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Here Are All The Guys Becca Sent Home On Week 4 Of 'The Bachelorette'

Things are heating up for Becca on The Bachelorette Season 14. The leading lady is seriously connecting with some standout guys, but as those relationships are blossoming like an inflorescent rose, others are as wilted as that hanging fern you always…
By Alana Altmann

It's Totally Normal To Be Attracted To Guys Who Look Like Your Dad & Here's Why

Whether you learned it in Psych 101 or you heard it referenced jokingly on a TV sitcom, the idea that you may be more attracted to guys who look like your dad is not a new one. The concept stems from Sigmund Freud's Oedipus complex, coined in 1899 an…
By Jamie Kravitz

Reese Witherspoon Just Confirmed ‘Legally Blonde 3’ Is Happening & OMG, You Guys

What, like it's hard? Just a few days after news circulated that Legally Blonde 3 was in the works, Elle Woods herself confirmed the news on Instagram. Yes, Reese Witherspoon just confirmed Legally Blonde 3 is happening in the most Elle Woods way pos…
By Kelli Boyle

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

Here's Who Becca Sent Home On Week 1 Of 'The Bachelorette'

Let's do the damn thing, Bachelor Nation. After weeks of waiting, fans finally got to see Becca back in action as the Bachelorette, and it was every bit as amazing as I hoped it would be. Despite Becca's cool-girl vibe, the first week was not without…
By Claire Spellberg

Twitter Is Trolling Pippa Middleton’s Dress At The Royal Wedding For A Hilarious Reason

OK, so I know when it comes to an event as huge as the royal wedding, basically the entire world is watching, and that means everyone has something to say. In this day and age, whether you like it or not, commentary on any major event is best shared …
By Alexandra Strickler

This New 'Bachelorette' Promo Finally Shows Becca's Guys & Yes, One Is In Costume

It seems like just yesterday that the world watched Bachelor winner Becca Kufrin get broken up with by Arie Luyendyk Jr. in a cringeworthy televised exchange, but now it's almost her turn to dole out roses as the franchise's next leading lady. ABC ju…
By Alana Altmann

3 Queer Women Share How They Came Out To Guys Who Thought They Were Straight

There's this misconception that exists about being queer; it suggests that once you come out, you're done telling people you're not straight. That isn't true. Because assumed straightness is a thing, when you meet new people and if they think you're …
By Elana Rubin

5 Ridiculous Things I Learned About Guys After Living With Male Roommates

Much like Billy Crystal's character in When Harry Met Sally, I've often questioned whether or not men and women can be platonic friends. Maybe it's a consequence of the fact that I can count my platonic, male friends on one hand, or maybe it's becaus…
By Genevieve Wheeler

I Swiped Right On Every Tinder Guy Holding Up A Fish & Asked About Their Pictures

In all my years of Tindering, the Fish Men have always mystified me. You know who I mean: Those guys whose photos are, like, Dude Holding Giant Fish; Dude On A Boat Holding A Medium-Sized Fish; Three Dudes On A Dock Showing Off More Fish. Why do guys…
By Elana Rubin

An Open Letter To All The Guys Who Say They Won’t Have Sex Using A Condom

Some guys out there just really don't like condoms — and that includes plenty of guys who say they won't use condoms during sex. It's weird, because by now condom usage seems like it should be such a common sense thing — why wouldn't you want the sex…
By Brittney Morgan

When Guys Fall In Love, This Is How Long They Wait To Tell You

Maybe I'm corny, but my favorite relationship milestone is probably the first "I love you." It's just so sweet and exciting, because by the time you finally say it, you've probably been feeling it for a while but have been holding back, waiting for o…
By Rachel Shatto

Guys Reveal If They Care (Or Even Notice!) If You Wait A While To Text Them Back

Anyone who says they don't play the texting game is lying. You know the one. It's when you're texting with someone you're interested in but one or both people are waiting to text back after a few minutes or hours instead of replying immediately. It's…
By Sydnee Lyons

10 Men Reveal How Long Their Longest Dry Spell Was & How They Got Through It

"It's been like three weeks and I'm about to lose my mind," Eric* said, dramatically running his fingers through his hair. "Three weeks is a dry spell for guys?" I thought. I was genuinely confused. He explained, quite logically, that a dry spell was…
By Sydnee Lyons

11 People Reveal If They Prefer The Lights On Or Off During Sex & OMG, Wow

When it comes to activities in the bedroom, everyone has different preferences for how things go down. And just like actual sex itself, everyone has their own reasons for why they like things the way they do. One instance, where people can have varyi…
By Elana Rubin

11 Men Reveal What Falling In Love Feels Like & You Should Prepare To Swoon

Love is a funny thing. I find it almost impossible to explain why or how I know I'm in love with someone. Usually, I just... know. I also know, though, that if your partner asks why you love them and you say because you just do, they're probably goin…
By Sydnee Lyons

8 Men Reveal How They Actually Feel About Paying For The First Date

The odds that I reach for the check on a first date are about 99.99 percent. Seriously, ask any man who's ever gone out with me ever. I once bought a guy, like, a hundred dollars worth of oysters because my check-reaching abilities are basically spid…
By Genevieve Wheeler

8 Men Reveal Exactly Why It's So Hard For Them To Open Up About Their Feelings

If the new Queer Eye has taught me anything (and TBH, it has taught me everything), it's that openness and vulnerability are the trademarks of a good, successful man. And yet, in my own (somewhat limited) experience with guys, I've found men to be th…
By Genevieve Wheeler

9 Men Reveal What They Love Most About Dating Their Girlfriends & OMG, You Guys

I have a deep fear of intimacy. I'm certain of this because my therapist told me so, and because I have sabotage-bombed many a relationship in my life. (That's me, it's chill, I'm working on it.) That said, I love love. Well, I love other peoples' lo…
By Kimmy Foskett

It's 2018, Gender Doesn’t Really Matter Anymore When It Comes To Paying For A Date

Back in the olden days, the dating game had "rules" for straight couples to follow. One of those all-important rules? Men paying on dates. This tradition stemmed from a different society that relied on chivalry steeped in sexism. The goal in dating w…
By Elana Rubin

11 First Date Ideas That Guys Actually Want To Do, Suggested By Real Guys

It's almost impossible for me to imagine an ideal first date without having a partner in mind first. Sure, we could probably just do the quintessential drinks date but I like the idea of planning an outing based entirely on our mutual interests. So b…
By Sydnee Lyons

7 Guy's Grooming Products You'll Want To Steal From Your BF

On one of our first dates, my husband wrapped me in his sweater to keep me warm on a chilly night at the beach. 'Till this day, it lives on my side of the closet. My thievery doesn't stop there, either. His men's grooming products have also made thei…
By Stephanie Montes

I Live In London & When Guys Find Out I'm American, They Only See Me As A Fling

I first entered the world of dating apps during a semester abroad in London, and I had zero idea what I was getting myself into. I was 21, had only ever dated boys I'd met through work, school, or mutual friends, and my appreciation for romantic come…
By Genevieve Wheeler

Guys Reveal What It Means When They Say They Want To Cook Dinner For You On A Date

It's 2018, and we have officially entered an era where even my father has heard the terms "ghosting" and "f*ckboy" — even though he has no idea what they mean. (Sorry, Dad, love you.) In an age where traditional dating norms feel less certain than ev…
By Kimmy Foskett

I Asked 6 Guys About Their Ideal Valentine's Day & They Got Surprisingly Romantic

I'm not sure if it's fair to say that most girls know how they want to spend Valentine's Day but I definitely have never given much thought to what guys want to do on Valentine's Day. It's not a selfish thing; I've just never been with anyone who car…
By Sydnee Lyons

I Asked 15 People Out On Dating Apps For Valentine's Day & Now I Think Romance Is Dead

Confession time: I've never been on a real date for Valentine's Day. My past boyfriends and flings were always out of town, anti-Hallmark holidays, or considered drive-thru fried chicken to be the pinnacle of a romantic evening, which is only partial…
By Genevieve Wheeler

Here's Why Watching The Super Bowl Together On A First Date Is Not The Best Idea

Super Bowl Sunday is upon us, which means nachos, Tom Brady (love him or hate him, that booty is poppin'), and... first dates? I'm unsure. I mean, is watching the Super Bowl a good first date idea? Let's discuss. On one hand, watching the big game i…
By Genevieve Wheeler

Mention These 10 TV Shows In Your Dating App Bio To Attract The Most Matches

The references you choose to make in your dating app profile are crucial to getting quality matches. Like, would you really want to date someone who still watches The Big Bang Theory? Probably not, right? So if you like the show, it's best not to adm…
By Jamie Kravitz

5 Valentine's Day Gifts For Guys Under $100 That He'll Really Appreciate

When I think of holiday gift guides for men, I first picture a shaving kit. I'm not sure why, as I've never gifted a man a razor in my life, but whatever — a shiny blade and a fancy foaming shave cream immediately come to mind. There's nothing terrib…
By Kimmy Foskett

I Put My Love Language In My Tinder Bio & Wow, Do These Guys Have Some Words of Affirmation

Ah, love. It's a many-splendored thing, but it's also challenging and complex and really effing confusing — which is why I put my love language in my Tinder bio, so I could figure out from first swipe which of my matches would be most compatible with…
By Genevieve Wheeler

7 Guys Reveal What Their First Weekend At Their Partner's Family's House Was Like

The first time I had a boyfriend stay over at my family's house, my parents insisted he sleep in the guest bedroom even though I was 22 years old at the time and had been away at college for four years. It was the first time I'd ever thought of my pa…
By Sydnee Lyons

The Critics’ Choice Awards Called Out All The Men At The Golden Globes & It Was Perfection

When you saw this story was about the Critics' Choice Awards, you probably weren't sure what to expect from this underrated show. After the Golden Globes made such a statement with all the attendees in black for the Time's Up initiative — it's no sur…
By Laura Rizzo

5 Guys Reveal The Worst Things That Happened On Vacation With Their Partner

A couples' trip is supposed to be an opportunity to get away, relax, and enjoy time with your partner. So why is it that there are so many couples' vacation horror stories? These five awful things that happened on vacation are super unfortunate, but …
By Jamie Kravitz

I Asked Guys I've Dated For Brutally Honest Feedback & It Totally Changed My Dating Philosophy

My dating life thus far has been... sticky. And complicated. And, like many women, filled with moments that leave me thinking, "But what went wrong on our date? Why don't boys like me?" Let's journey back. My first-ever boyfriend cheated on me with …
By Genevieve Wheeler

Guys Told Me Their Dating Resolutions For 2018 & They Were Actually Really Sweet

Whether or not you write out resolutions, I think it's safe to say that everyone enters the New Year with a certain set of hopes and expectations. And, regardless of your relationship status, I'm guessing about half of those have to do with your love…
By Genevieve Wheeler

7 Ways Older Brothers Prove There Really Are Genuinely Good Guys Out There

Don't lose hope. Good guys do exist. When you're 20-something and struggling to find that special someone, it can be difficult to not be cynical about love and relationships. You take up new hobbies, fall in love with yourself, and wait for all of th…
By Marisa Casciano

Guys Reveal What It Means To Them When They're Just "Hanging Out" With Someone

Ah, I remember the days when dating used to be simple. You were either dating or you weren't. OK, actually, that was a total lie. I have no recollection of that time because I'm only 24 years old, and throughout my lifetime, dating has been a total M…
By Candice Jalili

5 Resolutions Every Guy On Dating Apps Needs To Make For 2018

I'm going to hit you with some not-so-hot takes: Dating is difficult. Dating is vulnerable. Dating is taking a leap of faith that you won't meet a jerk (or a murderer). Every human on a dating app is doing a brave thing, and I want to be VERY clear t…
By Kimmy Foskett

How To Open Champagne Without It Exploding, Because It's Honestly Pretty Hard, Guys

There is nothing more embarrassing than making a big show of bringing a champagne bottle into a party, then revealing that you have literally no clue how to open champagne without exploding. You're standing there in the center of a crowd, with absolu…
By Caroline Burke

Guys Reveal How To Respond To Someone Who Dumps You Over Text & It's Brutal

I was there the night one of my best friends got broken up with over text. She was casually texting her boyfriend while we were out at a bar, and suddenly, out of the blue, he hit her with a "I can't do this anymore" text. Needless to say, she broke …
By Candice Jalili

Why Guys Need To Go On More Man Dates

Man dates are about taking your relationship to the friendship level...
By Kelley Lord
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I Sent My Amazon Wish List To Random Guys On Dating Apps & Like, Where My Santas At?

This past weekend, with a terrible cold and several inches of snow outside my window, I decided to do what any cooped up and self-respecting young woman would: I sent my Amazon wish list to guys (read: strangers) on dating apps. And, unsurprisingly, …
By Genevieve Wheeler

Guys Reveal Their Real Intentions When It Comes To Why They Use Dating Apps

Before I was in a relationship, I would use dating apps as a little confidence booster when I was bored, and occasionally, if I had some good banter with someone I matched with, I'd schedule a date. But that was just me! Every single one of my friend…
By Candice Jalili
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8 Men Reveal What Gifts They Really Want From Their Partners

One holiday season, I found myself dating a guy who wore suits every day for work. A couple frantic Google searches later, I wound up buying him custom monogrammed cuff links, thanks to some gift guide I found online. Despite having the opportunity t…
By Hannah Orenstein
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13 Men Reveal The Worst Gifts They've Ever Received From A Partner

Whenever I start dating someone new, I'll make an effort to add personal details they share with me to the notes section of their contact card on my phone. This might sound like an elaborate thing to do but it's actually pretty genius. For example, I…
By Sydnee Lyons

Guys Reveal The Truth About Their Experiences With Long-Distance Relationships

I have a lot of respect for people who manage to make long-distance relationships work. Between the money spent on flights, the FaceTime dates, missing out on stuff with your friends to fly across the country, and the abundance of people condescendin…
By Candice Jalili
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I Only Used "Santa Baby" Lyrics On Dating Apps & Guys Got A Little Feisty

'Tis the season to have a little fun on dating apps. I'm pretty sure that's how the saying goes, which is why I decided to only respond to my matches with "Santa Baby" lyrics for an entire weekend. Why "Santa Baby"? Because "Jingle Bells" only made m…
By Sydnee Lyons

Guys Reveal The Sweet Ways They Keep The Spark Alive In A Long-Term Relationship

There are lots of things we are expected to just know how to do in life, without any sort of proper training. You know, things like paying bills, investing money, or even GIVING BIRTH TO AND RAISING A CHILD. One other intense thing a lot of us have n…
By Candice Jalili

Guys Reveal The Worst Things People Have Said During Sex & Oh My God, Yikes

Dirty talk has never been a strong suit of mine. What do people talk about when they're talking dirty? I mean, I guess a general rule of thumb would be to reference what you want your partner to do to you, but, like, how do you make sure you don't sa…
By Candice Jalili

8 Hot Guys In Christmas Movies We'd Love To Be Caught Under The Mistletoe With

Christmas movies are great, but we'd be lying to ourselves if a certain eye candy wasn't responsible for making that film that much sweeter. Hey, we're only human. Besides, producers know exactly what they are doing when they place irresistibly hot g…
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall