White America, the ball is in your court. What are you going to do?


. In light of police relations with black men, things could have gone horribly wrong for birdwatcher and Harvard Alum, Christian Cooper. Perhaps, she was angry because someone told her to leave.  Perhaps she was outraged because he filmed her with his cell.  Perhaps she didn’t like his tone.  All of these might have irritatedContinue reading “White America, the ball is in your court. What are you going to do?”

I Will Not Be Attending Your Exhausting Zoom Gathering


Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Getty Images Plus. By Christina Cauterucci/Slate At the beginning of this stretch of self-isolation, I craved the sight of my loved ones’ faces. Seeing them on my laptop screen and hearing about their lives would briefly drive out the loneliness and disorientation of my newly apartment-bound life, lending myContinue reading “I Will Not Be Attending Your Exhausting Zoom Gathering”

10 Shameful Myths About Fat Women And Obesity You’ve Probably Always Believed Were True


Photo: Getty By: Leora Fulvio/via YourTango.com You might be surprised. I’m really sick of hearing people saying… “If so-and-so knew what she was doing to her health, she would just stop eating and start exercising.” Or, “Why can’t so-and-so stop eating?” Or, “So-and-so is setting such a bad example for her children!” Let’s set theContinue reading “10 Shameful Myths About Fat Women And Obesity You’ve Probably Always Believed Were True”

10 Romantic Stay-At-Home Date Ideas To Try With Your Partner During The Coronavirus Quarantine


By: Sofia Stewart / Your Tango.com Being stuck inside is more fun than you think. It’s nice to go out and enjoy a walk through the city with our loved ones. It can be a bright and sunny day that symbolizes peace, but right now that simply isn’t the case. If you’ve noticed restaurants, libraries,Continue reading “10 Romantic Stay-At-Home Date Ideas To Try With Your Partner During The Coronavirus Quarantine”

The X,Y’s and Z’s of Online Long Distance Dating


Technology has changed our lives.  We call, text, DM, skype, Marco Polo, or face time? If you are single or “stepping out”  there is a app or site for that.  No more back alleys.  Anything you want is online. If you’ve been in a long term relationship for for 25 or more years, it mayContinue reading “The X,Y’s and Z’s of Online Long Distance Dating”

23 Effects of Divorce That People Don’t Talk About, According to Experts


Getting divorced isn’t what you picture. Experts share what it’s really like when a marriage dissolves. By: Alex Daniel When you hear the word “divorce,” there’s a handful of images that probably come to mind—two adults arguing, a sad kid or two stuck in the middle, and maybe even a contentious courtroom battle. But whenContinue reading “23 Effects of Divorce That People Don’t Talk About, According to Experts”

15 Signs You’re Not In Love, You’re Just Afraid Of Being Alone


Stop deluding yourself. I’ll admit it: I’m one of those people who is just not happy if I’m single, even if I won the lottery. The fact is that being single isn’t easy, especially with how insane the pressure can be to find someone that’s compatible with you. That being said, it’s really easy forContinue reading “15 Signs You’re Not In Love, You’re Just Afraid Of Being Alone”

“Are You Joking?”


A woman canceling on her date at the last minute via text is “the Dress” of social interactions.   Photo illustration by Slate. Image via Twitter. Last week, a woman posted a screenshot of a man’s response by text when she cancelled their impending date. She appended, “You can truly dodge a bullet with menContinue reading ““Are You Joking?””

Planning My Father-Daughter Dance Without My Dad


My father, even in death, is teaching me that grief doesn’t have to overshadow joy. Photos courtesy of Lilly Dancyger. By: Lilly Dancyger When I thought about the part of a typical wedding reception where the groom dances with his mother and the bride dances with her father, I seriously considered not having a receptionContinue reading “Planning My Father-Daughter Dance Without My Dad”

The Perfect Man Who Wasn’t


For years he used fake identities to charm women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Then his victims banded together to take him down. Photos from WG600; Ariel Zambelich; KARE-TV Minneapolis; Fort Worth Police Department; Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office; Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office.   BY:Rachel Monroe/The Atlantic By the spring of 2016, Missi BrandtContinue reading “The Perfect Man Who Wasn’t”