This Nurse's Husband Shaved Her Head in an Emotional Photo Shoot About Her Cancer Battle

After a breast cancer diagnosis in April, Charlie Johnson found a way to celebrate her strength. Charlie, a registered nurse from Gillham, Arkansas, and her husband, Kelsey, enlisted the help of lifestyle photographer Mandy Parks in between rounds of chemotherapy. Mandy illustrated the couple’s journey through poignant photos, which have now gone viral. In the…read more

If Mike and Eleven Grew Up and Got Married, This Is What Their Cool '80s Wedding Would Look Like

We’ve seen the episodes, we’ve fallen in love with Mike and Eleven, and now this photographer’s styled engagement and elopement shoot in Austin, TX, brings the Stranger Things duo together in real life. Waffles, Coca-Cola, a “bitchin’” bouquet, and Dungeons & Dragons are all odes to the show and its retro ’80s theme. Photographer Carissa…read more

If Mike and Eleven Grew Up and Got Married, This Is What Their Cool ’80s Wedding Would Look Like

We’ve seen the episodes, we’ve fallen in love with Mike and Eleven, and now this photographer’s styled engagement and elopement shoot in Austin, TX, brings the Stranger Things duo together in real life. Waffles, Coca-Cola, a “bitchin’” bouquet, and Dungeons & Dragons are all odes to the show and its retro ’80s theme. Photographer Carissa…read more

When This Couple Discovered Their Parents Shared the Same Anniversary, They Followed Suit!

Krysta and Martin met while they were both attending school in Daytona Beach, FL. Fast forward to 2016 when Martin proposed to Krysta on Christmas day while they were celebrating the holiday with his family. “It wasn’t until we were planning our wedding did we realize that both of our parents were married on 7-11….read more

This Wedding Took Place on a Thursday, but the Reason Why Is So Sweet

Krysta and Martin met while they were both attending school in Daytona Beach, FL. Fast forward to 2016 when Martin proposed to Krysta on Christmas day while they were celebrating the holiday with his family. “It wasn’t until we were planning our wedding did we realize that both of our parents were married on 7-11….read more

The Ultimate Fall Couples Bucket List

Fall means a lot of things – pumpkin-flavored everything, haunted houses, cute clothes – but one of our favorite things has to be that it doubles as cuddle season. To make the most of our favorite time of year, we created an Autumn bucket list for you and your significant other. Whether you love to…read more

Calling All Couples! These Unique 2019 Halloween Costume Ideas Are Creative and Cute to Boot

Couples Halloween costumes are all about the cute, creative, and clever ideas that perfectly represent you and your partner. Unique costumes are as fun to put together as they are to wear, which is why this 2019 you should turn up the heat on Halloween with a DIY costume that’s so good, you and your…read more

Calling All Couples! These Unique 2019 Halloween Costume Ideas Are Creative and Cute to Boot

Couples Halloween costumes are all about the cute, creative, and clever ideas that perfectly represent you and your partner. Unique costumes are as fun to put together as they are to wear, which is why this 2019 you should turn up the heat on Halloween with a DIY costume that’s so good, you and your…read more

This Adorable Couple Had a Retro '90s Photo Shoot, and Wow – Bring on the Nostalgia!

Melanie and Philip are creatives at heart, with Melanie working as a professional makeup artist and Philip channeling his creativity as a DJ. That’s why the pair opted for a retro ’90s photo shoot that was a kaleidoscope of colors, just like their love. The shoot took place in a time-machine house in Dallas, TX,…read more

This Adorable Couple Had a Retro ’90s Photo Shoot, and Wow – Bring on the Nostalgia!

Melanie and Philip are creatives at heart, with Melanie working as a professional makeup artist and Philip channeling his creativity as a DJ. That’s why the pair opted for a retro ’90s photo shoot that was a kaleidoscope of colors, just like their love. The shoot took place in a time-machine house in Dallas, TX,…read more

13 Romance Books For True Chick-Flick Junkies

If you’re all about cracking open a bottle of merlot and popping a chick-flick into the DVD player on Friday nights, you’re in luck. XOXO After Dark has provided the perfect novels to match your main movie loves – because everyone knows books are even BETTER than the silver screen!

These 23 Group Disney Costume Ideas Will Fulfill All Your Squad Goals

Want to take your Disney costume to the next level? This year, get a big group of friends and dress up as an entire movie! There’s nothing more impressive than seeing a group of people take on their favorite film. For the true Disney fans, we have found all sorts of awesome group costume ideas…read more

Listen to Lindsay Ell's Girl-Power Playlist

Meet 26-year-old Lindsay Ell, an up-and-coming Canadian musician hailed as the youngest female lead guitar player in country music. Trust us, Lindsay isn’t just another blonde in boots – she can rock with the best of ’em. She told Rolling Stone Country, “I’ve had people joke, ‘you play guitar like a guy,’” adding, “I take…read more

Listen to Lindsay Ell’s Girl-Power Playlist

Meet 26-year-old Lindsay Ell, an up-and-coming Canadian musician hailed as the youngest female lead guitar player in country music. Trust us, Lindsay isn’t just another blonde in boots – she can rock with the best of ’em. She told Rolling Stone Country, “I’ve had people joke, ‘you play guitar like a guy,’” adding, “I take…read more

My Disastrous 21st Birthday Celebration

Twenty-one is a spectacular number. When you’re 20, you’re so fresh out of adolescence that you kind of feel like a faker. Like, yeah, you’re in your 20s, but just barely. Yeah, you’re an adult, but you can’t even get into bars. And if your circle of friends consists of older people, like mine, then…read more

Can Rachel Resist Falling Under Malcolm's Seductive Spell?

Katy Evans returns with this sexy novella, Ms. Manwhore, the final installment of the unforgettable love story that began in Manwhore. Will Chicago’s wealthiest and most notorious player finally settle down, or will one woman never be enough? For more on this sultry novel, visit XOXO After Dark! PG-13 Excerpt My eyes widen when he…read more

Millenials, Beware of the Sunday Scaries

Twins Karen and Kristy Ambrose, also known as The Ambrose Girls, share their thoughts on the Sunday habits and perceptions of millennials. Sundays. We all seem to dread them for really good reason. The large majority of us 20-somethings begin each Sunday in a desperate search for water, our iPhones, and perhaps any remaining pieces…read more