Sydnee Lyons

Sydnee is a lifestyle writer who loves the East Coast, Christmas movies and all things canine. She has dedicated years of her life to watching Friends reruns and has concluded that Ross and Rachel were, in fact, on a break.

Recent Articles

5 Photos Of Moms Walking Their Daughters Down The Aisle That Are So Incredibly Sweet

Here's a wedding ritual you don't see too often: photos of moms walking their daughters down the aisle. In fact, I can't think of any wedding traditions that explicitly call for the mother of the bride. The groom and his mother typically share a danc…
By Sydnee Lyons

4 Photos Of Dads Walking Their Daughters Down The Aisle That Will Make You Cry

Traditionally, a father walks his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day as a ceremonial nod to the idea of giving her away. If you can get past the patriarchal implications of this, it's easy to view the practice simply as a thoughtful way of in…
By Sydnee Lyons

5 Most Stereotypically "Dad" Ways Dads Have Gotten Involved In Their Kids' Love Lives

My dad is a big guy. I know people say this all the time and it's true when you're a kid because your dad's probably the biggest guy you know but, like, my dad is so tall that it's always the first thing people mention when they meet him. I expected …
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5 Lazy Summer Dates You & Your Partner Should Try When It's Too Hot To Move

Isn't it funny that we count down to summer for months only so we could immediately take to Twitter and rag on the sun once it gets here? In high school, I would spend winter and spring break brainstorming all the best summer dates for when it's hot …
By Sydnee Lyons

6 Women Share The Sweetest Stories About How Their Dads & Partners Bonded

When my prom date showed up to my house like we'd planned to do before the dance, he had his tie and pocket square in hand. I was too busy getting ready to ask why he wasn't wearing either of these items, but my dad did. He confessed to my dad that h…
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The Way That You & Your Partner Cuddle After Sex Reveals A Lot About Your Bond

Am I the only person who thinks that cuddling with a hookup is the absolute worst? I doubt it. I mean, what does cuddling after sex mean really? For me, it means that my relationship with this person is emotionally intimate and maybe even a little co…
By Sydnee Lyons

I Asked Men What They Really Mean When They Call You Sexy Or Hot & It's A Lot

When I say David Beckham is the sexiest man to walk the planet, I'm talking strictly about how he looks physically. The ex-soccer player is undeniably attractive to me, thanks to his scruffy beard, gelled-up hair, and brooding eyes. I imagine my feel…
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People Are Dating People For Their Air Conditioning & The Tweets Are Hilarious

I've lived in South Florida for the past eight years and I spent my life before that in the Caribbean so I know what it's like to be hot all. the. time. It wasn't until I spent a summer in New York City though, that I truly got on board with the idea…
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7 People Reveal The Funniest Place They've Ever Met Someone They've Dated & LOL

I love romantic comedies for one very specific reason: I can't resist a good meet-cute. You know, the ridiculous but adorable way two people bump into each other at the beginning of a movie? It's like when Matthew McConaughey's character saves Jennif…
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If You're Single, Here's How To Tell Your Coupled-Up Friends You Feel Left Out

Since graduation, one of the most startling realizations I've faced is how difficult it is to maintain adult friendships. Even as a student, I got a taste of this when everyone in my friend group was off doing their own thing — serial-dating every gi…
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I Asked All My Tinder Matches If & When They Wanted To Get Married & Their Responses Had Me Shook

I have mixed feelings about marriage. Most days, I think I'm not cut out for it, but for silly reasons. "I like having my own closet space and bathroom sink," I rationalize, knowing fully well these are minor fixes on any HGTV home improvement show. …
By Sydnee Lyons

7 Day Trip Dates If You're In A New Relationship & A Whole Vacation Is Too Much

There's nothing I love more than a spontaneous road trip. The only problem is that taking a road trip with someone you're dating can sometimes imply that things are super serious (even if they aren't). Luckily, you can work around this by going on qu…
By Sydnee Lyons

7 Guys Reveal The Real Reasons They Won't Commit To You During The Summer

Recently, a friend of mine revealed that a guy she had dated one summer said he wasn't able to commit to her for another three to nine months. "Um, that's oddly specific," I thought. His reason? It was his first single summer in New York City and "so…
By Sydnee Lyons

This Is How & Where You’ll Meet Your Summer Fling, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Is it just me or is it suddenly really hot in here? Summer's almost here, which means it's time to partake in my favorite summer tradition: the summer fling. Casual but passionate, a summer fling is the perfect way to kill some time before you get ba…
By Sydnee Lyons

I Used 'Bachelor' Lines On Tinder & Guess If I Got A Neil Lane Engagement Ring?

This year has been a very transformative year for me. LOL, no. Not at all. I'm still living on a steady diet of hot Cheetos and green juice like I was three years ago. That's just a line from Jake, the first contestant to be sent home from this seaso…
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3 Signs You’re Really Over Having Hookup Buddies & Want Something More Serious

How do you know when it's time to go from hooking up to home for the holidays together? One expert says you just have to look out for these three signs you want something more serious. I spoke with Aoife Drury, a psychosexual and relationship therapi…
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A Sex Therapist Reveals 3 Subtle Signs You're Incredibly Attracted To Your Partner

Can you identify individual signs you're attracted to your partner? It's not as straightforward as you might think. When you have a connection with someone (even just a physical one), it can be difficult to explain what you're feeling at first. Inste…
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15 Perfectly Casual Instagram Captions For Photos Of You & Your Summer Fling

Seasonal Instagram captions are 100 percent a thing. I know because this is exactly how I organize the hundreds of archived captions I keep in the Notes section of my phone. Instagram addicts unite! If you're anything like me, you're just about ready…
By Sydnee Lyons

Kick Off Summer With A Memorial Day Thirst Trap Instagram & One Of These 15 Captions

Memorial Day honors American soldiers who lost their lives in active military service. It's an important day for American citizens and especially for those families who have lost loved ones in combat. Because it falls on the last Monday in May every …
By Sydnee Lyons

How Many Items Can You Check Off Elite Daily's Summer Bucket List For Single Girls?

Sun-kissed cheeks, sandy feet, and sugary drinks — summer, the best season of all, is finally here. If I were still in high school, now would be the time to bust out my pink, spiral-bound journal and come up with a list of things to do that I'd proba…
By Sydnee Lyons