E. Jean, ELLE Magazine (US)

E. Jean

ELLE Magazine (US)

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Past articles by E.:

Here's Some of the Best E. Jean Love Advice of 2019

As the year comes to a close, we look back at some of the best love advice from ELLE's E. Jean. Below, she sounds off on everything from heartbreak to self-love. → Read More

E. Jean

I write the ASK E. JEAN column in ELLE magazine. Incredibly it's the longest, currently-running advice column in American publishing. I live in a little cabin on an island (it's about the size of a mattress) in upstate New York. I used to write for Saturday Night Live and was a contributing editor to Esquire and Outside. I have noticed one thing about writing: when I get stuck I find that… → Read More

Ask E. Jean: I'm Jealous of My Boyfriend

One reader is becoming increasingly jealous of her boyfriend and asks E. Jean for help battling the green-eyed monster. → Read More

Ask E. Jean: After Three Perfect Dates, My New Guy Ghosted Me

A woman met the man of her dreams until he stopped answering her calls and texts. → Read More

Ask E. Jean: My Boyfriend's Mother Keeps Praising His Ex-Girlfriends In Front of Me

How do you deal with your boyfriend's difficult mother? → Read More

Ask E. Jean: I Love a Man I've Never Actually Met

What do you do when you've fallen for a guy you've never met? → Read More

Ask E. Jean: What Does It Mean to Be 'Marriage Material,' Anyway?

How do I hit restart, and stop feeling like there’s something wrong with me? → Read More

Ask E. Jean: How Can I Make My Voice Heard at Work?

Nine times out of 10, the men at my job interrupt and talk over me. → Read More

Ask E. Jean: How Do I Get My Boss to Respect Me?

If I make the slightest mistake, she storms and reprimands me. What do I do? → Read More

Ask E. Jean: The Guy I'm Dating Is Very Insecure

He dangles our budding relationship over the trash whenever he becomes frustrated. → Read More

Ask E. Jean: I Don't Want a Divorce, But My Marriage Is Dying

I’m terrified of divorce and having to find a new man who’s good enough for me and my son. → Read More

Ask E. Jean: How Do I Regain Confidence After a Catastrophic Haircut

A woman asks E. Jean for tips on building back up her confidence after a bad haircut. → Read More

Ask E. Jean: I'm Not Interested in a Long Distance Relationship

He wants to be in the mountains, and my life is by the sea. → Read More

Ask E. Jean: Do I Have to Choose Between Family and Career?

I would like to get pregnant again soon, but I’m worried it will harm my reputation in the business world. → Read More

Ask E. Jean: How Do I Cope With Rejection?

How does one deal with rejection, whether it's job rejection or romantic rejection? → Read More

Ask E. Jean: My Co-Worker Is Difficult to Work With

I have a female colleague who publicly maligns my ideas. She approves of nothing I do and barely hides her contempt for my intelligence. How do I handle the situation? → Read More

Ask E. Jean: I've Forgotten What It's Like to Be in Love

I’ve forgotten what it’s like to be in love. I’m a 27-year-old woman who’s been single for years. I’ve tried online dating and met some nice guys, but since my last serious relationship ended, I’ve felt absolutely nothing—not even a twinge of romance. → Read More

Ask E. Jean: How Do I Cope With Rejection?

What’s the best way to move past rejection, whether it’s job rejection or romantic rejection? → Read More

Ask E. Jean: My Husband Constantly Fat Shames Me

I work out five days a week and eat healthily, but whether I’m extremely fit or have a few extra pounds around my middle doesn’t seem to make a difference. → Read More

Ask E. Jean: The Men at My Work Talk Over People, But the Women Can't

If a woman is assertive, she’s considered a bitch or told to calm down. → Read More