Suzanne McKenzie

Suzanne McKenzie is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn, NY.
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7 People Share Stories Of Dates That Started Out Bad But Got Better

BySuzanne McKenzie
Dating can be many things — funny, awkward, heart-wrenching — but one thing that we can ALL confidently say about dating is that it's almost always unpredictable. Especially early on, on the first or second date, it's totally common to go from…
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8 People Reveal Their Most Cringeworthy First Date Moments

BySuzanne McKenzie
Bad first dates — we've all had 'em. Whether it's a simple, "we didn't click" feeling or a faux pas of epic proportions, one thing's for sure: Bad dates are as universal as they are unpleasant. But the good thing about bad dates (just trust us on…
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Here's Exactly How To Wear Sneakers With Literally Every Outfit This Fall

BySuzanne McKenzie
If it were up to me, I'd dress in shades of fleece, spandex, and cotton for every situation. But because life is more than just a jog in the park, I unfortunately can't. Here's the good news, though: While athleisure won't exactly cut it when it…
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5 Athleisure Pieces To Rock Even If You're Not Going To The Gym

BySuzanne McKenzie
Anyone who has ever thrown on a pair of yoga pants and sneakers will agree — there's literally nothing more comfortable than workout gear. Lucky for us, the athleisure trend that has swept the fashion world doesn't seem to be going anywhere soon.…
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This Game Of Would You Rather Is What Your Next Dinner Party Needs

BySuzanne McKenzie
As much as we love a good dinner party, we're of the belief that the traditional cocktails/dinner/conversation routine could use a little shaking up. And what better way to shake things up than by posing thought-provoking questions intended to get…
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How One Woman Went From Getting Unmatched On Tinder To Winning The Vacation Of Her Dreams

BySuzanne McKenzie
Anyone who has ever used Tinder is familiar with the act of the unmatch. You’re in the middle of a good back-and-forth with someone, and boom! You open the app to send a “good morning” message, only to find that your match has mysteriously vanished…
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PDA: Public Dating Announcement

BySuzanne McKenzie
Like it or not, we're living through a dating revolution. Today, people are meeting in new ways that, even a decade ago, would have sounded more like science fiction than real life. And while phrases like "swipe right" and "super like" are being…
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Here Are The Perfect Holiday Gifts To Buy From…

BySuzanne McKenzie
Depending on your financial situation, holiday shopping can be the most fun activity in the world... or a brutal reminder of how broke you are. Some years you have a big enough budget to really spoil the people you care about, and other years…
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Here’s How To Shop For Everyone On Your List At…

BySuzanne McKenzie
Let’s get one thing straight — the holiday season is stressful enough as is. But when you add a meter-long shopping list with 10 different stores on it to the mix? Cue the epic holiday meltdown. But before you spiral into an existential shopping…
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6 Gifts From Sephora That We Promise Your Beauty…

BySuzanne McKenzie
When it comes to holiday gifting, your BFF should be a no-brainer, right? You know her the best out of anyone, you have similar interests, and you don’t mind splurging a little if you find the perfect present. But what happens when your bestie’s…
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5 Premium Ways To Upgrade Your Outfit And Get…

BySuzanne McKenzie
The holiday season is upon us — or, more accurately, the holiday party season is upon us. Which means champagne toasts, bright red lipstick, and more sparkles than a Vegas showgirl. But first things first: It’s time to get serious about our holiday…
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5 Perfect Gifts To Get For The Mom Who Wants…

BySuzanne McKenzie
There’s always one person on your holiday shopping list who’s impossible to, well, shop for. But what happens when the most notoriously difficult person to shop for is also the person who deserves the most elaborate, perfect, and thoughtful gift…
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6 Tinder Situations When ‘Reactions’ Are Literally The Only Appropriate Response

BySuzanne McKenzie
By now you’ve probably heard about Tinder’s new Reactions feature. That is, unless you’ve been living under a rock, or you’re in a ~relationship~ and are out of touch with how singles meet people these days. In which case, do us a solid and kindly…
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Tinder’s New ‘Reactions’ Give Women All The Power, And We're So Here For It

BySuzanne McKenzie
Let me set the scene for you: It's an uneventful Tuesday night, you're chilling at home with your laptop open and the TV on in the background (ugh, Millennials, am I right?), and casually chatting with a new guy you just matched with on Tinder. The…
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7 Crazy Assumptions We All Make About Rich People

BySuzanne McKenzie
Helicopters to preschool, diamonds at the beach, birthday parties that cost more than the average American wedding — it's easy to believe that the lives of the fabulously wealthy are filled with extravagances beyond the scope of our decidedly less…
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5 Reasons To Always Date The Optimistic Guy

BySuzanne McKenzie
Contrary to what every '90s-era teenage rom-com led you to believe, the brooding, moody guy doesn't always turn out to be Prince Charming. Sure, he might be mysterious and complicated, but when we're talking about your love life, who wants…
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You Shouldn't Be Afraid To Talk About Anything On A First Date

BySuzanne McKenzie
First dates: They can be the best of times, and they can be the worst of times. But whether you spend the evening laughing about shared interests over coffee or crunching ice as you try to figure out if you've been catfished, first dates are a…
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5 Revealing Questions You Need To Ask Your SO Now

BySuzanne McKenzie
When you're in a relationship, it can seem like all you do is talk — about your feelings, about your likes and dislikes, about your future plans. But at a certain point, the typical couple's talk starts to fall short and leaves you wanting to have…
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7 Things Couples Should Know About Each Other One Year In

BySuzanne McKenzie
Your one-year dating anniversary is an interesting time: Things have certainly progressed well past "casual," but you still haven't quite crossed the bridge into long-term relationship territory. On one hand, you've been with your SO for enough time…
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5 Topics All Couples Should Be Comfortable Talking About

BySuzanne McKenzie
If you're like most people, then the mere thought of bringing up a tough subject in a relationship probably makes you cringe so hard that your face cramps up. And with good reason! Whether you're just starting to fall for someone or your…