How Rom-Coms Make Stalking Seem OK

In romantic comedies, a combination of persistence and grand gestures seems to always pay off. But translated to the real world, these acts of “love” can be downright creepy. In fact, a new study conducted by the University of Michigan’s Julia Lippman points out that rom-coms are actually normalizing stalking behavior off-screen. Years of watching lovers unrelentingly pursue their interests—only to end up with them …

CH Gift Guide: Valentine’s Day 2014

From the provocative to the romantic, an array of goods sure to warm the heart

It may take a muscle to fall in love, but bestowing someone you care about with a token of your affection on Valentine’s Day is sure to help keep romance in the air. It’s one of the more difficult holidays to shop for, but we’ve pulled together a handful of creative items which serve as a physical reminder of your perpetual admiration. Below are a …

40 Days of Dating

NYC designers and best friends test, investigate and document a relationship

Jessica Walsh and Tim Goodman are best friends who find themselves single at the same time. Walsh is the hopeless romantic, always looking for love, and Goodman is afraid of commitment, oftentimes after many girls at once. Losing sight of what it’s like to be in a healthy relationship, these two opposite relationship types date each other for 40 days in hopes of overcoming their …