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

Married Life Explained in 10 Photos

Imgur user geneticdefekt shared these hilarious photos that sum up “married life,” or more accurately: all the times husbands f*ck up. Hey, give the guys a break – at least they tried! I would say this is a gross exaggeration if some of these hadn’t hit a little too close to home. Can you relate…read more

14 Reasons to Date a Country Guy

Cowboys and country crooners make us go weak in the knees, so we’re all for knockin’ boots with a good ol’ fashioned country boy. And who better to know why you should go country in your dating life than a bunch of hot country guys? Scott Thomas, Barry Knox, Matt Thomas, and Josh McSwain of…read more

14 Reasons to Date a Country Guy

Cowboys and country crooners make us go weak in the knees, so we’re all for knockin’ boots with a good ol’ fashioned country boy. And who better to know why you should go country in your dating life than a bunch of hot country guys? Scott Thomas, Barry Knox, Matt Thomas, and Josh McSwain of…read more

Read These 8 Sexy August Books Before Saying Goodbye to Summer

Summer’s winding down, so make sure you squeeze in a few more good reads before it’s truly over! We’ve rounded up the best of the best from this month’s new releases — and each one brings a different perspective on love, family, sex, friendship, and life. From Joan Didion’s biography to a heartwarming story of…read more

Read These 8 Sexy August Books Before Saying Goodbye to Summer

Summer’s winding down, so make sure you squeeze in a few more good reads before it’s truly over! We’ve rounded up the best of the best from this month’s new releases – and each one brings a different perspective on love, family, sex, friendship, and life. From Joan Didion’s biography to a heartwarming story of…read more

17 Signs You Know Your Best Friend TOO Well

If your best friend is basically your soul mate, chances are you know her really well. My BFFs know pretty much everything about me — they could probably name every crush I’ve ever had from age 11 until now. Seriously, sometimes it freaks me out. Do you know your bestie better than anyone else? Keep…read more

17 Signs You Know Your Best Friend TOO Well

If your best friend is basically your soul mate, chances are you know her really well. My BFFs know pretty much everything about me – they could probably name every crush I’ve ever had from age 11 until now. Seriously, sometimes it freaks me out. Do you know your bestie better than anyone else? Keep…read more

9 Famous Women Who'd Make the Best BFFs

Author Elyssa Friedland’s page-turning debut novel, Love and Miss Communication, explores the rewards and complexities of female friendships among other hot topics like Internet addiction and why we always want what we can’t have. And speaking of things we can’t have, here’s her roster of celebrities who would make the best BFFS. Who doesn’t want…read more