Bridget Phetasy, MEL Magazine

Bridget Phetasy

MEL Magazine

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Bridget:

Everything Men Wish They Knew Before Getting Married

If you have questions to ask before getting married, you're not alone. Sex, money, in-laws — here's what men wish they knew before tying the knot → Read More

Ricky Gervais, Man of the People

In a room filled with self-absorbed narcissists, one brave, slightly less self-absorbed narcissist had the balls to speak truth to power—and his name is Ricky Gervais. If courage had a face, it would be a slightly overweight, pasty British multi-millionaire drinking a pint. Taking the stage to host his fifth and final (allegedly) Golden Globe Awards, Ricky spoke for us, the oppressed, six-figure… → Read More

Hello New Ricochet Family

I’m Bridget. Some of you might know me from Twitter (@bridgetphetasy)–it’s my primary residence. I’m very excited about my new podcast, Walk-Ins Welcome, that has been given a home here at Ricochet by the benevolent folks in charge. Each week I’ll talk to a guest about grit: how they persevere in life and how they … → Read More

The Men Who Deliberately Friend-Zone Themselves –

Plenty has been written about the dreaded “friend zone” — the place that men get banished to when a woman enjoys his company but isn’t interested in him sexually. Some men, in fact, consider… → Read More

A Guide to Sober Dating (And, Of Course, Sober Sex)

Before I got sober, the idea of going on a date and not having several drinks was nonexistent. Dating was just excuse to imbibe, and being an alcoholic, most of the night consisted of me trying to… → Read More

The Things Men Wish They Knew Before They Got Married

Every wedding season — such as, you know, RIGHT NOW — I think about how I got married young and wish someone had sat me down to tell me... → Read More

What Men Think of When They’re Trying Not to Cum – MEL Magazine –

A recent study by Zava, a British company focused on sexual health, surveyed more than 1,000 Europeans and Americans to see how people prolong sex and found that 5 percent of men admitted to thinking… → Read More

How To Cope When Sexual Assault Dominates The News Cycle

Moderate your exposure and know when it’s time to unplug. → Read More

How to Listen to Women When They Share Their Stories of Sexual Assault

Gentlemen, I come in peace. I’m not here to attack you; I’m here to be of assistance. In my experience, I don’t think anything makes a man feel more helpless than when a woman he loves — or even a… → Read More

Dear Playboy Advisor: How Soon is Too Soon to Date a Friend's Ex?

Columnist Bridget Phetasy on when it’s okay to have sex with a best friend’s ex. Plus, advice for a woman whose boyfriend isn’t cutting it between the sheets → Read More

10 Kinky Things to Try on Valentine’s Day

I know I knowI get it guys you think Valentines Day is a dumb holiday created by greeting card companies to force people to spend money. Guess what Youre wrong. If you want to... → Read More

How to Exit Your Boring, Toxic, Really Bad Relationships

Weve all been in a relationship as it passes its prime. Im not talking about the loving couples that experience a rough patch and should try some therapy Im talking about the... → Read More