Lindsay Tigar is a writer, editor and blogger living in New York City. She started her popular dating blog, Confessions of a Love Addict, after one too many terrible dates with tall, emotionally unavailable men (her personal weakness) and is now developing a book about it, represented by the James Fitzgerald Agency.

Lindsay’s Latest Articles

What You Need to Know About Debit Cards

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. That’s why Bustle launched Grown-A$$ Finances, a series that gets real about what millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your money should feel…

By Lindsay Tigar

What You Need To Know About Credit Cards

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even though 28 percent reported feeling stressed out about money every single day. That’s why Bustle launched Grown-A$$ Finances, a series that gets real about what millennial women are doing with their money, and why — because managing your money should feel…

By Lindsay Tigar

19 Personal Pep Talks Highly Successful Women Use

Whenever I’ve had one of those days at work when I felt like everything was crashing down or when I can’t give my all in a workout class that I usually kick ass in — I start to feel less like myself, and a bit jaded. It’s these moments — and countless others I experience as a 20-something — that have inspired me to create a method of dealing, refocusing and remembering all of the things I have to be thankful. And you know, that I’m awesome. As about type-A as a woman can get, I try to pack away…

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How To Bring Your Friend Group Closer This Year

Though much of our energy and time may be devoted to building our careers (and breaking through those glass ceilings), and most of "compromises" are made within our romantic relationships or the workplace, there is often a connecting thread that keeps us sane, laughing and happy: our female friendships. Our connection to fellow inspiring females can help muster courage through dark, difficult times and help us relax when we’re overly stressed or struggling to see yourself in the loving way in wh…

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What Female Entrepreneurs Regret About Their 20s

Often referred to as the "Odyssey Years," a lot happens in your first, pivotal decade of being an adult. While at 20, you’re rosy-eyed and bushy-tailed, filled with excitement and promise of all that you’ll be and accomplish, by 29, you’re much more grounded and have a more relaxed approach to life. You figure out that while planning and saving are smart ideas, oftentimes, life throws you more than a curveball, but rather, a giant rocket ship right smack dab in the middle of everything you thoug…

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Here's What Divorce Lawyers Want Newlyweds To Know

Ask any couple you know and most of them will exhale a sigh of relief once the wedding planning process is completely over. In fact, after so much chaos bundled into one 24-hour day (or OK, 72-hour weekend), most twosomes look forward to settling into their married, normal life and back into the routines that brought them closer as a couple — like ya know, watching Netflix and not worrying about seating arrangements. But once that stressful, yet romantic, period has come to a close, relationship…

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23 Small Gestures That Mean Everything In Love

Something subtle happens once you’ve been with someone for six months. Instead of the fanfare, the fireworks, the romantic nights out for two — you start to settle into your couple routine. Though likely not as glamorous or Instagram-worthy, when you’re in a long-term relationship that will make the distance, it’s not the big, giant gestures that make your relationship work. Instead, it’s the everyday acts of kindness your partner does that might seem insignificant at the time, actually bond you…

By Lindsay Tigar