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A New Season for the Summer

We have exciting news: We’ll be back on Wednesday, June 1, for a new season of stories. In...

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First Love Mixtape, Side B

What’s the song that taught you about love as a teen? When we asked this question at the...

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A Couple Walks Into City Hall

It’s 2022, the year of matrimania. Roughly 2.5 million weddings are expected (a bump not...

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Right Swipes, Big City

Alexandra Capellini has been on the dating apps for about four years. Dating is already a fraught...

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Confessions of a Late Bloomer

Garrett Schlichte was exactly twice the age of his sister. When he was 28 and his sister was 14,...

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A Mother’s Wild, Extravagant Love

Genevieve Kingston has carried a cardboard box with her throughout her life, filled with gifts...

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Beyond Girlfriend-Boyfriend

Three months into the pandemic, Haili Blassingame was crafting an email to her boyfriend of five...

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When You Think You Know Your Parents

Ariel Sabar was visiting his parents in his childhood home in California, when he awoke one...

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Married to a Deal Breaker

What are your dating non-negotiables? For Hyla Sabesin Finn, it was smoking — or so she...

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The ‘Ham Sandwich’ Effect

Before Andrew Limbong went off to college, his mother cautioned him about the dire consequences...

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First Love Mixtape

We’re back for a whole new season of stories. In today’s premiere, we introduce our...

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Loving Across Borders

At age 11, Julissa Arce came to the United States from Mexico on a visa that expired three years...

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The Upside of Our Parents' Divorce

What’s the secret to sibling success? Apparently, an ugly divorce. At least, that’s...

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When His Shorts Are Just Too Tight

It was Great American Eclipse of 2017 — the first total solar eclipse to cross the entire...

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When Two Open Marriages Collide

What are the boundaries of an open marriage? And what are the boundaries of an open marriage when...

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The Right to Fail at Marriage

The queer comedian Cameron Esposito on how the equality of love can also lead to the equality of...

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Was It Me or Our Astrology?

After heartbreak landed Amisha Patel on her parents' couch, she began to question whether her...

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Trapped in a Romance Scam

Last spring, Michael McAllister’s inbox started filling up with messages from heartbroken...

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Meet Cute at Zero Years Old

Kadine Christie’s birth story is one that has been told to her time and again. She was born...

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She Left Me There

Kacey Vu Shap had no desire to return to the Vietnamese orphanage of his youth. As a child,...

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