Life & Love

Relationships are weird, don’t you agree? Other people are unpredictable, and the endless combination of human interactions leads to some pretty frustrating encounters. In Nicole Knows, Nicole Cliffe helps us navigate all the ridiculousness relationships come with. If you have a question for Nicole, email ncadvice@hearst.com Dear Nicole, I have adjusted to a point in
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Happy Fourth of July! Doing anything fun for the weekend? Like, for instance, getting into a car with your significant other tonight to drive somewhere with a beach or some beautiful nature…just like everybody else? And then you’re idling on I-95 for hours, you’re out of podcasts, and one of you is quietly seething that
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In high school, I fell down the stairs in front of everyone. I mean, everyone. And to this day, I think about it all the time. If that sounds pathetic, well, there are plenty of other horrifying things that have happened to me in the past 15 years since graduation that I also choose to
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Intent on making 2017 your Best Year Ever? We can help with that, thanks to our 2017 Coach of the Month series. For June, Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens, authors of the just released book, Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech, offer a four-week course in professional acumen, designed to serve you
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Dear E. Jean: A new coworker with a PhD has recently appeared in our office, and the boss favors everything she does and every word she says. In meetings, he (the boss) bows to the PhD’s opinion. He always agrees with her perspective on projects and trashes our efforts, especially mine. He’s obviously starstruck, but
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Ten years ago Sarah Thomas was feeling stuck. She was officiating football games for a local high school and didn’t see where her career was going next—there were no female referees in the pro leagues. “They said they would never hire a woman for a junior college,” she recounts to ELLE.com. “So I thought, ‘Oh,
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In a video for Citizens of Woke Wonderland from Essence, rapper Remy Ma opened up about the struggles of pregnancy. Specifically, about how she suffered an ectopic pregnancy and a subsequent miscarriage, and that she can’t conceive without outside medical procedures. And in the future, she hopes she can help other women who have faced
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Dear E. Jean: I’m a physician—ethnic, well traveled, and the daughter of Berkeley intellectuals. Unlike a lot of the pretentious NYC types I’ve dated in the past, my new boyfriend is a little bit hillbilly, with a goofy sense of humor, a simple vocabulary, and even simpler tastes. He’s Midwestern, has great values, an excellent
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AuthorCreated with Sketch. For a 22-year-old aspiring writer, it seemed like the perfect gig. Faith Xue had just graduated from USC when she was offered a job as Assistant Editor at Los Angeles-based media company EQAL in 2012. “The job description was very vague,” she tells MarieClaire.com. “I had no idea what I was getting
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