are

Over the last few years, one of the most vocal young advocates for feminism and equal rights has been Emma Watson. While she gave life to one of our generation's most iconic characters through her portrayal of Hermione Granger, it was what she chose …
By Megan Mann

How Cheating Has Made These 3 Destructive Behaviors More Common Than Ever

In today's dating world, there are plenty of obstacles people come across. Do you give up on meeting some organically and get on a dating app? Which dating app is the best? Do I have time for a relationship or do I just want to have sex? If I do get …
By Megan Mann

Where Your Squad Should Party For Spring Break If You Can't Afford Cabo

Ah, spring break. It's when we get to let our hair down, break free of our wintertime blues and get off our couches for a new adventure. As many college students know, spring break takes on a new meaning when you enter your 20s. It's no longer a tim…
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7 Types Of Modern-Day Chivalry That Make Women Swoon

Being a romantic is difficult in today's society. One would think with the ever present #relationshipgoals on social media, the desire for everyone to one up one another and the fact that we all want to make it seem like we're in the perfect relation…
By Megan Mann

The Ultimate 2017 Oscars Drinking Game To Play During The Show

The Oscars will air this Sunday, making February 26 officially my favorite day of the year. I wait all year for the Academy Awards. I plan out the food I'm going to make for my guests, painstakingly choose winners for my yearly Oscars game against my…
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Why New Orleans Is The Most Magical City You Can Visit This Spring Break

There's nothing I love more than a good trip. All of the sudden, I get the urge to go somewhere and break up the monotony of daily life or escape the stressors constantly surrounding me. The planning, the flight searching, figuring out what I'll do a…
By Megan Mann

Why Having A Relationship 'Checklist' Is Destined To Lead To Disappointment

When it comes to relationships, it's important to have standards. Especially in today's society, dating can sometimes feel more like a chore than something fun that will ultimately lead to a partner. We're just a much busier generation. We suffer fro…
By Megan Mann

Breakup Songs That Will Empower You To Demand Better In Your Next Relationship

In the immortal words of Neil Sedaka, breaking up is hard to do. We don't always like it, and sometimes it can blindside us. It can take a toll on us that we don't always expect. We get sad; we get mad; we rage-check their social media to see what th…
By Megan Mann

Why Choosing To Take My Future Husband's Name Doesn’t Make Me Less Of A Feminist

A few months ago, I read a headline that fired me up. I immediately texted my best friend and said, “This is absolutely ludicrous. How is this even a conversation?” But I've encountered this more and more since then. I've seen multiple headlines sayi…
By Megan Mann

How Talking About My Mental Health Will Help To End The Stigma

There are plenty of things I prefer to keep to myself. I keep details of my relationship quiet, I don't like talking about family drama and my insecurities are privately maintained. In essence, I don't want people to know certain aspects of my life. …
By Megan Mann

Here's Why You Should Forget Cuffing Season And Find True Love

Long gone are the days of crop tops and short shorts, beach days and barbecues. We've had to say goodbye to the outdoors in these frigid winter months -- at least if you live in the Midwest or on the East Coast. During the holidays, your family and f…
By Megan Mann

6 Friendships It's Time To Eliminate From Your Life

Friendship is hard. Especially when you're in your 20s and trying to actually figure your life out. The evolution of friendship during this time can be somewhat difficult to come to terms with. If you're in college, you're beginning to understand som…
By Megan Mann

4 Techniques I've Used To Cope With My Anxiety and Panic Attacks

If you were to take a second and look back through my work on this site, you will see that I have been comfortable talking about mental health - especially my own. I have had anxiety and panic attacks since I was 13 or so. I don't have a problem admi…
By Megan Mann

How To Get Back At Your Ex Without Sweating For A Revenge Body

I am not what you would call a physically fit person. Sure, I work out four to five times a week and try not to eat super poorly, but my rice intake over the last three years of my relationship with my Latin boyfriend has gone up drastically, and I r…
By Megan Mann

Here's Why You Shouldn't Have Sex On The First Date And Wait Instead

Sex is a complicated thing. It can be something we engage in when we've found someone we truly care about or when we're lonely. It's a way to fill a void or forget about some other sort of stress. Sometimes it has great feelings attached to it, other…
By Megan Mann