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Culture, The Exhibitionist Five Reasons You Should Defriend Your Ex on Facebook

Five Reasons You Should Defriend Your Ex on Facebook

One night in the not so distant past, with the aid of a few beers, I decided to stalk an ex on Facebook. To call her an ex is to use the term liberally -- we didn't have a relationship…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Amber Crabbe Catalogues the Haunting, Broken Detritus of Relationships Past

Amber Crabbe Catalogues the Haunting, Broken Detritus of Relationships Past

What do you do with tangible mementos of grief, love, and loss that accompany the end of a relationship? Do you tuck the love letters away in some dark corner of your closet, perhaps never again to see the…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Hazards of Late-Night Texting -- From Your Conjugal Bed

The Hazards of Late-Night Texting -- From Your Conjugal Bed

My girlfriend got pissed at me recently for texting another girl at 11:30 at night when we were in bed. She said it was inappropriate to text that late because it sent a message that I wanted to sleep…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Rules of Facebook Photo Tagging

The Rules of Facebook Photo Tagging

My girlfriend recently uploaded a picture of us on Facebook and tagged me without telling me first. I think the picture looks terrible. My eyes are half-closed and I look stoned, so I untagged myself, but that really pissed…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist How to Ethically Use Your Ex's Netflix Account

How to Ethically Use Your Ex's Netflix Account

Here's my situation. My boyfriend and I broke up about six months ago, but we're on good terms. His Netflix information and password are stored in my computer, and occasionally (maybe once a month) I will take advantage of his…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist So You Caught Your Date in a Facebook Lie -- Here's What to Do

So You Caught Your Date in a Facebook Lie -- Here's What to Do

I've been out on five or six dates with a gentleman I met online. The dates have been good so far, so I added him as a Facebook friend and he accepted. The thing is, right before our last date,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist So Your Boyfriend Still Has Photos of Him and His Ex on Facebook -- Deal With It

So Your Boyfriend Still Has Photos of Him and His Ex on Facebook -- Deal With It

I've been dating a guy for a little more than a month now, and he still has quite a few pictures on his Facebook profile of his last girlfriend, like cuddly, coupley pictures. I'd estimate that about half of his…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Too Much G-Chat Can Hurt Your Relationship

Too Much G-Chat Can Hurt Your Relationship

Let me preface this by saying that the "relationship" I'll refer to is f*ed up in it's own right -- a kind of "friends with benefits" situation I've somehow ended up in, where both parties are afraid to commit to…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Instant Messaging Has No Rules -- So Follow Your Own

Instant Messaging Has No Rules -- So Follow Your Own

Have you covered IM etiquette? How many times can you IM someone with no response before you need to leave them alone? When is it okay to IM someone who has the "busy" flag up? Also, I have people…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Post-Hookup Text Etiquette

Post-Hookup Text Etiquette

I hooked up with a girl a few months back. I had fun, but I assumed we'd never see each other again, so didn't respond to her text the next day. Well, turns out I did run into her,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Sweet Spot: I Am the Other Woman

The Sweet Spot: I Am the Other Woman

I was 16 when I became, accidentally, the Other Woman for the first time. Rusty, the head of the punk pirate house, asked me to help make a tape for his girlfriend's birthday. Inadvertently, I leaned up against the bed…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist I'm In Love ... With My Smartphone

I'm In Love ... With My Smartphone

Dear Anna, My girlfriend seems to view her smartphone as an extension of herself. Every time there's a lull in the conversation, she whips it out and starts browsing, Tweeting, or Facebooking. Aside from some general annoyance, I'm okay with…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Five Tips for Getting Better Online Dating Messages

Five Tips for Getting Better Online Dating Messages

I've been trying to date online for a few months now, but I'm just not getting any good messages. They're all some variation of, "hey" or a winky face or some bullshit. A friend said she thought maybe my…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Not Everyone Is Jumping on the Nude Pic Bandwagon

Not Everyone Is Jumping on the Nude Pic Bandwagon

This guy I'm casually seeing -- he doesn't even live in the same state -- asked me to send him a dirty picture via text. I was reluctant at first, but after some hemming and hawing, I sent him a…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Doin' It 2.0: The Evolution of Cybersex

Doin' It 2.0: The Evolution of Cybersex

Dear Anna, Do people still have cybersex? If so, why? If not, good. Because it's weird.~CuriousWell Young One, I was hoping to save this birds-and-bees talk for your Second Life (see what I did there?), but since you brought…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Why You Got Defriended on Facebook

Why You Got Defriended on Facebook

I was recently defriended by someone I considered to be not quite a good friend but not an acquaintance either. I've found that I'm taking it rather personally, and I kind of want to know why she did it. Is…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Sweet Spot: Hunting the Myth of the Cougar

The Sweet Spot: Hunting the Myth of the Cougar

The Cougar. She's hot. She's fortysomething. She has a nice car and possibly a husband. And she is on the prowl. Grrrrr. She has been around for a long time. Centuries ago, Roman matrons often enjoyed the attentions of nubile…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist <i>1000 Things Every Girl Should Know</i>: When in a New Relationship, Women Should Stop Going 'Number Two'

1000 Things Every Girl Should Know: When in a New Relationship, Women Should Stop Going 'Number Two'

Each Friday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from Golden State basements, thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets.The Little Red Book Author: Sala-d Malcolm Date: 2011 Publisher: None! The Back Cover Promises:…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Is Social Media Ruining Our Relationships?

Is Social Media Ruining Our Relationships?

I've been twirting (is there a better word for Twitter flirting?) with this guy for a couple of months now. I know him from work; we're friends with good chemistry. It's a lot of fun, and the tweets have delicious…
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