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Friends to Lovers, Lovers to Friends; is there ever an in-between? The age old dilemma of how or if you should take your relationship to the next level is one we are all very familiar with. But the real question is: what happens after?

 

When I first moved to LA, I moved...

When you're confused about love and relationships, what do people usually tell you? "Write it down on a list.” Self-proclaimed "multi-faceted, mutli-talented go-getter" Elena Murzello took that concept and literally made it into a book - The Love List. G...

With the dreaded Valentine’s Day coming up, those of us who are single all have the same thoughts: self-loathing, bashing those in relationships - they will be SO over in two months anyways! - but most of all, thinking about why we are alone. This one day seems to brin...

By Rachel Shope

 

            The problem with cutting someone out of your life is that it’s not a quick or clean process. It takes time just to accept that your relationship—romantic or otherwise—is causing more harm than good, and once that acceptance sinks in, the act...

As most romantic stories start out, I met Andre one night wasted at a bar. My best friend was visiting me from New York and we were celebrating his presence in LA at Birds, our favorite local bar.  I'm not exactly sure how the first meeting happened, but I remember thi...

The following story is true.  The names have been changed to protect the innocent.           

 

I work at a sketch comedy theatre as a Stage Manager and I do scene changes between sketches. Basically I’m a ninja in the dark moving scene furn...

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The next part of this story haunts me to this day. I still stand by the fact that I should have left when I first heard he made out with a girl immediately after kissing me in...

We met Justin Ervin at an NYC event, and were intrigued by his keen sense of style and, of course, his YSL shoes. After chatting with him and learning that he was Garden-State award-winning documentary filmmaker and cinematographer, we decided to try to learn more abou...

A few years back my friend set me up on a blind date so she could go out with the guy's friend. We met up at the Santa Monica Pier on a particularly chilly summer night. My friend sees her love match and I see a very short guy next to him. Now, I have no problem going...

I knew I needed to get out more, but I was cheap, so the idea of ponying up $49.99 to Match.com filled me with nausea. I had tried it three times previously: men from California inquired if I wanted a long distance relationship, mysterious men who wouldn't give their r...

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