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

This Vintage-Inspired Wedding Will Make a Pinterest-Lover's Heart Swell

Janae and Ryan planned a wedding with so many gorgeous details it’s hard to keep track of them all. The couple included lawn games for cocktail hour, a cigar bar complete with personalized matches, and a rustic photo booth. If that wasn’t enough, the black-and-white-checkered dance floor looked perfect outside with lanterns and a nine-piece…read more

12 September Reads That Will Fit Your Every Mood

Summer’s coming to an end, and a Fall breeze is blowing in a full list of September books we can’t wait to get our hands on. Sometimes you need to be in the mood for certain stories, so we’ve divided up our September must reads based on what they’re about. Whether you’re looking for a…read more

Aim High! 9 Reasons to Date a Very Tall Guy

As someone who stands just under five feet, two inches, it’s not difficult to meet a guy that surpasses me in terms of height. Usually it’s a comfortable difference – a few inches at most, with his chin resting comfortably on my head. Every once in a while, however, I find myself matched with a…read more

The Lazy Girl's Guide to Date Night

In terms of date nights, there’s the classic dinner and a movie combo, or taking a lovely evening stroll through a park, or nodding your head in total sophistication while viewing art exhibitions with your SO in some esteemed museum downtown. All three of those can get a little tiring, can’t they? It’s OK. You…read more

9 of the Best Compliments You Can Give to a Woman

No shame in admitting it: we’re all suckers for a good compliment. Thanks to a discussion on Quora titled, “What’s the best compliment for a woman you’ve ever heard?” we have a peek into what both men and women think that answer should be. See the most memorable compliments right here, and of course, let…read more

50 Ways to Turn Up the Heat in Your Long-Term Relationship

For anyone who has been in a long-term relationship, there is no single answer on how to keep the spark alive. When you first start dating someone, there is a mixed bag of emotions including butterflies, excitement, and a sense of mystery. As time goes on, your relationship transitions to long-term status, and the initial…read more

15 Things Every Couple Must Discuss Before Getting Married

When it comes to tying the knot with your significant other, no question should be left unanswered. Dear Wendy explains why 15 important topics must be discussed before you walk down the aisle. I’ve been writing an advice column in some shape or form for close to eight years now, and I can say with…read more

What to Do When Your Parents Don't Approve of Your Boyfriend

What do I do when my parents hate every guy I date? – The Frisky 10 reasons you should be having (more) sex this Summer – AskMen 1 woman shares her experience working as a Hooters girl – xoJane What women really think about having sex on the first date – HuffPost Women Is it…read more

25 Shirtless Snaps of Smoking Hot Guys

We’ve seen man selfies, lumbersexuals, and uniformed gentlemen, but let’s get down to what really matters – guys without their shirts on. Sure, men look great in a nice suit or a tight white t-shirt, but c’mon, they look so much better without any clothes on at all. We have rounded up our favorite real…read more

Missed the VMAs? We've Got Everything You Need Right Here

Another year, another absolutely wild night at the MTV Music Video Awards. The show took over LA on Sunday night, and there were scores of entertaining moments. On top of the incredible performances, there was plenty of drama, a good amount of shade, a few tears, and heaps and heaps of boundary-pushing fashion. Whether you…read more