Love etc., Prom

The Shy Girl’s Guide to Flyin’ Solo at Prom

Ok, so maybe you didn’t work up the guts in time to ask bae and now he’s taking someone else. Or, maybe you don’t even have a crush right now at all. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided to roll dolo on that special night — and here’s how you do it. BIG. By India Hill […]

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Jordin Sparks and Sage the Gemini are the Ultimate Example of #CuffingSeason Goals

Cuffing season 2K15 is almost here, but Jordin Sparks and Sage the Gemini have had their love on no chill since the spring. That’s real #CuffingSeason goals right there — making it last longer than the length of a basic semester. Check out their adorable love story through the photos below: https://instagram.com/p/8birCksUX5/ https://instagram.com/p/6N2Lx2sUfJ/ https://instagram.com/p/7qKhRGjt5X/?taken-by=sagethegemini https://instagram.com/p/69S6rOsUcO/ […]

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8 Ways to Stop Stressin’ About Textin’

Nervous about texting Potential Bae? Peep these tips to make your first convos easy and chill. By Khalea Underwood 1. Stop Stressin’ about Pressin’ A text message conversation can be a lot less intimidating than an in-person one or even a phone call. It’s normal to feel nervous and want to say the “right” thing, […]

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The 10 Commandments of Kissing

Whether you’re about to share your first kiss with the guy you’ve been diggin’ since third grade, or you’ve been locking lips with bae for months, you’ve got to keep a few smooch standards in mind. Want to feel confident, romantic, and in control in those tender moments? Brush up on these 10 kissing rules. […]

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Love etc., Prom

5 Ways to Snag a Prom Date That’s Drama-Free!

Opening doors. Giving you his suit jacket when you’re cold. Actually dancing with you most of the night. Kissing you goodbye. You want a prom date who is ’bout that life. Here’s how to get one: 1. Don’t go with your ex. “But we’re still friends!” “But I don’t have anyone else to go with!” “But […]

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How You Can Take Action Against Teen Dating Violence

With every relationship, there’ll be those breakups to makeups. Bae isn’t perfect and neither are you, and sometimes that birthday cake-and-rainbows feeling you have toward each other fades a little bit. That’s normal. What’s not normal? If any of those breakups, makeups, and times in between include violence. And not just the punching, hitting, pushing, […]

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Holidays, Love etc.

How You and Bae Can Spend the 12 Dates of Christmas

What’s a girl to do with her boo this holiday season? Peep these date ideas that go beyond the usual dinner and a movie: On the 1st Date of Christmas: “Take a long walk around the neighborhood to look at Christmas lights and decorations.” -Jaliyah, 14 On the 2nd Date of Christmas: “My sister always […]

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College Life, Love etc.

Long-Distance Love: 6 Ways to Make It Work

You’re kicking butt in class, have those extracurriculars on lock, and your social calendar stays full. But even though college life is turning out to be great, you can’t keep your mind off the boo you left at home — not even the college cuties can distract you. That’s when you know that it might be […]

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7 Ways to Decode Your Crush’s Body Language

Guys can be more confusing than a calculus problem, but obsessing over their every word and action can drive a sistah cray. Hold on to your sanity and use this “cheat sheet” to help you recognize 7 ways your crush may be showing you he’s into you — even if he’s not saying a thing. […]

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Health, Love etc.

14 of Your Most Asked Sex Questions — Answered

You  know those questions you were too nervous to ask in health class? The ones that made you blush just thinking about them?  Things like, “Where can I actually find treatment for STDs?” “How do I know if I’m ready for sex?” “How do I tell my boo that I’m not ready for sex?” and so many […]

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