Erin McKelle

Erin McKelle

Bio

Erin McKelle is a feminist blogger, social media consultant, and body positive fashionista who is currently living nomadically (i.e. traveling the world). She is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and has a BA from Ohio University. When she's not writing, you can usually find her whipping up a vegan dish in the kitchen, creating an art project, or reading a book in bed.

Erin McKelle Articles

People tend to attract partners in their complementary attachment style in almost all of their romantic relationships. (Image: Thinkstock)

Are You And Your Partner Romantically Compatible?

Imagine you just went out with someone that you like, and have been out with a few times, but that you’re still not quite sure where things are heading with. Now, imagine that they call you to ask you if you would like to join them at a birthday party on Saturday, for one of their good friends whom they’d like you to meet. What’s your reaction? Are you jumping at the chance to get closer to their inner circle, already preparing your excuse for why you can’t attend, or do you land somewhere in between?

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It's hard being single when you're surrounded by engagement announcements and romantic holiday occasions.

The Singles Guide To Sex & Dating During The Holidays 

When you're single and surrounded by engagements and romantic holiday occasions, you need this Singles Guide To Sex & Dating During The Holidays.

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Essentially, to change your world, you have to change yourself.

How To Create The Relationship Of Your Dreams

Have the post-holiday engagement "forever-alone" blues? Here's how to create the relationship of your dreams.

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Think before you speak.

What Being Adopted Is Really Like

I’m adopted. It’s one of those things that has been a major force in shaping my identity, but that’s hard to talk about authentically almost anywhere.

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Literally ask yourself, “What do I want more of?” (image credit: Thinkstock)

5 Steps To A Mindfulness Practice For The Non-Woo

Self-care has become a huge buzzword in the wellness industry.

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"Be OK with not being OK."

My Fear Of Commitment Is Ruining My Life

For long time, I wondered why the people I dated, people I was friends with, and jobs I was taking on were temporary or weren't ever interested in a long-term commitment. It seemed like every opportunity I had was for a short-term assignment or position, every person I liked only wanted to date casually.

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Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

How The Self-Care Movement Impacts Our Body Image And Our Wallets 

I propose going back to basics, back to what self-care is supposed to be about. Instead of this new flashy and expensive self-care movement.

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Let's go.

The Upsides And Downsides Of Living A Nomadic Life

I’ve decided to give up any sort of permanent living space in favor of using my money to travel and see the world. The only things I have with me are the things I can literally carry on my back, which includes my purse, a carry-on bag, and two suitcases.

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"Non-monogamy acknowledges the freedom that all those involved in romantic or sexual entanglements have and the importance of respecting those rights." Image: Thinkstock

5 Things Monogamous People Can Learn From Open Relationships

I had known many people, and even had friends in college, who were in open and non-monogamous relationships. Things always seemed to work really well for them, and I had noticed that everyone was usually on the same page about what was happening in the relationship, which seemed to be a rarity, at least among straight couples.

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Spent the morning by the pool in this number...

7 Reasons You Need To Go On Vacation — NOW!

If you're one of those people who has 100,000 excuses as to why you can't take a vacation, I'm here to tell you why and how to make it happen — even on a budget and with no time!

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