romance

Review

Sally Rooney's 'Normal People' Are Both Political and Self-Involved

In Sally Rooney's second novel, she explores class, love, and the duality of being a socially concerned and frivolous millennial.
Maris Kreizman
4.12.19
love

We Asked People What They Remember About Their First Time Falling in Love

"We broke up when she was about to graduate high school. She was going to get married to someone else."
Mustika Hapsoro
4.3.19
Culture

An Open Letter to My Nemesis, Pete Davidson: Stop Stealing My Girlfriends

I’m gay, which means two things: One, I hold grudges. Two, I don’t care about some weird dude’s dating life. But here’s what I do care about, a lot: international pop stars and actresses over 40.
Jill Gutowitz
3.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Lady Gaga: Sorry Everybody, Me and Bradley Cooper Are Not Boning

"People saw love, and guess what—that's what we wanted you to see!"
River Donaghey
2.28.19
Film

What to Watch on Valentine's Day, According to What You Think of Valentine's Day

Because this day is different for everyone, so why make it worse on yourself?
Noel Ransome
2.14.19
love

Stories of Grand Romantic Gestures Gone Horribly, Horribly Wrong

Valentines Day sucks, but these botched expressions of love suck worse.
Justin Caffier
2.14.19
longreads

A Real Hot Mess: How Grits Got Weaponized Against Cheating Men

Understanding the Black women who seized a common pantry item—and, with it, power.
Cynthia R. Greenlee
2.14.19
kink

Doms and Subs Tell Us About the Tricky Ways They Express Love

Because sometimes saying “I love you” ruins the roleplay.
Laura Bell
2.14.19
relationships

People Tell Us the Dumbest Things They've Ever Done to Impress Their Crush

“My crush said that if I licked hot sauce off the floor he'd give me a kiss. I did it and he didn't give me the kiss.”
Mica Lemiski
2.13.19
Broadly

How To Start Having Sex Again After A Breakup

Accept that things will be scary for a while, and your emotions may be confusing.
Eve Livingston
2.11.19
Valentine's Day

Actually It's You, Not Us: A Toast To Breakups

For Valentine’s Day, we’re celebrating the doomed relationships that shaped us, in all their messy glory. Because love is just as much about heartbreak as it is about romance.
Lindsay Schrupp
Zing Tsjeng
2.11.19
Photos

Good Food, Porn, and Netflix: How to Be Your Own Valentine

Photographers Jessica Pettway and Samantha Cabrera Friend know the way to the best solo Valentine's Day ever.
Jessica Pettway and Samantha Friend
2.7.19
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