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5 Women On How Their Friendship & Romantic Breakups Differed
Breaking up with a partner is hard no matter the circumstances, but the end of a friendship is a different type of hurt.
Finding Love in Every Moment With Amor Capdevila
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.
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.”
The Day My Heart Broke Twice
An essay exploring the connection between emotional and physical pain.
What I Learned From Sleeping With My Ex
Seven people share what they learned from sleeping with an ex.
Words by Gabrielle Pharms. Photo courtesy of Ian Dooley / Unsplash.
Fighting Ghosts (Essay)
When your lover’s ex is the ghost they can’t let go of.
I Used To Love Us Pop-Exhibit NYC (Photo Gallery)
Highlights from ILY’s debut pop-up gallery exhibit.
Pop-Up Exhibit: I Used To Love Us
I Used To Love Us is a pop-up gallery exhibit, curated by ILY, showcasing the work of nine artists. Each artist has created a piece based on household items that remind them of their ex-lovers to show how even in safe spaces you can still be haunted by their ghost.
How I Relate To Jhené Aiko’s Penny (Essay)
Words by Mya Abraham.
Kanye West’s ‘Graduation’ Still Belongs To “Us” (Essay)
Words by Stacy-Ann Ellis. Art by Sam Liacos.
How To Delete Your Ex Off Your Phone, For Real (Guide)
The ultimate guide to deleting traces of your former flame from your device.
JAY-Z’s ‘4:44’: A Conversation About Infidelity, Growth & Forgiveness
A conversation between culture writer Shamira Ibrahim and student Daniel Howie.