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My Ex-Boyfriend Helped Me Come Out As A Lesbian & Taught Me What True Love Is

By Stephanie Wain
Here's a story you don't hear every day: My ex-boyfriend helped me come out as a lesbian. Truly! Peter*, my ex, helped me become my most authentic self, and I’ve never experienced a love quite as transformative as ours. By the time I came out at…

The Ending Of This Week's 'Riverdale' Has Fans Worried Betty Will Join The Farm

By Dylan Kickham
The weird new cult taking over Riverdale got creepier than ever on this week's new episode, and it looks like The Farm might actually be converting its biggest opponent into a new follower. Betty had to watch as one of her close friends fell into…

Let's Breakdown Everything We Know About Jon On 'A Million Little Things'

By Kristen Perrone
This post contains spoilers for A Million Little Things. Jon's mysterious past was finally explained on the Season 1 finale of A Million Little Things, and while the truth wasn't as tawdry as fans expected, it didn't disappoint. Barbara Morgan…

8 Things Your Dog Would Likely Say To You On Valentine's Day If They Could Talk

By Marisa Casciano
In a perfect world, candy would always be at a discounted price, and flowers would show up on your doorstep on Valentine's Day. The sun would be shining, you'd be wearing the cutest outfit for your date night, and it wouldn't be a hassle to get a…

I Asked My Instagram Followers To Slide Into My DMs If They Had A Crush On Me

By Hannah Schneider
Recently, I found myself reading my old journals from middle school. Much of what I wrote in those days was about my crushes, and honestly not much has changed more than a decade later. Days after I had dusted off my old paper confidants, I was…

Here's How To Talk To Your Partner About Being Bisexual, According To Experts

By Griffin Wynne
In a world where others may try to define you by who you're dating, understanding yourself not in relation to whom you're with can be, well, really freaking hard. No matter how long you've been out, it's not always easy to know how to talk to your…

18 "7 Rings" Instagram Captions That'll Make Your Group Pic With The Girls Even Fiercer

By Karen Ruffini
You know you're in for a good year when Ariana Grande releases a new song right as we welcome 2019. Her new song "7 Rings" was released on Friday, Jan. 18, and it is a big, big mood. Sure, the song's tune bears a striking resemblance to The Sound of…

Here Are The Lyrics To Ariana Grande's "7 Rings" So You Can Pretend To Be Rich AF, Too

By Jamie LeeLo
OK, OK, OK. There's been a lot of theorizing going on out there about Ariana Grande and her new tune "7 Rings," and I'm here to keep that train a-rollin'! Our Goddess just dropped the latest single as part of her onslaught of music magic, and it's…

Meghan Markle's Reaction To A Woman Dissing Her Purse Will Make You Love Her More

By Tara Martinez
Meghan Markle was in a joking mood when she visited the Smart Works team at St. Charles Hospital in London on Thursday, Jan. 10. The Duchess of Sussex headed over to Smart Works for a tour of the facilities, which helps women dress for success to…

Here’s Why People Are Allowed To Object At Weddings, Because This Tradition Is Confusing

By Tayi Sanusi
Once a couple has decided to tie the knot, it's almost guaranteed they're going to get bogged down by the seemingly endless list of worries related to planning their upcoming wedding. But, assuming they've both been completely honest with each…

42 Cheap Things With Incredibly High Reviews On Amazon

By Shayna Murphy
When it comes to shopping online, cheap is my favorite price point. Even on a shoestring budget, you'd be amazed at how much affordable stuff you can find in a pinch. The best part? Most of these cheap things come with incredibly high reviews on…

43 Cheap Things With Incredibly High Reviews On Amazon

By Shayna Murphy
When it comes to shopping online, cheap is my favorite price point. Even on a shoestring budget, you'd be amazed at how much affordable stuff you can find in a pinch. The best part? Most of these cheap things come with incredibly high reviews on…

Instagram Star Benito Skinner Loves To Laugh At Himself, But Says Coming Out Is No Joke

By Iman Hariri-Kia
When I first met my friend, actor and comedian Benito Skinner, he was already going by the moniker Benny Drama — as a college radio host. Skinner was the co-creator of BEAT$, a weekly radio show that half of Georgetown University would regularly…

The One Word In Your Vocabulary That'll Hold You Back In 2019, According To An Expert

By Annakeara Stinson
Let me ask you something: As 2019 inches closer and closer, would you consider yourself to be the type of person who looks back and thinks about all the stuff you should have done, and all the things you should do in the new year? Well, same,…

73 Surprisingly Nice Things On Amazon With 2-day Shipping That Cost Less Than $15

By Julie Peck
Did you put off shopping until the last minute? No worries — whether you need an anniversary, birthday, holiday, or housewarming gift, these 74 surprisingly nice things on Amazon cost less than $15 and can be on your doorstep in just two days.…

Experts Say This Is How Long You Should Date Before You Start Leaving Stuff At Their Place

By Rachel Shatto
What’s the weirdest thing you've ever left at someone you were dating's house? For me, it was a curling iron in the freezer. Long story. Anyway, there may come a point in any new relationship when you're going to want to start leaving a few things…

Ellen DeGeneres' Netflix Stand-Up Special Will Be Here Sooner Than You Realize

By Ani Bundel
A long time ago, back in the 1980s, there was a stand-up comedy craze that swept the nation. One of the comedians to come out of the era was a small blonde lady named Ellen DeGeneres. She eventually got her own sitcom, came out of the closet, then…

74 Surprisingly Nice Things On Amazon With 2-day Shipping That Cost Less Than $15

By Julie Peck
Did you put off shopping until the last minute? No worries — whether you need an anniversary, birthday, holiday, or housewarming gift, these 74 surprisingly nice things on Amazon cost less than $15 and can be on your doorstep in just two days.…

The First Time I Returned A Pricey Item I "Couldn't Live Without," But Did, Proved I'm An Adult

By Marisa Casciano
Think about the moments leading up to your latest shopping trip. It was a super busy time, because, let's face it: You're a busy gal. Everybody needs a treat now and then, and what better treat than a trip to the mall or your favorite boutique? It…

Todrick Hall's "Glitter" Video Is A Queer Anthem: "It's A Celebration Of Whoever You Are"

By Kelli Boyle
If you don't know about Todrick Hall, you're missing out on a hell of a talent. Hall is a singer, director, choreographer, dancer, Broadway star, drag queen, songwriter, and a lot more things that will take too long to list. Suffice it to say, he…

65 Cult-Favorite Things for Guys On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

By Rachel Cavanaugh
There are certain products you might expect people to go crazy over — new and innovative objects like the cutting edge products you see on Shark Tank. Yet it's more surprising when people get obsessed with ordinary, everyday items like water bottles…

29 Fastest-Selling Products On Amazon With Thousands Of Near-Perfect Reviews

By Julie Peck
I'll cop to a sincere and abiding love of shopping in all its forms, and if you also enjoy indulging in a little retail therapy from time to time, Amazon is both a blessing and a curse. After all, you can find whatever you want on its virtual…

The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Fall Finale Promo Will Have Your Heart Racing

By Ani Bundel
Grey's Anatomy threw a serious pair of curveballs into the works this week, starting with the death of longtime character Nurse Frankie. But that's wasn't all fans had to contend with. The upcoming Owen/Teddy/Amelia drama may have been backburners,…

I Tried Being A Disney Ice Princess & I Regret Nothing

By Lilli Petersen
You've been there before: You're scrolling through your Instagram feed when you see your favorite celeb post about their favorite new product — a face serum, vitamins that will make your skin brighter, or a specialty food service. You can't help but…

Step Up Your Closet Game With This Guide To The Best Shoe Racks

By Kim Quindlen
Walk-in closets might be every person's dream, but they're not every person's reality. So when you need a practical way to store your shoes, the best shoe racks for closets can help you achieve a perfectly organized space. The best shoe rack will…

I Thought Coming Out To My Parents Would Surprise Them — Instead, They Surprised Me

By Frances Molina
I can still remember the first time I almost told my mom that I was queer. Or maybe it was the first time she'd ever asked me if I might be queer. The details are fuzzy, but I'll never forget the setting. I had never considered coming out to my…

Here's Why Coming Out Is More Complicated Than You Think, According To Someone Who's "Out"

By Willa Bennett
In 2012, I came out for the first time in the comments section of a YouTube video. Half-asleep in bed, I analyzed coming out videos while quietly typing my own story below. With a single click, my identity had been given words — I could even see and…

If You're Feeling Ready To Come Out In College, This Expert Advice Might Help

By Rachel Shatto
If you don't know anything about how to come out in college, you'd have a lot in common with my college-aged self. Back then, I knew I wanted to talk about my queerness, but I didn't have any idea how to go about it. As a result, I don't have a…

Your Weekly Horoscope Is Here & Venus Is Officially In Retrograde

By Roya Backlund
Gather your bearings because one of rarest and most influential retrogrades in all of astrology is now officially upon us. Beginning on Oct. 5 and lasting until November 16, Venus — the planet that rules over beauty, luxury, money, and your love…

26 Honest Captions You'd Love To Use For Your HS Reunion Pics, But Won't

By Marisa Casciano
Aside from pumpkin patches and all of that "hocus pocus," it's high school reunion season! Yes, seeing your old friends and classmates can be quite spooky, and you've been mentally preparing yourself for months. There are a lot of mixed emotions in…

3 Things You Should Definitely Know About Your Partner Before Meeting Their Parents

By Korey Lane
One of the more stressful parts of being in a relationship can often be meeting your partner's family. It can honestly be intimidating no matter how long you've been with your significant other, so it's totally normal to feel anxious. You want to…

32 Solid Products On Amazon That Straight-Up Do An Excellent Job

By Julie Peck
"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night..." — thus begins the unofficial postman's creed, which back in the day, when I actually sent things via snail mail, gave me all the feels. Granted, I had a romantic notion of the mailman slogging…

Here’s How To Be As Genuine As Possible On A Date, So They See The Real You

By Rachel Shatto
Confession time: I'm a super-nervous dater. Although I may come off as a gregarious extrovert, it's all a carefully crafted web of social skill lies. Under the witty banter, I'm secretly in a cold sweat, because I'm terrified that at any moment,…

The Dirtiest Place In The Airport Is Legit The Last Spot You'd Ever Expect

By Julia Guerra
It is a truth universally acknowledged that airports aren't exactly the cleanest establishments in the world. Think about it: You’re in close proximity to strangers at all times — when you’re in line checking luggage, going through security, waiting…

19 Women In Long-Term Relationships Reveal Secrets For Keeping The Passion Alive

By Candice Jalili
Even the best long-term relationships aren't immune to the occasional romantic lull. I mean, think about it logically. If you're spending years and years and years with one person, the odds of every single day being a perfect 10 on the love-o-meter…

These 3 Zodiac Signs Will Have The Worst Week, But There's Beauty In It

By Roya Backlund
There's only one thing we can predict about the cosmos: They're unpredictable. In fact, nothing ever stays the same for long, and sometimes, change is not for the better. Although every journey is filled with ups and downs, sometimes the downs are…

The Sex Dream You'll Probably Have Tonight, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

By Rachel Shatto
What's the best thing about getting a good night's rest? Is it feeling refreshed in the morning? No. Is it the healing powers of slumber on your mind and body? Nope. Is it just being able to shut out the rest of the world for a few hours? Nuh-uh.…

If Nothing Turns You On More Than Sexting, You're Probably One Of These 3 Zodiac Signs

By Rachel Shatto
How much do you love sexting? If someone were to send you a naughty pic, would you be into it? Or does dirty typing weird you out? Maybe you're the one who's actually initiating the sexy chat with your boo, every chance you get. Nudes are NBD, and…

30 Fastest-Selling Products On Amazon With Thousands Of Near-Perfect Reviews

By Julie Peck
I'll cop to a sincere and abiding love of shopping in all its forms, and if you also enjoy indulging in a little retail therapy from time to time, Amazon is both a blessing and a curse. After all, you can find whatever you want on its virtual…

Cardi B’s Girls’ Night In With Kim Kardashian & Kris Jenner Looks Epic AF

By Lara Walsh
New mom Cardi B spent her Saturday night keeping up with the Kardashians, and if the Instagram clips are anything to go by, this group of famous ladies is pretty much besties now. I mean, even Kanye got in on the fun at one point. Honestly, I'm kind…

8 Things To Consider When You're Looking For An Apartment For The First Time

By Marisa Casciano
Apartment, sweet apartment. You're at a point in your life where you're starting to look for a place to call your own. After all those years of living in a dorm room and sleeping in a twin-size bed, you're more than ready to move out. You've been…

Refresh Your Memory On What Really Went Down With Piscatella In 'OITNB' Season 5

By Dylan Kickham
The upcoming sixth season of Orange Is the New Black is going to look a whole lot different from the first five seasons. Season 5 ended in all of the Litchfield inmates being loaded onto buses headed to a maximum security prison after the prisoners…

Colton Revealed A Major Secret On 'The Bachelorette' & Twitter Erupted

By Alana Altmann
Is it hot in here or is it just Becca and Colton? Season 14's Bachelorette and the pro football player went on a 1-one-1 this week that involved snorkeling, smooching... and secrets! While it was smooth sailing for much of the time, there were also…

The 7 Types Of Relatives You Definitely See Every Holiday

By Marisa Casciano
Life's always a party when it comes to hanging with your family on the holidays. Whether it's Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, or even just a casual summer barbecue that happens every year, you can always expect the entire crew to show up ready to make…

'OITNB' Fans Have A Theory About A Returning Character In Season 6 & It's Bad For Alex

By Dylan Kickham
The recent fifth season of Orange Is the New Black took a break from Alex and Piper's criminal past to focus instead on Litchfield's prison riot, but some fans think that the upcoming Season 6 will see the return of one of Alex and Piper's biggest…

'Orange Is The New Black' Season 6 Is Almost Here, So It's Time For A Refresher

By Dylan Kickham
We are just one month away from a brand new season of Orange Is the New Black, which means that now is the time for fans to start refreshing their memories on everything that went down when we last checked in with Litchfield Penitentiary. It has…

7 Of The Best Shows That Are About Millennials, For Millennials

By Dylan Kickham
In the age of peak TV, finding a new show that you love can require hours of searching and sampling, and that is especially true for millennial audiences. While major broadcast networks are largely putting up family sitcoms and prestige dramas,…

KJ Apa Has A Serious Message To 'Riverdale' Fans About The Future Of Barchie

By Claire Spellberg
Few friendships on TV are more intense than Betty and Archie's on Riverdale. They next-door neighbors have been best friends since they were kids, but when Archie turned into a grade-A hunk, Betty realized that she had serious ~feelings~ for her…

John Cena & Nikki Bella’s Sweetest Instagram Moments Will Give You All The Feels

By Rachel Shatto
Are you ready to rumble? And by rumble, I mean swoon over the sheer adorableness of wrestling's (possibly back together) golden couple John Cena and Nikki Bella’s sweetest Instagram moments. Some quick background on these two: Cena and Bella, who…

3 Ways To Celebrate Pride Month If You're Out & Proud But Your Partner Isn't

By Cosmo Luce
There are an infinite number of ways to embrace your queer relationship. Being out and proud is just one of them. If you're trying to find how to celebrate Pride if your partner's not out, start by thinking within the structure of your relationship…