'It's Not Personal': When Chronic Illness Forces You to Take a Rain Check
Those frequently sidelined due to Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis can find difficult conversations with friends and colleagues inescapable. Here's how to go about them.
What to Do When a Friend's Insecurity Is Ruining Your Vibe
Whether they’re actively bullying you or complimenting you as a way of putting themself down, you don’t have to sit there silently.
Just a Bunch of Easy Ways to Make Vaxxed Hangouts Safer in the Delta Era
If you're worried about breakthrough infections but really want to see your friends, good news: You have way more options now.
I'm Vaxxed, I'm Socializing, Things Are Better... So Why Do I Feel Shitty?
“It's the collective cloud that's hanging over everybody. It does feel pretty pervasive.”
How to Deal With a Friend Who Constantly Puts Their Partner Down ‘as a Joke’
Non-stop dunking and criticism isn't cute or funny; it's exhausting.
If One Person's Annoying Behavior Is Destroying Your Friend Group, Unionize
A group of people seeking change in an organized way for the benefit of the whole outfit? Sounds like a union to me!
How to Have a Great Summer if You Hate Summer
Yes, it's uncomfortably hot, and there's way too much pressure to “wear shorts” and “have fun”—but it is possible to actually enjoy yourself.
A Few Small Tips for Throwing a Great Party This Summer
A tiny bit of effort goes a long way when it comes to making sure your first post-vax gathering is a blast.
How to Tell if The Way You and Your Partner Fight Is Actually Not OK
Crying, going at it for hours and hours, calling them an asshole or a bitch... here's a guide to what's generally normal, and what's more concerning.
How to Have the Queerest Summer of Your God Damn Life if You're Newly Out
Advice from some queers of party experience to baby gays (of all ages).
How to Date During Horny Vax Summer if You're Looking for a Relationship
It can be hard to believe you’ll find someone when hedonism seems to be the collective mood, but a lot of people want to lock it down after lockdown.
What to Do if You're Feeling Especially Bad About Your Body Lately
When we're experiencing a lot of external stress, our relationship with our appearance can become a battlefield.