Zoe Siegel


Zoe is a contributing writer located in Los Angeles. After graduating from college she spent a few years in the real world, decided she didn't like it, and is now pursuing her Master's in Creative Non-Fiction. You can read more of her musings at iguessimagrownup.wordpress.com.

The Problem With Calling A Female Basic Is Its Negative Connotation

By Zoe Siegel
Basic bitches are ruining the simple joys of fall for the rest of us. I mean, now I can’t enjoy anything that a basic likes, like Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Lauren Conrad, for fear of being labeled as such. Since I’m incredibly concerned with the…

Moving On: How To Decide What Happens After Your Partner Cheats

By Zoe Siegel
I’ve never been cheated on. Well, not to my knowledge, anyway. If you happen to know something I don’t, please let me live in ignorant bliss. It’s a little bizarre for me to feel lucky that none of my partners stooped to that level, yet that’s the…

Expectation Vs. Reality: 7 Romantic Myths About Relationships Debunked

By Zoe Siegel
When I was a teenager, I desperately wanted a boyfriend. Throughout the years I had massive crushes on several different boys, but being incredibly shy, I had no idea how to act on my feelings. Looking back, I realize it wasn't necessarily a…

There Might Be Hope: 9 Reasons Dating Gets Better As You Get Older

By Zoe Siegel
I had the great romantic privilege of experiencing my first kiss when I was 15 (I was a late bloomer, okay?) at summer camp, of course. Within the span of a single month, I had two camp boyfriends and then proceeded to be single until I was 20. Like…

When It Comes To Love, You Should Be Looking For Your Match, Not A Partner

By Zoe Siegel
Has anyone else noticed how often we use the term "partner" to describe romantic relationships? I'm not sure whether this is some new trend or I've just been living under a rock, but I must say that at first, it seemed like the greatest thing since…

6 Ways To Be The Kind Of Roommate You'd Want To Have

By Zoe Siegel
At this point in your life, you’ve probably had a few different roommates. While living with a person is probably the easiest way to get to know someone, it’s also the easiest way to, well, grow to hate someone. The way they bite their nails, chew…

Why Being A Feminist Has Nothing To Do With Hating Men

By Zoe Siegel
If you have even a smidgen of Internet prowess, there is a good chance, by now, you've heard that "It" girl, Shailene Woodley, doesn't identify as a feminist. Her reason? She loves men. Suddenly, feminists don't love men. This is definitely news to…