Alyssa Shelasky

Columnist, the Cut

Alyssa Shelasky edits the Cut's “Sex Diaries” column. She's also the author of the essay collection This Might Be Too Personal and the memoir Apron Anxiety.

  1. both sides of a breakup
    Both Sides of a Breakup: She Started Sleeping With Her BossTwo exes explain why it ended.
  2. sex diaries
    The Nurse Planning a ‘Sexcation’ in the WildernessThis week’s sex diary.
  3. peak dupe
    “He Put a Dupe in a Little Blue Box” Four women on discovering their engagement rings were fake.
  4. sex diaries
    The Woman in an Open Marriage With a Gay ManThis week’s sex diary.
  5. sex diaries
    The Author Sleeping With a Not-Yet-Divorced DadThis week’s sex diary.
  6. sex diaries
    The Woman Tracking Her Berlin Sex Buddies in a SpreadsheetThis week’s sex diary.
  7. sex diaries
    The Paris-Based Designer Seeing a New Man Every NightThis week’s sex diary.
  8. both sides of a breakup
    Both Sides of a Breakup: She Got Pregnant on the First DateTwo exes explain why it ended.
  9. sex diaries
    The Reality-TV Producer Sleeping With a Guitar PlayerThis week’s sex diary.
  10. sex diaries
    The Divorced Dad Prepping for His First Sex PartyThis week’s sex diary.
  11. sex diaries
    The Married Mom Having Sex on Her Friend’s Bachelorette TripThis week’s sex diary.
  12. sex diaries
    The Filmmaker Who Knows This Guy Is Probably Bad NewsThis week’s sex diary.
  13. sex diaries
    The Musician Sleeping With a Married WomanThis week’s sex diary.
  14. it’s over
    The First Great Date I Had After My DivorceSix women on the nights that made dating feel worth it again.
  15. divorce
    9 Women on the Moment They Knew Their Marriage Was Over“I found the receipt for the lingerie he’d bought her.”
  16. sex diaries
    The Guy Wondering Why He Got Blocked on GrindrThis week’s sex diary.
  17. sex diaries
    The 35-Year-Old Dating a Drummer With a Trust FundThis week’s sex diary.
  18. sex diaries
    The Woman Hitting on a Hot French Guy From Her Yoga ClassThis week’s sex diary.
  19. sex diaries
    The Woman Day Dreaming About the New Couple She Met on FeeldThis week’s sex diary.
  20. sex diaries
    The Restaurant Publicist Wondering If Her New Man Is ToxicThis week’s sex diary.
  21. sex diaries
    The Producer Who Thinks Secrets Are Okay in a MarriageThis week’s sex diary.
  22. sex diaries
    The College Student Who Gets Dumped for a Dance MajorThis week’s “Sex Diary.”
  23. sex diaries
    The Tokyo Woman Flying to Milan for a Former Co-workerThis week’s sex diary.
  24. sex diaries
    The Creative Director Getting a Little Tired of FeeldThis week’s sex diary.
  25. sex diaries
    The 55-Year-Old Scheduling a Week of PlaydatesThis week’s sex diary.
  26. sex diaries
    The Content Creator Exploring Her Interest in RopesThis week’s sex diary.
  27. sex diaries
    The Woman Who Thinks She Has ‘Sexsomnia’This week’s sex diary.
  28. sex diaries
    The Married Dermatologist Having a Threesome in ConnecticutThis week’s sex diary.
  29. sex diaries
    The Freelancer Hoping She Can Satisfy Her Younger GirlfriendThis week’s sex diary.
  30. sex diaries
    The Publicist Wondering Who’s Calling His Boyfriend at NightThis week’s sex diary.
  31. sex diaries
    How I Get Strangers to Talk About Their Sex LivesTo write the Sex Diaries column every week, I stop people on the bus, ask my cashier at CVS, or even beg my next-door neighbors.
  32. sex diaries
    The Chef Kissing Her Ex Behind Her Boyfriend’s BackThis week’s sex diary.
  33. reasons to love new york
    New York Attracts the World’s Most Beautiful PeopleThe only person hotter than my doula and my barista? My mom’s doorman.
  34. sex diaries
    The Vermont Woman Who Blows Off Work for a Tinder DateThis week’s sex diary.
  35. sex diaries
    The Divorced Lawyer Who Loves Getting Ready for DatesThis week’s sex diary.
  36. sex diaries
    The Wine-Shop Worker Checking Out the Hot Delivery GuyThis week’s sex diary.
  37. sex diaries
    The Queens Woman Having Passionate Breakup SexThis week’s sex diary.
  38. sex diaries
    The Influencer Sexting From a Press TripThis week’s sex diary.
  39. sex diaries
    The Model Flirting With Bankers in TribecaThis week’s sex diary.
  40. sex diaries
    The Woman Navigating Her First Week of NonmonogamyThis week’s sex diary.
  41. sex diaries
    The 28-Year-Old Partying a Little Too Hard in MontaukThis week’s sex diary.
  42. sex diaries
    The Copywriter Seeing 3 Men in 3 CitiesThis week’s sex diary.
  43. sex diaries
    The Writer Staying on Her Crush’s CouchThis week’s sex diary.
  44. sex diaries
    The Event Planner Whose Chef Boyfriend Wants More SexThis week’s sex diary.
  45. sex diaries
    The Long Island Woman Who Goes to Vegas With a Hinge DateThis week’s sex diary.
  46. sex diaries
    The Teacher Who Still Texts Her Ex Every DayThis week’s sex diary.
  47. sex diaries
    The Content Creator Trying to Ghost Her DateThis week’s sex diary.
  48. sex diaries
    The Woman Secretly Moving in With Her Boyfriend in UgandaThis week’s sex diary.
  49. sex diaries
    The Makeup Artist Who Meets a Hot Italian Waiter on VacationThis week’s sex diary.
  50. sex diaries
    The Artist Who’s Not Sure She Loves Her Comedian BoyfriendThis week’s sex diary.
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