The state of scary obsession with the object of your affection is familiar for many — and it has a name: limerence.
Words by Kathleen Wong. Art by Sam Liacos. What should falling in love actually feel like? There is arguably no other idiom in the English language more ubiquitous than “falling in love.” We hear it in songs, television shows (hello, Bachelor Nation), books, movies, and of course, conversations in real life. The exact origin of…
We spoke to four people about the time they said ‘I love you’ first and how they overcame the fear to do so.
For December, we explore the different fears attached to love as our monthly theme.
Ahead of the release of ‘Moments in Love,’ poet and multi-hyphenate creative Amor Capdevila talks about personal growth and the infinite variations of love.
While that view of self is important, it differs from the process of actively loving ourselves. Emotional wellness experts weigh in.
Ahead of release of her ‘Marchita’ album, Silvana Estrada talks intimacy that’s beyond skin deep, and more.
Two queer singles and one couple share their experience with polyamorous love in a post-pandemic landscape.
Intimacy is “an exercise in being vulnerable and knowing that I’m going to be okay on the other side of it regardless.”
In our world of hook up culture and dating apps, remaining celibate can be seen as “missing out.” But for this writer, it strengthened her relationship with her partner—and with herself.
In this first chapter of this new iteration of ILY, we explore the depths of intimacy as our September monthly theme.
Things might start slow, but they will begin to transform quicker than you realize.
Let’s take a closer look at what Leo season has in store for your love life and what you can expect with the current energies at play.
ILY’s Erika Ramirez on hiding your voice in fear of losing love.