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

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

Watch What Happens When Guys See Their Own Girlfriends Get Catcalled

Most women have experienced some degree of catcalling, with one woman actually getting harassed 100 times in a day. What’s more frustrating, however, is when a woman is with another man, the random street comments suddenly seem to stop. In an effort to make all men more aware of how women are treated on the…read more

Watch What Happens When Guys See Their Own Girlfriends Get Catcalled

Most women have experienced some degree of catcalling, with one woman actually getting harassed 100 times in a day. What’s more frustrating, however, is when a woman is with another man, the random street comments suddenly seem to stop. In an effort to make all men more aware of how women are treated on the…read more

This Contemporary Wedding Has the Coolest Venue Ever

Among a sea of rustic and vintage-inspired weddings, Tiffany and Paul’s big day totally stood out — and we’re obsessed. The bride and groom’s home base is Brooklyn, NY, but the pair said their vows in Atlanta at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. The wedding was a breath of fresh air, filled with colorful flowers,…read more

Harry Potter Characters Are Reimagined in AMAZING Fan Art

The news that a fully illustrated Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone will be released this year got us in a Potter-loving tizzy, so after gushing over the beautiful images, we sought out some fan-made illustrations — mostly from DeviantArt — that rival the professionals’. No one knows and loves the wizarding world quite like die-hard Potterheads,…read more

The 20 Hottest Sex Scenes From Game of Thrones

When you play the game of thrones, you either win or you die. But you get to f*ck a lot first. So . . . it’s kinda worth it. The show is known for its gratuitous amounts of nudity and raunchy sex, so what better way to celebrate the new season of Game of Thrones…read more

10 Traits of an Awesome Girlfriend (According to Men)

Ever wonder what guys really want in a girlfriend? AskMen has finally revealed the traits that all guys are looking for in an awesome girlfriend. Scroll down to see if you’re the amazing girlfriend they describe! Maybe true love really does exist, you know? Despite the odds and everything. Maybe there’s more to life than…read more

When Disney Princesses Text Their Princes

Who knew Disney princesses were so techy? First there were Disney princess Instagrams, and now we’ve got Disney princess texts! The regal ladies are just like us in these too-funny imagined texts to their princes. Hey, not all couples are perfect — sometimes we annoy the hell out of each other. Ariel Aurora Belle Check out…read more

Take Our Ultimate Reading Challenge!

Book-lovers, start your reading engines. If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to read more books in 2015, get started now with our ultimate reading challenge. From a book your mom loves to a book with a love triangle, we’re giving you a wide range of reads, spanning eras and genres, instead of specific…read more