Posts tagged "romance"

Obama And Trudeau: A Short Romantic Fan Fic

It’s a chemistry beyond brotherhood, sex, or politics, it’s a chemistry only explained by the corresponding quantum vibrations both the charismatic men possess.

Bronwyn Isaac | November 20, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Rant: On Hollywood’s Propagation Of The “Romantic Stalker” Trope

I first saw “As Good As It Gets” with an ex-boyfriend who touted it as one of his all-time favorite movies. He defended it as a deeply hopeful romance that…

Bronwyn Isaac | September 4, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Science Has Discovered What You Need To Say To Make A First Date Successful

Researchers from Stanford and the University of California have done us all a favor and figured out what to say and what not to say on a first date. Legends.

Ask Men | June 12, 2015 - 2:45 pm

40 Outdoor Date Ideas For A Spring Fling

Swing, dive, skate, or hike your way into the new season with one of these sunny date ideas. Take advantage of the warmer temperatures Spring has to offer by taking…

Pop Sugar | April 6, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Artisanal Carnies Hope You’ll Pay For Their 38 Dream Weddings Around The World

Oh, hello! Do you have any spare cash today that you are not using for anything special? Perhaps you would like to donate some of it to this ever-so-whimsical acrobat…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 20, 2015 - 5:31 pm

Couple Passes Away Peacefully Together In A Real-Life “Notebook” Story

Floyd and Violet Hartwig were married for 67 happy years before dying side by side in their home, at the ages of 90 and 89, on February 11. In many…

Claire Hannum | February 26, 2015 - 5:30 pm

11 Supposedly Romantic/Sexy Things That Are Actually Terrible

Valentine’s Day is almost here–and you know what that means! Piles and piles of listicles suggesting romantic tips for couples looking to spice up their love lives. Most of those…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 9, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Professional Romancer Nicholas Sparks Loses At Romance, Separates From Wife

Nicholas Sparks, supposed romance expert and author of sappy, formulaic novels-turned-movies like “The Notebook” and “A Walk To Remember” is separating from his wife Cathy and thus has effectively failed…

Claire Hannum | January 6, 2015 - 3:00 pm

“I Can’t Live Without You!” & Other Sickening, Saccharine Nonsense That Needs To Stop

So, I know I’m a killjoy. I know that people like to say cute things to each other when they’re in love because those things sound good whether or not…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 29, 2014 - 11:00 am

Study: “27 Dresses” And “The Bachelorette” Are Messing With Your Love Life

Researchers have found evidence that watching rom-coms and sitcoms impact our views on love. TV seems to shape our view of reality in every other realm of life, so I’m…

Claire Hannum | June 27, 2014 - 11:30 am

Photo Series Tackles Dating While Feminist

We’re pretty intrigued by this photo series project called “Feminism is not a means to just justify self entitlement,” in which signs held by a man and a woman clarify…

Claire Hannum | March 27, 2014 - 9:00 am

4 Sites With Free E-Cards For Valentine’s Day

Quick! It’s Valentine’s Day! If you are planning to run to CVS for a schmoopy card and a box of chocolates during your lunch hour, you are shit out of…

Jessica Wakeman | February 14, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Funny Girl Sex Guide: How Not To Woo Me On Valentine’s Day

I consider myself a romantic and love it when the person I’m crushing on, dating, or seriously involved with puts forth an effort to woo me. Seriously, nothing will make…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 13, 2014 - 9:00 am

Study: Yes, Height Makes A Difference In Dating

A study by Rice University and the University of North Texas has found that for lots of us, height does matter when it comes to choosing a partner.

Researchers set…

Claire Hannum | February 11, 2014 - 12:40 pm

75 Little Ways To Be Romantic Every Day Of The Year

February 14th might be the official, greeting card company-sanctioned day to celebrate love, but let’s not limit our romantic gestures to one measly day. For a relationship to truly thrive,…

The Frisky | February 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Public Service Announcement: 11 Ways Kissing Is Great For Your Health

Women’s magazines (and probably Snapple Facts) have been touting it for years, but there’s real science behind it: kissing is good for your health. You already know the obvious reasons…

Claire Hannum | February 4, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Unpopular Opinion: The “To Me You Are Perfect” Scene In “Love Actually” Is Not Actually Romantic

It’s Christmas time, aka that time of year when I see a million Facebook statuses about “Love Actually.” It’s fine. I get it. I enjoy that movie. I love Rickman’s…

Claire Lower | December 22, 2013 - 1:00 pm

This Is The Loveliest (And Oldest) Missed Connection You’ll Ever Read

The stories that live in Craigslist’s Missed Connections board are often the stuff of movies. A user at Reddit found one of its greatest gems this week: a post written by a…

Claire Hannum | November 21, 2013 - 9:00 am

Here’s What Happens When You Make An OKCupid Profile That’s Actually Honest

Let’s be real, honesty terrifies people — probably more than almost anything else. We like to fill our social interactions with surface-level conversations about how we’re “doing just fine” and…

Claire Hannum | October 16, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Hitched: The Awe-Inspiring Mundanity of True Love

I’m standing in the kitchen in my underwear, crying over a carton of fat-free half and half. I’m about to do one of those dramatic Lifetime movie moments where the emotionally…

Andrea Grimes | July 3, 2013 - 12:00 pm
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