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8 Women Reveal The First Risk They Took That Changed The Course Of Their Lives

By Marisa Casciano
When was the last time you took a chance in life? I'm not talking about drinking your coffee black and skipping out on sugar. (Although, that is a bold move.) I'm talking about taking a chance on yourself, and following your wildest dreams. Right…

14 Women Reveal Why They Didn't Date Their Friends With Benefits, & It Makes Sense

By Candice Jalili
The entertainment industry has presented the "friends with benefits turned long-term relationship" narrative as the modern day love story. Don't get me wrong, I love movies like Friends with Benefits and No Strings Attached, but those movies have…

Laura Dern Is In The Talks For 'Little Women,' So Greta Gerwig Heard Your Prayers

By Ani Bundel
Every 20 years or so, a new version of Little Women comes along for a new generation. The 1930s era brought fans Katherine Hepburn as tomboy Jo March. The 1950s had Liz Taylor as the more family and feminine Amy. The 1970s featured Susan Dey (Laurie…

8 Women Reveal What They Do When Someone Hits On Their SOs In Front Of Them, Because WTF

By Candice Jalili
When my boyfriend and I first started dating, he accompanied me on a trip home to San Francisco. One night we went out with a bunch of my friends from high school and college, and a random guy wouldn't stop drunkenly hitting on me. I loved the way…

Here's The Real Reason Why Women Are More Likely To Get Migraines, According To Science

By Julia Guerra
You're sitting on the couch scrolling through Instagram when a piercing pain, almost like a knife jabbing the right side of your brain, makes you drop your phone in your lap. You close your eyes, tilt your head back, and feel the skin literally…

A Group Of Friends Had To Be Rescued From Their Unicorn Float & TBH, I Can Relate

By Amanda Fama
It's obvious that unicorn floats are having a moment right now. I'm sure you've scrolled through Instagram this summer and saw your friends floating atop a rainbow creature inside a pool at the Hamptons (no judgement, I'm just jealous). At this…

Meghan Markle's Style Idol Is So Sweet & I'm Not Crying, You're Crying

By Alison Turka
Princess Diana would have been Meghan Markle's mother-in-law, as the duchess is married to Diana's son, Prince Harry. The women experienced palace life decades apart, but they may not be that different in many ways. Comparing Meghan Markle vs.…

15 Women Who Studied Abroad Reveal The One Thing You Need To Pack In Your Suitcase

By Marisa Casciano
Packing is arguably the best and worst part of any trip. On the one hand, it means you're going somewhere. On the other hand, it's stressful AF. Especially when it comes to studying abroad, you don't know where to start. You have to somehow fit your…

7 Women Who Are Friends With Their Exes Explain Why, & It Makes Total Sense

By Tayi Sanusi
There will probably always be a difference of opinion between those who say being friends with an ex is possible, and those for whom that concept seems impossible. Some people talk about befriending exes like it's the most natural way to transition…

Trump’s Approval Rating Among Women Compared To Obama’s Is Pretty Telling

By Daniella Bondar
President Donald Trump's relationship with a lot of female constituents was marred even before his feet hit the Oval Office. His campaign was fraught with sexist behavior, colorful comments about women's looks, and a less-than-savory recording. That…

17 Women Reveal Their Ultimate Dating Dealbreaker & They're So Brutal

By Candice Jalili
When it comes to dating, everyone has some sort of deal-breaker. If you're sitting there thinking you're an exception to this rule just wait it out. You'll find out your dating deal-breaker in due time. For me, it's bailing. I cannot stand people…

This Campaign Is Breaking Down Some Myths About Black Women & The Wage Gap

By Chelsea Stewart
You probably already know how real the gender pay gap is, and that women only earn a fraction of what their male counterparts make. But you might be surprised to learn that black women are further disproportionately affected by this issue, earning…

11 Women Reveal The Honest Truth About Whether They Care About Their Date's Height

By Elana Rubin
You've probably heard at least one woman say they only like to date people who are taller than they are. There are plenty of reasons a person might feel that way: to feel protected, to have someone around to reach items on high shelves, to sit on…

5 Women Reveal The 1 Thing They Do Before A Date To Feel Confident AF

By Jamie Kravitz
Getting ready for a date comes with a whirlwind of emotions. There are nerves, excitement, anticipation, and so much more. In an effort to calm those pre-date jitters and leave for your date feeling like a million bucks, you probably have your…

8 Women Reveal How They Knew Their Partner Was The One, So Get Ready To Happy-Cry

By Candice Jalili
I don't necessarily believe in the concept of "the one." I firmly believe that there are multiple people out there that could make us happy for the rest of our lives. I like to think of each of these people as possible "ones" we can end up with. But…

Hillary Clinton & Steven Spielberg Are Making A Serious TV Show About Women's Suffrage

By Kristen Perrone
It's hard to believe that a TV series solely about the women's suffrage movement hasn't materialized yet in today's social climate, but it looks like we won't have to just replay that "Sister Suffragette" scene in Mary Poppins for our onscreen fill…

13 Women In Their 20s Reveal The Piece Of Advice They Wish They Had As College Freshmen

By Marisa Casciano
Let the countdown to your first semester of college begin. The summer after high school seriously flew by. (It feels like graduation was just yesterday!) But in between the beach days and back-to-school shopping trips, you're getting ready for the…

Greta Gerwig's 'Little Women' Finally Got A Release Date & It's Going To Be A Great Holiday Season

By Ani Bundel
Little Women was written by Louisa May Alcott in 1868. It proved so popular she followed it up with a sequel entitled Good Wives a year later, but most girls who have read the book receive it as one massive tome, and both movie and TV versions…

14 Women Reveal The Details That Randomly Turn Them On During Sex & They're Hot

By Laura Moses
Any normal day would find me and my girlfriends talking about our sex lives in some capacity. The conversation usually goes along the lines of what their partner did, what they didn't do, and if they liked it. But today, my internet friends, is not…

3 Women Share What It's Like To Date When You're Pregnant In Your 20s

By Elana Rubin
There are plenty of reasons a woman would want to date while pregnant. She may no longer be romantically involved with the person she conceived the child with, she could have chosen a sperm donor while single, or she could be a queer single woman…

6 Women Reveal The Reasons They Went Back To Their Exes, & Wow, It’s So Real

By Korey Lane
Breaking up with someone isn't always an easy decision. Usually, there are a lot of emotions involved, and maybe even some doubts about whether to even go through with it. But, after you've broken up, you may be tempted to get back together. And…

7 Men Reveal What First Attracted Them To Their Partner & It'll Make You Melt

By Rebecca Strong
It could be something as simple as a witty remark, or an infectious laugh. Or maybe it’s how motivated she is at work, or the fact that she still makes time to volunteer even when she’s swamped with her job. When it comes to what attracts men to…

11 Women Reveal What First Attracted Them To Their Partner & I'm Legit Swooning

By Hannah Orenstein
If you've ever spent an evening swiping through dating apps or wading through the bar scene, you know one incontrovertible truth: You can recognize that someone is attractive and still not be, well, attracted to them. What attracts you to a person…

3 Women Explain How Dating Women Has Made Them Fall In Love With Their Own Bodies

By Elana Rubin
When you're a queer woman dating other women, it's much easier to compare yourself to the body of the person you're dating or hooking up with. You may feel uncomfortable sizing up your curves versus your girlfriend's athletic frame. Or you could…

10 Women Reveal When They Had Sex For The First Time & It's Nothing Like The Movies

By Iman Hariri-Kia
Throughout movie montage history, a woman's first sexual experience has been dramatized, exaggerated and contorted into a clichéd fantasy, that can oftentimes give young girls false expectations about the act. The truth is, when it comes to having…

Millennial Women Are Leading This Female Candidate's Campaign That Could Help Flip Congress

By Hannah Golden
Wins by young progressive women across the country have been gaining national attention. But it's not just the candidates themselves that are changing the face of politics. On New Jersey candidate Mikie Sherrill's campaign team, young women are also…

9 Women Who Prefer Hookups To Relationships Get Real About Why That's Right For Them

By Hannah Orenstein
One of the dumbest misconceptions that still lurks around the dating landscape is the idea that all women are desperately seeking serious relationships. But news flash — there are plenty of reasons we might not want to lock things down with the…

Laila Ali Doesn't Want To Be A Trend Follower, So She's Helping Women Celebrate Individuality — EXCLUSIVE

By Kayla Greaves
Laila Ali wears many hats. She's a mother, a wife, an author, a four-time undefeated boxing champion, and of course, the daughter of the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali. But on top of all that, she's also an advocate for encouraging and empowering…

Donald Trump Thinks He's Way More Popular With Women Than He Actually Is

By Daniella Bondar
This is 2018, and sometimes President Donald Trump has the habit of inflating some key numbers when speaking in public or tweeting. For instance, that time he said his 2018 State of the Union was the most watched in history — it wasn’t, according to…

This Is How Long Your Engagement Should Ideally Be, According To 14 Married Women

By Candice Jalili
I hate the word "should." That being said, women hear more than our fair share of them. Like, should you still be in your relationship? Should you move in with your significant other? Should you love him more? Should you love him less? Should you be…

20 Women Reveal What They Love Most About Their Body, Even When It's Not Easy

By Georgina Berbari
When's the last time you looked in the mirror and genuinely thought to yourself, "Wow, I love my body so much"? If you can't recall the last time you felt that way about yourself, that's OK. You're not alone at all: So many other women are in the…

12 People Reveal Their Longest Dry Spells Without Sex & The Variety Is So Comforting

By Hannah Orenstein
For the uninitiated, a dry spell is when you go through a stretch of time without hooking up or having sex. There are plenty of reasons you might want to abstain for awhile: Maybe you're hyper-focused on school or work, maybe you're healing after a…

6 Women Share How Long They Dated Their Partners Before Becoming Exclusive

By Jamie Kravitz
There isn't a perfect formula that can tell you how long to date before being exclusive with someone. For some couples, it feels right to define the relationship immediately, while others prefer to date casually for a few weeks or even months before…

8 Women Reveal Why They Get Jealous In Their Relationships & How They Handle It

By Candice Jalili
When my boyfriend and I first started dating, we started talking about jealousy, and I thought his take on it was pretty interesting: He admitted that he does, at times, get jealous just like everyone inevitably does sometimes. But, in general, he…

9 Women Reveal The Final Straw That Made Them Cut Their Ex Out Of Their Life & Wow

By Candice Jalili
If falling in love is a totally beautiful and all-consuming sort of joy, falling out of love is... well, the opposite of that. It's confusing, painful, and exhausting. I mean, at what point are you supposed to really know that it's finally time to…

This State Repealed An 18th Century Anti-Abortion Law Using The Most Aptly Named Act

By Lara Walsh
Since President Donald Trump announced on July 9 that the ultra-conservative federal justice Brett Cavanaugh is his Supreme Court pick, the future of Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that made abortion a protected right nationwide in 1973, has seemed…

The 'Second Act' Trailer Is Basically 'Maid In Manhattan' For Career Women & J.Lo Is Slaying

By Alana Altmann
J. Lo, welcome back to the wonderful and wacky world of romantic comedy. Nice to see you again! You've contributed so much to the genre — even Monster-in-Law. The Second Act trailer is finally here and now the triple threat (or is it quadruple? She…

This Congressman's Comments About Women Just Resurfaced & They're So Trash

By Chelsea Stewart
Sometimes I forget we're in the 21st century. I mean, opposition to feminism is nothing new, but Rep. Jason Lewis' comments about calling women "sluts" really take things to another level. On Wednesday, July 18, CNN published a report detailing a…

Obama Said Men In Politics Are “Getting On His Nerves" & I've Never Related More

By Lara Walsh
Just days after President Donald Trump sparked controversy with his July 16 assertion that he had "no reason" to believe Russia meddled in the election (a statement he walked back a day later), President Barack's Obama's empowering call for action…

6 Women Reveal What Their First Threesomes Were Like, & Did It Just Get Hotter In Here?!

By Candice Jalili
As someone who's never had a threesome, I can attest to the fact that the concept can be a little daunting. And it's not that I think there's anything wrong or bad about them. It's more just that I'm not really sure what I should expect. And can you…

10 Queer Women Reveal Where They Go To Meet Women, & It’s Really Great Advice

By Candice Jalili
While dating apps have made finding that special someone easier and more accessible than ever, it still feels pretty impossible for most of us from time to time. I'm a straight cisgender woman, so I can only speak from my own experience, but before…

22 Women Reveal How Often They Have Sex With Their Live-In Partners & There’s A Range

By Candice Jalili
I used to assume that when a couple moves in together, that automatically translates to tons and tons of sex all the time. Now that I'm in a long-term relationship of my own, I can see how tons and tons of sex all the time could be a little... well,…

14 Women Reveal How They Define "Really Good Sex" & It's Pretty Relatable, TBH

By Candice Jalili
Let's talk about sex, people. Anyone who's ever had it knows every sexual encounter is different. Sometimes sex is truly average. Nothing to write home about. Sometimes it's quite frankly terrible. On the other hand, there's also the possibility of…

This Is What To Know About Trump's Supreme Court Pick's Stance On Birth Control

By Hannah Golden
On Monday, July 9, President Donald Trump broke the highly anticipated news of who he'd be nominating to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. Trump's pick, he announced, would be Judge Kavanaugh, a…

Trump's Immigration Centers Are Reportedly Denying Pregnant Women Medical Care

By Bernadette Deron
President Donald Trump's immigration policies have been the subject of controversy as of late. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the enforcement of the administration's new "zero tolerance policy" along the southern U.S.-Mexico Border in…

12 Women Reveal How Often They Talk To Their Partners & You're Normal, I Promise

By Candice Jalili
When my boyfriend and I first started dating, we spoke to each other all day, every day. Sometimes he would even make me elaborate images using emojis when the conversation would start to taper off. Basically, we'd text throughout the work day, then…

Issa Rae & CoverGirl's New Campaign Celebrates The Women Who Helped Make Their New Foundation More Inclusive

By Kayla Greaves
Many women of color are all too familiar with the feeling of walking into a drugstore, going to the makeup aisle, and not being able to find their shade. If you're able to spend a little more and head to a larger beauty retailer like Sephora — and…

Greta Gerwig's Next Film May Be 'Little Women' & The Cast Already Looks Star-Studded

By Kristen Perrone
The day Lady Bird started streaming on Amazon Prime was a great one for me, because I'm still not over what a poised and passionate filmmaker that its director and screenwriter Greta Gerwig is. After seeing the success of Lady Bird and becoming the…

6 Single Women Get Honest About What They’re Really Looking For On Dating Apps

By Jamie Kravitz
The best part of dating apps can also be one of the most frustrating. There are new apps being made available every day, claiming to be "the relationship app" or "the hookup app." Despite the marketing, a seemingly endless number of people use these…

19 Women Reveal How They Went From Platonic To Romantic With Their Partners, & Wow

By Candice Jalili
Being in love with your best friend looks great in the movies but, in reality, it can be a lot trickier. I mean, how are you supposed to transition the relationship into the next level? How do you risk it all and tell them the truth? How do you make…