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3 Pillars of a Healthy Relationship

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women
Dr. Gail Gross

Healthy partnerships are open and honest. You must handle problems immediately rather than tabling them for another time, another day.

Intentional Living: What Sparks Your Soul?

Amanda W. Rose | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda W. Rose

I'm convinced we need to live life with intention or we will miss the daily beauty that surrounds us. What does living intentionally mean? And most important how do we do it? For me I am still learning how to take it all in but I do know a few steps that are helping me get there.

How to Tell Your Tinder Date You Had Cancer

H. Alan Scott | Posted 05.04.2015 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

Before I got cancer, I thought dating was hard. Then I turned 30, got sick, and quickly learned that dating with cancer is an entirely different game. For the first time in my life, I wasn't choosy. It's hard to be picky when you're dating with cancer; you're more focused on living and less focused on his third nipple.

Online Dating: Thoughts on the Second Date

Thomas Naples | Posted 05.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Thomas Naples

Online dating is definitely a crapshoot - you've got to kiss a lot of frogs before finding your prince. So, what do you do when you think you've found him?

10 Signs Your Relationship Is Over

Carly Spindel | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Carly Spindel

Sometimes it can be difficult to spot the signs that your relationship is over. Maybe things aren't as good as they used to be. Perhaps one of you has been unhappy recently and you can't figure out why. Here are 10 signs that your relationship is over.

10 Key Things I Learned While Dating After Divorce

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 04.29.2015 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

When we said our wedding vows or made our commitments to our partners we never imagined that one day we'd be facing separation and divorce. We never imagined having to date again. That was my experience anyway. Yet, after the ending of a 20-year marriage, I picked up the pieces again.

Online Dating: Thoughts on the First Date

Thomas Naples | Posted 04.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Thomas Naples

I grew up with the Internet and social networking, so online dating feels, somehow, more natural than walking up to a good-looking guy in public and saying, "Hey, I'm Tom. How's your week/end going?"

13 Signs You're In A Dead-End Relationship

Robin Cassady | Posted 04.23.2015 | Women
Robin Cassady

No matter what the two of you do, if other people aren't involved, you are bored out of your skull and staring at the same Instagram feed you looked at two minutes before.

The 15 Best Places For Meeting Men Over 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 04.05.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

The very best place to meet men is at an online dating site. Men are there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It's like college was. Remember when everyone was single and available back then? Today, everyone's just older. Send interesting men winks or favor them and see what happens!

11 Tips For Finding Love (Without Relying On The Internet)

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 04.01.2015 | Gay Voices

For many single people, looking for love in 2015 means firing up an app like Tinder or Grindr on your phone and pleading with the universe to finally ...

The Definitive List of Men You'll Find At Whole Foods

Literally, Darling | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Literally, Darling

If you're looking for a man, look no further. I'm here with the definitive list of men you'll find at what I like to call, "Disneyland for those with dietary restrictions."

Dating Disaster: He Smelled Like Hot Garbage

Rachel Khona | Posted 05.17.2015 | Comedy
Rachel Khona

There was no salvaging this one. I like "dirty" guys, but an actual aversion to bathing is not OK. As soon as he left, I hopped in the shower to wash off the stench.

What Not To Do On An OkCupid Date

Becca Wolinsky | Posted 05.16.2015 | Women
Becca Wolinsky

Do not ask the other person how many OkCupid dates he/she has been on. If you're on your first OkCupid date and announce that, you may come across as a noob, and if it is your fifteenth OkCupid date, like it was for me, well, we all know why that is embarrassing.

10 Things I Do Not Want to Hear on a First Date

Ms. Canyon Girl | Posted 05.13.2015 | Weddings
Ms. Canyon Girl

Over the past three years, I have been on plenty of dates, probably too many to count. There have been some great dates. What qualifies as a great date, you ask. For me, I would say a great date has three key ingredients: lots of laughter, some meaningful conversation, and physical attraction. I am quick to qualify a date as a bad if I hear one or more of the following things.

My 17 Pieces of Dating Advice

Barrett Pall | Posted 05.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Barrett Pall

It's a big blue ocean full of all different types of fish out there. You have sharks and piranhas, clown fish and angelfish, sea snakes and bottom feeders. It's a vast, limitless pool of blue; so in the end, all you can do, is just keep swimming. Just. Keep. Swimming.

10 Reasons Why Love Is the Best Feeling In the World

Carly Spindel | Posted 05.06.2015 | Weddings
Carly Spindel

Having such strong feelings about another person shook me to my core. It made me re-evaluate my beliefs. I learned what it was like to really care about someone. Everything I had believed, everything I stood for, suddenly disappeared. I found a whole new world opened up for me.

Is He Second Date Worthy? A 5 Question Test

Simone Collins | Posted 05.05.2015 | Women
Simone Collins

For someone who has recently started or returned to dating, this test can offer immense comfort. Dating is emotionally taxing and making judgment calls throughout the process is even more so.

How to Send Positive Signs to Your Potential Partner

Sheila Blagg | Posted 05.04.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Hand gestures, body language, and different words and phrases can carry hidden meanings, which could mean that your date is totally into you or that they're bored to death.

Confessions of a Matchmaker

Amanda W. Rose | Posted 05.03.2015 | Women
Amanda W. Rose

Through my journey of heartache and confusion, I learned what true love is. I'm not a matchmaker that had this perfect love life. I messed up in love multiple times but the difference is I didn't give up.

The "I Gave Myself a Nickname Guy"

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 04.29.2015 | Divorce
Elizabeth Denham

This guy contacted me through an online dating site. His profile was well written, and he seemed to have his act together. He seemed normal. He was an attorney, new to town and looking to meet new people. He was 45 years old and nice looking according to his profile photo. All signs pointed to responding.

How To Tell If You're On A Date -- In One Chart

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams & Eva Hill | Posted 02.25.2015 | Women

Understatement of the century: Dating is confusing. This is especially true when you factor in how often people don't know if they're actually dating ...

14 Ways to Fall In Love With Someone Who Makes You Better

Carly Spindel | Posted 05.06.2015 | Women
Carly Spindel

The person you fall in love with should enhance your life. He or she is supposed to make you smile more than you frown. They ought to make you feel great about yourself. They should fascinate you, amaze you and of course, make you very, very happy.

Top 5 Love Lessons from 'The Bachelor' for Bachelors (Bali)

Em & Lo | Posted 04.26.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Since clearly, Chris was in the driver's seat of this love bus and all three ladies were just along for the ride this week (having all admitted to actively falling for him), the best love lessons to be gleaned from this episode seemed to be rules solely applicable to bachelors.

7 Guys You Should Break Up With, Stat

Lindsey Caruana | Posted 04.24.2015 | Women
Lindsey Caruana

With all of the monumental heartache, building insecurities and irreparable damage that presents itself after such said rejection, there are still certain instances when you should welcome it -- actually, you should count your lucky stars that you dodged this destructive bullet and the Gods above threw you a bone.

The 4 Words That Are Keeping You From Finding Love

Lisa Copeland | Posted 04.23.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

How many hours have you spent looking at men online thinking the following thought? This man looks nice but ... he's not my type!