BIO

Gigi Engle is a writer, feminist activist and dick whisperer living in New York City. She is the sex and relationships writer for Thrillist and formerly Elite Daily. A former party girl she now enjoys reading, traveling and writing dirty, sexy things on the internet. Gigi is represented by DeFiore literary agency.

Gigi Engle 's Articles

I think wanting a relationship that isn’t muddied in past lives is not too much to ask.

Why I Would Never Date Someone Who Stayed Friends With Their Ex

I’m a pretty confident lady, and yet, I would never date someone who stayed close friends with their ex. I just wouldn’t.
Gigi Engle    |   07.18.17 12am   |   SHARE
Take some time to truly sort out what you, a real human person with real human emotions, want from a relationship. That requires time, which means — you guessed it — being single.

Why Being Single Helps You Find 'The One' Faster Than Serial Dating

Finding love actually doesn’t begin when you find the right person. It begins when you love yourself. Being single may be scary and all, but it’s going to help you find “the one” faster than jumping... Read...
Gigi Engle    |   06.27.17 12am   |   SHARE
Doesn’t sound like you? Are you sure?

If You Do These 10 Things, You're The Problem In Your Relationship

Recognizing your own faults in relationships is hard. Here are some definitive signs you’re actually the problem in your relationship.
Gigi Engle    |   06.20.17 12am   |   SHARE
"We are a species of over-thinkers. We love to torture ourselves and drown in depressing feelings. I don’t know why, but we do."

5 Things We All Do After A Terrible Breakup

Breakups are emotionally charged experiences that leave us hollow and pretty messed up. It’s not to say we won’t come back better and stronger — we always do! But, we do some thoroughly toxic... Read...
Gigi Engle    |   06.13.17 12am   |   SHARE
"You’re a worthy challenge and you know that. You set the stakes high, bolt the gate, and wait for the person who is up to the task."

Why Being Guarded In A Relationship Is Actually A Good Thing

There is no shame in being guarded. There is nothing wrong with it. You do not have to work tirelessly in therapy to break down your natural inclination towards self-preservation in order to find a... Read...
Gigi Engle    |   06.6.17 12am   |   SHARE
It had everything to do with me. Something always felt... wrong.

6 Signs You Have Trouble Committing To Relationships

I have been in so many relationships that sucked. It had everything to do with me.
Gigi Engle    |   05.30.17 12am   |   SHARE
If you’re in a long-distance relationship, you have to be a good communicator.

6 Signs You Are Not Cut Out For A Long-Distance Relationship

Certain qualities and personality traits are solid indicators of whether or not you can hack an LDR.
Gigi Engle    |   05.16.17 12am   |   SHARE

7 Habits That Make Someone Good In Bed

You don’t even have to be a good person to be incredible at sex, apparently (my ex proves this).
Gigi Engle    |   05.9.17 12am   |   SHARE
Let’s all say NO to this horrible sex position and call it a day.

6 Reasons Why Reverse Cowgirl Is The Worst Position Ever 

There is no position I despise quite like reverse cowgirl.
Gigi Engle    |   05.2.17 12am   |   SHARE
We know what we want, and we aren’t afraid to take it

The Sex Playlist Every Strong-Ass Woman Needs In Her Life

Every strong woman needs a playlist to play while having sex. She needs a compilation of her empowering badassery to put her in the mood and keep her there.
Gigi Engle    |   04.25.17 12am   |   SHARE