Dating

17 Awkward Things That Are Bound To Happen During Sex, So Don't Panic

Sex is awesome. When you are enthusiastically consenting to get freaky AF, there is nothing better. But we've all been there when things suddenly go... awry. There you are in the moment, and you are feeling yourself, and then, suddenly, something rea…
By Rachel Shatto

10 Pictures To Send Your Partner When You Miss Them That They Won't Stop Thinking About

There's a reason we can never get Kim K out of our brains, and that's partially because the girl has mastered the art of the thirst trap. But don’t hate, emulate... especially if you want to make sure you're always on bae's mind. There's no way to ne…
By Rachel Shatto

3 Totally Valid Reasons Being Single Doesn't Mean You're Truly Alone

When you are freshly single, it takes time to readjust to being in a singular relationship with yourself. You never stopped being with yourself, but your other partner might have been a distraction from this primary relationship — the only one that i…
By Caitlyn Luce Christensen

Here's Where You'll Find True Love, According To Your Zodiac Sign

Meeting new people has never been easier. Thanks to dating apps, social media, and online dating sites, the sheer volume of potential human contact can be incredible, but also a bit overwhelming. However, when it comes to finding true love, that's ju…
By Rachel Shatto

4 Red Flags Your Partner Is Gaslighting You, According To An Expert

I once lived with a world-class gaslighter. If they gave out trophies for mental manipulation, there wouldn't have been an empty flat surface in our entire apartment building. No matter what we argued about, it would inevitably "really" be my fault. …
By Rachel Shatto

What To Remind Yourself When You Get Broken Up With Out Of Nowhere

We really don't have full control over anything, much less who loves us or how. So when you're dumped out of the blue and nothing makes sense, remember that the universe is always giving you exactly what you need. If the lessons are not clear to you…
By Caitlyn Luce Christensen

17 Awkward Things That Are Bound To Happen During Sex, So Don't Panic

Sex is awesome. When you are enthusiastically consenting to get freaky AF, there is nothing better. But we've all been there when things suddenly go... awry. There you are in the moment, and you are feeling yourself, and then, suddenly, something rea…
By Rachel Shatto

People On Twitter Are Sharing Their Weird Ways To Flirt & You’ll Totally Relate

In kindergarten, my nap spot was right next to my crush’s. One day, neither of us could sleep, so we just lay on our mats, looking at each other. So romantic. Then, he reached out his hand to touch mine, but neither of us knew what we were doing, so …
By Veronica Lopez

Here's Exactly Why Platonic Love Is Just As Important As Romantic Love In Your Life

Love is a water that provides your soul with nourishment. This water comes from many sources, just as different rivers and streams feed into the ocean. And this water also replenishes itself through change: rising back up into the heavens to empty it…
By Caitlyn Luce Christensen

5 Tiny Red Flags Your Partner Isn't Actually In Love With You, So Guard Your Heart

You can never make somebody fall in love with you, nor should you ever try. It's a dead-end process that will leave you depleted, like going back to a dry well to replenish your cup. But sometimes, a person chooses to fight for a relationship, even w…
By Caitlyn Luce Christensen

This Girl Literally Used A 20-Foot Mural To Try To Find Her Missed Love Connection

Imagine you’re on a train. (No, this is not the beginning of Inception.) A cutie wearing a pair of yellow shoes catches your eye, and you know he’s checking you out, too. You’re desperately hoping he’ll make a move… but he doesn’t. Instead, he gets o…
By Veronica Lopez

This Is What It Means When A Guy You're Dating Posts A Photo Of You On Instagram

Most guys are notoriously bad at Instagram. The average guy has 22 posts on there and at least 10 are of random food items like half-eaten burgers and blurry beer mugs. The rest include the occasional bro pic and the unavoidable ~action shot~ of him …
By Sydnee Lyons

How To Identify & Fix Your Bad Dating Habits That Hold You Back From Happiness

I've never had to break a lifestyle habit like biting my nails or obsessively chewing gum, but I have had to work on bad dating habits in the past (and even now). I've deduced — through observation and discussion with my closest friends —that I overs…
By Sydnee Lyons

17 Guys Reveal The Hottest Kinds Of Lingerie You Could Possibly Wear Around Them

Until recently, I'd never given much thought to wearing lingerie in bed. I didn't think it was something I could pull off and even if I did, I was convinced I would be too self-conscious about it to enjoy the experience. Of course, it helps to know w…
By Sydnee Lyons

The 5 Biggest Misconceptions 'Fifty Shades' Has About BDSM, According To An Expert

The wildly popular Fifty Shades films are based on E.L. James' erotic novels: Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker, and Fifty Shades Freed. The story follows Anastasia Steele as she is introduced to the world of BDSM by wealthy businessman Chris…
By Jamie Kravitz

You Should Never Text Your Ex Unless It's One Of These 4 Situations, An Expert Says

Some of life's most perplexing questions — like "Why is the sky blue?", "Is there a God", and "When is it OK to text your ex?" — only hit us when we're completely alone. Picture this. You've just finished watching The Office on Netflix for the 12th …
By Sydnee Lyons

If You See These 3 Red Flags On Someone's Instagram, They're Probably Not Single

Instagram is one of those apps that was designed with a specific purpose in mind (sharing photos of our food) that's inadvertently become a multi-purpose internet hub of, like, everything. It's a fashion and fitness blog, an online shopping center, a…
By Sydnee Lyons

Here's How To Talk To Your Partner About Setting Boundaries In Your Relationship

The other night, my boyfriend picked up my laptop and asked for the password. My first thought: Are you bonkers? I offered to enter it for him (instead of saying what I was thinking out loud), and he honestly seemed a little jilted. For me, the idea …
By Lily Rouff

Here's What The New Moon In Aquarius Might Mean For Your Love Life

There's no better love on the planet than the relationship between moon and tide. Both bodies are separate, moving in their own cycles and responding to one another. They rise and fall away in time. The moon and the ocean share a bond, and yet, we se…
By Caitlyn Luce Christensen

People Reveal How They Dealt With Gaslighting In Their Own Relationships

There's this not-so-funny stereotype in our society that women are insane (or too emotional, too reactive, too sensitive... the list goes on). Many of the guys I have dated have almost used the terms "female" and "crazy" synonymously. Yeah, not cool.…
By Lily Rouff

6 Steaming Hot Movies To Watch If You Died Over 'Fifty Shades Freed'

Erotic thrillers have always been my not-so-guilty pleasure. I grew up stealing my older sister's VC Andrews novels. (And if you haven’t read those, gurl, they are freaky AF.) So if you went crazy for the Fifty Shades series, I totally feel you. Who …
By Rachel Shatto