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Love Notes With Bad Spelling

Karin Schott | Posted 08.11.2016 | Divorce
Karin Schott

My son has a crush. Last night at the kitchen table he worked diligently on a poem he is writing for his intended. He has added a tune. Libretto and composition. I'm impressed. He is my own little Verdi. His vibrato is a little forced but he'll get there.

Famous Writers Reveal Their Unattainable First Crushes

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 07.14.2016 | OWN

Whoever the object of your prepubescent passion, you’ll recognize the pangs of longing in the new essay collection Crush, in which 37 writers gush a...

Top Secret Crush: To Tell Or Not To Tell?

GalTime | Posted 07.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul

He lingers when you pass him the latest status report, but is he just being cordial? When you are secretly lusting or crushing on someone, should you say something?

People Read #FamousLastTexts Sent To Them By Exes And Crushes

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.31.2016 | Comedy

Always remember: The last thing you ever text an ex or a crush or someone you hooked up with may leave a lasting impression on them. And not in a good...

19 Reasons My Crush Didn't Text Me Back

Catherine Cohen | Posted 05.09.2016 | Comedy
Catherine Cohen

He is busy liking my funny (but pretty) Instagrams and/or smart yet playful Facebook statuses in which I do a funny joke but also promote my live comedy shows!!!!!!!!! (This is my plight.)

The Night I Told My Family I Had a Crush On David Cassidy

Dave Singleton | Posted 04.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Dave Singleton

His smile was easy yet complicated -- I identified with the longing I saw behind it. He wore beatnik-chic bell-bottom jeans that rode low over what seemed like no hips at all.

How to Write a Love Letter: Inspiration from Beauvoir and Sartre

Skye Cleary | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Skye Cleary

Hot summer romances are a long distant memory as the northern hemisphere winter closes in and tempts us towards hibernation, hot chocolate, and heated holiday party debates.

9 Reasons to Stop Chasing After a Crush

Sonya Matejko | Posted 05.28.2016 | Women
Sonya Matejko

That iPhone text bubble is your worst nightmare as well as your best friend. You think you're playing the game, but they're just playing with your heart.

A Love Letter to Anna Kendrick, Earth's Sweetheart

Jonathan Savitt | Posted 06.21.2015 | Comedy
Jonathan Savitt

Hi A-Ken. How are things? Probably not that good because we're not dating. Haha. Not a joke. I know you're probably busy being "famous" and "making blockbuster movies" and having "millions of fans," but I thought it would be irresponsible of me not to alert you of our undeniable compatibility.

Unrequited: When the One You Love Doesn't Love You Back

Sara Eckel | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

The idea was to become a woman who this particular man would love, and at that I failed completely. But in the process, I achieved something more important: I started to become the woman I wanted to be.

Learning to Let Go: Love Lessons From a Nomad

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women
Jennifer Nagy

I'm still relatively new to the world of travel dating so my heart has not yet hardened to the understanding that some things just can't last... no matter how absolutely amazing the connection is and how much you really want to be with the person beyond the vacation.

Thou Shalt Never Meet a Gym Crush

Brad Liberti | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brad Liberti

There are certain rules in our dating culture that even though never formally stated, still somehow become ingrained within us all. To spare you the pain of making the same mistake that I recently did... added to this tacit list of romantic do's and don't's should be another decree. Thou shalt never meet a gym crush.

John Mulaney Gives Spot-On Relationship Advice

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.17.2014 | Teen

Watch comedian and actor John Mulaney field a range of questions about love and relationships in the latest episode of Rookie's series "Ask a Grown Ma...

5 Reasons Every Woman Needs A Girls Weekend

Abby Draper | Posted 05.08.2014 | Women
Abby Draper

It doesn't have to be anything fancy or elaborate, but a simple few days away from the norm with some women you trust is a special kind of cleanse.

My Big, Fat '80s Valentine To All The Boys I've Loved

Lori Ferraro | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Lori Ferraro

I had kept diaries and journals since I was 8. Ninety-nine percent of the entries from age 12 on up focus on one subject: BOYS.

Some Crushes Just Aren't Meant to Be Banged Out

Justin Huang | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Justin Huang

I posit today a bold hypothesis that we will explore in the aforementioned life stages of its main player, Amore peribatus. I will buffer arguments with my personal observations on the field, both amplified and hindered by the constraints and embellishments of my own memory.

The Great Mystery of Straight People

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Of course, straight people were everywhere, but when they were on TV, they weren't real to me, and when they were my friends' parents, they weren't sexy to me. Young English teachers and comedy actors in movies, however, seemed both real and sexy to me.

Why I Want A Summer Crush -- Even Though I've Been Burned Before

Jennifer Garam | Posted 08.23.2013 | Women
Jennifer Garam

Summer, with its heat and sweat and skin-baring clothing options, is a great time to have a crush. I haven't had a serious, hardcore, I'm-so-excited-I-can-barely-breathe-around-this-person crush in a long time, and I'm due for one this season.

Still Single? The 7 People to Blame

Sharyn Bires | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Sharyn Bires

While you're saving yourself for your crush, he's out there living his life -- and you're wasting your time.

Pre-Angelina Brad Pitt And 20 Other Celebrity Crushes

Posted 02.12.2013 | Fifty

The women of GenFab, a collective of post 50 bloggers, focused on celebrity crushes for their February blog hop. Some went vintage and discussed their...

Do You Remember Your First Crush?

Dana Holmes | Posted 03.27.2013 | Style
Dana Holmes

Does everyone have such vivid memories about their first crush, and at such a young age? I think that children are much more aware of love than we give them credit.

The Problems You're Supposed to Have

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 03.25.2013 | Teen
Alexis Jane Torre

It's okay to have your crush of two years not even know your name. It's okay to get into fights with your parents and break their rules. But, we're never really told that it's okay to let go of our best friend.

I Tried to Seduce My Therapist

Candace Walsh | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Candace Walsh

There's nothing more humbling than finding you're living out a big flaming cliché, although it (of course) feels like you are the first person to have this experience in all of history. Five years ago, my coming-out cliché hit me like a ton of rubyfruit. I fell in love with my lady therapist.

Limerence: In Love, Obsessed, or Both?

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Ever had that "I-need-him-I-know-we-are-meant-to-be-together-I-know-it-I-can't-breathe-I-can't-sleep-I-love-him-so-much" feeling? You may have experienced limerence.

Ad Review: Axe - Susan Glenn

Josh Okungbaiye | Posted 10.21.2012 | Media
Josh Okungbaiye

The new AXE ad presents a new alternative to selling men's grooming products. The commercial wasn't riddled with cliché alpha male elements, but instead, displayed the vulnerability and weakness of a young man in love/lust.