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Amanda Chatel


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Amanda:

5 Tips For Drinking More Water In 2 Weeks, According To A Nutritionist

For the longest time, the general rule of thumb was that everyone should drink at least eight 8 oz. glasses of water a day. But then, in 2016, a study from Monash University found that most people were drinking too much water. The study cited that,… → Read More

7 Hacks That Will Help You Remember To Take Your Birth Control

Although there are a variety of birth control options for women, the Pill remains the most common birth control choice for women worldwide, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). When the Pill is used perfectly, meaning every single day… → Read More

10 Productive Ways To Spend Women's Equality Day 2018

In 1971, Congress officially declared August 26 as Women's Equality Day, to commemorate the 19th Amendment — giving women the right to vote — that was added to the U.S. Constitution on August 18, 1920, according to National Women's History Project.… → Read More

7 Easy-To-Miss Perks Of Being Newly Single

Newly single? Maybe you're thrilled to get back out there and date again, maybe you're overwhelmed by the big change, or maybe you're totally dreading being single again and still mourning your breakup. As someone who's back to being newly single, I… → Read More

How To Build Dating Confidence When You're Newly Single, According To Experts

If you think relationships are hard (and they are!), what can be even harder is being newly single. Suddenly, you've gone from spending all your time with someone whom you loved, or at least cared about very deeply, and now they're gone from your lif… → Read More

11 Ways To Know If You're Wife Material, According To Men

In the 1950s, what constituted “wife material” was pretty basic compared to how it is now. “Perfect” wives were women who stayed home to take care of the kids, and women’s aspirations became second to fulfilling their “wifely duties.” Luckily, now that things have changed, men talk about what makes a woman less like girlfriend material, and more toward "wifey" status. → Read More

7 Unexpected Father's Day Ideas That Require You To Spend Very Little Money

Don't have any good Father's Day ideas swirling around just yet? Well, though you may be celebrating your dad, what about your husband? Whether it's spending time alone or throwing a party, these ideas for Father's Day will make sure he has the best time. → Read More

How My Dating Life Changed When I Stopped Saying, "I Don’t Know. What Do You Want To Do?"

It’s the age-old question: “I don’t know. What do you want to do?” If someone were to pay me a penny for every time I've uttered these words, I'd be giving Bill Gates a run for his money. I don’t know exactly where this indecisiveness originated, but… → Read More

How The End Of My Marriage Became The Beginning Of Me

When my marriage came to an end, I thought that I’d never be able to look at my friends and family again. Not only did I foolishly rush into my marriage, but my friends and family spent a small fortune to get to my wedding reception in Paris. When yo… → Read More

7 Phrases That Will Diffuse Arguments With Your Partner, According To A Conversation Expert

Couples argue. Whether you've been together for only a short time or a considerable amount of time, you and your partner will argue. It's normal, it's healthy, and it's part of being in a relationship. In fact, various research has found that couples… → Read More

10 Reasons I'm Proud To Be A Curvy Girl

I've always been on the curvy side, but since falling in love and being one of those obnoxiously happy people, my curviness has, well, increased a bit → Read More

The 6 Bossiest Zodiac Signs Who Know How To Get Things Done

When you're one of the bossy zodiac signs, it doesn't matter what your horoscope says; you intend to finish what you started. And if that means telling others what to do, then so be it. → Read More

5 Zodiac Signs Who Can Forgive (But Will Never Forget)

Horoscopes are great for revealing our darkest personality traits, but when someone has wronged you, don't expect these zodiac signs who hold grudges to ever forget. While they may show you forgiveness, you'll never be in their good graces again. → Read More

5 Physically Attractive Zodiac Signs That Exude Beauty (Without Even Trying)

While horoscopes can pinpoint our attractive internal qualities, leave it to astrology to reveal the most attractive zodiac signs, known for being being beautiful. But does their beauty on the outside match the inside? → Read More

You Can Send Your Best Friend A Free Vibrator This Valentine's Day On Unbound — Here's How

Although, throughout history, Valentine's Day has been associated with romantic love, it's important to recognize all types of love. Love for friends, love for family, and even love for pets. I'm already planning the heart-shaped carrot cake I'll be … → Read More

6 Zodiac Signs That Will Torture You With Their Mixed Signals

Horoscopes can help guide us in making decisions, but for relationships, leave it to astrology to reveal the zodiac signs who send mixed signals. You'll never get a clear answer from them. → Read More

5 Zodiac Signs That Deserve A Second Chance Just Because

Though your horoscope may advise you against trusting people, leave it to astrology to reveal the zodiac signs who deserve a second chance. People make mistakes, and sometimes, your forgiveness goes a long way. → Read More

The Kind Of Bad Man You Always Go For, According To Your Zodiac Sign

You might rely on your horoscope for advice on avoiding awful guys, but leave it to astrology to reveal the kind of bad man each zodiac sign is attracted to. Because sometimes, your dating patterns are hazardous to your health. → Read More

6 Zodiac Signs That Cannot Be Tamed, No Matter How Hard You Try

While your horoscope may indicate that you're submissive in some situations, leave it to astrology to reveal the zodiac signs who can't be tamed. These people won't listen to anyone or be caged. → Read More

How Do You Know If You've Found The Right Person? 7 Weird Signs To Look Out For

When it comes to love, many of us are looking for the "right" person, "the one," and our soulmate. Because, after all, who wants to wake up one morning and realize they just spent the last decade of their life with the "wrong" person?How dreadful wou… → Read More