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…
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We spoke to four people about the time they said ‘I love you’ first and how they overcame the fear to do so.
The Scaries (Editor’s Letter)
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On Loving Ourselves (And Everyone Else)
Two queer singles and one couple share their experience with polyamorous love in a post-pandemic landscape.
Three Therapists Weigh In on Mental Health, Intimacy & the Layers in Between
Intimacy is “an exercise in being vulnerable and knowing that I’m going to be okay on the other side of it regardless.”
How Celibacy Deepened My Sense of Intimacy
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.
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Things might start slow, but they will begin to transform quicker than you realize.
Here’s How Leo Season Will Impact Your Love Life
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.
Me & My ASMR Boyfriend
How ASMR boyfriends are allowing us to experience healthy, sexy relationships again.
How Mercury Retrograde Affects Love & Relationships
How does this astrological event influence our bonds with others?
Dating Trends We Should Keep Long After The Pandemic
The dating trends that a clinical psychotherapist, a dating app creator and daters have been using throughout the pandemic, and should continue to do.
A Touchy Subject: Physical Affection Post-COVID-19
Touch and physical sensation have been filtered from dating. How will this affect us moving forward post pandemic?
6 People on Talking to Exes During Quarantine
Once upon a time, we maintained radio silence. Now, all bets are off as many are reaching out to exes to “check in.”