• Jamie Webben in Culture

    4 Things You’ll Never Know About Brooklyn Unless You Move There

    4 Things You’ll Never Know About Brooklyn Unless You Move There

    I swore I would be a Manhattanite until my last dying NYC breath. I moved here from California, and I felt that it was important for me to get the full “New York experience” which, to me, meant living in the thick of things. I was willing to do this even if I had to […]
  • Jamie Webben on Love Hurts

    The Only Formula You Need To Completely Get Over The Memory Of Your Ex

    The Only Formula You Need To Completely Get Over The Memory Of Your Ex

    You fell for someone, and it didn’t work out. By “not working out,” I mean it ended badly, in a way that still feels a lot like an open-ended question. You thought time and distance would make it better by now. The problem is, you’re not good at that emotion thing. Or maybe you are, […]
  • Jamie Webben in Dating

    Why You Need A ‘Sunday Boyfriend’ If You’re Not Ready To Settle Down Yet

    Why You Need A ‘Sunday Boyfriend’ If You’re Not Ready To Settle Down Yet

    Somewhere between “Netflix and chill” and “Amazon Prime and commitment” lies a happy medium I like to call “the Sunday boyfriend.” The Sunday boyfriend – or Sunday girlfriend, depending on your sexual orientation or gender – is someone who offers the comfort and convenience of a significant other, but who also gives you your space and […]
  • Jamie Webben on No Place Like Home

    Why This California Native Will Never Be Able To Break Up With NYC

    Why This California Native Will Never Be Able To Break Up With NYC

    I was 8 years old the first time I came to Manhattan. My dad said that when we stepped off the subway into the swarming streets of Times Square, my eyes lit up as I took in the billboards, the food carts and the towering buildings. I think that’s when I fell in love with the […]