Dating and Relationships

November 17, 2017

Modern Love: 17 Million Frozen Sperm Await the Perfect Moment

Modern Love By LAURIE WAX Every other month I receive two vials of frozen sperm in a nitrogen tank, which is then emptied, the vials labeled […]
November 10, 2017

Modern Love: Your 13-Word Love Stories

Advertisement Most of the essays we publish in Modern Love are about 1,500 words, and most of their authors could probably wax on longer if space […]
November 10, 2017

Vows: Love’s Road Home

Vows By C. J. CHIVERS The engagement began as notification more than proposal. Samuel J. Siatta was an inmate in the Shawnee Correctional Center, a state […]
November 9, 2017

Social Q’s: When Your Daughter Is So Over Your Friend’s Daughter

Advertisement A longtime friend and I have older daughters who are 11. When they were younger, we all got together frequently for play dates and mini-vacations. […]
November 3, 2017

Modern Love: Recognizing What They Had, 20 Years Too Late

Advertisement When I was an art student in London, I worked part time as a barmaid at a pub in Notting Hill. It was the perfect […]
October 27, 2017

Vows: A Sunday March, This One Down the Aisle

Advertisement Dominique Sharpton, a 30-year-old civil rights activist and aspiring actress, marched slowly past three police officers on her way into the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral […]
October 19, 2017

Social Q’s: Microaggressions at the Market

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES While I was waiting to check out at the market, an older white woman in front of me turned to the […]
October 5, 2017

Social Q’s: My Friend’s Boyfriend Is Flirting With Me. What Do I Do?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES A good friend’s boyfriend has initiated several online chats with me over the last month. They came across as friendly and […]
September 28, 2017

Social Q’s: Hey Kids! How Young Is Too Young to Get Married?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My boyfriend and I are in college. We’ve dated for two years. We talked about getting married after the first year. […]
September 14, 2017

Social Q’s: My Aunt’s Getting Married and My Mom’s Not Invited

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES I am a 17-year-old with divorced parents. This fall, my aunt (my dad’s sister) is getting married. My brother and I […]