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

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People Are Freaking Out About Their Eyes After Looking At The Eclipse & Here's What An Eye Doctor Says

If there was one thing to know about the 2017 solar eclipse that hit on Monday, August 21, aside from what time it was visible in your area, it was that you needed to protect your eyes to prevent temporary or permanent damage while sun got obscured b…
By Michelle Toglia

A 'Broad City' Sex Toy Line Is Finally Here & Your Nature's Pocket Will Be Very Pleased

The official Broad City sex toy line is finally here, and if you're wondering where the hell has this been all my life?, you are not alone, my friend. Lovehoney, one of the world’s largest sex toy retailers (who also created Mötley Crüe and Fifty Sha…
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You Can Now Throw Shade At Your Ex At The Museum Of Broken Relationships In NYC

If you could say *one* last thing to your ex what would it be? That's the basis for a new Bravo show A Night With My Ex (premiering July 18) and the Museum of Broken Relationships: The EX-hibition a pop-up museum in New York. The crowdsourced exhibit…
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The Museum Of Broken Relationships Is Coming To NYC & Here's What I'm Donating

As someone who's insanely nostalgic, I save everything. I may not ever have a use for my 1999 YM or book report from second grade, but by keeping these things around, I feel like I'm keeping memories attached to them alive too. Even the not-so-great …
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Your Avocado Toast Obsession May Be Impacting Your Dating Life In A Major Way

Another reason to be loud and proud about your love for avocado toast, despite what the millionaires say? According to dating app Hater, the swiping app that matches you based on things you love, hate, like, and dislike, your avo toast addiction is p…
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You Can Now Add Videos To Your Profile On This Popular Dating App

Last summer I received a Facebook friend request and then a "hey, how's it going?" text from a guy I met on a dating app (but never IRL) three years prior. Three years! We talked briefly, exchanged numbers, but never ended up meeting up or talking ag…
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How Dating Apps Have Prevented Me From Actually Dating

Even though dating apps are most popular among Millennials, according to a recent SeatGeek survey of 1,000 singles, 95 percent would rather meet people IRL versus online or on an app. That's why for the second year in a row, Bustle is deeming April, …
By Michelle Toglia

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 years. And even though dating apps are most popular…
By Michelle Toglia

19 Date Ideas That Don’t Require Alcohol

After two drinking-centric dates, Dan* told me he was going to do a sober month. I feel like nothing bad can come from someone cutting out booze, but I also wondered what that would mean for our next few dates. While I'm not the biggest drinker, alco…
By Michelle Toglia

How To Make The Most Out Of A Month Without 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…
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 usually handle the party playlist, and it's a role I ta…
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 years. And even though dating apps are most popular…
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 years. And even though dating apps are most popular…
By Michelle Toglia

Is Your Relationship Doomed?

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Should You Go On That Tinder Date?

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Which Sex Position Should You Try?

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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 when we spot a guy coming out of the elevator. "Meet…
By Michelle Toglia

7 Things That Are Better Than Sex

Sure, sex does wonders for your mind, body, and soul. But do you know what's even more amazing AF? Taking your bra off after work.
By Michelle Toglia

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 to us? Pew Research from 2016 says only five perce…
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 smartphone-addicted, swipe-right-or-left obsessed, ghosti…
By Michelle Toglia