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Finding Love In A Hopeless Place: Dating Stories From The Pandemic | Betches

coronavirus quarantine, she wondered who out there was actually going on FaceTime first dates or having a movie night via Netflix Party. As an avid dater in New York City, she thought she’d seen it all, but it wasn’t until a few days later that she would experience this new phenomenon first-hand.  sure, why not?As COVID-19 continues its vicious spread across the country and forces everyone into quarantine, people are staying home, limiting outings unless  absolutely necessary, and keeping in touch with loved ones through FaceTime, Zoom, phone calls, and…

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An Easy Tomato & Basil Sauce Recipe From Stuff You Have In Your Kitchen | Betches

LaCroix, and instead, learning to get creative with the items you already have in your kitchen. It’s not that I’m a canned food fan. In fact, I much prefer the type of foods that live in the refrigerator: fresh vegetables, juicy fruits and select organic proteins. It’s more that I’m a fundamentally lazy person. 500-hundred page cookbook, BUT if given the choice to go into my car and drive in L.A. traffic to go to the supermarket, where I then have to find parking before grocery shopping, versus sit on my…

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Aaron Carter’s Girlfriend Was Arrested For Domestic Violence | Betches

It’s been a while since we last checked in on Aaron Carter, but it looks like things in his life have not gotten any easier since last year. As a refresher, in September, Aaron’s siblings arrested for felony domestic violence, and now Aaron is popping off on Twitter about what allegedly went down. Back in January, Aaron Carter went public with his new girlfriend Melanie Martin, and no one seems to know much about her. Basically 167k Instagram followers, so this seems like an accurate assessment), and the one notable…

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5 Terrible Self-Care Ideas Youll Have While Stuck At Home & What To Do Instead | Betches

havewearing the same sweatpants for four days and still haven’t vacuumed your living room is strong. At this point I think we’re all just wishing we had plans to cancel. We wouldn’t cancel, because we’re desperate for face-to-face human interaction, but wouldn’t it be nice to have the like in the good old days?  there are a lot of options for taking care of ourselves mentally and DON’T: Box-Dye Your Own Hair (Or Cut It, For That Matter) Try A Hair Mask Instead of taking kitchen scissors to your forehead, try…

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What The ‘Gossip Girl’ Characters Would Be Doing During Quarantine | Betches

With coronavirus ruining all of my springtime plans, I’ve officially reached my limit on self-entertainment. A girl can only buy so many new bags and eat so much caviar in one day, especially when my private pilot refuses to fly me to France. People are just so rude these days. Anyway, in order to get myself through this depressing time, I’m turning to Manhattan’s elite because if anyone’s wreaking havoc during this quarantine, it’s going to be them. Being hot and wealthy is just predictable. Still, what our favorites lack…

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WTF Do We Do Now?: Weekly Horoscopes March 30th-April 3rd | Betches

Mars moves into Aquarius this week as we all move into the “I’m gonna get into embroidery” phase of our quarantine. How fitting. Despite the global pandemic, Mars in Aquarius is bringing some can-do energy to this “oh sh*t” world and leaving us a lot more optimistic about what is to come. Well, some of us. For like, one second. In the morning. Before we are hit with the crushing realization of what’s going on in the world. Anyway. Taurus Mars in Aquarius has turned you eager to start an…

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The Grossest Claims Woody Allen Makes In His Memoir | Betches

If you need something else to be mad about this week, I have just the thing. Woody Allen’s controversial memoir Apropos of Nothing has arrived, and honestly, it’s the memoir nobody asked for, but here we are. While I prefer to spend my time dissecting juicy tell-alls from iconic female celebs like Demi Moore, sometimes we have to talk about gross old men too. So how is the book? In their review, thestaged a walkout in protest, and the publisher soon announced that they were parent company has also published projects from…

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Who Is Dalton Gomez? What We Know About Ariana Grande’s New Man | Betches

One of the most exciting things about everyone social distancing is that it’s forcing a lot of celebrities to reveal their relationships. It feels like Peter and Kelley galavanting around Chicago. Choosing to self-quarantine with a new partner is a big decision, and the latest new couple we’ve discovered thanks to social distancing is He And Ari Are Quarantining Together This is like, the whole reason we’re even having this conversation. Ariana isn’t posting pictures of them together or anything, but he’s been in the background of several of her…

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4 Coronavirus Myths You’ve Been Seeing All Over The Internet, Debunked | Betches

Living in the age of the internet often feels like double-edged sword. Yes, there’s more information accessible to us, literally at our fingertips, than ever before. That also means that misinformation is just as readily available. From the guy who hung around your local high school who “sees through the media hysteria” to your aunt on Facebook sharing well-meaning but misguided posts about how stomach acids kill coronavirus, there is a ton of bullsh*t floating around. And look, we’re all scared enough as it is (I feel confident speaking for…

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What Pregnant Women Need To Know About Coronavirus | Betches

There’s no way around it: the on the cesspool that is their aunt’s Facebook page wherever they can. Pregnant women may be feeling especially vulnerable right now. So in an effort to dispel some of the misinformation out there, I consulted Dr. Daniel Roshan, MD, an OB/GYN practicing at Are Pregnant Women More At Risk Of Contracting Coronavirus?  The short answer is it doesn’t seem so. According to Dr. Roshan, pregnant women have so far not been found to be more susceptible to the coronavirus than the general population. That…

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Here’s What The Characters of ‘The Office’ Would Be Doing During Quarantine | Betches

Quarantine is life now. Social distancing is bae. Pants and hair washing are a thing of the past. I can’t recall the sensation of a gentle touch from a therapist said it was important to keep my regular routine, so here we are. It would be impossible not to lose sight of it all if I didn’t fall asleep every night with a glass of wine on my chest and The Office playing on my laptop. We must keep some normalcy here, people. Rewatching The Office for the, idk…15th? time has got me thinking…what…

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Exclusive: Read The First Chapter Of Emily Liebert’s Twisty Thriller ‘Perfectly Famous’ | Betches

If you’ve read one thriller, you start to feel like after a certain point, you’ve read them all. We get it: the main character had amnesia all along. Two sisters switched places. It gets repetitive. So if you are getting a little fatigued of the same old twists, Emily Liebert’s new novel, Perfectly Famous, out June 2, 2020, will be a breath of fresh air, because it’s honestly kind of meta: after famous crime novelist’s Ward DeFleur’s daughter goes missing, the author is in the wind. But one journalist isn’t content with letting…

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The Comprehensive List Of Netflix Shows To Watch While Social Distancing | Betches

every college I know has switched to remote/online learning, governors across the country are shutting down schools, workplaces are mandating Luckily for introverts and lazy people alike, one of the most recommended ways to prevent further spread of the virus is to stay at home unless absolutely necessary. Seriously, just don’t leave your house if you can. If this is our generation’s war (as I’ve seen some tweets call it), at least we can fight it by sitting on our couches instead of going into trenches. While you might think…

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5 Signs It’s Too Soon To Move In Together | Betches

You’ve been together long enough that he’s met your friends and stays the night on the reg, but it’s still fun to say “and my will have a latte” to the barista. When you get butterflies just watching him screw in that one lightbulb in your closet that’s been out since 2012, it’s fun to mentally toss around the idea of making your life into an actual rom-com and taking a big step together. After all, there’s basically nothing you enjoy more right now than being naked together for two…

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How To Work From Home With Your SO Without Killing Them | Betches

So, how the hell do I know this? For the past year, my husband and I have both worked from home. At first, it was in our 2-bedroom apartment in Austin, then it was in a 400-square-foot studio apartment (with two human-sized dogs mixed in, I might add). Now, thankfully, it’s in our 3-bedroom home. The point is, we’ve had to learn how to adjust to each other’s schedules, respect boundaries when we were literally working on top of each other, and manage to get through the workweek without breaking…

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