Gigi is a writer, feminist, and sex educator. She was the sex and dating writer for Thrillist and Elite Daily, respectively. Her work has appeared in Elle Magazine, Teen Vogue, Glamour, Men's Journal, and Ravishly.

Latest Articles

The Real Reason To Keep Work Out of The Bedroom

“What are you doing, Gigi? Are you on the phone right now?” My partner lifted his sleep mask off his eyes with one hand, and rubbed my back with the other, disgruntled and ruffled from sleep. It was m...
By Gigi Engle

Here's Why You Can't Stop Stalking Your Ex On Social Media

I was sitting with one of my friends, eating overpriced fruit and yogurt at brunch in the West Village. I was listening her go on and on about her ex boyfriend’s Instagram feed, “I saw he was liking t...
By Gigi Engle

Why You Should Break Up with "The One" If They Start Taking You For Granted

My main piece of relationship advice for my friends is to breakup with someone who is not treating them well — even if they think they person is the love of their life. This, as it were, is irrelevant...
By Gigi Engle

The Reason Spring Puts Us ~In The Mood~

After what was the second warmest February on record, it seems we have finally inched past the freezing temperatures and here we are, moving into the joys of spring. It is time to put the Canada goose...
By Gigi Engle

The Real Reason You Keep Having Dreams About Your Ex

I had this awful ex boyfriend who was literally the devil incarnate. That might be a slight exaggeration. He wasn’t exactly the king of hell, but he was most certainly the worst. OK, OK. I’ll tell you...
By Gigi Engle

How Mindful Meditation Can Improve Your Sex Life

I’d like to think I’m a pretty real chick. I’m decidedly against frou-frou trends, trying to name the color of my aura, or juice cleanses — unless it’s something that can boost your libido. If somethi...
By Gigi Engle

I Tried A New Sex Position Every Day For A Week

A new sex position every day for a week? No problem! Journalism! I thought. How wrong I was. Oh, how very wrong. I explained the challenge to my partner. He wasn’t enthused about having me write about...
By Gigi Engle

The Weird AF Story Behind My Coming-Of-Age Moment

There is an underrated (in my opinion) scene in Sex and The City where Carrie informs her friends she can’t go out with them because her diaphragm is stuck up her vagina. Her badass friend, Samantha ...
By Gigi Engle

This Is What It's Like To Have A Love Contract

They're not the most lovey-dovey things in the world, but "love contracts" are gaining popularity with couples that want to lay out expectations for their ever-evolving relationships. I first heard of...
By Gigi Engle

Why We Fantasize About Others When We’re Attached

I have a reoccurring threesome fantasy that always comes back to me when I’m masturbating. (Two dudes. I'm not trying to share that attention). Sometimes my partner is one of the guys, and sometimes h...
By Gigi Engle

Trump Is Ruining My Sex Life

"Can I sue the GOP for destroying my libido?" I asked my boyfriend in the lobby of the Bowery Hotel in New York City. I looked at him, completely serious. I do not mess around about Trump. Could I sue...
By Gigi Engle

Why Some People *Glow* Post-Breakup

There are two kinds of relationship endings in this world: the ones that leave you heartbroken and the ones that leave you … OK. Better than OK. They leave you feeling happy post-breakup. You know the...
By Gigi Engle

The Reason Your Partner Smells Amazing AF

Confession time: Sometimes I want eat my boyfriend. Like roll him in yogurt, dip him in chocolate, and eat him. I have to physically restrain myself from taking a bite out of him. He just smells so FR...
By Gigi Engle

I Got An IUD Before The Inauguration & I Regret It

I decided to get an IUD for no reason other than to be rebellious. A lot of women get IUDs because their bodies respond poorly to the hormones in birth control pills or they simply can’t remember to t...
By Gigi Engle

I Used Crystals To Center My Sexual Chi

I have a confession: I’m kind of into crystals. I know. Trust me. My family roasts me regularly for my obsession with salt rocks and amethysts. They think I am a huge dingus. Leave me alone, OK? OK. L...
By Gigi Engle