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.

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 you got into two great colleges and you had to mak…
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 budgets? Like to do the same balance of touristy …
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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" for the session. If you’ve found yourself rolling yo…
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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 professional faceplant. Or, there are the days when yo…
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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 self, I postponed therapy until the day after my 28th…
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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 frustrating. Especially if you’ve been looking for someth…
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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 want to meet people IRL. That's why for the second y…
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 want to meet people IRL. That's why for the second y…
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 years. And even though dating apps are most popular…
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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 discuss personal finances with friends, even thou…
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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 discuss personal finances with friends, even thou…
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, and a bit jaded. It’s these moments — and countles…
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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 workplace, there is often a connecting thread that keep…
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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 you’ll be and accomplish, by 29, you’re much more …
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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 weekend), most twosomes look forward to settling int…
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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 likely not as glamorous or Instagram-worthy, when you…
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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), plenty of snuggling in bed (with or without a someo…
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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 a happier path. But while setting goals to become …
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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 usually am. Why? Starting three years ago, I decided t…
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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 still has a long time to go and many ways it can co…
By Lindsay Tigar