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

The Stars of ‘The Politician’ On What Makes Their Show Special

In search of something to binge on Netflix? We promise you can’t do better than The Politician… The Politician is Ryan Murphy’s newest series. Part satire, part musical, and part heartfelt drama, the show defies both expectations at almost every…

When It’s Okay To Ghost People…

I have a very controversial opinion: I don’t think ghosting is that bad. *Photo by Juan Pablo Arenas from Pexels Don’t get me wrong, I firmly believe it’s inappropriate to ghost one’s spouse of sixteen years – or even one’s…

Four Tips For Creating Healthy Relationships

Healthy relationships require a lot of effort. It’s important to do things that make your partner feel seen, safe, and appreciated. In the spirit of living our best love lives, here are four helpful tips for fostering that loving feeling!…

Four Questions To Ask Yourself Before Settling Down

Finding a great partner is definitely a great step to a fulfilling romantic relationship, but as rom-coms always neglect to tell us, there’s more to it than that. Photo by Min An from Pexels A good relationship takes work, and…

Five Sayings That Discriminate Against Single People

As someone who was single for a long time before she wasn’t, I know firsthand how coupled people often Other the unattached. Photo by Molly Belle on Unsplash In the spirit of using more inclusive language, I’ve compiled a list…

5 Things I Learned About Dating When I Was Single

Today I am a boring married lady. But, before I exchanged wedding vows with my husband a few months back, I spent more than a decade in, and out, of the wrong relationships. With experience like that comes some good…

‘Hustlers’ Is Practically Perfect

The movie Hustlers contains multitudes. Based on the true story of a gang of strippers who got rich scamming Wall Street guys, Hustlers is most obviously a revenge fantasy about the working-class striking back at the 1%. But while that…

TIFF 2019: Why ‘Marriage Story’ Is Unmissable

Is anyone better at capturing the subtleties – and the absurdities – of upper-middle class people’s lives than Noah Baumbach? After seeing Marriage Story, I think not. Loosely based on Baumbach’s own divorce, Marriage Story is an epic two-hander about…

‘The Goldfinch’ Is An Engaging Literary Adaptation

The Goldfinch is about many things. The story of Theo, a young boy whose mother was killed in a terrorist attack at an art gallery, The Goldfinch follows Theo into adulthood as it tackles weighty themes like tragedy, trauma, coming-of-age,…