Michelle Toglia
Sex and Relationships Editor at Bustle. She loves pickles, hula hooping, and all of the monkey emojis.

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The Hardest Part About Deleting My Dating Apps Is Also The Scariest

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 Michelle Toglia

19 Date Ideas That Don’t Require Alcohol

By Michelle Toglia

How To Make The Most Out Of A Month Without 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 Michelle Toglia

Bustle's Most Wanted: Sony SRS-XB10 Wireless Speaker

I first met *Scott when I took control of the playlist at my friend's New Year's Eve party. I'm known as the DJ among my friends. No, I can't actually use DJ equipment without breaking it, but I usual...
By Michelle Toglia

30 Little Things You Can Do Each Day To Meet People IRL This April

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 Michelle Toglia

Join Bustle's App-less April Challenge To Delete Your Dating Apps For A Month

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 Michelle Toglia

What Private Dating Parties Are Really Like

"What's your type?" I point to a guy across the room but he's already talking to someone. She takes a good look at him, nods, and grabs my arm. We walk around for about 20 seconds and stop abruptly wh...
By Michelle Toglia

7 Things That Are Better Than Sex

By Michelle Toglia & Alyssa Foote

This App Wants To Make Your Love Life Great Again

With over 15 percent of U.S. adults having used dating sites or dating apps, online dating is bigger than ever. But how effective are these dating platforms — and more importantly what are they doing ...
By Michelle Toglia

What It's Like To Be A Single Millennial In 2017

Match's seventh annual Singles In America survey, the most comprehensive survey of singles, reveals how over 5,000 American singles ages 18-70+ view dating, love, and sex today. But what about smartph...
By Michelle Toglia

What It's Really Like To Be Single In 2017

Whenever my friends in long-term relationships give me dating advice, I often think, hmm that sounds rational but they also don't really "get" what it's like to be a single in America 2017. The dating...
By Michelle Toglia

This Dating App Matches People On Things They Hate

I used to joke that the reason my group of friends from high school was so tight was because we all felt strongly about the same things, from our undying love for Vanessa Carlton's "White Houses", San...
By Michelle Toglia

How To Be Your Authentic Self

While our health and wellbeing should always be a priority, January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, so it's especially important time to learn more about screenings and the cancer that 4,210 women...
By Michelle Toglia

What It's Really Like To Meet On A Dating App

Being single in a major city is undoubtedly awesome... when you want to be single. But if you're single and looking in a big city, it can be frustrating AF. Sure, there are more options in cities — an...
By Michelle Toglia

What Book Did Donald Trump Take The Oath On?

Donald Trump was sworn into office as the 45th president of the United States at noon on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. But what book did Trump take his oath on? Donald Trump was sworn in with his hand on Abr...
By Michelle Toglia

11 Ways To Support PP On Inauguration Day

Feeling an all too familiar uneasiness this week? Me too — and it's exactly like the stressful AF one I felt in early November. But I bet I'm not the only one with Inauguration Day stress. An October ...
By Michelle Toglia

What Gynecologists Think About Obamacare's Repeal

On November 9, Google searches for "should I get an IUD?" went up by 800 percent. In the weeks following, women rushed to their doctor's office. One month after Donald Trump won the 2016 election, Pla...
By Michelle Toglia

Doctor Mike, Instagram’s “Hottest Doctor" On The Most Common Sex Myths

Where did you learn about sex? It's no secret that sex ed in America isn't as comprehensive as it should be, so we may look to friends, TV shows and movies, and the internet to answer our questions wh...
By Michelle Toglia

35 Unconventional Birthday Party Ideas For Adults, Because It's Time To Have Some Fun

By Michelle Toglia

35 Opening Dating App Messages That Aren't Boring

By Michelle Toglia