Kristine Fellizar

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The Real Reason Millennials Cheat Is Because They're Stressed AF About Life

People will cheat for a number of different reasons. But if your early 20s was filled with heartbreak caused by unfaithful exes who didn't seem to know what they wanted in life, you're by no means alo...
By Kristine Fellizar

This Is The Mark Of A Successful Date, According To 2,000 Singles

If you've ever gone on a date with someone you really liked and wondered if it was a success, the answer is pretty simple. Just think back on the conversations you had. As a newly released survey cond...
By Kristine Fellizar

Why Summer Is The *Best* Time To Be Single

Online dating may reach some peaks during this time of the year, but if you ask me, summer is the best time of the year to be single. I know I can't be the only one who thinks so. "Research shows that...
By Kristine Fellizar

This Is The Busiest Day For Online Dating In The Summer

One of the best things about summer is the promise of new beginnings, adventure, and maybe even a little romance. According to a new Match survey, over 60 percent of singles say they have a bucket lis...
By Kristine Fellizar

This New Dating App Feature Will Make It Easier To Talk To Your Crush

One of the issues you can run into with online dating is that you can like a bunch of people, match with them, but never get a chance to actually talk to them for whatever reason. Since you're constan...
By Kristine Fellizar

Why You *Always* Need To Include A Cover Letter

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. W...
By Kristine Fellizar

What Experts *Really* Think Of This Birth Control Method

A recent study published by the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics found that teens today are more responsible about sex than ever before. The good news is, contraceptive use has increased fr...
By Kristine Fellizar

Can This Weird Thing Predict Relationship Commitment?

It may not be super noticeable to you at first, but your relationship has a way of changing who you are. You might start picking up habits that your partner does or use language they do that you typic...
By Kristine Fellizar

Is Sending A Follow-Up Text A Turn-Off On Dating Apps?

When it comes to dating apps, is double-texting a bad idea? Let's say you're on an app and you match with someone who really catches your attention. From your initial take on their profile, they're cu...
By Kristine Fellizar

The Best Thing To Do If Your Partner Has Low Self-Esteem

When you have low self-esteem, learning to love yourself can be one of the most difficult things in the world. Everything about you just doesn't seem good enough. While getting into a relationship wit...
By Kristine Fellizar

The One Question You Should *Never* Ask Yourself After Being Cheated On

While it's common to have all kinds of self-doubt after being cheated on, asking yourself this one question can do you a lot more harm than good: What did I do wrong? The truth is, nothing at all. But...
By Kristine Fellizar

What Being Cheated On Actually Does To Your Body

Finding out that you've been cheated on can be one of the most devastating things that can happen when you're in a relationship. The thing is, no matter how confident you are in yourself, being cheate...
By Kristine Fellizar

The Love Advice Millennials Need Right Now

If you ask older generations what they think Millennials want in terms of thei love lives, chances are many of them would say young adults today care more about hooking up than finding love or connect...
By Kristine Fellizar

The One Reason You Should Never Ghost Someone You're Kinda Dating

Rejection isn't easy and sometimes it can feel like turning someone down can be harder than actually being rejected yourself. So when it comes to dating (or kinda, sorta dating), Millennials in partic...
By Kristine Fellizar

Women Have The Best Climaxes At *This* Age

If you're in your 20s and think sex isn't everything people claim it to be, don't you worry — research says the best is yet to come. According to a new survey, women say they experience their best org...
By Kristine Fellizar

The Most-Searched Grooming Style In Adult Sites Is...

While we all have our personal preferences when it comes to our pubic hair, isn't something a lot of us really think about. It's either you groom it or you don't — you do you. What more? According to ...
By Kristine Fellizar

The Reason Your Friend's Relationship Drama Has You Down

It's one thing to be supportive when your best friend is going through a relationship crisis. But it's another when you're so involved in your friend's relationship drama that you feel like it's pract...
By Kristine Fellizar

The One Thing You Need To Do On A First Date To Land A Second One

For many singles who are actively looking, first dates can feel like a necessary evil to finding "The One." You may go into a first date thinking, this should be easy, I'm just getting to know this pe...
By Kristine Fellizar

Why This Underrated Trait Makes You More Attractive On Dates

When it comes to dating, one of the best, and in my opinion most underrated, qualities a date can have is an ability to actually listen and comprehend the things you tell them. Who really likes having...
By Kristine Fellizar

See Who You're Most Likely To Marry Based On Where You Live

If you're single and looking for a long-lasting relationship, chances are you're likely to find "The One" right where you are — or at least the next state over. In a recent study conducted by TIME, wh...
By Kristine Fellizar

The One Gift That Can Strengthen Your Relationship

Finding the perfect gift to give your significant other can be difficult. I know when I’m in the middle of deciding what to gift the special people in my life, I tend to put a lot more thought into it...
By Kristine Fellizar

How To Fall Back In Love With Your Partner

If you find yourself falling out of love with your partner or in a rut in your relationship, don’t worry. There's hope  — and it's called “love regulation.” According to a recent study published in th...
By Kristine Fellizar

How To Deal With Exes During The Holidays

Knowing how to deal with exes at any point during the year is difficult enough. But knowing how to deal with exes during the holidays can be a bit more challenging. For instance, should you reach out ...
By Kristine Fellizar

Will Your New Relationship Survive The Holidays?

Pretty much every Christmas movie wants you to believe that the holiday season is the best time of year to fall in love. Sure, there’s definitely something romantic about finding new love during this ...
By Kristine Fellizar

The Best Sex Toys That Don't Look Like Toys

With the holidays coming up, you may be traveling or going to go back home to spend some time with your family — and you may be thinking about bringing home a sex toy or two with you. In fact, an Ann ...
By Kristine Fellizar

7 Ways Sex Has Changed Since The '90s

What do you remember about sex in the ‘90s? On one hand, pop culture was all about pushing the boundaries of sexuality. You had the Spice Girls, Christina, and of course, Baby One More Time Britney. O...
By Kristine Fellizar

Can This Really Put You At Risk For An STI?

What you choose to do with your pubic hair is totally up to you. While a 2016 study published in JAMA Dermatology found that most women say they groom their pubic hair, if you love your full bush, kee...
By Kristine Fellizar

Why Teasing Your Partner Can Be Good For Couples

If you want a quick and easy way to put some fire into your relationship, amp up the teasing. It’s a great way to build attraction and can prove to be very beneficial for your relationship overall. “B...
By Kristine Fellizar

Subtle Ways To Build Intimacy In Your Relationship

Intimacy goes beyond the physical connection you can get through sexy time in the bedroom. It’s the emotional connection that you build through conversation. It’s about trust, checking-in, and having ...
By Kristine Fellizar

The Sexiest Ways To Tease Your Partner In Bed

One of the best and easiest ways to build attraction is to tease your partner. Mastering the art of teasing in order to build sexual tension is relatively simple. You need to be playful. You need to b...
By Kristine Fellizar

Birth Control Access In America By The Numbers

In honor of the fourth annual “Thanks, Birth Control Day,” The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy released a survey showcasing how a majority of Americans support policies makin...
By Kristine Fellizar

7 Things To Know About Getting An IUD

Before president-elect Donald Trump officially takes office in January, women on Twitter are encouraging each other to seriously consider their birth control options, before he makes them harder to ac...
By Kristine Fellizar

Is The Election Ruining Your Sex Life?

If you’re like me and can’t wait until it’s finally over, here’s another reason to want it to end sooner. As a new survey found, this election is affecting Americans' sex drives. I guess nightmares ab...
By Kristine Fellizar

Why Does Getting Off Feel So Good?

Why does sex make us feel so good? I know if anyone ever asked me that question, I’d probably respond with a simple, “It just does.” But it is interesting to think about what happens to your brain whe...
By Kristine Fellizar

How Millennials Really Feel About Prenups

Having the prenup talk in the middle of deciding what song you’re going to dance to at your wedding is probably no one’s idea of a fun time. Who really wants to think about the end when you’ve barely ...
By Kristine Fellizar

Why Fall Is The Best Time To End A Relationship

Spring is typically known for being the best time to fall in love. Summer is a great time to be single, free, and date whoever you want. Winter brings us cold nights where we want a cuddle buddy more ...
By Kristine Fellizar

7 Small Lies That Could Damage Your Relationship

Trust is typically considered to be a foundation of every successful relationship. If you can’t trust your partner, why bother? No one is worth the downward spiral of paranoia you’ll fall into trying ...
By Kristine Fellizar

Is Marriage Still Important Today?

Truth be told, I like the idea of marriage. I don't believe it's a necessity for my life to be complete or whole, but at the same time, it's something I always saw for myself. You've likely heard that...
By Kristine Fellizar

What To Do If A Partner Isn't Adventurous In Bed

I like to consider myself as someone who’s sexually adventurous. When it comes to bedroom play, I’m definitely down to try anything and everything at least once. After all, how can you know what you l...
By Kristine Fellizar

The Dirty Talk Mistake You’re Making

While letting a little moan out here and there can assure your partner that what they’re doing to your body feels good, using your words can help take you both to the next level. If you don’t do so al...
By Kristine Fellizar