This Couple's Costco Wedding Shoot Involved Pizza Slices and a Mountain of Mac 'N' Cheese

Jessica Ayala Brown met her husband Brandon at their local Costco, so it only made sense to snap their wedding photos there a few years later – and they turned out to be “cheesy” in the best way possible. During a shopping trip to her local Costco in Waipahu, HA, a few years back, Jessica…read more

Call Me Cheesy, but I'm Pasta-tively in Love With This Couple's Olive Garden Engagement Shoot

Some couples take their engagement photos on a beach, in a field of flowers, or at a local monument. But Samantha Roberts and Jeff Gilleland, on the other hand, recently celebrated their future wedding with a photo shoot at Olive Garden – and yes, the results are pasta-tively glorious. Olive Garden has been a huge…read more

The 1 Thing My Partner and I Did That Instantly Improved Our Sex Life

A popular adage says the bedroom should be for two things: sleep and sex. I think you can argue that it should also include self-care, as some of the most gratifying “me” nights of my life have been spent in the throws of my comfy sheets – reading, writing, meditating, et al. My fiancé is…read more

The Most Important Thing You Can Do For a Friend? Just Show Up

It was the middle of a New York City Winter, and I remember the thick snow pounding my face as I navigated my way to one of my favorite wine bars on the Upper East Side. There was already at least six inches of snow on the ground, but my two best girlfriends and I…read more

Here's What I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self About Having a Serious Boyfriend in College

I look back on my college years with absolutely no regrets. I attended a state school, and I definitely basked in the experience. I studied in libraries while sipping on lattes, went to a kegger or two (or three), lived with three roommates who I absolutely loved, and traveled during the Summers (as much as…read more

I Was a Virgin All Through College, and This Is How I Feel About It Now

Warning: some things discussed in this personal essay may be triggering to survivors of sexual assault. Most people are still surprised that I voluntarily stayed a virgin throughout college. Given some of the less forgiving stigmas and stereotypes about abstinence, I can definitely understand why. I’m not religious in any sense of the word, nor…read more

8 Perks of Having a Friend With Benefits

If there’s one thing millennials complain about the most, it’s dating. We live in an age where app culture is like glorified online shopping. We can be too quick to swipe left after seeing one picture and too quick to ghost after one date. Just like ordering Postmates, it’s easy to log onto the apps…read more

This Couple Got Married by Candlelight During the NYC Blackout, and It Looked SO Romantic

I’ve got a great story from the Great New York City Blackout of 2019.This couple was getting married at The Plaza. The lights went out during the wedding. They said their vows in the dark. No food; just candles.But they made the best of the situation and danced the night away. pic.twitter.com/0jT0MGJ6Mf – Emma G….read more

30 Hot Ideas For the Single Girl’s Summer Bucket List

There’s no better time to be a single gal than in the Summer – am I right? Just think of all the people waiting to be met and all the fun to be had. And forget needing a partner to enjoy the season – you can have the best time ever with friends or even…read more

This Photographer Transforms Photos of Couples Into Sexy and Surreal Works of Art

The Fourth festivities may be over, but these steamy photos bring the fireworks! Photographer Joan Carol is talented at capturing stunning, romantic moments on camera and transforming them into magical shots. He has a particular knack for showcasing the raw passion between couples in intimate moments, and his underwater and beach-set photos are truly spectacular…read more

The Average Cost of a Wedding Is Basically the Price of a New Car

Weddings are known for costing a small fortune, and according to The Knot’s recent Real Weddings Study, that’s not changing anytime soon. After surveying over 14,000 couples who got married in 2018, they found that couples are currently spending an average of $33,931 on their big day, and that doesn’t even include honeymoon expenses. So…read more

The Average Cost of a Wedding Is Basically the Price of a New Car

Weddings are known for costing a small fortune, and according to The Knot’s recent Real Weddings Study, that’s not changing anytime soon. After surveying over 14,000 couples who got married in 2018, they found that couples are currently spending an average of $33,931 on their big day, and that doesn’t even include honeymoon expenses. So…read more

This Is What It's Really Like to Vacation at a Nude Resort

I’ve been extremely lucky to have many travel adventures, but few have impacted my life more than my trips being naked in front of total strangers (yes, I’m aware of how strange that sounds). I’ve vacationed at nude resorts three times now, which means there’s very little I feel self-conscious about these days. Of course,…read more

65 Sex-Filled Films to Stream on Netflix For a Steamy Night In

We’ve found the sexiest films on Netflix in 2019 for when you want some good, clean onscreen lovin’ that’s not porn. There are steamy foreign flicks, sexy romantic comedies, erotic period pieces, and everything in between (the sheets) – perfect for solo watching or date night. Whether you’re in the mood to appreciate your favorite…read more

PSA: Making People Change How They Look For Your Wedding Is REALLY Not Cool

As someone who’s getting married in less than three weeks, I 100 percent understand how stressful planning can be no matter where you are in the process. While it’s understandable that brides want everything to be perfect on their special day – hey, it’s usually not a cheap event! – I’ve noticed a trend that…read more