Dating

Memorial Day Weekend Means Extra Time With Bae, So Here Are 10 Epic Date Ideas

Memorial Day, which falls on Monday, May 28, this year, is a national holiday that commemorates all the military men and women who gave their lives for our country. The weekend before, however, tends to be a time for celebratory outdoor barbecues and…
By Jamie Kravitz

People Revealed The Cringeworthy Things They Did After A Breakup & You’ll Relate So Much

I've always been someone who clings to their pride after a breakup like it was the last emotional life raft on a sinking ship. That has mostly kept me from doing anything too cringey afterwards... mostly. I've definitely done the post-breakup drive-b…
By Rachel Shatto

8 Brutally Honest Phases Of Realizing You're With The Person You're Meant To Be With

There is a cliche that goes around about realizing you’re with the person you’re meant to be with, and it’s that when you know, you know. But here's the thing: Cliche or not, it’s totally true. When you're with the right person, something happens on …
By Rachel Shatto

How Many Items Can You Check Off Elite Daily's Summer Bucket List For Single Girls?

Sun-kissed cheeks, sandy feet, and sugary drinks — summer, the best season of all, is finally here. If I were still in high school, now would be the time to bust out my pink, spiral-bound journal and come up with a list of things to do that I'd proba…
By Sydnee Lyons

9 Women Share How They Knew They Didn't Want To Get Married, & It's Surprisingly Relatable

A lot of women spend their whole lives dreaming about their wedding day, so much so that if you don't spend years envisioning your perfect gown or fantasizing about what your spouse will be like, you might be left wondering: Is marriage for you? As f…
By Brittney Morgan

9 Second Anniversary Instagram Captions That Perfectly Express Your Long-Term Love

It's widely accepted that a first anniversary is an occasion worthy of celebrating. You've managed to make it an entire year with another human by your side, and by default, you're now in "serious" territory. You and your partner probably plan a nice…
By Kimmy Foskett

6 Signs Your Relationship Won't Last Through The End Of The Year

Maybe you just got into a new relationship, or maybe you've been dating someone for a while, but either way, you've found yourself feeling a little concerned about your future together, looking for signs your relationship won't last. It might be that…
By Brittney Morgan

6 Stories About Winning The Breakup That Are So Freaking Satisfying To Read

Let's face it, breaking up is a game and, with every game, there is a winner and a loser. Sure, sometimes you both win or you both lose in which case you call it a draw. But, oh trust me, these real-life stories about winning the breakup from the lad…
By Candice Jalili

Here’s When You Should Get Your Partner’s Dad A Father’s Day Gift, According To An Expert

Holidays are always a bit more complicated when you're in a relationship. Like, whose house will you celebrate at this year? Or which traditions will you include each other in? For the big ones like Christmas and Thanksgiving, it's a little more clea…
By Rachel Shatto

This Person's Aunt Wrote A Poem To Support Their They/Them Pronouns & You'll Cry

For some reason that is truly beyond me, people seem to have a profoundly difficult time just referring to people the way they'd like to be referred to. The fact of the matter is that some people just don't identify as "he" or "she." Often times, the…
By Candice Jalili

6 Brutally Honest Phases Of Breaking Up When Your Partner’s Met Someone Else

There are a lot of reasons why people break up and none of them feel especially great, but possibly the most painful is breaking up when your partner’s met someone else. There are just so many layers of betrayal there. Did they cheat? How did they mo…
By Rachel Shatto

I Took The Ultimate Single Girl's Self-Care Staycation & This Is What Happened

When I was given the chance to take a staycation at a hotel in New York before my sister's graduation week, I jumped at the opportunity. First, because I'm not-so-secretly a huge fan of being bougie as hell, and second, the rest of the week was sure …
By Elana Rubin

9 Brutally Honest Phases Of Being Single Again That Will Make You Say, "LOL Same"

No matter how many people you've dated or how long or short your relationships have been, mostly everyone who's been in a relationship at some point has experienced all of the various phases of being single again after a breakup. (And if you're lucky…
By Brittney Morgan

'American Idol' Revealed The Top Two Finalists Are A Couple & It Was Truly Shocking

I'm not a big fan of reality shows but I am a big fan of people having their dreams come true so I must say I'm a sucker for the professional competition shows (i.e American Idol, The Voice, America's Next Top Model, etc.). I mean, imagine being a ta…
By Candice Jalili

13 People Reveal The Cringeworthy Things They Did After A Breakup & You’ll Relate So Much

I've always been someone who clings to their pride after a breakup like it was the last emotional life raft on a sinking ship. That has mostly kept me from doing anything too cringey afterwards... mostly. I've definitely done the post-breakup drive-b…
By Rachel Shatto

A Social Media Strategist Explains How To Choose The Perfect Wedding Hashtag

So, I have this not-at-all unusual habit of concocting wedding hashtags the second I meet a cute guy. Like, I may or may not have once dated a fellow whose last name was Young and promptly pictured a stream of #ForeverYoung wedding posts on Instagram…
By Genevieve Wheeler

How Many Items Can You Check Off Elite Daily's Summer Bucket List For Single Girls?

Sun-kissed cheeks, sandy feet, and sugary drinks — summer, the best season of all, is finally here. If I were still in high school, now would be the time to bust out my pink, spiral-bound journal and come up with a list of things to do that I'd proba…
By Sydnee Lyons

5 Wedding Photographers Reveal Signs They Knew Couples Wouldn't Last

I've only been to one wedding during which I actually had the thought, "Are these people meant to be together?" I quietly shut that thought down, because every couple shows their love differently, I have no personal experience with marriage, and the …
By Kimmy Foskett

5 Embarrassing Songs That Real Girls Had Playing When They Lost Their Virginity

To help eliminate some of the awkwardness as well as to make the moment more romantic, many women choose to listen to music the first time they have sex. Maybe they make a playlist ahead of time. Maybe they just turn on the radio and hope for the bes…
By Jamie Kravitz

Here's When Your Partner's Past Should (& Should Not) Affect Your Trust In Them

Whether you've dated a lot of people or not, everyone has some sort of dating past, and that includes your partner. But, can your partner's past affect your trust in them? And if it does, is that fair? Finding someone you love and trust and feel a co…
By Brittney Morgan

7 Signs You're In A Rut With Your Dating Life, Because It Happens To The Best Of Us

So, it's been a while since you've been on a date — or maybe it's just been a while since you were on a good date and felt like you were actually making progress in your love life. You want a relationship, but you feel like you just can't get there —…
By Brittney Morgan

This Is How Blake Lively Knew Ryan Reynolds Was The One & It’s Too Sweet

Few celebrity couples give the people exactly what they want like Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds. There's something magnetic about the way these two are around each other that has pretty much everyone convinced they're as ride-or-die as they come. So…
By Tayi Sanusi

A Doctor Explains Why Masturbation Feels So Amazing, & There’s More To It Than You Think

Why are we so shy about masturbation? Why is this specific form of pleasure considered taboo or dirty? I mean, how many times have we eaten something delicious in public and then audibly moaned with pleasure, without an ounce of shame? Many times. I …
By Rachel Shatto

15 Divorced People Reveal The Subtle Red Flags They Ignored When They Got Married

Getting married is pretty much the biggest commitment you can make to anyone throughout your entire life. Needless to say, a decision to do something like that probably shouldn't be taken lightly. But how are you supposed to know whether or not your …
By Candice Jalili