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. 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.

This Couple Met On Hinge & Went To New Orleans On Their Fifth Date

By Veronica Lopez and Hannah Orenstein
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?…

Here's What Experts Have To Say About Coronavirus & Kissing

By Veronica Lopez
A quick peck on the lips with your partner can feel like the most natural thing in the world. A steamy makeout sesh with a friend with benefits or an after-date kiss with your latest Tinder match might seem equally harmless and easy. But while the…

This Couple Met On Bumble & Fell In Love 3 Weeks Later

By 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?…

This Promo For The New Singing 'Bachelor' Show Will Give You Jed Flashbacks

By Veronica Lopez
If you thought Jed Wyatt (and his many guitar serenades) was the last musical talent you’d be seeing on The Bachelor franchise — or if you’re part of the small percentage of the population who doesn’t cringe every time the lead and their date has to…

Let's Break Down Victoria F.'s Head-Spinning 'Bachelor' Hometown Date

By Veronica Lopez
Victoria Fuller has been a controversial contestant on Peter Weber’s season of The Bachelor, and her hometown date did not prove otherwise. It started off on a sweet note, with Victoria and Peter frolicking along the beach, visiting an old-timey…

Becca Cried Into A Breakfast Burrito When She Realized She Loved Garrett

By Veronica Lopez
Becca Kufrin and Garrett Yrigoyen met on The Bachelorette, got engaged in the Maldives weeks later, and saw their courtship and proposal play out on national television. But those are pretty much the only “abnormal” things about their relationship,…

BRB, Checking If Twitter Still Has A Pulse After J.Lo & Shakira's Super Bowl Performance

By Veronica Lopez
On Feb. 2, 2020, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez made history as the first Latinx women to share the Super Bowl halftime show stage with a performance that had fans so shook, you could feel the vibrations from Shakira's drum solo all the way from Miami.…

Fans On Twitter Are Losing It Over The Kids Who Brought The Super Bowl Ball In

By Veronica Lopez
The 2020 Super Bowl is well under way, and one of the most moving moments already happened. The tweets about the NFL's Next 100 Super Bowl intro, featuring a young boy running across the country and straight into Hard Rock Stadium, prove it was the…

Don't Worry, Guys, Snickers Is Fixing The World By Feeding It Candy

By Veronica Lopez
This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Snickers’ “You’re Not You When You’re Hungry” campaign, and in celebration of the milestone and the brand’s 90th anniversary, Snickers’ 2020 Super Bowl commercial features a giant hoard of people feeding a…

Do People Actually Want To Commit To Relationships Anymore?

By Veronica Lopez, Hannah Orenstein and Iman Hariri-Kia
Dating is more complicated than ever right now: You can be Gatsbyed, 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.…

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…

This Couple Met On Raya & A Psychic Predicted They’d Fall In Love

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?…

If Texting Someone You're Dating Makes You Anxious, Here's How To Deal

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 Tinder & Knew It Was Love On The First Date

By Iman Hariri-Kia, Veronica Lopez and Hannah Orenstein
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? Who…

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,…