Anna Breslaw

Writer. Things I appreciate: Ghosts, white wine, men who look like they could protect me from predators, and a great homemade deviled egg. Also, I have a VERY ambivalent obsession with Sex and The City but I'm not like any of them, other than maybe Miranda's cat.

I Grew Up in the Playboy Mansion

Katie Manzella, daughter of a former Playmate, talks about her childhood at the Mansion.

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Why I "Gave Up" at 27—and Why I Wish I'd Done It Earlier
Sometimes "letting yourself go" can be more of a victory than a surrender.
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9 Ways Your Career Is Your Boyfriend
They're both frustrating, fulfilling, and all-consuming. Learn more about them at Cosmo's Fun Fearless Life Weekends. Buy tickets at Fu…
The 10 Best Viral Wedding Dances on YouTube
And believe me, I just watched ALL of them.
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The 9 Stages of Communication in a Relationship
Sending Him a Text was once a sacred act. Now you text about pooping.
14 Signs You Should Ask Him Out
Just stop playing coy and do it.
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Expectations vs. Reality: Breaking Up
You'll walk away civilized, dignified, and empowered. Oh wait, no.
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12 Reasons to Be Thankful for Your Last Heartbreak
#BLESSED. Just kidding, this stuff's awful, but look on the bright side(s). Here, I'll help you.
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19 Things I Wish I'd Known About Money When I Was Younger
Some financial hacks for your early 20s that I learned the hard way.
27 Social Media Regrets You've Definitely Had
Such as old profiles entirely written like ~*~*~tHiS~*~*~*.
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The 14 Worst First Date Ideas Ever
Not your comedy show, not your comedy show, please God not your comedy show.
13 Signs He's Never Going To Commit
Why haven't you seen him in the daylight? Because he's a vampire?
10 Things Every Woman Should Know By 25
Take the training wheels off the daunting ride to Womanhood.
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10 Things Every "Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman" Should Know By 21
How to start on the road to Grown-A*s Womanville. (Hint: Clean your damn room.)
29 Things Twentysomethings Need To Stop Worrying About
No, nobody at work notices that you have been rotating the same three J.Crew tops since you started the job.
31 Things That Instantly Make Men Hot
Forearms, forearms, making a killer breakfast, forearms.
34 Problems Men Will Never Understand
When a tampon flies out of your purse like a grenade. The wage gap. And more!
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The 12 Stages of Valentine's Day, By Age
Don't you miss the days of getting 26 Valentines from your classmates?
40 Signs You've Been BFFs Forever
Do you talk about your pooping habits a lot? Check.
32 Ways To Please a Woman
It's not rocket science, people.
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23 Problems Only Tall Women Have
That sad, sparse Size 9 clearance rack at DSW is just the beginning.
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23 Questions Every Twentysomething Girl Asks Herself Once
How often do I change my sheets? Am I into girls? Should I rewatch Buffy? (Yes.)
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The Most Annoying Things Engaged Couples Do
'Tis the season for Facebook engagements! Yay! Yay?
21 Problems Only Single Women Understand
Zipping up the back of a dress, fuuuuuuu.
Chiara de Blasio Opens Up About Substance Abuse, Depression
"It made it easier, the more I drank and did drugs, to share some common ground with people that I wouldn't have."