Elizabeth is a writer, dog-lover, feminist, and ice cream enthusiast based in Chicago, IL. You can see more of her work at

Elizabeth King's Articles

So You Want To Go To Couple's Therapy? Here Are 5 Tips.

A few years ago, my boyfriend of two years and I went to couple's therapy. To say our relationship was falling apart would have been an understatement.
Elizabeth King    |   02.1.16 12am   |   SHARE

How Tarot Cards Gave Me The Excuse To Stay In A Bad Relationship

"There's a young man in your life, he has dark hair and he's very important to you." The tarot card reader glanced up at me with her chin still pointed down toward the cards. "Yes," I said. "Yes... Read...
Elizabeth King    |   11.23.15 12am   |   SHARE

Why I Dumped Tampons For The Diva Cup And Never Looked Back

Whenever I rave about menstrual cups (which is kind of frequently), there are always some people who say that they think cups are gross, or that they’re uncomfortable putting their hands in their... Read...
Elizabeth King    |   11.20.15 2pm   |   SHARE

The New Rules Of Dating: Everything From Sex To Ghosting

I am a long-time serial monogamist. At 27, I’ve had three serious relationships, but have never just dated. I’ve always just had significant others as an adult, and now, being single for a sustained... Read...
Elizabeth King    |   09.25.15 2pm   |   SHARE

6 Tips For Self-Care After Leaving An Abusive Relationship

Self-care is an important practice for everyone to incorporate into their lives. But at certain times, we may need a little extra TLC. Anyone who has experienced trauma in a relationship will attest... Read...
Elizabeth King    |   09.24.15 12am   |   SHARE

I Don't Want To Get Married, But I DO Want A Life Partner

When I hit college and had my first university beau, I was very interested in marriage. I'd even say I was desperate to get engaged and marry my boyfriend at the time. Not so much because I was... Read...
Elizabeth King of Your Tango    |   09.18.15 2pm   |   SHARE

How I Came To Embrace My Tomboy Style

When I was a kid, my idol was Peter Pan. During these years, I can’t say that I wanted to be a boy, but I was infatuated with the idea of being Peter Pan. My mother will quickly tell you that the... Read...
Elizabeth King    |   09.11.15 12am   |   SHARE

Empowering Things To Say To Young Girls That Have Nothing To Do With Their Looks

Compliments given to girls often center on their looks and little if anything else. Hearing about looks more than other aspects can leave the nuances of women’s individuality unacknowledged and... Read...
Elizabeth King    |   07.21.15 2am   |   SHARE