Jessica Wendroff is a writer, photo editor, and shopping goddess in NYC. She is Baby Spice with Ginger Spice's attitude, has been to 16 countries, and loves scary movies. 

Jessica Wendroff's Articles

That gut feeling I had of “this is wrong” — that respectful people don’t just go around taking — was correct.

Everyone Needs Consent, Including Your Significant Other

Love is respect. Everyone needs consent, and that doesn’t exclude your significant other. I’ll say it plainly: partners need consent too.
Jessica Wendroff    |   07.24.17 12am   |   SHARE
If your crush wanted to be with you, they would be.

If You Have To Question Whether Or Not Someone Is Into You, You Have Your Answer

You should trust your gut over someone else's words. If you're caught in relationship of questioning your person and having them reassure you, but you still don't feel safe, you should let this... Read...
Jessica Wendroff    |   07.20.17 12am   |   SHARE
A couple has to want to be happy together, and fight for their relationship every single day — even on the days they don’t necessarily like their partners.

Why It's OK To Not Always Like Your Partner

Fires don’t burn forever on their own, but they do for those who keep fanning them. So no, you don’t always have to like your partner. But you can find new ways to smoke out negativity, and keep your... Read...
Jessica Wendroff    |   07.17.17 12am   |   SHARE
To all those girls who think “you’ll never find another like him,” you’re right. You’ll find better.

How The Perception Of My First Love Changed After Dating

I took so long to get over my ex because I put him on a false pedestal in my head. I wasn’t actually happy when I was with him, but when I was without him I would lose my mind thinking about him.
Jessica Wendroff    |   06.12.17 12pm   |   SHARE
Do NOT ignore the signs of a selfish partner in a relationship.

Relationships Aren't Built For Selfish People; If They're Doing These Things, Run!

There's a scene in Uptown Girls where Molly's ex approaches her wanting her back, but she... Read...
Jessica Wendroff    |   04.6.17 12am   |   SHARE
Slow and steady really does win the relationship race.

Why Jumping Into A Relationship Isn't A Good Idea

“Slow and steady wins the race.” It's a phrase I learned back when I was rocking pigtails and a Spice Girls sticker-book was my most prized possession. Yet, years after trading in my Barbie overalls... Read...
Jessica Wendroff    |   03.13.17 12am   |   SHARE
It's okay to have unreciprocated feelings - you're still a rockstar. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Allef Vinicius)

Why You’re Not Stupid For Liking Someone Who Doesn’t Like You Back; You’re Brave

Anytime I ever crushed on a guy who didn’t reciprocate feelings for me I would think to myself, “Damn, I’m so stupid, something must be wrong with me... If only I were more bookish, or athletic, or... Read...
Jessica Wendroff    |   03.9.17 12am   |   SHARE
Keep in mind that social media may show you happy portraits of all kinds of couples, but cuts out their struggles and daily interactions.

Why I Avoid "Relationship Goals" (And Why You Should, Too)

“Relationship goals, relationship goals, relationship goals." Enough already.
Jessica Wendroff    |   03.3.17 12am   |   SHARE
"I want her self-esteem to be independent of anyone else."

Why I Won't Let My Future Daughter Date Until She Knows Self-Love

Wonder Woman, Super Girl, Poison Ivy and other "Super" females are known for being mighty. Audiences recognize them for their shiny outfits and memorable powers, but many overlook the fact that most... Read...
Jessica Wendroff    |   01.26.17 12am   |   SHARE

Love Thy Labia: 5 Reasons Why Women Shouldn’t Give A F*ck What Their Labia Look Like

All labia are equally beautiful and unique, like butterfly wings: complete with different lengths, textures, and shapes.
Jessica Wendroff    |   01.10.17 12am   |   SHARE