Author Archives: ebasenaija

Why It’s a Terrible Idea to Get Revenge on Your Ex

There’s a famous saying — originally attributed to British poet George Herbert — that living well is the best revenge. If you really want to piss off someone you hate, be successful, as that’ll hurt them more than any evil plans you could scheme up against them. While it’s a good quote, and a snappy […]

How to Avoid Rebound Relationship Mistakes

Right after a tough breakup, you’re most likely in a state of emotional upheaval with feelings of loneliness, loss, shame, regret, confusion, or even grief. In that kind of mental state, it’s not uncommon for guys to act out,  particularly if they aren’t a fan of talking about their emotions and working through pain in positive, […]

Reasons Why You Should Care About Her Menstrual Cycle

Millions of women around the country use period-tracking apps each month for various reasons. Two of the most popular apps — Clue and Glow — allow users to not only log when their cycle begins and ends, but also to monitor their moods, cravings, sexual activity, medication, and even … um … bowel movements. The […]

5 Things To Talk About On A First Date To Make It Fun

We can all agree that having drive is quite a sexy quality. The idea that someone is goal-oriented, has a good head on their shoulders, and is actively thinking ahead for the future are all strong signs that they’d make for the perfect partner. So when you’re out on a date, does that mean you […]

10 Super Ways To Improve Your Relationship

1. Accept the unsolvable Unfortunately, according to relationship scientist John Gottman, 69% of relationship conflicts are persistent problems, meaning they revolve around issues that tend to resurface no matter how long you’ve been together. If you find a problem seems to call up painful emotions, you’re looking at one that’s persistent. To stop this trouble […]