Tag: exes

Is It Bliss or Did You Settle?

Is it Bliss or Did You Settle? This question has perplexed me for a very long time. This weekend has brought it to the forefront of my mind, and that's why we are discussing it. Somehow this past weekend, before...

/ February 21, 2017

A Woman is More Than a Mechanism

When I was a child, I was so lonely I would call the radio station to talk to the DJ. Sharon, or Dave, or whoever graced the airwaves, were always referencing their funny conversations and giving shoutouts to listeners who...

/ August 12, 2016

The End of an Era

I'm feeling like the Mad Men Posters as I sit alone in my apartment drinking my third juice of the day. I am a juice monster at the end of the world. I sat under a sign which read “Columbia Commencement...

/ June 2, 2015

Why You Should Never Date Guys Named Ben

Names have been changed to protect the idiots innocent. The first Ben I ever met was in middle school. He had slick hair, bad skin, and ate ravioli in the most disgusting way my 12-year-old brain could comprehend. I should...

/ January 9, 2015
dear sugar, cheryl strayed, heartbreak, wisdom, dating advice, the urban dater, betty mars,

Breakup City: Population Us

At this point, the Urban Dater has been around long enough to see many a relationship come and go. Our many contributors have covered the ins and outs of breaking up from nearly every angle. And now, it’s time for...

/ December 5, 2014
break up songs, breaking up, heartbreak, broken up,

The Eight Best Break Up Songs

Whether you are the breakee or the breaker, there's no way to get around it: Breaking up sucks.  Even when you don‘t like the person that much, breaking up sucks! It's uncomfortable and difficult, and the longer you are involved, the...

/ May 1, 2014
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True Story: It’s Not His Ex, It’s You

This morning I read an article over on The Frisky titled, “True Story: My Fiancé’s Ex Is Doing Everything She Can To Make My Life Hell,” and boy, it really rubbed me the wrong way. The author, Amanda Chatel, writes of...

/ April 25, 2014

The Ethics of Blogging About Exes

This article was sent to me by Tizzy Wall: http://thoughtcatalog.com/2013/dont-write-about-the-people-you-have-loved/ – Needless to say, it's a fucking good read and brings to bear an important discussion: Should we, as relationship bloggers, blog about our exes? The author, Nathan Savin Scott, writes...

/ March 20, 2013