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 fiancĂ© 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

11 Reasons Marrying Someone Older Than You Is the Absolute Best

When I started to date someone older than me, it seemed like the comments and questions were never-ending. “What could you possibly have in common? Aren’t you at different points in your life? What’s the age difference again?” were just a few that I would constantly deal with. The judgment and criticism that my husband…read more

16 Things Only People Who Cry Easily Will Relate To

Feel your eyes getting misty just thinking about something really sad or even happy? You might just be a bona fide crier. While crying is a natural form of self-expression, it definitely still receives stigma for making people appear weak or soft. As someone who sheds tears on a semi-regular basis in reality and while…read more

16 Genius Wedding Secrets Straight From a Wedding Planner

Planning a wedding is no easy feat. From the very first moments of reveling in the engagement excitement to the actual big day, there are so many decisions and hurdles you’ll face along the way. Should you have the destination wedding you’ve always dreamed of? Is it really worth tackling so many Pinterest-inspired DIY projects?…read more

Why I Decided to Get Nonmarried

Getting married was never important to me, but I did it once anyway. After two years of marriage, I got divorced, and while I knew I wanted to find love again, I had no interest in getting married again. Thankfully, I found a partner who felt the same way, and after five years together, we…read more

I Tried Tinder Passport, and Here’s What Happened

Dating when you’re new in town can be intimidating. Whether you’re traveling solo and want to meet a local or you’re moving to a new city and curious about the dating scene, your answer may be in Tinder Passport. Available with paid versions of the app like Tinder Plus or Tinder Gold, Tinder Passport effectively…read more

100+ Disney Couple Tattoos That Prove Fairy Tales Are Real

There’s no better way to prove your endless love than with matching tattoos. But what about showing your eternal love for your favorite Disney characters? These ridiculously cute couple tattoos combine declarations of devotion with Disney references only true fans will really appreciate. We’ve rounded up the best Disney couple tattoos that you should contemplate…read more

This Couple's Gorgeous Wedding Cake Came Courtesy of a $50 Costco Hack

Weddings are not cheap. Sometimes even the smallest necessities can cost up to thousands of dollars, though there are still a number of creative ways people tend to save on their big day. Take this couple, for example, who were able to hack their way to putting a gorgeous four-tier wedding cake on display at…read more