Veronica Lopez

Bio

Veronica is a Dating Editor at Elite Daily. She covers, assigns, and edits celebrity dating content and service pieces, filled to the brim with the kind of relationship advice that only your very best friend knows you need — including, but not limited to: texting, health, identity, sex positions, making it ~Instagram official~, and WTF is going on between your favorite celebrity couples, based on their body language. Before joining the Elite Daily Dating team, she wrote for several publications including Cosmopolitan.com, Cosmo For Latinas, Vivala, and Modern Luxury Brides and Interiors magazines. She holds a BS in Communications from the University of Miami, with concentrations in magazine journalism, creative advertising, and marketing. Veronica is passionate about diversity, inclusion, and spreading awareness about Latinx culture, identity, and issues. She can talk for hours about J.Lo, immigration, and celebrity autobiographies. If you give her Cuban coffee, she will never stop. Pitch her anything sex and dating (including new products, apps, launches, meet-cutes and personal essays) at veronica.lopez@bustle.com.

Walgreens' Black Friday Deals Will Have You Buying Beauty Gift Sets For Everyone You Know

By Veronica Lopez and Bella Gerard
The only thing that beats the rush of finding a good deal on something you've been coveting for months is finding a good alternative to a product you've spent years throwing your money at. It's totally understandable if you love the luxury of…

Here's What To Consider Before Hooking Up With An Ex

By Veronica Lopez, Hannah Orenstein and Iman Hariri-Kia
Dating is more complicated than ever right now: you can be benched, breadcrumbed, and ghosted by your Tinder match... all in the same week. And even when a great first date gives you butterflies, knowing what to do next can be confusing AF. Luckily,…

Caelynn Said The Cutest Thing About Potentially Marrying Dean One Day

By Veronica Lopez
In what was perhaps the most shocking (read: slightly enraging) moment of Bachelor In Paradise Season 6, Caelynn Miller-Keyes chose to leave the beach with Dean Unglert — after he broke up with her on her birthday and she’d begun to forge a sweet…

7 Signs Your Partner Is Selfish In Bed & How To Get Them To Up Their Game

By Veronica Lopez
In an ideal world, sex between two consenting adults is pleasurable for both parties, and you leave sex feeling satisfied and happy. But sadly, we don’t live in an ideal world. One second, you could be grinding low to “Candy Shop” at ~the club~, and…

This Couple Met On HER & Share A First Name

By Veronica Lopez, Hannah Orenstein and Iman Hariri-Kia
Are you dying to know what a couple's relationship is really like? Elite Daily's series, ILYSM, celebrates couples who met on dating apps and dives into the inner workings of their relationships. How did they know they were falling for each other?…

Selena’s New Music About Justin Is Reportedly “Not Ideal” For Hailey

By Veronica Lopez
It’s been a big week for Selenators. On Oct. 23, Selena Gomez released her new song “Lose You To Love Me.” The very next day, she released “Look At Her Now.” Her highly anticipated comeback definitely delivered, and with lyrics like, “In two months,…

I Attended A Singles' Mixer & Remembered What It's Like To Connect IRL

By Veronica Lopez
In the past year alone, I’ve been on what feels like 100 “meh” first dates. As a sex and dating editor, I feel like I’ve seen it all when when it comes to trying out dating apps, flirting, texting, and going on dates. I’ll be the first to say I…

Here's Why It's So Hard To Get Over Someone You Never Officially Dated

By Hannah Orenstein, Veronica Lopez and Iman Hariri-Kia
Dating is more complicated than ever right now: you can be benched, breadcrumbed, and ghosted by your Tinder match... all in the same week. And even when a great first date gives you butterflies, knowing what to do next can be confusing AF. Luckily,…

This Couple Matched On Bumble & Fell In Love Dancing On New Year's Eve

By Hannah Orenstein, Veronica Lopez and Iman Hariri-Kia
Are you dying to know what a couple's relationship is really like? Elite Daily's series, ILYSM, celebrates couples who met on dating apps and dives into the inner workings of their relationships. How did they know they were falling for each other?…

Grab A Tissue, Wells Knew Sarah Was The One On Their Very First Date

By Veronica Lopez
If you can’t get enough of Wells Adams and Sarah Hyland, you’re not alone — the adorable couple is easy to love. Between fiercely defending each other from online haters and posting the sweetest tributes to their love on Instagram, it’s hard not to…

Justin & Hailey's Body Language In The "10,000 Hours" Video Is So Unclear

By Veronica Lopez
Stop what you’re doing, because Justin Bieber’s new song with Dan + Shay has “cuffing season anthem” written all over it. The song, “10,000 Hours,” is about getting to know the person you love even if it takes 10,000 hours. Get it? If that’s not…

5 Red Flags To Look For When Your Relationship Is Casual, But You Want Something Serious

By Veronica Lopez
Situationships: They’re a thing. If you’ve been talking to someone consistently for several months, you’ve hooked up, you've gone on dates, but you haven’t had “the talk,” you’re probably in a situationship. Situationships are basically casual…

JPJ & Tayshia Posted The Cutest IG Stories, So Bye-Bye Breakup Rumors

By Veronica Lopez
John Paul Jones and Tayshia Adams shocked Bachelor Nation when they revealed they got back together during After The Final Rose. Honestly, these two were so unpredictable during their time on Bachelor In Paradise, that whatever outcome was fated for…

‘Suits’ Gave Prince Harry A Shoutout On The Series Finale That’ll Make You LOL

By Veronica Lopez
It seems like just yesterday that Suits fans said goodbye to Rachel Zane as she said “I do” to Mike Ross and moved to Seattle. Of course, what happened IRL wasn’t too different. Meghan Markle, now the Duchess of Sussex (ICYMI), married Prince Harry,…

Here’s How To Deal If You're Ready To DTR & Your Partner Isn't

By Iman Hariri-Kia, Hannah Orenstein and Veronica Lopez
Dating is more complicated than ever right now: you can be benched, breadcrumbed, and ghosted by your Tinder match... all in the same week. And even when a great first date gives you butterflies, knowing what to do next can be confusing AF. Luckily,…

Dua Lipa Wore An Engagement Ring At NYFW, But It’s Not What You Think

By Veronica Lopez
Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid haven’t been an item for long, but it seems like wedding bells might not be the furthest thing from their minds. At least, if Dua Lipa’s engagement ring shoe is any indication. Lipa and Hadid made their official couple debut…

This Couple Matched On Tinder & Moved To A New State Together

By Iman Hariri-Kia, Hannah Orenstein and Veronica Lopez
Are you dying to know what a couple's relationship is really like? Elite Daily's series, ILYSM, celebrates couples who met on dating apps and dives into the inner workings of their relationships. How did they know they were falling for each other?…

Is Being “Chill” While Dating Actually Effective? The Answer Isn’t That Surprising

By Veronica Lopez, Hannah Orenstein and Iman Hariri-Kia
Dating is more complicated than ever right now: You can be benched, breadcrumbed, and ghosted by your Tinder match... all in the same week. And even when a great first date gives you butterflies, knowing what to do next can be confusing AF. Luckily,…

This Couple Met On An Christian Dating App & Got Married Four Months Later

By Veronica Lopez, Iman Hariri-Kia and Hannah Orenstein
Are you dying to know what a couple's relationship is really like? Elite Daily's new series, ILYSM, celebrates couples who met on dating apps and dives into the inner workings of their relationships. How did they know they were falling for each…

Turns Out Being “Chill” About Relationships Isn’t Helping Any Of Us

By Veronica Lopez
I still remember the first time the purposeful ambiguity of college dating dawned on me. A friend had been regularly texting, going on dates, and being physically intimate with a guy she liked, but insisted they were only “hanging out.” She couldn’t…