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. – 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

We're Dying Over This Hilariously Over-the-Top Bachelor Party Prank

Just a couple of guys, heading to Las Vegas for a bachelor party, making fake billboards about genital wart cream – you know, the norm. At least it was the norm for one group of friends, who decided to pull the ultimate prank on their soon-to-be-married friend during his bachelor party in Vegas. They managed…read more

Follow the (Zodiac) Signs to Great Sex

Even if you read your weekly horoscope for fun, you might roll your eyes at the concept of astrological compatibility. But what if great sex is written in the stars, and “hey baby, what’s your sign?” doesn’t deserve its corny reputation? I’m not saying that you should make major love and sex decisions based on…read more

Here's Where to Find Your New Favorite Dating App

It seems like every day there’s a new form of online dating. No matter what type of relationship you’re looking for – from the forever kind to the friends-with-benefits kind – there’s an app for that! I’ve been hearing my girlfriends discuss their wins and losses with a variety of online-dating phone apps, so I’m…read more

This Viral Sorority Recruitment Video Is Awful on So Many Levels

You thought this was a Playboy promo? Silly you, it’s a recruitment video for the Alpha Phi sorority at the University of Alabama. After the video was posted, it was viewed over 500,000 times and received tons of attention – which then led to prevalent criticism. The bid video was deleted by Alpha Phi after…read more

Something Isn't Right About This "You May Now Kiss the Bride" Photo

It’s the phrase at a wedding we all wait for: “You may now kiss the bride.” All eyes are on the bride and groom, and it’s the emotional and beautiful culmination of the entire day. One woman was so overcome with emotion (or perhaps heat? nausea?) that she passed out and fell to the floor…read more

What 10 Years of Polyamory Taught Me

What I’ve learned in 10 years of polyamory – xoJane I’m the absolute worst at staying in touch – The Frisky The definitive guide to doing Tinder right – AskMen 12 reasons being single when you start college is the best – Her Campus My boyfriend changed his mind about wanting a baby – Dear…read more

Oops, We Did It Again . . . 31 Millennial Costumes That Are So Fetch

If the early 2000s had to be described in two words, they would have to be “so raven.” They were the years when boy bands captured the hearts of choker-wearing tween girls, pop princesses ruled Hollywood with bared midriffs, and Disney Channel Original Movies were the peak of television greatness – so millennial costume ideas…read more

Why You Need to Get Your Hands on a Bearded Man ASAP

Is there any better way to celebrate all of the guys out there for whom “not shaving” is a way of life than with a slightly obsessive appreciation post? The answer: there is no better way. This is the best way. While smooth-faced chaps and bald boyfriends are wonderful in their own right, it seems…read more

Thirsty? Men and Wine Is Your New Hot-Guy Instagram Obsession

Men and wine are even better with the word fine in front of them. Take all the good-looking guys, put vino in their hands, and turn it into an Instagram account – it’s a winning combination. That’s exactly what Men and Wine did and people are going crazy for it. Take a look at our…read more