Tayi Sanusi

Bio

Tayi Sanusi has been a Sex + Dating Writer at Elite Daily since September 2017. After graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of Arts in 2015, it was clear that her creative storytelling skills also had a place in the editorial sector. Currently based in Berlin, Germany, she’s also a performer, poet, translator, social media strategist, and travel videographer. To keep up with her latest work and travel thangz, check out her Insta at @moxiecleopatra. In her free time, Tayi can be found on terraces everywhere with a spritz and personal cheese board in hand. She’s also equally obsessed with reading AND audiobooks because, why chose? For injuries, shoot her an email at tayi.sanusi@gmail.com.

Here’s The Outdoor Date Idea For You, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

By Tayi Sanusi
Ever since the coronavirus pandemic began, singles everywhere have had to get creative when it comes to planning dates. Observing social distancing means that more and more people are deciding to spend time getting to know each other outdoors. If…

Pssst. Here Are 4 Signs You’re Just Not That Into Someone

By Tayi Sanusi
Let's be real: When you're dating someone new, it isn't always easy to interpret exactly how you feel about them. The process of dating is pretty much guaranteed to bring people into your life who you feel strongly attracted (or unattracted) to.…

Brighten Your SO’s Day With These Punny "Good Morning" Texts

By Tayi Sanusi
Although it can be easy to underestimate the importance of checking in on your partner each morning, sending them a quick text is a perfect way to ensure their day starts on a positive note. If you aren't afraid to get a little goofy, Punny "Good…

Here's Why Saying "I Love You" On Zoom Can Be Such A Risk

By Tayi Sanusi
Quarantine has had a major impact on dating culture and how singles approach new relationships. Although first dates at bars or restaurants have ben pretty much off limits since March, thousands of people are connecting virtually. But navigating…

Send These 15 Texts After A Great Socially-Distanced First Date

By Tayi Sanusi
Although maintaining 6 feet of distance on a first date might not sound like the most romantic scenario, it's possible to adhere to social distancing recommendations while still having a great date. The ideal texts to send after a socially-distanced…

3 Signs Quarantine Made Your Relationship With Your Partner Stronger

By Tayi Sanusi
Quarantine life isn't for every couple. Spending unlimited time with someone makes it easy to get over them real quick. However, some couples may be thriving in this unique environment. If you've noticed some of the following signs that quarantine…

These 3 Zodiac Signs Will Always Have Your Back As Your Partner

By Tayi Sanusi
When it comes to locking down a ride-or-die partner, the zodiac signs who will always have your back understand what it means to be truly loyal. Although that's not to say that other signs are incapable of being amazing partners, there are certain…

If You’re One Of These Zodiac Signs, Dylan Sprouse Is The One For You

By Tayi Sanusi
Born on Aug. 4 1992, it's not much of a surprise that Dylan Sprouse is a charismatic and spotlight-loving Leo. Lions are known for being the life of the party, so the zodiac signs most compatible with Dylan Sprouse need to be able to keep up with…

John Legend's Zodiac Sign Makes Him A Devoted Partner

By Tayi Sanusi
If the thought of John Legend's angelic baby face and soulful, crooning voice makes you want to melt into a perfectly imperfect puddle, then you'll probably be interested to know what it would be like to be his main squeeze. Although it's hardly a…

Send Your Match One Of These 15 Messages If They’re Into Politics

By Tayi Sanusi
If you've stumbled upon a potential bae who has a passion for politics, breaking the ice with a funny one-liner on the topic just might help you wiggle your way into their heart. Coming up with messages to send matches who love politics doesn't have…

These Tweets About Princess Beatrice's Wedding Are Such A Mixed Bag

By Tayi Sanusi
Even a royal wedding is no match for the coronavirus. According to The Sun and People, at 11 a.m. on July 17, Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi tied the knot at The Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park. Since so…

15 Messages To Send A Dating App Match When You Want To Move To Texting

By Tayi Sanusi
There comes a time in every promising dating app exchange when it feels right to transition from messaging on the app, to texting. If finessing this step forward feels tricky, coming up with messages to send a match to move to texting can help you…

If Quarantine Made You Realize Your Partner Isn’t The One, Here’s What To Do

By Tayi Sanusi
Quarantining with a partner can often result in some conflict, no matter how stable your relationship usually is. Being together 24/7 can strain any type of relationship when tensions run high. With no real end to the coronavirus pandemic in sight,…

Try These 15 Convo Starters For Dating App Matches Who Love To Travel

By Tayi Sanusi
It's almost impossible to swipe through a dating app without coming across matches who enjoy taking trips and experiencing new things. If you've also been bitten by the travel bug, you're definitely going to need some dating app opening lines that…

Sofia Richie's Zodiac Sign Means She's A Charismatic Partner

By Tayi Sanusi
Model Sofia Richie was reportedly born on Aug. 24, 1998, making her a grounded and intellectual Virgo. Between her unconventional childhood as the daughter of Lionel Richie and her early start in the modeling industry, it's clear that Sofia isn't…

You Could Be Fetishizing Your Dates Without Even Knowing It

By Tayi Sanusi
When you hear the word "fetish," what comes to mind? Probably feet, or generally, the idea of getting sexual gratification from objects or body parts that aren't typically seen as sexual. You can also have a fetish toward a particular kind of sex,…

Dudes With Fish Pics Will LOL At These Dating App Opening Lines

By Tayi Sanusi
There are two types of people in this world; Fish Men and everyone else. Now, the words "Fish" and "Men" may conjure up images of fabled Mermen of yore, but actually, I'm talking about the other Fish Men. That's right, those guys on dating apps with…

These Preschool Sweethearts Were Reunited On Twitter & I Can’t Take It

By Tayi Sanusi
When it seems like the world's on fire, leave it to the internet to toss over a few crumbs of joy. 16 years ago, Jack Callow and Rena Jutla had a preschool “wedding” to commemorate their close friendship. On June 6, Callow tweeted photos of the fake…

15 Sweet Instagram Captions For Your Quarantine Date Night Pic

By Tayi Sanusi
Anyone quarantining with their partner knows, despite how intense the last few months have been, romance is definitely not dead. At least not yet. Between the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing fight for racial equality, making time to decompress…

Here’s How To Talk About Racism With Your White Partner

By Tayi Sanusi
Being in an interracial relationship can lead to powerful learning experiences for both partners, but it can also present you with challenges that same-race couples don't have to deal with. If you're a Black, Indigenous, person of color (BIPOC),…