Valentines 2024

The Mercury 2024 Sex Survey Results!

In which we find out HOW Portland does it, WHO they're doing it with, and WHAT items they're using while doing it!

Submit and Read Your FREE Mercury Valentines!

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LAST CHANCE! Take the Mercury's 2024 SEX SURVEY!

It's anonymous, so tell us EVERYTHING! Deadline is TODAY, Friday Feb 23!

Mission Impossible 8: ‘Til Death Do Us Part

No, seriously. How do people make long-term relationships work?

Corbin the Crabby Cupid's Valentimes Valentines!

Print, cut out, and send them to your friends. Or don't... we don't care.

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I Find My Love Awake

How Paul McCartney's album Ram helped heal a broken heart.

Are you in love? In lust? In a complicated situationship that started because of a drunken and convenient New Year's Eve kiss, but now you're ready to take things to the next level by publicly declaring your adoration in the permanency of the worldwide web?

Good news, the Mercury's reader Valentines are back, and they're in print and online!

That's right, we've been collecting all of your 150 characters love notes which will be crammed into our next print issue, which hits the streets on February 7! 

And while you may have missed our print deadline, DO NOT FRET! You can still submit your valentine here which will run online in time for Valentine's day!

💘 So what are you waiting for? Declare your love in the Mercury now! 💘

(And while you're expressing your love, if you don't mind, can you help support the Mercury by making a $5 contribution so we can keep bringing you lots of news, events, and fun? No pressure, of course. But you DO love us, right?)

*Disclaimer: One per customer, please. Duplicates, mean-spirited valentines, and nonsensical gibberish will be rejected. No last names, please. All acceptable valentines received will appear online. ☹️ Emojis will not be printed ☹️.