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by Megan Greene So you recently met this great guy, you're the happiest girl in the world, and you've been dating for six months or so. He invites you to his mother’s birthday party, but warns you that prior to meeting you, his ex-girlfriend of four years is still very close to his family. And its’ a big chance she may... CONTINUE READING 3


Whether you’ve been together for a few years or a few months, let’s face it: it’s always awkward when your boyfriend talks to his ex. Their relationship can be as casual as still being friends on Facebook or it can be a little less comforting, like monthly meetups for drinks and lunch. Unfortunately, we draw terrible conclusions from all those shows... CONTINUE READING 7


by Andrea Woroch With freezing temperatures blanketing most of the country, you may be spending more time indoors than normal. When you're trapped at home, it doesn't take long before the walls start closing in and you become painfully aware of all the things you'd like to change. Whether it's the dust on the blinds or piles of unread mail, now's... CONTINUE READING 14


Like Ross from Friends, it’s totally possible to be married and divorced (and even multiple times!) under 30. Though it may not feel like it, you’re not the only one and it happens all the time. Now, stop feeling embarrassed about the situation and move on! Yes, you read that correctly. Here’s a few things to remind yourself when times... CONTINUE READING 19


by Joann Vaglica Ladies, there will come a time in your life, if it hasn’t already, when you start dating someone and you’re faced with the age old question: at what point is it okay to start buying your significant other presents? Now with the holidays here, are you supposed to get something for you partner that you’ve only been with... CONTINUE READING 8


It’s almost the end of 2013, and as we look back, sometimes we can feel a little… defeated. Like the characters of the HBO series, Girls, we can feel stressed, overworked, underpaid, or maybe even totally broke. Us 20-somethings have a lot of the “real world” to face. But while the real world can be totally discouraging, we have to... CONTINUE READING 10


by Mekishana Pierre Every generation has its members who swear that their's was the best that ever was. Their nostalgic murmurings are full of the ways that the current generation is missing out, and they'll wax poetry about how they wish they could just have the beauty of their childhood again. But no generation does this quite as well as the... CONTINUE READING 27


by Cass Daubenspeck Do you ever wish you could give advice to your 20 year old self? Of course you do. And that’s exactly what inspired us, a few weeks back, to ask women of the Shecky's community what they’d say if given the chance to have a heart to heart with themselves - 20 years earlier. We got a lot... CONTINUE READING 12

5 Things You Should be Doing

Moving in with your partner is really fun and exciting, and can even instill feelings of that nervous, honeymoon stage. Whether you’re already married or not, living together brings with it some unforeseen challenges. Even the most pleasant of couples can grow to resent the other over a simple matter of space. Here’s a few... CONTINUE READING 13

Dating a Mad Man Feature

Did you ever wonder what it would be like to date a "Mad Man?" Here's a roundup of the different guys from the show, what their most prominent characteristics are, and which one seems most like your beau. What does it say about you if you're dating a Pete, a Don, or a Henry? - Cass Daubenspeck ... CONTINUE READING 9