More Like A Painter in Portugal

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First Kiss
Ch. 2 | Five Years
16 min
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An up-and-coming chef with a following, Theo’s used to getting what he wants. Sophia is aloof, and he’s intrigued by the challenge. And after their first kiss, he’s hellbent on figuring her out.
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The Plan
Ch. 3 | Five Years
13 min
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After a whirlwind week together, Theo and Sophia have caught feelings. They make the most of their last few days together...and on the final night make a secret pact.
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We keep joking about this being a first date but...is it? Or are we more in one night stand territory? I'm starting to suspect that she's my dream girl, so I hope I get to stay.
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In Control
Ch. 1 | Casanova
13 min
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Some people wanna do the relationship thing: shack up, adopt a dog…But that’s not Cass. She’s more interested in exploring than settling down and when Zane’s in town she gets her chance.
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Waking up to Niall in my bed was almost more than I could handle, in the best way possible. I wanted to show him around the city, but if things keep up this way we might never even get dressed...
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Even though it was Nat's day off, he still wanted to work for it. So, instead of fighting the urge, I laid back and let him explore my body... twice.
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After spending the night at Rebecca’s, I never wanted to leave. So I invited her to the gala that night. I was scared she might be overwhelmed, but she kept surprising me at every turn.
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Why Wait
Ch. 3 | Falling
10 min
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I wasn't sure this was gonna work out, but then Niall was off the plane and sitting in my car. We tried to play it cool, but we couldn't even make it back to my place before we were all over each other.
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5 years have passed since Sophia and Theo made their pact to meet back in Montauk. They’ve both found themselves, but the question lingers -- will they find their way back to each other?
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Over the Phone
Ch. 2 | Falling
12 min
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I thought Niall would be a one-night thing, but then he called me. At first, we kept it casual, just catching up, getting to know each other. But after a while, I couldn't help imagining what it would be like if he was in bed with me again, and he was down to play along.
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I wasn’t sure about getting on dating apps. Corny quotes and sending emojis to strangers isn't really my thing….but when I matched with Aviva, I had to rethink my stance.
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As a Cancer, I'm usually the one taking care of other people. But on my vacation, I wanted to do something just for me. So I booked a massage on the beach and being taken care of felt better than I could've imagined...
New format! Like your favorite audiobook, only shorter. Read by a British, male narrator. Dive into Jack’s past and hear the story of his love-to-hate-you relationship with his neighbor in London.
In true Sagittarius fashion, Dani’s up for a challenge. But when she hires Eric as a personal trainer for her climb up Mt. Rainier, she gets more than she signed up for.
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Out of Line
Ch. 1 | Timing
12 min
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Cam shot me a tiny, one-sided smile. Like we were the bad kids at the table, or maybe like they were the adults. I felt her foot brush mine under the table and wondered if it was an accident.
The first year we came to a Summer Scream night, we'd only been dating for a few months. We were crazy about each other, and we were shameless. I sip my cold beer and glance at Ollie. People we pass keep checking him out. It used to make me jealous, but now it kind of turns me on.
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On Retreat
Ch. 4 | Hot Vinyasa
13 min
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Mark’s leading a yoga retreat upstate, so Laura and Diego tag along. When Mark and Laura sneak away from the studio, sparks fly between Diego and a fellow yogi.
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The plan for my last night in London was simple. Have a quiet drink alone and get to bed early enough to catch my flight. Then I met Niall, and that all went out the window.
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Get cozy under the covers with Des and Henry on Valentine's day while they revisit the story of how they met.
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I can’t quite keep track of the conversation, especially after she slides her hand into my back pocket and squeezes my ass. I wrack my brain for a place we could go to get away from these crowds of people.
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I’d been going to the same lake house for years. It was my private little getaway, just me and the water and the sun – until this trip. He caught my eye while he was cutting the grass, and then he left a little surprise on my doorstep. When we finally ran into each other down by the water, I couldn’t resist.
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I only meant to be five minutes late. Five minutes late shows that you’re casual, in control. Twenty minutes late and you start to worry about the guy leaving the restaurant before you get there...
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After Laura and Mark hook up, she wonders if she can ever go back to her favorite studio. But a few days later when she’s desperate for a good workout, she decides to take her chances and return to class.
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Being part of a political family in London meant never escaping the spotlight. Rebecca was the first person I met who didn't recognize me. I knew it was wrong to keep my identity a secret, but I was scared to lose what we had.
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Tiff bailed on our boxing class, but my mood shifted as soon as I met the instructor. Noah’s calm confidence was so infectious, I signed up for a private lesson after my first few classes.
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Spin and Dip
Ch. 1 | Rhythm
14 min
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I met Collin in our Salsa class, but we didn’t know each other well. He knew I was a beginner. And I knew that he was...not a beginner. So when he asked me to dance, it felt like I’d won something. Like being chosen meant something more than just one dance together.
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I grabbed his hand, his palm soft in mine, and led him back to my room. He touched me softly, like his hands were asking each part of me a different question. And my body answered yes again and again.
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Checking In
Ch. 1 | Upstate
11 min
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I was tired of the news cycle; it was always the same. Bad-boy musician makes a mess of things, again. I need a break from the press, so I found a little inn upstate and checked myself in. I just wanted some time alone, but when Leah handed me my keys, I felt something open up inside me.
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All Mine
Ch. 4 | On The Apps
8 min
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Aviva and I decided to date other people to keep things casual. But when she showed up at my place after a date, I knew I wanted her all to myself.
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Listen in as things get rumbly in the laundry room, where Des and Henry spontaneously get into some good, clean fun.
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I couldn't get Aviva out of my head, so I asked her out again. After we ended up in the restaurant bathroom together, it was clear the feeling was mutual.
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After spending the night at Zane’s, Cass heads to the bar to look for her credit card. Instead, she finds Elliot. She’s used to being in control, predicting each step of the dance, but he’s different.
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VIP Access
Ch. 3 | Upstate
7 min
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Caleb and I hadn't seen each other in weeks. He was on tour, and things were crazy at the inn. So I decided to surprise him at one of his stops. It turns out he had a surprise for me too.
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Giving In
Ch. 2 | Timing
8 min
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I checked my phone at a freakish rate all week, like my brain no longer controlled my hand. Just tapping and scrolling over and over again, hoping for a single message from her. And then...finally, “My office. 9 pm?”
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When I saw Evan flirting with Aviva at her party, it sparked something uncontrollable in me. By the time I got her alone, all bets were off...
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I went back to his office hours the next week. And the week after that. He was unlike any professor I’d ever had and I couldn’t stop thinking about him…
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We’d talked for hours over the past two days of the train ride. But now we sat silent in the observation car, looking out the windows instead of at each other. But when I finally glanced up…he was watching me.
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Thawing Out
Ch. 3 | The Catch
12 min
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Cape Cod is such a ghost town in the winter. I wasn't expecting to run into anyone, especially him. When he showed up at my door, I wondered if we'd replay what happened last summer...
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Leah and I were having fun messing around with the paparazzi, pretending to be a couple. But somewhere in the middle, things got too serious, and I pulled back. I thought we were done, but then she showed up to my room, and it looks like things were just getting started...
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After they hook up, yoga instructor Mark isn't sure if Laura will ever come back to class. He's excited when she does, but struggles to center his mind.
Louis from Virgo Season has a backstory. Listen in as he visits Teresa, his artistic Aquarius muse, in Mexico.
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I was working late at the office when Aviva texted. "Come meet me in the elevator." I did as she said. The doors had barely closed behind us before we were all over each other.
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Crash Des and Henry's New Year's Eve party. Then listen in when they sneak away to their bedroom right before midnight.
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After my ex moved out, it was time to make the house feel like my own. I could handle most of the work on my own — As a Leo, I’m used to getting the job done. But I needed to hire a contractor to help with the deck. When he started fixing extra things I didn’t ask for, I found myself getting pissed at him for no reason at at all….
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Gone Camping
Ch. 2 | Hometown
10 min
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Gia isn't expecting to see Jack on this camping trip, but it seems like being unexpected is kind of his thing. She doesn't want her friends to know about them yet... its just so new. But when she sneaks back to her tent she has a feeling he might follow.
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Damon's Past
Ch. 3 | Knockout
13 min
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Damon confuses Cece for a reporter, which is his first mistake. Later, when he finds himself back in her hotel room, he thinks he's in control—mistake number two.
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Fresh off a breakup, Sophia isn’t looking for love. But when she heads out to her friend’s beach house for fresh air she meets Theo. At first his ego throws her off, but as the week goes on she starts to see that they have more in common than she thought…
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Theo and Sophia are spending a slow, sweet Sunday morning in bed. Theo brews the coffee, but things get steamy before anyone can take their first sip.
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The Shop
Ch. 1 | The Shop
15 min
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I’d always found a reason not to get that tattoo. But as soon as I stepped into the studio, I felt comfortable with Nick. It was like he already knew me…or like he could see who I was trying to become.
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I took Jack to an afternoon movie because I knew it would be empty. As soon as the previews ended, I couldn't keep my hands off him.
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