communication - page 3

Jun 3, 2009

Bad Advice Men Get: Never Open Up

Men are tricky creatures. As much as we may wish we could read their minds, it just isn’t possible (yet… come on, science!). But don’t worry, I have discovered a trick to help us understand them a little more. We all know guys that have picked up Cosmo from time-to-time to help them figure out what their women are thinking. Well ladies, we can do the same thing!

May 29, 2009

The CC Weekly Weigh In: Advice for Dudes

I saw a guy yesterday wearing two pastel polo shirts with both collars popped. Yesterday. As in 2009. Where was this kid's girlfriend/friends to inform him that the popped collar thing went out in 2005? Or, I don't know, that the double pastel shirt look wasn't OK on a guy even then? Friends don't let friends pop their collars (anymore)!

Apr 7, 2009

10 Things We Wish Guys Knew

I recently ran into an article in Cosmo in which a guy listed 10 things he wished girls knew about guys. Funny, sure, but not quite on target about everything. Anyway, it got me thinking about some things that I think guys need to know about us.

Letters To My Younger Self: Dating

Oh, teenage Gemma. The things I wish you knew, about life, love, and so much more. But since that’s a lot to cover in one letter, let’s start with something a little simpler. Dating.

Apr 4, 2009

He Said/She Said: That Girl is Crazy

So last week while talking to my male friend about red flags that send guys running, he touched on girls...

Feb 4, 2009

What Would Life Be Without Facebook?

Today is Facebook’s 5th birthday. Can you believe it? Five years? We’ve been stalking our friends (and friends of friends...

Feb 4, 2009

Jan 4, 2009

Rich Guy, Poor Girl: Keeping The Economy Out of the Relationship

Let’s face it, the economy sucks right now. Not all of us can afford the things we want, and many...

Dec 15, 2008

Cosmo Says the Darndest Things: January Edition

I am a Cosmo devotee. Have been since I started stealing my mom’s when I was twelve. I am amazed...

Nov 4, 2008

On Chesil Beach: What NOT To Do Your First Time

I just read the beautifully written (but also mortifying) novella by Ian McKewan, On Chesil Beach. It’s a lovely little...

Sep 10, 2008

He Said/She Said: What Makes a Girl Bad in Bed?

I know full-well what makes a man not-so-good in bed. I know it when I can’t sit comfortably the next...

Jul 17, 2008

Long Distance (For the Summer) Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Here at CC, our opinions on love, sex and relationships cover pretty much the whole spectrum of ideals (and according...

Apr 27, 2008

I Want (and Can Handle) The Truth — So Give it to Me!

When I first moved after college I started talking to a nice boy. He eventually invited me out to dinner...

Dec 28, 2007

A Relationship Revelation

Last night, after a delicious sushi dinner paid for by my mom (woot!), I received the most refreshing news from...