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

This Couple Made a Beautiful Moroccan Pool Sexy and Sensual – Just Wait Until You See Their Chemistry

Romance, passion, and crazy love are just a few of the components that made a couple’s photo shoot in Marrakesh, Morocco, so utterly breathtaking. Caroline and her husband, Jacob, set the scene at a beautiful riad, a traditional Moroccan house or palace with a courtyard, and made the already dreamy location more romantic than ever….read more

Being Friends With Benefits Almost Never Works – Here's Why

The idea of having a friend with benefits sounds amazing. After all, it’s kind of the best of both worlds: you have a friendly companion with whom you can enjoy intimate experiences, yet you’re perfectly free to see other people, and you have no problematic conceptions of something happening long-term. What could possibly go wrong?…read more

Being Friends With Benefits Almost Never Works – Here’s Why

The idea of having a friend with benefits sounds amazing. After all, it’s kind of the best of both worlds: you have a friendly companion with whom you can enjoy intimate experiences, yet you’re perfectly free to see other people, and you have no problematic conceptions of something happening long-term. What could possibly go wrong?…read more

20 Lesbian Romances You Can Stream on Netflix

More than ever before, we’re seeing lesbian relationships represented in film and on television. Shown on the small screen this year, Elena from One Day at a Time, Emily from The Handmaid’s Tale, and Villanelle from Killing Eve are all queer women with wildly different stories. And recent movies like Booksmart and The Favourite feature…read more

Is It OK to Think About Your First Love When You're Married? Here's What an Expert Says

Even if you love your significant other more than anything, you’re still separate people with your own histories, memories, and relationships. And unless you married the first person you dated, your partner is probably not your first love. And that means that at one point in your life, someone else dominated your thoughts and feelings,…read more

21 Signs You're Shamelessly Obsessed With Christmas

You smell that? It’s the sweet scent of holiday cheer. That’s right – it’s time for all the Christmas fanatics to let their freak flags fly. They don’t call it the most wonderful time of the year for nothing, duh. If you’re truly obsessed with Christmas, you’ll totally relate to these 21 signs – let’s…read more

42 Love Quotes From Your Favorite Holiday Films

‘Tis the season of ice-skating dates, fireside kisses, and twinkling lights. There’s something about the cold Winter that warms the heart, making the holidays the most romantic time of the year. So it’s no surprise that some of our favorite Christmas movies have love-filled moments and some of our favorite rom-coms take place during the…read more

Of All the Disney Princess Art Out There, These Badass Warriors Will Be Your Favorite

Gone are the days of princesses waiting for knights in shining armor to rescue them. It’s 2015, people! So when artist Jessica Madorran decided to reimagine her favorite Disney heroines, she gave them appropriate getups for today’s world – and by “appropriate getups,” I mean serious ass-kicking gear. These gorgeously interpreted warrior princesses could escape…read more

4 Astonishingly Simple Secrets to a Happy Relationship

We can find happiness in all kinds of places, but there’s perhaps nothing as special as being truly elated in the relationship with your significant other. Here we’re breaking down the most important secrets to a happy partnership, according to studies that know what they’re talking about. You might have heard some of these tips…read more

The 22 Stages of Your High School Reunion

Anyone else remember watching Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion and thinking, “When I’m that old, I’ll have my life together way better than those girls do”? Then you get your Facebook invitation to the group “10-Year High School Reunion Coming Up! Yay!” and realize that the time is now, people. Is your sh*t together?…read more

15 Types of Single Girls We All Know

Whether you’re a single girl or you know a few, everyone has a different attitude about going it alone. Each single lady has her own distinguishable character, so we’re naming the 15 types of girls we all undoubtedly know. Keep reading to see if you can put your friends into these hilarious – but accurate…read more

44 Songs Perfect For Falling in Love

One of the most memorable ways to tell someone you’re falling in love with them is through music. If you’re not into writing your own tune, you should consider checking out these tracks to show just how much you care. Whether you prefer a romantic ballad or beautiful collaboration, your love interest is certain to…read more

This Exceptionally Smug Wiener Dog Made Its Owners' Engagement Photos Way Cuter

Engagement shoots are a great way for soon-to-be-wed couples to showcase their personalities . . . or, in Chris and Megan’s case, their pet’s personality. When the couple set out to take the perfect Fall engagement portraits with Minneapolis wedding photographer DNK Photography, they brought along their mini dachshund, Louie – a choice that resulted…read more

Get Happy With Our Girl-Powered Playlist

We’ve been feeling the lady love lately with all the chart-topping songs by women – and for women. These songs tackle everything from sexist stereotypes like in Maggie & Tae’s “Girl in a Country Song” to body-image issues like in Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass.” Get our Spotify playlist below to listen to these…read more

38 of the Best Disney Kisses of All Time

Nothing warms the heart like a good animated Disney movie, and the tender, funny, and romantic relationships in these iconic films really have a way of staying with us. These heartfelt moments – not to mention love songs – stir up childhood memories and remind us to love with abandon. So kiss away any blues…read more