I'm a Married Divorce Attorney, and Here's What I Want You to Know

While it may seem counter-intuitive, divorce attorneys have an endless tap of relationship advice as they frequently see what causes couples to end it all. Vikki Ziegler – divorce attorney, relationship expert, author, and former star of Bravo’s Untying the Knot – offers insight on how to keep your relationship thriving and healthy. I’ve spent…read more

I’m a Married Divorce Attorney, and Here’s What I Want You to Know

While it may seem counter-intuitive, divorce attorneys have an endless tap of relationship advice as they frequently see what causes couples to end it all. Vikki Ziegler – divorce attorney, relationship expert, author, and former star of Bravo’s Untying the Knot – offers insight on how to keep your relationship thriving and healthy. I’ve spent…read more

I Fell in Love With Someone Twice My Age, and Here’s What I Learned

It had barely been a year since I graduated from college when I met him. I was in a messy “in-between” phase; half adult, half wide-eyed kid, awkwardly trying to figure out how to navigate this uncharted era of my life. Many of my friends had recently gotten engaged to their college sweethearts. I, on…read more

I Fell in Love With Someone Twice My Age, and Here's What I Learned

It had barely been a year since I graduated from college when I met him. I was in a messy “in-between” phase; half adult, half wide-eyed kid, awkwardly trying to figure out how to navigate this uncharted era of my life. Many of my friends had recently gotten engaged to their college sweethearts. I, on…read more

Wedding Planning Experts Say This Is When to Arrive at a Wedding

Wedding experts seem to agree: arriving to a wedding 15 to 30 minutes before the start time stated on the invitation is proper form. Any earlier and you might get in the way; any later and you risk missing the ceremony or worse. Anne Chertoff, a trend expert from WeddingWire, says 15 minutes prior to…read more

Wedding Planning Experts Say This Is When to Arrive at a Wedding

Wedding experts seem to agree: arriving to a wedding 15 to 30 minutes before the start time stated on the invitation is proper form. Any earlier and you might get in the way; any later and you risk missing the ceremony or worse. Anne Chertoff, a trend expert from WeddingWire, says 15 minutes prior to…read more

16 Halloween Costumes Every Curvy Girl Will Love – and Want to Wear Again and Again

Halloween is a time to dress up and have fun with your costume, but if you’re a curvy girl, finding one can be a struggle and a half. Whenever the time rolls around to find a costume, it’s so hard for me because I want something that is flattering and hits me in all the…read more

10 Women Share What an Orgasm Feels Like to Them

I think women can all agree: orgasms are awesome. Yet the experience itself might be different from woman to woman, with unique sensations that make that “O” really pop. Maybe you feel fireworks, tingling in your body, or a rapid heartbeat and dripping sweat; whatever it is, it probably feels really, really good. Here, women…read more

10 Women Share What an Orgasm Feels Like to Them

I think women can all agree: orgasms are awesome. Yet the experience itself might be different from woman to woman, with unique sensations that make that “O” really pop. Maybe you feel fireworks, tingling in your body, or a rapid heartbeat and dripping sweat; whatever it is, it probably feels really, really good. Here, women…read more

Should You Tell Your Friend She’s Being Cheated On?

When it comes to cheating, it’s never good for the two partners or for the friends and family who might be involved. Plus, if you happen to learn of a friend’s partner’s affair, while he or she is still in the dark, it can make matters even more complicated. Do you tell? Do you keep…read more

6 Romances to Watch on Netflix in November

Date night in, a slumber party with your girls, post-breakup binge-watching, or Netflix and chill – whatever your November entails, we’ve got you covered with the sexiest and most romantic movies available on Netflix next month. Here are the sweet and steamy romantic comedies and dramas you need to stream in November, and check out…read more

Romance Novelist Kyra Davis Casts Real Celebrity Couples as Literary Lovers

Given her insider connections (a full-time author and television writer, married to a Hollywood producer), we decided to give Kyra Davis the not-so-onerous task of talking about celebrity couples who might also double as book-to-screen romantic couples. The Brangelinas, the Kimyes, JudeNannys, the Frappucinos, and the like. And did she deliver! Kyra Davis is the…read more

Romance Novelist Kyra Davis Casts Real Celebrity Couples as Literary Lovers

Given her insider connections (a full-time author and television writer, married to a Hollywood producer), we decided to give Kyra Davis the not-so-onerous task of talking about celebrity couples who might also double as book-to-screen romantic couples. The Brangelinas, the Kimyes, JudeNannys, the Frappucinos, and the like. And did she deliver! Kyra Davis is the…read more

69 Sexy Costume Ideas For Your Hottest Halloween Yet

Everyone should feel comfortable embracing their inner (or maybe not-so-inner) sexy side for Halloween, so we’ve rounded up some of the hottest costumes we could find out there. We’ve got all the sexy costumes you could ever need right here, from superheroes and villains to Disney favorites and femme fatales.

23 Ways to Channel Snow White This Halloween

When wearing the perfect Snow White costume, there’s no need for a magic mirror – everybody else will tell you that you’re the fairest of them all! To channel the original Disney princess this Halloween, you don’t need to search through any enchanted forests; instead, check out these awesome inspiration photos. From pinup princesses to…read more

17 Great Romantic Comedies to Stream on Netflix

It’s no secret that the last few years have been a bleak time for romantic comedies. I don’t know what happened to girls just standing in front of boys asking them to love them or why Tom Hanks isn’t shutting down Meg Ryan‘s shop anymore; I just know that this genre isn’t as good as…read more

A Romance Novel Editor Tells All!

Abby Zidle is the Editor-in-Chief of XOXO After Dark and a senior editor at Gallery Books, a division of Simon & Schuster. She edits a variety of commercial fiction and nonfiction, but her first love will always be romance. Find out what she had to say about her job editing romance novels in this interview….read more

Stop It! 10 Text Habits From Guys We Are SO Over

Twins Karen and Kristy Ambrose, also known as The Ambrose Girls, list off the 10 most annoying habits guys have while texting and NEED to put an end to. Let’s air out the truth here, guys . . . We are in an age that is balls deep in its reliance on text message conversations….read more

40+ Gifts For Millennials That Are SO Fetch

These days, we hear a lot of “’90s kids this” and “’90s kids that” – but what about the 20-somethings who grew up after Saved by the Bell had its heyday? Those of us who were born in the early ’90s feel a deep connection to early-2000s Disney Channel Original Movies, and have a special…read more

8 Simple Ways to Show Gratitude to Your Spouse

“Love is a complex emotion, and in marriage, feeling appreciated is one frequently overlooked aspect that is extremely important.” Those are the wise words of a commenter on a Reddit thread that discusses a new UGA study that links gratitude to positive marital outcomes. It sounds simple enough, right? Kindness and appreciation are crucial aspects…read more