Are you suffering through a Valentine’s Day hangover? Feeling like a tragic loser, waiting for sexts that never come? Don’t worry—here’s a guide to using Roland Barthes’ famous book, A Lover’s Discourse, as literary electroshock therapy for your love life. By Kristen Cochrane.
From Allen Ginsberg and his writer beau to Joan Didion and her co-author hubby, these six iconic writer couples will renew your faith in romance. By Kristen Cochrane.
A first date is not an emotional baggage dumping ground. My latest Breathless for Vogue asks: What “me” should I be on a first date? – Karley Sciortino Read it HERE :)
An emergency kit for anyone going through a breakup, from comically tragic essays on heartbreak, to an incredible This American life on breakups, and how they turn you into a walking cliche of feelings. By Karley Sciortino.
It’s super annoying when you fall in love with someone who doesn’t love you back (rude). It’s even more annoying when people tell you it must be “meant to be.” By Misha Scott.
A book about a woman with a very unusual profession, and another book about a married man who’s trying to make it work… for better or for worse. By Karley Sciortino
The story of how one British school teacher with money troubles started over as a mature escort, re-discovered her sexuality, and unexpectedly fell in love—spoiler, Fifty Shades of Grey is involved :)
Am I jaded? Or am I just realistic? Or am I neither (aka delusional)? Read my latest Breathless for Vogue HERE :)
A bunch of people on the internet are arguing that, on the new Netflix show Love, the conventionally pretty Mickey is “too hot” to be dating nerdy Gus. But that argument just feels so… basic.
Dear Slutever, I’ve done the whole ‘go out on the weekend and hook-up with a different guy each time.’ I’ve had fuck buddies and casual hookups. I’ve tried celibacy. But all along I’ve wanted to be in a real, serious, monogamous relationship and I’ve settled for these other things because I couldn’t get what I really wanted. Now, I really really want it. But no one is giving me a chance. Not one guy I’ve liked and who I thought…