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 fiancé 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

How Friendship Changes in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Thanks to the Spice Girls, we know “friendship never ends,” but that doesn’t mean it can’t change. From dedicated wing-woman to bridesmaid to Wine Wednesday drinking buddy, the role your gal pals play in your life can evolve over time. Read on for all the ways your friendships might change in this post from Women’s…read more

How Friendship Changes in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Thanks to the Spice Girls, we know “friendship never ends,” but that doesn’t mean it can’t change. From dedicated wing-woman to bridesmaid to Wine Wednesday drinking buddy, the role your gal pals play in your life can evolve over time. Read on for all the ways your friendships might change in this post from Women’s…read more

Think You Really Know Your Partner? Try Traveling Together!

You can learn a lot about someone by traveling together – it brings out the good, the bad, and the ugly in all of us. So next time you’re thinking about taking the next step with a significant other, take a vacation together first. Don’t believe us? Click play to hear six hilarious stories from…read more

Think You Really Know Your Partner? Try Traveling Together!

You can learn a lot about someone by traveling together – it brings out the good, the bad, and the ugly in all of us. So next time you’re thinking about taking the next step with a significant other, take a vacation together first. Don’t believe us? Click play to hear six hilarious stories from…read more

55 Creative Tattoos You'll Want to Get With Your Best Friend

If your best friend is TRULY a BFF, she’ll make it permanent and get inked with you. After all, your friendship never happened unless you get a tattoo and Instagram it, am I right? We scoured the web to find the best tattoos between friends for you to use as an inspirational guide. Check it…read more

26 Things That Happen When You Date a Bookworm

Missed dates, postseries sob sessions, and long philosophical talks about fictional characters. If any of these things sound familiar to you, then you might be dating a bookworm – or maybe you’re just addicted to reading yourself. Bookworms are unique individuals who are often oblivious to the surrounding real world (and sometimes their own relationships)…read more

5 Reasons You Should Never, Ever Get Back Together

Does this story sound familiar: you were dating someone and you were happy, like brag to all of your friends that you’re “kind of sort of seeing someone” happy. Even though you didn’t have the title, he was basically your boyfriend. You had a parking pass at his place (and not just one of those…read more

These First-Time Stories Are Almost Too Crazy to Believe

You’ll never believe these crazy first-time stories – AskMen I was using Ashley Madison before the hack – xoJane Enough with this friend zone nonsense – The Frisky My new wife has driven my daughter away – Dear Wendy How this online dating expert got played – HuffPost Women 10 movie romances that will make…read more

Frozen Princesses Elsa and Anna Get Artistic Makeovers

Over the last few years, artists have created some impressive works of art inspired by Disney princesses, from silly odes to pop culture to just seriously beautiful digital paintings. And now that Anna and Elsa have joined the ranks, it’s no surprise that the Frozen fandom has spilled over into the online art world (after…read more

19 Times Emma Watson's Words Were Positively Spellbinding

From her seductive dance in The Bling Ring to her very grown-up red carpet fashion to her romantic vacations, Emma Watson has proven in recent years that she has fully shed her witchy robes and become an adult. After playing the role for nearly a decade, it’s official that Emma – who turns 25 today! –…read more