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.

Latest Articles

The Most Important Career Choices You'll Make In Your 20s, 30s And 40s

Think back — if you can — to when you were in college and you had two finals in one week, along with a meeting for the Young Democrats and a mixer that you (just can’t!) miss. Or in high school, when ...
By Lindsay Tigar

7 Destination Ideas For Your First Trip Together

If you’ve ever hit that "book" button and packed your bags to travel with a bestie, then you know how telling taking a trip with someone can be. Do you both function on the same schedule? Have similar...
By Lindsay Tigar

6 Unique Ways To Disconnect & Relax ASAP

Consider the last time you were in a yoga class or listening to a meditation app. You were probably instructed to "release your thoughts" and to "set your intention" so you could be "fully present" fo...
By Lindsay Tigar

11 Things Sex Therapists Say Couples Struggle With The Most

There are weeks like you feel like you’re meeting every deadline with ease and impressing your boss with your stellar work ethic and brilliance and then there are weeks that can be described as a prof...
By Lindsay Tigar

How To Stop Seeing Things In The Worst-Case Scenario

I should have started going to therapy a long time ago, right after a difficult breakup and right before my father was diagnosed with cancer. But thinking I could handle these things all by my bad sel...
By Lindsay Tigar

How To Protect Yourself If Dating Is Affecting Your Mental Health

Though meeting a could-be-someone-special for another round of happy hour drinks can be fun and engaging, helping you to learn something new from a stranger, the whole process of dating can be frustra...
By Lindsay Tigar

This Is The Most Challenging Part Of Dating Without Apps

Even though dating apps are most popular among Millennials, according to a recent Bustle survey with dating app Happn of over 1,000 dating app users, 78 percent of women and 85 percent of men still wa...
By Lindsay Tigar

Here's How My Self-Esteem Changed After I Deleted My Dating Apps

Even though dating apps are most popular among millennials, according to a recent Bustle survey with dating app Happn of over 1,000 dating app users, 78 percent of women and 85 percent of men still wa...
By Lindsay Tigar

What I Miss About My Dating Apps

Whether dating apps are causing a "dating apocalypse" or are merely the easiest way to get a date, there's no denying these tools have been total gamechangers in the dating scene within the last few y...
By Lindsay Tigar

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...
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...
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, ...
By Lindsay Tigar

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 workp...
By Lindsay Tigar

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 ...
By Lindsay Tigar

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 we...
By Lindsay Tigar

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 lik...
By Lindsay Tigar

Easy Ways To Build Your Serotonin Levels In Winter

Even if you’re not exactly a cold-weather fan, there are some pretty beautiful parts of the winter: an excuse to not change out of your PJs all day and drink endless coffee (or, cough, wine, cough), p...
By Lindsay Tigar

6 Ways To Get a Promotion By March

The start of the year, even if you’re not the resolutions type, can feel like an opportunity to let go of the past nonsense that’s been holding you back (in life, in love, in joy) and move forward on ...
By Lindsay Tigar

7 Ways To Date When You're Doing Sober January

By now, my best friends and I just don’t mention the month of January. While they’re ever-supportive, they also know that the first 31 days of the year are ones where I won’t quite be as fun as I usua...
By Lindsay Tigar

What Will Dating Apps Look Like In 2017?

While it might be tough to believe — dating apps and sites are still, technically, a new thing. While online dating now has two decades (yep — 20!) under it’s matchmaking belt, swiping right or left s...
By Lindsay Tigar

7 Signs You Need A New Job In 2017

The old adage goes that if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life. Ask anyone who is passionate and fulfilled by their job and they’ll probably nod along in agreement, as they pack...
By Lindsay Tigar

My Astrologer Mom Predicted My Love Life In 2017

Every year when I retreat from my miniature Manhattan apartment to the place I called home for 21 years, I’m reminded of the upbringing I’ve grown to so thoroughly cherish. While in some instances, I ...
By Lindsay Tigar

12 Coaches Give Their Best Career Advice For 2017

As you start to pack your bags to travel back to your hometown or finally put up your out of office to zone out in front of Netflix without any guilt for a week or so, you likely might find your mind ...
By Lindsay Tigar

How To Answer "Why Are You Single?" This Season

Even if — generally speaking — you find yourself to be pretty self-assured and fulfilled, the holiday season can feel like a constant reminder of the fact that you’re partner-less. From the holiday pa...
By Lindsay Tigar

How To Find Gratitude In Being Single This Season

It starts a week before Halloween and doesn’t really leave the pit of my stomach until right after New Year’s: the constant reminder that I’m utterly, totally, completely, single. It’s a story that I’...
By Lindsay Tigar

The Best Way To Tell A Friend You're Mad At Them

Of all the relationships you have, it’s not only romantic one that steals your heart and affects your spirit. It’s the one who has stuck by your side through the terrible dates, the bottles of wine yo...
By Lindsay Tigar

Here's How 5 Women Were Finally Able To Climax

If you've never had orgasm, or don't think you have, you’re not alone: many women report one big, frustrated sigh when it comes to reaching that lusted-after explosion. According to stats from Planned...
By Lindsay Tigar

15 Women Share The Best Thing Their Partner's Done

How you take your coffee. The way scratching their back makes them fall asleep. Your favorite doughnut from that place. Leaving you an encouraging note (or sending a thoughtful text) when you really n...
By Lindsay Tigar

5 Romantic Ideals It's Time To Ditch

Quick: list off the three most important qualities you seek in a partner, If you don’t pressure yourself to think of anything specific, you probably will have rather simple answers: someone kind, happ...
By Lindsay Tigar

The Reason You Should Take A Break From Dating

When I’m suffering from Sunday scaries, looking ahead at my jam-packed week, I always feel a bit of anxiety when I have an open night. There are so many possibilities: I could take a hard workout clas...
By Lindsay Tigar

What I've Learned From Being Single For 5 Years

I recently gave my friends an opportunity to give anonymous — yep, totally blind — feedback to me about my dating habits. It was in an effort to allow those closest to me to be candid and vulnerable, ...
By Lindsay Tigar

The One Way To Make Your Dating Game Stronger

When you’re not feeling at your optimum prime going into a first date or as you weed through a stressful time in your long-term relationship, your mom or your friend might suggest you "fake it until y...
By Lindsay Tigar

The 18 Most Empowering Quotes About Being Single

If you talk to any of my (amazing, awesome, patient) best friends, they’d likely tell you how much I live and breathe quotes. And not just any quotes (I am a writer, after all), nope, I only like the ...
By Lindsay Tigar

The Important Things You Learn In Relationships

One of the most impactful benefits of being in a relationship is learning how to, well, be in a relationship. From navigating the tug-of-war of compromise to expressing your emotions in a way that mat...
By Lindsay Tigar

How to Throw Your BFF An Epic Bachelorette Party

The saying goes that we all have soulmates and I believe that — but I don’t think they’re all romantic. Our friends — from childhood, the teenage years, the 20-something period and all of the times th...
By Lindsay Tigar

The 5 Best Dating Apps for New Yorkers

It's been called the city that never sleeps, and well, the one that sleeps around, too. I haven't lived here for 10 years yet, but I'm up to six, and I claim the title of a New Yorker pretty proudly. ...
By Lindsay Tigar