Confessions of a Romance Novel Cover Girl

You’ve seen the steamy scenes in the supermarket checkout aisle, while perusing Barnes & Noble, or perhaps on your own bookshelf, but did you ever stop to think about the real people who pose for romance novels? Actress and model Serene Aandahl always loved playing dress-up as a little girl, and as an adult she…read more

24 Ways to Create a Rustic Chic Wedding

Are you imagining a wedding ceremony in a restored barn? Or perhaps a reception in a field of wildflowers? However you envision your big day, elegantly rustic weddings are so on trend right now and there’s no shortage of inspiration to draw from. Embrace all things outdoorsy and charming with these 24 chic examples from…read more

15 Lessons I Learned Because You Broke My Heart

I’m not a love novice. In fact, I am probably more experienced than I should be for my years. I’ve been married, been divorced and been in a number of relationships of all different kinds throughout my dating years as a teenager and as an adult. However, none have affected my life more and none…read more

33 Reasons Dads Are the Most Awesome Human Beings on the Planet

Let’s take a moment to appreciate our favorite dad-isms this Father’s Day. Dad may be embarrassing, less-than tech savvy, and a little clueless about what the kids think is cool these days, but that’s kind of what makes him so endearing. Plus, you gotta give him props for trying so hard. And that overprotective nature?…read more

14 Steamy Romances to Kick Off Your Summer

Well, those three digits on the temperature gauges are our first clue that it’s time to wipe down the BBQ, shake out the beach towels, and lather on sunscreen for the sunny days of Summer. And while I admire those fun-loving people who brave this wicked heat for the best music festivals and sunkissed tans,…read more

20 Things You Never Knew About Boobs

Boobs! They are awesome and weird. You probably feel like you know everything about yours since they’re, you know, on your body, but you’d be surprised – there are some seriously crazy boob facts. Behold. A lot goes into the anatomy of a breast. Female breasts are made of fat, nerves, veins, arteries, breast tissue,…read more

How to Say "I Love You" in Every Love Language (Without Using Those 3 Words)

“I love you” is an incredibly powerful phrase, but as much as it has meaning, not everyone feels the same impact from the utterance. The reality is we all need to receive love and give love in a variety of ways, some of which aren’t verbal. Some of us need to feel that “I love…read more

Women Dish on Their Favorite Masturbation Techniques

There’s no denying it: sex is pretty freaking awesome. Yet, sometimes you can’t have sex with a partner, and masturbation is your best shot at having an orgasm. Maybe you’re single, your SO is away, or you’re horny AF when no one’s around. Instead of waiting in angst, you can seize the moment for solo…read more

11 Thoughts That Could Sabotage Your Relationship

With all of the beauty and joy that comes with being in a loving, committed relationship, there’s always a possibility that you or your partner may be thinking about your relationship differently at any given time. It’s not uncommon for insecurities to transform into fears and negative thoughts, which could do more harm than good…read more

The 35 Sexiest Man Selfies of 2018 Are So Hot, Your Computer Screen Will Shatter

Feeling a little thirsty these days? Us too. Gather around friends, because it’s the best time of the year. Annually, we carefully select the hottest man selfies on Instagram for your viewing pleasure. It’s a job we take seriously – there’s a lot of staring and voting involved. This is definitely our best year yet…read more

12 Teen Novels With Positively Imperfect Stories About Sex

True story: I lost my virginity in a car parked alongside a dark and creepy cemetery. As I hustled to get dressed, two police cars pulled up alongside of us. We got a sternly worded lecture from two patrol officers, narrowly avoided receiving a traffic ticket and were sent home in a way that was…read more

I'm Divorced, and I Now Love Weddings More Than Ever

Love is so easy to get down about, isn’t it? It’s something in life that just happens – it’s not timed or controlled. It’s something you can’t buy. It’s something that is questionable because it looks different to everyone and in every relationship. And, the sad thing is, it’s something you can’t force to stay,…read more

14 Steamy Romances to Kick Off Your Summer

Well, those three digits on the temperature gauges are our first clue that it’s time to wipe down the BBQ, shake out the beach towels, and lather on sunscreen for the sunny days of Summer. And while I admire those fun-loving people who brave this wicked heat for the best music festivals and sunkissed tans,…read more

40 Outdoor Date Ideas For Summer Lovin’

Take advantage of the warm temperatures Summer has to offer by taking date night outside! We’ve rounded up tons of beautiful inspiration for romantic outdoorsy outings (some are perfect for crossing off your Summer bucket list). So grab your fling or longtime lover, throw on a bikini or your sneakers, and get your Summer lovin’…read more

30 Things to Do by Yourself This Summer

The warmer weather and longer days of Summer bring us ample opportunities to get out and about to try loads of exciting activities, but so many of those are best done in pairs and groups. If you’re flying solo during the Summer, you may think it’s going to be more difficult to fill your time…read more

Get Your Dating Game in Shape With 19 Books by Bachelor Stars

When we looked into where The Bachelor couples are now, we were surprised to see so many authors from the bunch. While some of the past contestants from the franchise have gone the expected route – writing about their personal experiences on the show – others penned books from surprising genres. There’s something for everyone…read more

35 Gifts For the Guy Who Basically Has Everything

Men can be the toughest nut to crack when it comes to shopping. They aren’t always vocal about what they want (and don’t have 12,000 Pinterest boards like we do), and to make things worse, anything they have their eye on, they buy themselves. But we’re here to help! No matter what your guy’s interests…read more

Why You Should Absolutely Wait Until After 30 to Get Married

Lately, I’ve been seeing news of (very) young people tying the knot on my Facebook feed. And while I certainly don’t condemn them for taking their oaths early (when you know, you know, I suppose), I can’t help but feel a little puzzled. What’s the hurry? Even if you do believe you’ve found your soul…read more

8 Things Wedding Planners Absolutely Hate

I’ve been around the wedding business for quite some time now, and though the couples come and go, the trends fade, and the stress never seems to end, this list will still remain the same. I’m sure you think that what would bother us the most are bridezillas, but as much as they irk us,…read more

11 Cannabis-Infused Bachelorette Party Gifts For Your Best Buds

Wedding season is here, which means you might be searching for exciting bachelorette party favors to spice up the bride’s special weekend. Instead of the gifting the standard mini bottle of Champagne, skip the hangover, and look for something “greener” to celebrate the special occasion. With so many fun and unique low-dose cannabis products available,…read more