Life & Love

An email: Please join me in celebrating my 30th birthday with dinner and drinks at… this expensive-ass, four-dollar-sign tapas restaurant. Carbon-copied are fifteen of the sender’s closest friends. Or, worse, they’re BCC’ed, like some kind of murder mystery dinner party. A Facebook invite: The one friend who still uses it is annoyed that you—who can’t
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Dec 13, 2018 Getty Imagestihomir_todorov Whether it’s due to a last-minute invitation or a bit of procrastination doesn’t matter: You’re on the way to the party and you need a gift, now. Celebrating the host or guest of honor with something thoughtful is nice (and you’ll need something if there’s a White Elephant situation on
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Since all women should feel empowered and confident when asking for a raise, we’re partnering with Secret—a brand that’s been supporting women and their strength since 1956—to deliver the below tips on what you need to know before talking to your boss. We can all agree that feeling confident enough to ask for a raise
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Travel and Still life photography If you’re a childless person who is fond of the idea of children, chances are you have walked past your local playground, peered inside, and smiled. Who can resist the sight of all those happy little bodies, slingshotting from monkey bars to climbing structure—clambering up the stairs, down the slide,
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Adrenaline junkie, thrill seeker—adventurous sorts are in a league of their own when it comes to gift giving. Support the explorer in your life with thoughtful, quality presents that they can take with them when striking out into the unknown (or their favorite familiar outdoors spot). 1 SHOP NOW Nautica Endeavour Reversible Puffer, $59.99 Lightweight
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. Whether you’re shopping for your partner, brother, father, BFF-who’s-a-boy, cousin, etc. etc. etc., a seemingly easy-going guy can be far from it when it comes to gift-giving. This holiday, avoid the predictable buys in favor of something they’ll love. Don’t get caught up thinking size matters: You can give a “stocking stuffer” that’s just
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Getty ImagesAllen Berezovsky “I already know and it’s terrible and I don’t want to talk about it,” my 14-year-old said. I had tried to broach the subject of what happened on October 27: the deadliest attack on Jews in American history, with 11 people murdered in Pittsburgh synagogue on Shabbat. How does one explain such
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Dear E. Jean: There’s this gorgeous guy at the office with whom I’ve hooked up several times. I care deeply about him, but when I try to kiss him, he’ll say: “I’ll make you a deal. You give me oral sex, and I’ll kiss you.” I want my hand held! I want to be cuddled!
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Halloween and love are a lot alike: everything starts out sweet as candy until you take off your mask and realize someone is hiding skeletons in their closet. But for some mortals, the dating world isn’t full of paranormal fuccboi activity. In a few supernatural occurrences, ghouls and goons have found love in a haunted
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Dear E. Jean: I have a Craigslist etiquette question. I met the man of my dreams—Stanford grad, modern-art collector, brilliant—on the Casual Encounters section. He was sweet and attentive, and for months I was able to indulge every erotic fantasy I could think of. But then he moved 70 miles away, and we stopped seeing
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