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Alyssa Shelasky

  1. sex diaries
    The Editor Whose Ex Has Learned Some New MovesThis week’s sex diary.
  2. sex diaries
    The Woman Who Doesn’t Trust Her Long-Distance BoyfriendThis week’s sex diary.
  3. sex diaries
    The Woman Who Meets a New Guy Her Very First Day in NYCThis week’s sex diary.
  4. sex diaries
    The College Student Starting to Fall for Her Sugar DaddyThis week’s sex diary.
  5. sex diaries
    The Westchester Wife Healing From Her Husband’s AffairThis week’s sex diary.
  6. sex diaries
    The 23-Year-Old Eating Cake in Bed With Her Secret LoverThis week’s sex diary.
  7. sex diaries
    The Designer Telling Her Ex She Wants to Sleep in His BedThis week’s sex diary.
  8. sex diaries
    The 42-Year-Old Having Sex on the Kitchen FloorThis week’s sex diary.
  9. sex diaries
    The Georgia Woman Hooking Up on the River BankThis week’s sex diary.
  10. sex diaries
    The Woman Crushing on the Guy From Her Mutual-Aid GroupThis week’s sex diary.
  11. sex diaries
    Love Sex Diaries? Want to Be in the Docuseries?We’re working on a TV show, and we want you.
  12. sex diaries
    The Student Obsessed With Their Ex’s New Celebrity FlingThis week’s sex diary.
  13. sex diaries
    The Aspiring Podcaster Making the Most of His Open MarriageThis week’s sex diary.
  14. sex diaries
    The Grad Student Sexting Her Boyfriend From the Same PartyThis week’s sex diary.
  15. sex diaries
    The Assistant Sending Nudes From the Back of a CabThis week’s sex diary.
  16. sex diaries
    The Woman Going Topless on Her Beach DateThis week’s sex diary.
  17. sex diaries
    The College Student Who Decides She Definitely Prefers GirlsThis week’s sex diary.
  18. sex diaries
    The Woman Traveling to Europe With a Bag of Sex ToysThis week’s sex diary.
  19. sex diaries
    The Londoner Inviting a Guy Over to “Play Chess”This week’s sex diary.
  20. talking to
    6 People Separated From Their PartnersWhat it’s like to be kept apart by the pandemic.
  21. coronavirus
    13 Parents on Navigating Child Care Right Now“I lock myself in the bathroom to answer work emails.”
  22. both sides of a breakup
    Both Sides of a Breakup: He Hoped She Wouldn’t Leave If She Was PregnantTwo exes explain why it ended.
  23. both sides of a breakup
    Both Sides of a Breakup: He Felt ‘Bullied’ Into Starting a FamilyTwo exes explain why it ended.
  24. marriage: an investigation
    Things Couples Do to Keep Their Marriage Going“What keeps our marriage happy? Not asking ourselves if we’re happy.”
  25. marriage: an investigation
    The One Thing I Wish My Partner Would Say When We Fight“He accused me over overreacting when all I wanted him to say was, ‘I’ll fix this.’”
  26. marriage: an investigation
    Secrets I Keep From My Spouse“I stalk my wife’s emails, texts, and bank account. On some days I follow her every move.”
  27. get that money
    What 5 Moms Taught Their Daughters About Saving MoneyFive women share their mothers’ budgeting lessons, from recycling rocks to the “envelope method.”
  28. pregnancy
    What to Expect at Your First Fertility AppointmentThe short answer? A lot.
  29. get that money
    The Sweet Satisfaction of a Childhood HustleSeven women on their earliest business schemes, from toothbrush bracelets to repurposed zucchini muffins.
  30. it’s all relative
    The Ex Who’s Friends With the New Wife“I knew immediately that Erin is the woman he’s meant to be with.”
  31. it’s all relative
    All the Questions I’m Asked About Using a Sperm DonorNo, I’m not dying to meet him.
  32. theater
    A Night at the Theater With Trump’s AccusersThe Pussy Grabbers Plays tells the stories of the women allegedly assaulted by Donald Trump, in eight acts.
  33. parenting
    8 Parents on Letting Little Kids Wear MakeupWas North West’s lipstick cute or over the line?
  34. talking to
    6 Women on Their Vaginas After Childbirth“I swear I could hear myself tearing during delivery.”
  35. work
    How I Get It Done: Amanda Chantal Bacon, Founder and Owner of Moon Juice“Trashy instant coffee with spirit dust or sex dust — I love that.”
  36. new mom
    Three Dads on Sex With New Moms“The downward spiral of our sex life does make me frustrated with the marriage and pretty angry — not at her, but at the situation.”
  37. new mom
    The New Mom’s Guide to SexTen moms discuss sex after pregnancy.
  38. missed connections
    5 New Yorkers on Their Experiences With Craigslist’s Missed ConnectionsRIP, the site’s best section.
  39. work
    How I Get It Done: Niki Leondakis, CEO of EquinoxThe head of the fitness brand on yoga, Greek food, and her “weekend marriage.”
  40. science of us
    11 Women on the Best Advice They Got All YearBe nice to your siblings. Eat with the seasons. Consider bed socks.
  41. how does that make you feel
    8 Women on Therapy Horror StoriesMost of the time, therapy is a healthy experience. Most of the time.
  42. i don’t
    8 Married People on the Truth About Wedding-Night Sex“It was the absolutely very last thing I wanted to do.”
  43. i don’t
    7 Stories of Total Wedding DisastersTrue tales of worst-case scenarios, from natural disasters to infidelity to permanent brain damage.
  44. health and wellness
    My Life With a Tick Disease That Took Away My Speech“I was born strong and this has only made me stronger.”
  45. swellness
    How Changing My Diet Helped My EndometriosisYes, going vegan is good for something.
  46. swellness
    12 People on Running As TherapyBecause running is free and shrinks aren’t.
  47. hairy situations
    People Have Some Pretty Complicated Relationships With Their Hairdressers Cheating, lying, abandoning, befriending, and sexting with the people who do our hair.
  48. friends forever
    Both Sides of a Friend Breakup: She Said No to Being a BridesmaidChildhood friends pulled apart by adult expectations.
  49. you can’t sit with us!
    ‘Why Is She Sooooo Mean?’: 11 Women on the Cruelest Things a Friend Ever DidViolence, heartbreak, fat-shaming.
  50. brain-dead fortnight
    Cool Whip Compost, Expired Hummus, and 17 Other Delicious Hangover MealsYum.
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