Sarah Kester

Bio

Sarah is a writer, editor and aspiring novelist who has turned her passion for love into a full-fledged career. She's got a serious love for pink wine, rom-coms and "That's What She Said" jokes.

The Science Behind Why We Use Certain Relationship Tics To Relieve Tension

By Sarah Kester
When you hear the word "tic," you may think of two things: Avril Lavigne and her bout with Lyme disease, or the habitual behaviors nervous children have, like always sitting in a certain seat or clicking their tongues before speaking. But what about…

The Highs And Lows To Dating The Girl Glamorized As 'The Hot Mess'

By Sarah Kester
In the laugh-out-loud comedy, “Trainwreck,” comedian Amy Schumer gave viewers her take on a role portrayed multiple times in Hollywood: a hot mess. In it, her version of a mimosa is 99 percent champagne and 1 percent OJ. She swears so much, it’s…

Toxic Friendships: How To Cut Ties With The Mean Girls In Your Life

By Sarah Kester
While it comes to female friendships, it’s unfair to assume 1) there must be a Burn Book involved, and 2) at least one friend is the Regina George (aka, devilish Queen B) of the group. We can thank “Mean Girls” for these generalizations, but we can…

Strategically Planned: 9 Clever Ways Women Avoid Sleeping With You

By Sarah Kester
It must be tough to be a single, horny dude. You have to be charming, willingly buy women vodka-cranberries all night and fend off the 10 other thirsty guys trying to swoop in and do the same thing. But, what if all this “hard work” is actually for…

What It's Really Like To Date A Sugar Daddy

By Sarah Kester
When my best friend from school uttered the words, “I want a sugar daddy,” the image of her with a Hugh Hefner lookalike came to mind. I didn't know whether to feel sorry for her or proud that my assumption was partially true, as the first sugar…

What's In A Label? Why We Need To Redefine The 'Girly' Stereotype

By Sarah Kester
Being labeled "girly" has always caused me to have a not-so-ladylike reaction. “What do you mean, I’m 'girly'?” I would scream at my accusers as they stared back at me, horrified. Back then, being referred to as "girly" meant two things: I wore a…

Never Satisfied: 3 Reasons We Crave Drama In Stable Relationships

By Sarah Kester
While being single and on the prowl for a relationship is difficult enough as it is, there’s also the drama that arises from people (ourselves included) playing games. We wait hours to text our crushes back (throwing our phone in suspense the second…

3 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Dating Someone With 'Potential'

By Sarah Kester
During the beginning stages of a relationship, when everything is all rainbows and butterflies, flaws can keep things interesting. You may be fascinated as to why your new boyfriend has turned one year into six of living at home and “working on his…

4 Tips To Get Through Your '20-Something Syndrome' Unscathed

By Sarah Kester
While you may not find the "20-Something Syndrome" listed on WebMD, it’s certainly an epidemic in the dating world. Here’s the theory: Once a woman hits her early 20s, she may get the urge to be just like her single girlfriends and “have fun.” This…

As Seen On TV: Why Gen-Yers Should Serial Date Like Sitcom Characters

By Sarah Kester
In a few love-focused TV shows — "Sex and the City," "The Mindy Project," "How I Met Your Mother," etc. — we can expect the characters to finish off a given season in the double-digit range for dates or hookups they’ve accumulated. While I am…