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Stories of people trying to make very out-of-the-ordinary romance work.

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He’s a Murderer With an Intergalactic Alibi. And She’s in Love With Him.

This is the story of a romance that just works — cosmic conspiracies, life sentences and all.

My High School Girlfriend Became America’s Most Wanted Drug Queenpin

I lost my virginity to the baddest goth girl at theater camp. When I tracked her down fifteen years later I discovered just how dangerous Liz Barrer really was.

I Met My Long-Lost Brother…And I Was Overcome With Lust

I was 34 years old and it was a primal attraction I couldn’t control. But this was before I discovered Johnny’s dark predilections.

That Time a Guy Asked Me to Channel My Novel’s Protagonist On Our Creepy First Date

As an author seeking representation and a single woman seeking love, I let the strange charade go on a little too long.

I Wanted to Be His Prized Possession

After a strict religious upbringing, escaping into the world of BDSM felt like my version of finding god. Then it got to be way too much.

That Time I Dated — and Dumped — a Nice Guy Just to See What It Was Like

Fresh off having my heart broken for the first time, I wanted something safe and easy. I should have known that would mean breaking someone else’s heart.

How to Sneak Onto Trains and Dodge Trucks While Untangling a Love Triangle

I chased my ex-boyfriend across Europe, my best girlfriend chased me, and we all fell frantically in and out of love.

I’m a Straight Man, and He’s My New Sugar Daddy

When one broke Brooklynite embarks on a new side job as an escort for hire, he finds himself swimming through a murky world of easy money, broken promises and naked truths.

A Second Super Strange True Love Story: I Was The Other Woman

When I met my one true love, I was so enamored with him I overlooked the fact that he had left a jilted fiancée behind. I was in way too deep before I realized that I was headed...