Author Archives: Sarah Sahagian

About Sarah Sahagian

Sarah Sahagian is a feminist writer based in Toronto. Her byline has appeared in such publications as Elle Canada, Flare, Bitch Media, The Toronto Star, and The National Post. She is also the co-host of You Do You: A Dating Podcast. Sarah holds a master’s degree in Gender Studies from The London School of Economics. You can find her on Twitter, where she posts about politics and live-tweets The Bachelor

Outdated: What To Do When You’ve Forgotten How To Date + Podcast!

As we always say on You Do You, dating is a skill. But what happens to do that skill when you don’t use it? Well, dating is like speaking a second language; you forget how unless you’re doing it regularly….

We Still Need Weekends During Social Distancing

If you’re on the internet, you’ve certainly seen memes and tweets declaring the obsolescence of weekends. No doubt you, your friends and family – even your dog – are espousing the sentiment that Saturday and Sunday no longer matter! The…

Three Fantastic Short Films Appearing At TIFF Next Wave

TIFF Next Wave is an event that celebrates the most innovative emerging filmmakers. Chalk full of original filmmaking with a side of industry talks, Next Wave will run from February 14th to 16th. If you’re under 25, tickets are free…

Becoming a Solo Artist: How To Love Your Single Life + Podcast!

There are many ways to be single. For some people, singleness is a transitional period between relationships. For others, it’s their preferred way of living. But whether you see your self-partnered life as permanent or temporary, it’s important to enjoy…

Three Questions To Ask When Your Relationship Is In a Rut + Podcast!

Stale patches; those times when your relationship feels about as delectable as day-old donuts. Just as those metaphorical donuts get too hard to chew, your relationship also becomes harder to swallow. Photo by Inga Seliverstova from Pexels But are stale…

ADDICTED to You Do You (a dating podcast): In Defense of Ultimatums

“Ultimatum” is a four-syllable word, but when it comes to hetero relationships, society acts like it’s more of a “four-letter-word.” Well, I’m here to tell you that’s effed up! Ultimatums are a valuable tool to keep in your relationship toolkit….

Holiday Gifts For The Person You’re Kinda Dating

It’s the most wonderfully awkward time of the year! The time when those in nebulous relationships have to negotiate the minefield of holiday shopping. If you’ve only been dating that special someone for a couple months, holiday gift shopping will…