Gigi Engle

Gigi Engle

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 Articles

Sex positive does not mean I’m always available for sex.

The Complicated Intersection Of Being Female, Sex Positive, And Monogamous AF

It is a strange thing to find oneself at the tentative intersection of being female, sex positive, and in a long-term, monogamous relationship.

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Stop beating yourself up for the sh*tty behavior of males.

Ask The Experts: Why Don't Guys Call Back If You Sleep With Them On A First Date?

Here is the thing about sexuality: women are still perceived as NOT having the same sexual appetite as men. Sure, we’ve made a lot of strides toward accepting female sexuality and understanding that WOMEN REALLY DO LIKE SEX, but we’re far away from being in a place that is equal to men.

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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.

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 4 Reasons Oral Sex Is Good For A Healthy Relationship 

In order to develop a healthy relationship, you’ve got to give a little to get a little. Oral sex is all about giving.

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"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 romantic partner.

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You have to deal with days that are very sad for no reason.

What It's Like Dating Someone With Anxiety

Here is what it is like to date someone with anxiety (in my experience, anyway).

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Ladies, Does Your Guy Feel Emasculated By Your Vibrator?

Vaginal orgasms are real. But if you want to climax quick? Someone needs to be stimulating the clit with something — usually fingers or a vibrator. Yes, it may mean a little extra work. But a dedicated dude will make it happen.

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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.

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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 from person to person. If you don’t know how to stand on your own, how can you expect to know what a partnership looks like?

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