Disney Princesses Like You've Never Seen Them – 140+ Artistic Takes on the Beloved Heroines

A tale as old as time, Disney princesses leave a little bit of magic with us no matter how old we get. Whether you loved Ariel’s sense of adventure, Mulan’s bold courage, or Belle’s fearless love, each princess showed us that we can all be the heroine of our own lives. And this magic has…read more

Alohomora! This Romantic Harry Potter Wedding Shoot Has the Flying Key to My Heart

It might be the amortentia talking, but I am in LOVE with this romantic Harry Potter wedding shoot – I can’t get over that cake! Shot by Lindsay Rozelle of Luckybird Photography at Nazareth Hall in Grand Rapids, OH, this Hogwarts-inspired wedding looks like something straight out of my personal Mirror of Erised. From the…read more

10 Signs You've Found a Friend For Life

Social media has changed the definition of friendship. You can have hundreds of friends on Facebook and followers on Instagram who “like” your posts and pictures, yet real-life friends are not always so easy to quantify. Yes, you can depend on your real friends to tell you if you put too many filters on your…read more

5 Questions to Ask Your Partner That Are Way Better Than "How Was Your Day?"

Raise your hand if this conversation sounds familiar to you: “How was your day?” “Good. How was your day?” “Good.” Now, let’s change it up a little, shall we? Whether you and your partner have the opportunity to spend several hours together every day or just a few minutes, there are much better questions you…read more

5 Questions to Ask Your Partner That Are Way Better Than "How Was Your Day?"

Raise your hand if this conversation sounds familiar to you: “How was your day?” “Good. How was your day?” “Good.” Now, let’s change it up a little, shall we? Whether you and your partner have the opportunity to spend several hours together every day or just a few minutes, there are much better questions you…read more

Last-Minute Wedding Jitters Are Totally Normal, but Here’s How to Beat ‘Em

To say I wasn’t nervous in the days leading up to my wedding would be a massive lie. I was basically falling apart by the morning of the big day, since I hadn’t eaten or slept for weeks. While I wasn’t anxious about marrying my husband, I was freaking out about the fact that over…read more

I Really Wish I Didn't Have to Date in the Age of Apps

“Dating is hard” is something I hear all the time. And I get it. Meeting a new person, trying to get through small talk, and hoping to make a lasting connection can be extremely daunting and scary. But we do it to find our person – the one we’re meant to be with and who…read more

I Really Wish I Didn’t Have to Date in the Age of Apps

“Dating is hard” is something I hear all the time. And I get it. Meeting a new person, trying to get through small talk, and hoping to make a lasting connection can be extremely daunting and scary. But we do it to find our person – the one we’re meant to be with and who…read more

60 Sex-Filled Films to Stream on Netflix For a Steamy Night In

For when you want some good, clean onscreen lovin’ that’s not porn, we’ve found an array of sexy films available on Netflix. There are foreign flicks, romantic comedies, period pieces, and everything in between (the sheets) – perfect for solo watching or date night. So hop into bed with one of these steamy movies tonight….read more

I’m Married and Still Follow My Exes on Social Media, but Here’s Why That’s Not a Problem

I’ve kept diaries since I was 6 years old, and rereading them is one of my favorite pastimes. I love revisiting the person I used to be, reacquainting myself with my biggest concerns of the time, my greatest regrets, my closest friends, and – of course – my most intense crushes. It’s always reassuring to…read more

15 Books to Read For Your Fifty Shades of Grey Fix

You’ve read the books, and now you’ve seen the Fifty Shades of Grey movie. So, let’s face it – you need a fix. XOXO After Dark is here to satisfy your craving for romantic literature with a naughty edge. If you’re on the hunt for erotic reading à la Fifty Shades, here are 15 books you’ll…read more

32 Hot Dudes Playing With Puppies (Need We Say More?)

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32 Hot Dudes Playing With Puppies (Need We Say More?)

First we found out about hot guys reading on public transporation, and we thought we’d won the lottery. Then, we gazed on in awe as men sipped coffee and looked absurdly attractive. Now, there’s a hot dudes holding dogs Instagram account. We’ve peaked. You will too after looking at sexy men playing with puppies.

17 Sex-Filled Films to Stream on Netflix

12 Ways to Make the Most Out of Time with High School Friends HerCampus 1 Shares These Disney Princesses Are Cooler Than You 61.1K Shares These 30 Disney Princess Tattoos Are the Fairest of Them All 25.9K Shares UFC Champion Ronda Rousey KOs Challenger in 34 Seconds, Tells Her ‘Don’t Cry’ People 1.4K Shares 24…read more

17 Sex-Filled Films to Stream on Netflix

For when you want some good, clean onscreen lovin’ that’s not porn, I’ve found an array of sexy films available on Netflix. There are foreign flicks, romantic comedies, period pieces, and everything in between (the sheets) – perfect for solo watching or date night. So hop into bed with one of these steamy movies tonight! MORE…read more

14 of the Most Romantic Date Ideas Ever

It’s never a bad time to plan an over-the-top romantic date night, so why not tonight? No matter how long you’ve been with your significant other, going on a romantic date is always a good idea. And we’re not just talking candlelit dinners. We mean really romantic dates that will bring you closer whether you…read more

14 of the Most Romantic Date Ideas Ever

It’s never a bad time to plan an over-the-top romantic date night, so why not tonight? No matter how long you’ve been with your significant other, going on a romantic date is always a good idea. And we’re not just talking candlelit dinners. We mean really romantic dates that will bring you closer whether you…read more

50 Bridal Shower Theme Ideas

Single or not, weddings make for the ultimate girl-bonding events: bridal showers and bachelorette parties. And depending on if you’re the bride-to-be, a bridesmaid or maid of honor, the sister of the bride, or just the party planner in your group of girlfriends, you may be brainstorming bridal party theme ideas no matter what time…read more

50 Bridal Shower Theme Ideas

Single or not, weddings make for the ultimate girl-bonding events: bridal showers and bachelorette parties. And depending on if you’re the bride-to-be, a bridesmaid or maid of honor, the sister of the bride, or just the party planner in your group of girlfriends, you may be brainstorming bridal party theme ideas no matter what time…read more

16 Times Your Sister Was Seriously So Annoying

Don’t get me wrong, I totally adore my sister. She’s my best friend, but sometimes she seriously drives me INSANE. I suppose it comes with the territory of being siblings, but she really knows how to push my buttons. Keep reading to see if your sister has annoyed you in every way possible. (Sorry, sis,…read more