• Charlotte Phillips in Advice

    These 5 Girls Exist In Every Friend Group, And You Can't Stand Any Of Them

    These 5 Girls Exist In Every Friend Group, And You Can't Stand Any Of Them

    Your 20s are a confusing time. You're forging your way in the world, deviating from the set path that, up until now, you and your friends have followed together. From high school to college, we went with the status quo, not leaving much room for people to do their own thing. But then came real […]
  • Charlotte Phillips in Culture

    #WinterIsComing: 17 Things Women Can Only Get Away With During The Summer

    #WinterIsComing: 17 Things Women Can Only Get Away With During The Summer

    August seems to be disappearing. It's going by so quickly, that before you know it, we'll be wearing boots and coats and moaning about the snow instead of the humidity. Summer is the best season of all, and there are about two weeks left to make the most of the opportunities the warmer months present […]
  • Charlotte Phillips in Culture

    18 Harsh Realities You Unexpectedly Face When You Realize You've Become An ‘Adult'

    18 Harsh Realities You Unexpectedly Face When You Realize You've Become An ‘Adult'

    Thanks to things like bills and early mornings, growing up sounds like it may suck. But at the times when it kind of does, just remember: You're not alone. No one's living college life anymore, and if people are, they're probably screwing everything up. Absolutely all of us go through this transitional period, and all […]
  • Charlotte Phillips in Dating

    14 Reasons Why It Might Be A Good Idea To Marry A Jewish Girl

    14 Reasons Why It Might Be A Good Idea To Marry A Jewish Girl

    A few weeks ago, Elite Daily brought you The 23 Qualities Your Jewish Husband Must Possess. It was well-received by all, obviously. But we're not greedy. We Rachel Weisz's and Natalie Portman's of the world know that in order to snag an Adam Brody or Jake Gyllenhall — AKA a Torah-reading, vacation-loving and reasonably tall […]
  • Charlotte Phillips in Culture

    Older Child Problems: 9 Things That Only The Oldest Sibling Will Understand

    Older Child Problems: 9 Things That Only The Oldest Sibling Will Understand

    If you're the oldest child, there's a strong chance that you loathed your younger siblings when they were born. We older kids knew what jealousy felt like from a very young age and we resented our parents thinking that we were permanently available, unpaid babysitters. No matter how old we all get, and how much […]
  • Charlotte Phillips in Culture

    9 Reasons Why Having Brothers Makes You A Happier (And Better) Woman

    9 Reasons Why Having Brothers Makes You A Happier (And Better) Woman

    Disclaimer: I never thought I'd be writing this piece. Having grown up with two younger brothers, and having spent much of my childhood being tormented and, I would say, psychologically bullied, it took me until I was in my late teens to work out how lucky I was.  Growing up with brothers gives you something […]
  • Charlotte Phillips in Culture

    33 Things That Are Literal Hell That Only Londoners Will Understand

    33 Things That Are Literal Hell That Only Londoners Will Understand

    Anyone who was raised (or who has lived) in London knows it to be an incredible place. It's cosmopolitan, multicultural and ethnically diverse. For many reasons, it's an amazing city to live in; it's home to some of the world's most beautiful architecture, landscaped parks, buzzing restaurants and a rich history. But sharing a small […]
  • Charlotte Phillips in Ladies

    8 Times Every Girl Has Wished A Guy Would Just Come Up And Say Something

    8 Times Every Girl Has Wished A Guy Would Just Come Up And Say Something

    We've all been there. You know… when there's prolonged eye contact, when he's obviously checking you out, when every sign points to him saying something and quickly becoming your next boyfriend… and then he lacks the balls and stays silent. You walk on, disappointed, knowing it was probably a missed opportunity that meant nothing, but […]
  • Charlotte Phillips in Culture

    8 Reasons Why A Group Dinner Is The Most Dreaded Event On A Girl's Social Calendar

    8 Reasons Why A Group Dinner Is The Most Dreaded Event On A Girl's Social Calendar

    We've all been there. That familiar wave of dread at seeing the E-vite, the Facebook event, the mass text. It's your best friend's birthday, and you know you have to show up. Equally, you know it's going to be a painful social experience because she's gone with a group dinner. This is the main way girls […]
  • Charlotte Phillips in Women

    #TrustNoOne: 20 Signs You're A Girl With Serious Trust Issues

    #TrustNoOne: 20 Signs You're A Girl With Serious Trust Issues

    Certain experiences in life have the ability to shape your personality, for better or worse. A former best friend may change the way you make friends, a cheating ex may change the way you enter into a relationship, and the way you behave when in it. Blame your daddy issues, blame your loser ex-boyfriend from […]
  • Charlotte Phillips in Women

    8 Times A Woman Absolutely Does Want To Be Lied To

    8 Times A Woman Absolutely Does Want To Be Lied To

    We say we appreciate brutal honesty. We ask questions in the hope that you'll take them seriously, and give us a balanced, well-thought out reply. Well, most of the time. We're nothing if not complex, and it's up to you — our friends, our boyfriends, our parents — to know when we want the truth, […]
  • Charlotte Phillips in Ladies

    10 Ways To Actually Lose A Guy In 10 Days

    10 Ways To Actually Lose A Guy In 10 Days

    We've all seen the movie, in which Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson) manages to attract, repel and then attract Benjamin Barry aka Benny Boo Boo aka Matthew McConaughey, all over again. Had there not been an elaborate double-bet plot line, it's highly unlikely that she would ever have been able to get the guy, after suffocating […]