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

A Guide to Dating Dudes in Their 20s vs. 30s

Your mid-30s are like a golden age for dating. You still have plenty of age-appropriate single people to choose from. No one bats an eye if you hook up with a 45-year-old. Yet, that 26-year-old with the tight abs still thinks you’re hot. So rather than mourn the fact that you’re still unattached at 35,…read more

11 Common Bachelorette Party Blunders

Bachelorette parties can be a blast, but a large, random group, poorly planned festivities, or an unhappy bride-to-be can turn a fun night into a total disaster. One of the easiest ways to ensure a great time? Think ahead. Learn these common bachelorette party mistakes so that your next round of festivities is all smiles…read more

22 First-Time Sex Confessions

Most people have a funny or quirky anecdote about losing their virginity, and it’s no secret that the act very rarely goes off without a hitch. You won’t want to miss these anonymous first-time sex confessions (from romantic to sad to downright hilarious) from our friends at Whisper. Source: Suger

4 Places Men Shouldn't Touch During Sex (Unless She Tells You To)

A woman’s body is a wonderland – one that should be explored when and how she wants you to. Dr. Fran Walfish, a Beverly Hills family and relationship psychotherapist, author of The Self-Aware Parent, and costar on We TV’s Sex Box, tells us the four places men should avoid unless women give them explicit permission…read more

7 Things Single Girls Say

Being single comes with the freedom to say whatever you want without having to think about your partner’s feelings. Check out these seven things single girls say from our friends over at Never Liked It Anyway. We’ve all been there before: sprawled on the couch in pajamas, a pint of Ben & Jerry’s in one…read more

10 Smart Ways to Be Closer Than Ever in a Long-Distance Relationship

A long-distance relationship doesn’t have to be a dealbreaker. With a little effort and a lot of love, you can make your relationship work with these tips shared by our friends over at Your Tango. Go ahead. Overshare . . . it will actually help. Intimacy is a key aspect of any healthy relationship or…read more

Put a Spell on Someone With 31 Halloween Love Songs

This Halloween, get down with your bad self with our bewitching playlist. We hand-picked 31 haunting love songs for the spooktacular holiday that range from old-school classics to modern pop hits. So if you’re looking to cast a spell on anyone today, get those bones grooving to these saucy, spooky songs. (And get the Spotify…read more

36 Ways to Wear Sweats on Halloween

Sweatpants-lovers, unite! It’s time to take a stand after years of freezing our asses off in ridiculously skimpy Halloween costumes. What’s better than being cozy and warm in comfy sweats as you party it up on Oct. 31? Nothing, that’s what. Where there’s a will, there’s a way to wear sweatpants on Halloween. Here are…read more

36 Ways to Wear Sweats on Halloween

Sweatpants-lovers, unite! It’s time to take a stand after years of freezing our asses off in ridiculously skimpy Halloween costumes. What’s better than being cozy and warm in comfy sweats as you party it up on Oct. 31? Nothing, that’s what. Where there’s a will, there’s a way to wear sweatpants on Halloween. Here are…read more