love

Dating

We Asked People on First Dates How Their Dates Were Going

"I noticed he's wearing New Balance shoes so I'm into that."
Claire Sullivan
2.4.19
Tinder

I Pretended to Be a Young Joseph Stalin On Tinder, and It Went Weirdly Well

Hot people seem to get away with anything on dating apps. But does that rule still apply when those people are dictators?
Paul Schwenn
1.31.19
Robert Mueller

Inside Robert Mueller's Horny, Joking-but-Not-Really Fandom

The special counsel "has all of the qualities of a super crush: He's mysterious. He doesn't return phone calls. He plays hard to get."
Alex Norcia
1.30.19
asexuality

Asexual People Tell Us What Their Romantic Lives Are Like

"I can look into my girlfriend's eyes and feel the warmth that anyone in a happy relationship will feel – I just don't feel that sexual urge to jump someone's bones," and other stories of "ace" love.
Serena Sonoma
1.24.19
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

No One Wants You to Fall in Love After Rehab

You’re too fragile. Intimacy is a trigger. It’s simply switching addictions from a drug to a person. So when you do meet someone, how do you know your feelings won’t doom you both?
Hannah Brooks
1.23.19
Sex

How I Made Consensual Non-Monogamy Work

My girlfriend was the one interested in the idea of being open; I was duly terrified at the prospect. I asked for a six-month freeze on the non-monogamy plan – which turned out to be exactly what I needed.
Grant Stoddard
12.13.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Love Binge

For 14 years, I photographed girls in upstate New York who were growing up the same way I did, with limited means in an American culture that promotes escapism through constant consumption.
Brenda Ann Kenneally
12.11.18
Film

Barry Jenkins on the Burden of Honouring James Baldwin with ‘Beale Street’

Jenkins on turning the classic novel ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ into a soon-to-be-classic film.
Noel Ransome
12.5.18
Dating

Everything You'll Learn as a Woman Dating Men In Her Twenties

An emotional journey of contradictions.
Hannah Ewens
11.28.18
Sex

Young People Tell Us Why They’re Having Less Sex

Medications, anxiety, STIs, high standards and all the other reasons younger generations aren’t boning.
Mica Lemiski
11.18.18
love

Petty Man Dumped 48 Years Ago Finally Opening Present From Ex

He’s planning to sell tickets to the opening.
Mack Lamoureux
11.15.18
Sex

People Describe Their First Sexual Fantasies

"It happened while I was watching 'Dracula: Dead and Loving It'. I suddenly started to feel somewhat confused and a little guilty."
Ana Iris Simón
11.9.18
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