After training in the world of improv, sketch comedy and stand-up, Christine turned her focus towards writing. She's been published in Salon, The L.A. Times, XoJane, Hello Giggles, Blogher and YourTango. She's currently working on a YA novel and a book of essays called "Mostly Terrible Advice my Mother Gave Me."

11 Things To Remember After You Get Dumped

Is there anything worse than being dumped? Don't answer that. I know that basically there are lot of things worse than being dumped by your boyfriend or girlfriend, but there's something so raw and personal about being dumped. It feels personal…
By Christine Schoenwald

Why Binge-Watching Is Just Like Dating

You know that feeling you get when you are just starting to date someone? You feel excited, happy, and apprehensive at the same time. If you think about it, didn't you get that same feeling when How To Get Away With Murder started? You wonder what…
By Christine Schoenwald

9 Things To Know About Dating An Impatient Person

For people who have very little patience, it feels as if the world around them is stuck on one speed — Not fast enough. When the impatient person is in a restaurant it feels like forever to get for them to get their order. Seriously, how long does…
By Christine Schoenwald

Why I'll Never Unfriend My Ex

It's National Unfriend Day, that happy day when we're encouraged to unfollow, unfriend and sometimes block not only our exes, but our much too conservative grade school friends, and the relatives (that everybody has) whom never appear to be able to…
By Christine Schoenwald

What Sex Is Like When You Have Endometriosis

Endometriosis affects over 5.5 million women, according WebMD, and yet many people are confused by it or have no knowledge of it whatsoever. I'm not sure I would know what it was if I hadn't been diagnosed with it, but I can definitely tell you how…
By Christine Schoenwald

9 Benefits Of Dating A Sarcastic Woman

Why in the world would anybody in their right mind want to get involved with a sarcastic woman? I mean, dating a sarcastic woman would be like choosing to spend time with someone who was highly intelligent, sexy as hell, hilarious, and had an unique…
By Christine Schoenwald

5 Emotional Stages Of Being Ghosted

Ghosting, just typing that word makes my stomach turn. I wish it meant spirits and talking to dead people — that would be a lot less confusing, annoying, and hurtful. According to the Urban Dictionary, "Ghosting is the act of suddenly stopping all…
By Christine Schoenwald

9 Fears That Are Preventing You From Enjoying Sex

Sex can be many things: fun, spontaneous, exciting, and relaxing, but for some people, sex is a source of fear and anxiety. We all want to be sexually confident women who feel good about their desires and choices, but not everybody is like that. And…
By Christine Schoenwald

9 Things To Know About Dating An Over-Thinker

As I sat down to write this piece, I thought about all the ways I could start it. I finally decided after thinking about it for a short (not that short) while, that I should say I'm a chronic over-thinker and that I have a tendency to over-analyze…
By Christine Schoenwald

8 Things To Know About Dating a Storyteller

We all have endless amounts of stories to share simply because we're alive. Sh*t happens to us that we can't wait to tell other people about. We overshare, we rant, and we become addicted to our own verbal-selfies. Sometimes we tell stories to get…
By Christine Schoenwald

How To Date A Woman Who Was Single Forever

I was single for a very long time before I got together with my current boyfriend. And when I say "a long time," I mean practically forever. I was able to go through a number of different stages of being single, including the I’m desperately lonely…
By Christine Schoenwald

12 Things To Be Grateful For When You're Single

Our obsession with coupling-up starts young. Even though we know there are plenty of benefits of being single, and it can be just as good, if not better than having a significant other, we still play brides, and dress our dolls up to go on dates.…
By Christine Schoenwald

8 Dating Challenges Awkward Girls Face

I was standing at the cash register at the deli waiting to pay, when a friend of a friend called my name. I turned around, and when I saw who is was, debated on whether or not I should give him a hug. He’d always been very friendly to me, so I…
By Christine Schoenwald

10 Things You Must Know About Dating A Cali Girl

If you picture all California girls as blonde, blue-eyed, completely shallow females who compensate what they lack in intelligence with attitude, then you've got it completely wrong. There are all different kinds of California girls, not just the…
By Christine Schoenwald

6 Reasons To Try KinkBNB

You saw Fifty Shades Of Grey or read the books, and you felt a little turned on. You’re not sure if you’re a full on fetishist, but you’re definitely kink-curious, and don’t know where exactly you should go to explore your new found kink-curiosity.…
By Christine Schoenwald

What You Need To Know About Dating An Awkward Girl

We all have our awkward moments — those times when we don’t know what to do with our hands, or we say something completely inappropriate at an important dinner party. But awkward people don’t just have occasional awkward moments, they have a…
By Christine Schoenwald

13 Weird Things Couples Do In The Car

Road trip season has officially started, and it’s time to get in the car and go. Maybe you reside in L.A., and practically live in your car anyway, or perhaps you’re a New Yorker and don’t have any wheels of your own, but have been known to rent a…
By Christine Schoenwald

12 Things You Learn From Having Sex With A Writer

Have you ever gotten a text that just immediately got you wanting sex? I’m not talking about sexting, I’m talking about a plain, not overtly sexual text that made you want to do it. It happens—words have incredible power, and someone who knows what…
By Christine Schoenwald

10 Things You Learn From Having Sex With A Cat Man

Ian Somerhalder, Jesse Eisenberg, Nathan Fillion, Tom Hiddleston, Ricky Gervais, and Jon Hamm all have something in common; besides being hot actors, they are all self-identified cat men. More and more single heterosexual men are telling the world…
By Christine Schoenwald

10 Lessons From Having Sex With A Comedian

How comedians feel is largely influenced by how their comedy is going. If they are performing stand-up and their set goes well, then the comic is happy and upbeat, but if there are crickets (comic speak for a non-laughing audience) when their…
By Christine Schoenwald