Growing up, I didn’t have any sisters. I was born smack dab in the middle of two brothers, and while I loved hanging around with the guys, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t occasionally yearn for another girl in the family. Someone who could dance around the room with me, burrow through my
Relationships are weird, don’t you agree? Other people are unpredictable, and the endless combination of human interactions leads to some pretty frustrating encounters. In Nicole Knows, Nicole Cliffe helps us navigate all the ridiculousness relationships come with. If you have a question for Nicole, email email@example.com Dear Nicole, My mom and my husband really do
Dear E. Jean: I’m a married 38-year-old woman who does not want children. My husband, parents, and dearest friends have always supported this decision. I’m a devoted aunt to my nieces and nephews and have tons of respect for parents. I just don’t want to be one. However, everyone seems to be pressuring me to
The snip-snip sound of the camera and the occasional directive from the person holding it. The continual vigilance of the light. A measured urgency to capture something magical and true. I became someone else during these shoots. It was like acting but without the pressure of memorizing lines. My friends said they would be terrified
Dear E. Jean: I’m curious: Should I have sex before marriage? —XX Metta Miss Metta: Before I respond, please answer two questions for me: (1) How old are you? (2) Are you in love? —Ravishing Regards, E. Jean Auntie Eeeee: I’m 22. Just graduating college. An old soul. As for being in love, every day
Intent on making 2017 your Best Year Ever? We can help with that, thanks to our 2017 Coach of the Month series. For May, Heidi Klum and her beauty team break down how to get some of her most memorable hair and makeup looks—with minimal effort, to boot. For a look versatile enough to fit
All this makes sense: You wouldn’t want a doctor who wasn’t comfortable with their abilities attempting a complex and rare procedure, especially when there’s an alternative. Still, this didn’t use to be so rare—it’s just that most of the people who worked in that time are going gray. But I found one. On the Wednesday
As we sat in the room, I encouraged her to breathe, and took her through a guided meditation. We then went over the protocol for the procedure and our plan for how her husband and I would comfort her. She found chanting mantras to be soothing, so when the procedure began I chanted the ones
You know when you’re at a bar and a weird guy is hitting on you and you just want to leave but don’t know how and all you’re thinking to yourself is “I want to die”? Dragonflies are geniuses who actually do that. Researcher Rassim Khelifa at the University of Zurich witnessed the female moorland
When I show up to the Super Wonder Gallery on Saturday for the panel discussions, the staff and volunteers are still setting up. The plan is to have computers projecting porn clips on the gallery walls all day, but there are a few technical difficulties getting started. The coordinator apologizes to me profusely, and I
Dear E. Jean: I’m a guy. My wife and I met when we were in college. Her mother was good-looking and very nice, and as time went on, we developed a close relationship. It eventually led to cuddling. Clothes on, then naked. She never really wore underwear, and I loved it. To sum it up,
Dear E. Jean: My morning routine: Wake up at 6 a.m. Fall back asleep. Wake up again at 7 a.m. Look at my phone. Start shouting at myself. Enter bathroom. Exit feeling calm and fresh. Look at my phone. Discover I’ve spent 40 minutes in there! At this point, I’m no longer calm. I start
Intent on making 2017 your Best Year Ever? We can help with that, thanks to our 2017 Coach of the Month series. This April, ABT Principal Dancer Misty Copeland shares some tips from her just-released fitness and nutrition guide, Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You. In
At this point in my relationship, I can usually tell if we’re about to get into a fight. Maybe we’ve both had stressful weeks, or I’m about to get my period and am a little snippier than usual, or we haven’t had sex in a few days and are cranky about that. Fighting happens, and
If the recent Women’s March revealed anything, it’s that we have the power to stand up and demand change. Voices are meant to be heard, and it’s important to use them. Over the past century, there have been tons of amazing women who have dedicated their lives to supporting certain causes. Their work—whether through protests,
There is a wonderful urban legend that says Egyptian queen Cleopatra ordered her servants to fill a carved out gourd with bees to stimulate her genitals, with the rhythmic buzzing inside the base turning the hollow gourd into a makeshift vibrator. I’m going to go out on a limb here and guess that this legend
Carrie Goldberg, Internet and Sexual Consent Lawyer Inspired By: Grammy Doc, grandmother “My maternal grandma is this unapologetic aesthete. She was a glamazon who’d pop into our tiny logging town every few months in her tailored Armani, Ferragamos, and constantly upgraded convertible Mustang. When my grandfather, a civil engineer, quit his job building missiles in the
Before founding Maven, an online medical clinic for women, in 2014, London-based expat Katherine Ryder covered digital health investments and tech for a venture capital firm. Shortly after her move across the pond while working at a venture capital firm, Ryder had the idea for Maven when she saw how badly women needed access to good healthcare.
On differences and similarities between traditional school: “We still worry about final exams. We don’t bounce from class to class like in a regular school, and there are a lot more physical hours—it’s more physical than a regular high school. We spend time with each other as friends, but we also live with our friends.
“I had just quit my job, moved to a new city, started my MBA, and broken up with my longterm boyfriend. I was very much starting fresh and embracing new experiences. When I saw Wyle, I was immediately drawn to him. I’m pretty shy, and it’s not really my nature to make the first move, but
Ali Krieger, Soccer Player “In 2012, I tore my ACL, MCL and meniscus, six months before what would be my first Olympic Games in London. I never questioned my work ethic throughout my rehabilitation, but I was afraid my body wouldn’t heal the way it should or that I would never be able to play at
Contrast trim Flip the script (dark walls, white woodwork) and try the reverse. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Cozy cabinetry The practical tone adds a bit of sophistication to hardworking spaces, such as the mudroom. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Fresh Paint Use this handy guide to find the best hue to complement your furnishings.
Caroline Gleich, 28, Skier Career cred: Gleich was the first skier to be a Blue Climate and Oceans Project ambassador. “When I’m on a spicy, knife-edge ridge and climbing along, I say to myself, ‘Humans are very sure-footed animals.’ It’s a mantra I learned when I was a little kid on a horse backpacking trip.
With 2017 just beginning, we tapped our resident stargazers, The AstroTwins, to tell us what the cosmos have in store for the year ahead. They already gave you the major highlights everyone should look out for in 2017–now find out exactly what’s in store for your sign specifically. Read on to see what you (and
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Millennial women are dominating the scene when it comes to drinking wine, but the industry itself is still a largely led by men. For instance, in the Americas chapter of the Court of Master Sommeliers, 149 professionals have earned the title of Master Sommelier since the organizations inception: 125 are men and just 24 are