Posts Tagged: couples

OK, Cupid?

In Ovid’s Metamorphosis, Cupid is notorious not for his successful matches but for his catastrophic ones. Pluto and Proserpina, Apollo and Daphne, Paris and Helen: none of these unions ended well. Instead of churning out soft children and sunshine, these matches produced winter, the bay leaf, and the Trojan War.

I’ve been in a long relationship, so long in fact we’ve forgotten about marriage all together and we simply say we’re married. I’ve vicariously been living this millennia and its social media outlets through friends—many of whom have found love, pleasurable sex, free quality meals, and sometimes even friends through OKCupid. I decided to sign up and build a profile [...]



Sugar Tits & Sugarplum Fairy, 2 years

Affectionate nicknames arise from love. To celebrate Valentine's Day, we asked 20 New York couples to tell us their nicknames.


"A Couple Chooses a Movie"

In "A Couple Chooses a Movie," Inside Amy Schumer delivers the couple-chooses-a-movie version of Portlandia's hallowed Battlestar Galactica sketch. In four minutes and 40 seconds of realness, though, somehow the realest moment is when Amy slips off her bra mid-selection without removing her shirt. Magic is real. [via]


What Is Making Couples So Mad?

Being in a relationship with someone you love is wonderful. So, so wonderful. You get to hold each other and protect each other from the pain of life, you get to grow old together, you get to have children and watch them grow, and you get to fight. Constantly. At least that is what the Daily Mail, the world's most respected scientific journal, is reporting. According to a new study, "couples bicker an average of 2,455 times a year." That's between six and seven times a day — so we're getting mad at each other every four hours! Or I guess probably every two hours during the day and then not [...]


The 42 Best Movie Couples of 1993

42. Made in America – Sarah (Whoopi Goldberg) and Hal (Ted Danson)

41. Addams Family Values – Gomez (Raul Julia) and Morticia (Anjelica Huston)

40. The Age of Innocence – Ellen (Michelle Pfeiffer) and Newland (Daniel Day-Lewis)

39. Robin Hood: Men in Tights – Robin (Cary Elwes) and Maid Marian (Amy Yasbeck)

38. What’s Eating Gilbert Grape – Gilbert (Johnny Depp) and Becky (Juliette Lewis)

37. Poetic Justice – Justice (Janet Jackson) and Lucky (Tupac Shakur)

36. Benny & Joon -  Benny (Aidan Quinn) and Joon (Mary Stuart Masterson)

35. The Man Without a Face – Justin (Mel Gibson) and The Memory Of His Former Face (Itself)

34. The Fugitive [...]