Life & Love

“This Woman’s Work” is an ongoing series meant to highlight how women in different industries are living their lives. We hope to show that there’s no one “right” way to succeed. There are so many ways, and so many different experiences. No matter your field or industry, there’s a high probability your day job involves
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Dear E. Jean: How do I talk my boss into giving me a raise? I’ve worked wonders for her small company, but she’s like a schoolmarm. Everybody must clean their desks, she double checks the smallest expenses, and she’s incredibly tightfisted. How do I get her to see my worth? —Getting Out My Begging Bowl
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There’s a scene from a movie in which a dude nicknames another character “Frances Un-dateable” and chases her all over town. He thinks it’s charming. It’s not. My girlfriends started calling me “Faran Un-dateable” after my boyfriend and I split. A year later, they still haven’t stopped. But that’s not the worst of it. That
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Dear E. Jean: I have a horrific aversion to strip clubs. My feelings are so strong that even discussing this with my boyfriend brings me to tears. He does not frequent these places, but what bothers me is that he may be forced to attend one as a rite of passage before a future wedding
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Earlier this year, 27-year-old entrepreneur Michael Bruch started Sweet Pea, a dating app that aims to improve how we communicate with one another. If you are reading this on a smartphone, you may be rolling your eyes: There are, precisely, three hundred dating apps out there—all of which claim to have the same goal. But
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Jan 10, 2018 Across various industries and worlds, there’s a goal that’s easily translatable: to excel. Great achievement—won through dedicated work and a determination to improve—has been associated with Rolex for generations, making the brand’s collaboration with ambassadors from a range of fields feel right. In an ongoing partnership with Rolex, we explore the journeys
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Dear E. Jean: I’ve been married one week and my husband won’t caress me like he did before we were married. He says he’s now my “husband” and he has the right to just “stick it in.” He refuses to hug me or touch me, and after I tried telling him honestly what I wanted,
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Dear E. Jean: I’m 29 years old, and I still have no idea how to show a man that I’m interested in him. (No surprise: I’ve only had one actual boyfriend.) I maintain high standards regarding men showing me interest, but my subtlety in returning the interest (such as a Facebook like) is so subtle
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Welcome to “The Perfect,” ELLE.com’s weekly roundup where we lay out exactly what you’ll need for the perfect outfit, shopping list, Saturday night, or whatever it may be. In a shopping landscape where the options are endless, consider it a complete snapshot of must-haves. Security lines and airport delays can make flying somewhere a drag,
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Intent on making 2018 your Best Year Ever? We can help with that, thanks to our Coach of the Month series. This January, Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck will upgrade your financial health, teaching you how to make more money — and make the most of the money you have. This week, Krawcheck sets out guidelines
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Last year, Andrea, 37, and her husband decided to end their marriage. It wasn’t easy. They’d been together for 17 years and had two small children. But over time, a collection of grievances and resentments had piled up under their marriage like tinder. Add to that the pressure of living in New York City: “Two
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Looking for a vacation in 2018? Dubai is a great place to stop over—there’s incredible shopping and all the luxury spa treatments you could want to kick start your relaxation—or to visit all on its own. And if you go on an amazing trip but don’t post amazing Instagrams to make all of your friends
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I once passed the better part of a summer waiting for a spark to ignite with a guy whose feelings for me were mostly inscrutable, while mine never warmed above tepid. We got along well enough, were amply able to sustain a conversation, but ultimately, both of us understood we were taxiing down an endless
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Welcome to “The Perfect,” ELLE.com’s weekly roundup where we lay out exactly what you’ll need for the perfect outfit, shopping list, Saturday night, or whatever it may be. In a shopping landscape where the options are endless, consider it a complete snapshot of must-haves. Ringing in a new year always feels special, and this go-around?
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