This is a list of sites you may want to consider submitting your writing to if you blog about Relationships, including marriage, dating, breakups, divorce, sex etc..

Submission guidelines and other site-related info/resources are provided for each entry.

($) indicates a site that offers paid opportunities, however, visit the site for more information as all submissions may not be paid

Directory of Sites Accepting Writing Submissions On Relationships - Beyond Your Blog


Babble – From Disney, this site is your destination for parenting, beauty, home, food, travel and entertainment brought to you by the best voices online.” ($)

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Baby Hints & Tips – “A virtual parent’s group for questions about trying to conceive, pregnancy and baby.

Better After 50 “Online Magazine about Women inspiring Women Real Women-Real Stories.  Our readers and writers contribute essays in the categories of: SHE DID IT!, Your work, Your Finances, Sex Diaries, Aging Parents, Adult Children, Amazing Travels, Financial Planning, and Retirement. Of course we also deal with Relationships, Second Marriages, Divorce, Widowhood, Fashion (as in: Can I wear this at 50+?), and the big Kahuna known as Menopause.”

BlogHer – BlogHer is a platform for sharing great voices, stories and ideas.”.  With categories of food, health, DIY & Home, Work & Life, Love & Sex, Family, Fashion & Beauty as well as News & Entertainment coverage which includes Politics, Race and Feminism, BlogHer spans a wide range of interests. ($)

Blunt Moms – “Honest. Direct. Surprisingly Hilarious

Bonbon Break –  “BonBon Break is an online magazine for modern moms, that cuts through the internet chaos to bring you advice and inspiration.” ($)

BUST – “With an attitude that is fierce, funny, and proud to be female, BUST provides an uncensored view on the female experience.BUST tells the truth about women’s lives and presents a female perspective on pop culture. BUSTing stereotypes about women since 1993.” ($)

BustleProviding a fresh spin on news, entertainment, fashion, beauty, lifestyle, books, and any and all subjects that concern women. Bustle is an online community delivering original content that’s smart, shareable, and, most importantly, fun.” ($)

BuzzFeedBuzzFeed is building the defining news and entertainment company for the social mobile age. From the serious to the fun, from long-form to the short listicles readers have grown to love, we create content that people want to share on the web.”

The Change Blog – Stories about personal change. “Practical actions and inspiration to change your life.”  Sections include addictions, anxiety, challenges, clarity, confidence, creativity, depression, fear, goals, gratitude, habits, happiness, healing, health, life lessons, meaning & purpose, mindset, motivation, personal finances, personal growth, positivity, relationships, self awareness, success, travel, wisdom and work.

Cosmopolitan – “Send us an essay of no more than 800 words about a memorable, crazy, hilarious, or touching college experience. Stories about friends, class, dating, partying, studying, working, interning — anything that happened to you or around you in college is fair game. (Or: Tell us why you didn’t go to college, why college is bullshit, what you’re doing instead… )($)

DAME Magazine – Aimed at women over 30, “For Women Who Know Better. Smart, provocative news & opinions on relationships, entertainment, business, culture, politics & more…”  ($)

Dirty And Thirty“DirtyandThirty is your hip, edgy lifestyle website for women in their late twenties to thirties who own who they are.”

DivorcedMoms“Whether you are thinking about separating, newly divorced or have already navigated the divorce process, whether you are in your 20s with an infant or in your 50s with grown children, you have experience and a unique point of view. Your stories will help other moms who are going through the same process.”

Elite Daily“The Voice Of Generation-Y; news from your world delivered the way you want to hear it.” 

The Establishment – “We’re a multimedia company run and funded by women that’s predicated on a simple, yet radical notion: the world is a better, more interesting place when everyone has a voice. When one small, homogenous group runs the media, we’re left with a very skewed notion of the human experience.”  ($)

Feminine Collective – “A daily dose of inspiring essays and stories empowering women to face their fears, follow their instincts, and find their truth. The Feminine Collective is your cheerleader, your coach, your BFF, and the one place you can turn to when you need a reminder that you are not alone in your thoughts.”

Finer Minds FinerMinds provides a platform for people to share their personal growth stories, their experiences and generally their teachings to a wonderful, inquisitive and enthusiastic audience of personal growth readers both through our blog and through a weekly newsletter.”

Focus on the Family – Previously Thriving Family Magazine“Focus on the Family magazine helps families thrive in Christ, offering time-tested solutions and reliable marriage and parenting guidance. Published by the global Christian ministry Focus on the Family, this magazine encourages, teaches and celebrates God’s design for the family. The relevant, engaging content and beautiful illustrations and photography inspire people to be better parents and spouses.”  ($)

For Every Mom“ is the place for moms to come and celebrate and encourage each other in our faith in Christ and in the hard work we do as moms.” 

For Her““For Her is a new women’s lifestyle magazine that offers advice, articles and essays on how to live a more meaningful and beautiful life. For Her covers topics like spirituality, well-being, positive psychology, home decor, food, and beauty and is looking to expand their pool of writers for personal essays and journalism. ($)

The Frisky“Relationship Tips, Celebrity Gossip & Sexy Fun” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

The Good Men Project“We are having a conversation about what it means to be a man in the 21st century—and it is  wide and varied and mundane and provocative. But for a post to be considered, it must always must be about, by, for, or focused on men. (Please note that approximately 20% of our contributors are women. That’s great—we love women’s voices. But they write about men, or sometimes about raising boys who become men.)”

The Grief Diaries“We are looking to publish poetry, fiction, nonfiction,  photography, and artwork that relates in some way to grief, loss, or mourning. The term “grief” is open to interpretation. We are looking for powerful, moving works of art that speak to the incredible journey of living after we have lost.”

  • “Please note that we can only accept previously published work that has not been published in an electronic format. We can only republish work that has appeared elsewhere in print.”

Heart – “At Heart we’re committed to sharing women’s stories. In order to do that, we need our readers to spread the word and encourage bravery in sharing.  We feature authentic, attainable lifestyle pieces along with women’s heart-shaping stories in the following categories: acceptance | courage | growth | hope | inspiration | love” 

  • previously published acceptable for online publication and first published/originals required for print submissions

Heart & Soul Ezine – “Heart and Soul is a heart centered and nurturing ezine with lifestyle, relationship, health and spirituality topics. You will also find many tools to help you take action to make positive changes in your life.”

Heartskeeper – Newly open for submissions “Heartskeeper is opening its site to first-time and seasoned writers looking for another platform to share their ideas and thoughts about everyday life. You can read more about Heartskeeper here to see if this is a place you would like to share your work. Though this is a christian blog, every theme does not have to be faith-based.”

  • previously published or first published/originals

Hello Giggles – “Founded by actress/musician Zooey Deschanel, producer Sophia Rossi and blogger/web personality Molly McAleer, is the ultimate entertainment destination for smart, independent and creative females”

Henpicked“Henpicked is about sharing, discussing and learning. Sharing our wisdom. Discussing new ideas. Learning from the experiences of others.”

Herstories Voices – “We want to highlight the best of women’s voices and show the uniqueness and commonalities of women’s experiences….Send us an essay focused on an experience or moment – big or small – that transformed you or made you realize something important.($)

Hey little Rebel“Lifestyle, food & fitness blog for chicks who weren’t made from a cookie cutter.”

  • previously published or first published/originals

The Huffington Post – Wikipedia described The Huffington Post as “...liberal American online news aggregator and blog…The site offers news, blogs, and original content and covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, culture, comedy, healthy living, women’s interests, and local news.

Imperfect Parent “A community was created for parents to talk freely and openly without big brother watching. The articles were designed to share parenting experiences and to let you know that you’re not alone with your flaws and imperfections.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

Kokoa Magazine“This magazine is for those of us that are not rich and famous. This magazine gives us something to read that we can relate to.  We talk about everything from social issues to Kids and everything in between.  Life in general consists of so many things, so we touch on all of it.”  

Kveller – “…a website for those who want to add a Jewish twist to their parenting. For many of us, this is no simple matter.” ($)

Lipstick & Politics“We encourage women to speak out against atrocities and discrimination, comment on politics, but also embrace their feminine, spiritual nature – denying no part that makes a woman whole….Bloggers and Guest Bloggers should write with an awareness of the mission and vision of the blog: to share experiences of diversity, empowerment and personal growth through women’s individual and collective voices.”

  • previously published or first published/originals (“If you are republishing a post send us the revised version that fits our guidelines.”)
  • Guidelines For Bloggers

Literal Shyft“Literal Shyft is a digital magazine designed to promote conscious living in all areas of our life–relationships, parenting, work, and play.  We welcome submissions on topics related to themes of mindfulness, meditation, yoga, healthy living, communication, family, creativity, and work performance.  Although we are unable to pay for submissions at this time, we will promote all accepted submissions through our social media channels.”

  • previously published or first published/originals

Love Live Health“LoveLiveHealth is the web’s fastest growing Health and Wellness Blog. Read articles about health, fitness, wellness, nutrition, yoga and more.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

Making Midlife Matter“An online magazine for strong, independent midlife women to share and inspire others to get their midlife mojo on!”

  • previously published or first published/originals

Mamamia“The largest independent women’s website in Australia. We are news, opinion, social commentary, political analysis, style, relationships, parenting, beauty and healthy, great videos, clever podcasts, and deeply personal stories.”  ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

Medium“Everyone’s stories and ideas.”

Middle Places“Exploring the messy ways of grace”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

Midlife BoulevardMidlife Boulevard is an on-line magazine focusing on the lives of women over 40. We are passionate about issues affecting women in midlife.”  Midlife Boulevard covers “…topics including life, style, writing, and the business of blogging.”

mindbodygreen“Our mission is to revitalize the way people eat, move, and live!” 

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

Miss Millennia Magazine“Are you interested in sharing content that will inspire and motivate young women who are educated and goal-oriented? Well, you should write for us! At Miss Millennia Magazine, we believe the best people to inspire women in their 20′s are other successful women in their 20′s or older!”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

Modern Loss“Modern Loss is a place to share the unspeakably taboo, unbelievably hilarious, and unexpectedly beautiful terrain of navigating your life after a death. Beginners welcome.”

Modern Love – “This weekly column in the Sunday Style section of the New York Times is a coveted placement for personal essays about contemporary relationships, marriage, dating, parenthood — any subject that might reasonably fit under the heading “Modern Love.($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

ModernMom “Headed up by television host Brooke Burke-Charvet and Lisa Rosenblatt, ModernMom is a trusted resource for the “Woman Behind the Mom,” with practical tips, advice, videos and information on parenting, pregnancy, family, career, health, beauty, cooking, crafts and more.”

  • Interested contributors can send an email to Jenn Moore including a sample post and topic ideas

Mrs. Muffintop – This is your one-stop shop for funny stories, comics, theater reviews, family-style recipes and more.  It is a symbol of my life as a stay at home mom and all the things I love: laughing, cooking, writing, art and theater. Topics can include parenting, relationships, family life and timely topics.  We also love DIY, recipes, and life hacks.  Relatable humor is best, but not the only thing we’re looking for.”  ($)

  • previously published or first published/originals
  • Submit

MyBrownBaby“Thought-provoking, insightful, wickedly funny commentary on motherhood, for parents who love their brown babies, by parents who do the same. MyBrownBaby writers lift the voices of moms and dads of color looking for the 411/advice/a high-five on everything from pregnancy and childrearing to sex and relationships—all filtered through a colorful lens.”

Nerve“Smutty & Smart” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

Opt-Out Revolutionary – “Opt-Out Revolutionary is a community of writers, parents, and experts that aims to bring more joy into the lives of parents and families by offering ideas, inspiration, and tips about how to live a more balanced life. We publish posts related to careers, parenting, health & well-being, relationships, the environment, and just generally having fun.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

Our Family World“Online Stop For Family Needs: Fertility & Pregnancy news, Child Wellness (Bullying & Childhood obesity), Healthy Recipes, Money tips, Travel”

Ravishly“Welcome to Ravishly, where we celebrate the mess of being human. A community for sharing what makes us tick, what ticks us off, plus pictures of our dogs (or cats – inclusivity is important). We laugh. We cry. We do it all together.” ($)

RAWrWords“We are looking for raw stories, topics are not limited, but we want you to bleed on the page. Give us your heart and soul, stories that connect our Global Village and us. Let’s get RAW, we want to hear you roar.”

  • previously published or first published/originals

RoleReboot“We are most interested in essay-style, first-person narrative storytelling and cultural critique about current events from folks who are rethinking “tradition,” breaking through stereotypes, and bucking expectations about their roles.” ($) paid opps are for regular contributors only

Romper“Romper is a site for a new generation of women figuring out what motherhood means for us. Our plan is to chronicle that crazy adventure — its highs and its lows — in a way that’s smart, honest, helpful, and above all, fun. Raising another human is no joke, but it’s often hilarious.” ($)

Rookie“an independently-run online magazine and book series founded in 2011 by Editor-in-Chief Tavi Gevinson. We publish writing, photography, and other forms of artwork by and for teenagers (and their cohorts of any age!). We publish work from contributors and readers all over the world” ($) 

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

The Rumpus –  “At The Rumpus, we’ve got essays, reviews, interviews, advice, music, film and poetry—along with some kick-ass comics. We know how easy it is to find pop culture on the Internet, so we’re here to give you something more challenging, to show you how beautiful things are when you step off the beaten path. The Rumpus is a place where people come to be themselves through their writing, to tell their stories or speak their minds in the most artful and authentic way they know how, and to invite each of you, as readers, commenters or future contributors, to do the same. What we have in common is a passion for fantastic writing that’s brave, passionate and true (and sometimes very, very funny).

Salon“With an audience of 15 million monthly unique visitors, covers breaking news, politics, culture, technology and entertainment through investigative reporting, fearless commentary and criticism, and provocative personal essays.” ($)

Sammiches and Psych Meds“Sammiches and Psych Meds is a community of candid and often humorous writers using the keyboard as a form of therapy for surviving the trials of parenthood, politics, teaching, marriage and relationships, and life in general.”  ($)

Scary Mommy – “A parenting community for imperfect parents.”

Single Mom Nation“…posts, interviews, videos, products, advice, comments and insights here that are intended to ignite conversation, shine a light on our diverse parenting experiences and help you be an even more amazing single mother.”

Skirt Collective – “Skirt Collective aims to be the modern woman’s compass for navigating culture, fashion, and the real world. Nestled between street smarts and book smarts, SC connects readers with practical information and opinions from a diverse array of voices in an honest, virtual space.

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

Solo-ish Blog (from The Washington Post) – “Unmarried, but far from alone.” ($)

Some Talk of You & Me“The space is dedicated to empowering people with the resources to change their health, future, and lives through connecting in discussion of contemporary issues, creative endeavors, health, and mindful living.” 

  • previously published or first published/originals

Ten to Twenty Parenting – All about raising tweens and teens “Ten to Twenty Parenting is a place you can come to determine whether your teen/tween’s crazy behavior is normal, or if you should go ahead and place the order for that straightjacket you’ve been considering.”

Today’s Christian Woman (TCW)“A website & biweekly digital magazine for women who want to love God more deeply and live fearlessly for his kingdom”  ($)

VerilyVerily is a fashion and lifestyle site that celebrates the best of who you are. We feature fashion that is worthy of the woman, relationship articles that go beyond sex tips, and strong cultural and lifestyle journalism. Verily is the modern woman’s go-to guide on how to lead a fulfilling, integrated life.

VillageQ “VillageQ is a community website welcoming members and allies of the LGBTQ community as we celebrate, support, and explore our collective queer family experiences.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY
  • Submit A Post (use this form to pitch an idea, then an editor will be in touch to discuss if interested)

voiceBoks – “voiceBoks is an informational site for all things parenthood.” and covers categories of: Parenthood, Kids, Education, Family, Home (DIY, Crafts etc.), Wellness (fitness, pregnancy etc.), Food, Holidays, Books, Reviews/Giveaways/Coupons.

What The Flicka? – “A haven for moms, sisters, women or just about anyone who could use a little pick me up, a little help, or a little company on the road trip of life.”  Topics include: “…life, children, family, cooking, beauty, fashion, books, the latest thing we are obsessed with, and of course, urban mom survival tips.

Whole Magazine “Our mission is to help lead women into transformational wholeness by the sharing of personal experiences, often accompanied by brokenness. Equipping others to confront deeper issues through seeking Christ and learning to fully surrender our individual lives to His Will are constant themes.”

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

Wingman Magazine“W Wingman Magazine offers unique and uncommon dating, personal growth, self-help, and health advice – targeted at a Generation Y audience.”

Womanly Woman“ is an online magazine (“blogazine”) for the ladies covering topics such as entertainment, health, beauty, and shopping savings. We also cover topics close to our hearts that personally define us and who we are as women.”

Women Enough“WE Believe a Woman’s Worth Goes Far Beyond Her Beauty & exist to empower women in realizing their personal & professional greatness.”  Looking for personal stories of transformation as well as “topics important to women including body image, identity, relationships, sex, health, lifestyle and work.”

  • We only accept original articles that are not published in their entirety on other online media platforms. If you plan to use material you have published elsewhere please give it a new title and intro.
  • Share Your Story

Women’s Voices for Change – “Focused on women over 40, Women’s Voices for Change explores the realities of contemporary women who are vital, visible, and active, who seek an accurate reflection of themselves. Information provided on our website and in our programs addresses relevant issues about medical, emotional and sexual health, relationships, economics, fashion, fitness, and the arts.  Our aim is to create a powerful community of women in their prime.  ($)

  • “Previously unpublished non-fiction work is preferred, though we will make exceptions for published articles that are a particularly good fit. We accept previously published and unpublished poetry when rights are included.”
  • Writer’s Guidelines

XOJane –  “…personal stories told from a raw, honest perspective”.  Popular topics include It Happened to Me, Unpopular Opinion, Beauty Dare, and I’ll Try Anything Once. ($)

YouQueen – “The women’s lifestyle magazine to make you shine and smile. Awesome Beauty, Fashion, Dating Tips to help you live like a queen.” ($)

  • First Published/Originals ONLY

YourTango“YourTango is all about sex and relationships so anything you write about should involve love, dating, marriage, divorce, sex and the like. A YourTango piece can be about almost anything—travel, food, fashion, money—as long as it explains how the subject affects your (or someone’s) love life.($)

Zest Now – “Information and encouragement for women to live their best lives after 50”

Our directory is always growing, and we we add new sites each week. Are we missing a great site that accepts writing submissions in the category of Relationships? Email us and let us know!

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