Relationships

Beautiful Suffering: “Pop Song” Bears Witness to the Power of Different Loves

Maybe it’s human instinct to want to capture our emotions, to bottle and preserve them for others to see.

“Love in Color” Modernizes the Myths We Love to Hate

Rather than denote these tales as relics of the past, she communicates the value of these myths, stories retold for centuries that reveal all the things that love can be. Read more »

You Are the Sun: Being Single Is No Longer a Social Sob Story

Partnership is not a prize to be won or a goal to be achieved. Read more »

Love Sick: It’s Time to Uncouple Care Work from Romantic Love

The pandemic has laid bare the American assumption that romantic relationships provide all the care we need. Read more »

You’ve Got a Friend in Trusty, Dusty Online Advice Forums

There’s something entertaining but also affirming in reading about someone else’s problems, especially when they’re real doozies. Read more »

Now Is Really Not the Time for Your Martin Shkreli Love Story

Who are the folks sympathizing with Christie Smythe’s absurd display of wealthy white lady privilege? Read more »

Unraveling the Tragedy of Heterosexuality

Mutual dislike and violence are not an unfortunate bug in the heteropatriarchal system; they’re fundamental to it. Read more »

Love No Limit: Sliding into Nonmonogamy Safely and Ethically

There’s a prevalent notion that women only choose to practice nonmonogamy because the men in their lives guide them toward it. Read more »

Jada Pinkett-Smith Isn’t the Villain in Her Entanglement. Nobody Is.

Will and Jada’s public relationship has resulted in explosive discourse online. Read more »

Love No Limit: Exploring Sexual Fantasy during the Pandemic

We only have shame about our sexual thoughts or desires because we don’t openly discuss how natural and human they are. Read more »

Love No Limit: Can a Relationship Survive a Pandemic?

This pandemic will give us the space and opportunity to dig deep into the love, compassion, and care we have for our lovers and ourselves. Read more »

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