Girl Writer

Dating

I Tried to Give Up Men for a Month

People always say you find love when you stop looking for it. So I stopped.
Alison Stevenson
10.26.17
Girl Writer

Three Terrifying Words: What to Say When Your Partner Asks 'What Are We?'

Dating's tough. Labels are tougher. So here's a scientific breakdown of every stage of your relationship.
Alison Stevenson
1.13.17
Girl Writer

I Tried Being Brutally Honest with the Guys I'm Dating

"Your lack of ambition is a turn-off, and I don't see myself dating you because of it."
Alison Stevenson
10.21.16
Girl Writer

Why I Still Don't Give Blowjobs (Most of the Time)

Blowjobs are a privilege, not a right.
Alison Stevenson
7.20.16
Girl Writer

LA's Museum of Broken Relationships Is a Reminder of All Your Horrible Exes

You can't look at these relics of relationships past without drudging up your own sad memories.
Alison Stevenson
6.1.16
Girl Writer

Why Women Need to Drop the 'Chill' Act and Embrace the Hysterical

The pressure to be "chill" is just the modern iteration of calling women "crazy" and "hysterical."
Alison Stevenson
4.22.16
Girl Writer

Looking for Love on WooPlus, an App for Plus-Sized Dating

The app is a hybrid of Tinder, OkCupid, Hinge, and Bumble—except it's exclusively for fat people.
Alison Stevenson
2.12.16
Girl Writer

My Belief in the Evil Eye is Feeding My Anxiety

Growing up with a superstitious mom contributed to my chronic anxiety and the belief that everyone around me has a secret desire to see me fail.
Alison Stevenson
1.22.16
Girl Writer

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Fuckboys

As both a term and a concept, the fuckboy is wonderful, and he is wonderful for me. Here's why.
Alison Stevenson
12.31.15
Girl Writer

I Asked Men Why They Ghosted Me

Seriously, would it kill you to text a girl back?
Alison Stevenson
11.10.15
Girl Writer

How Sexting Is Changing Our Sex Lives IRL

Strange as it may seem, sexting represents the real us—the better version of us.
Alison Stevenson
10.9.15
Girl Writer

In Praise of Being a Single Woman with No Need for Marriage

We are living in the age of the single woman—I should know, because I'm one of them, and I'm fine with it.
Alison Stevenson
9.13.15
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