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First Crushes

No, My 10-Year-Old Son Isn't Looking for a Girlfriend. He Likes Boys.

Amelia | Posted 02.13.2015 | Gay Voices

Sure, by the numbers, assuming people are straight is a safe bet. Most people are. But assumptions are dangerous. This particular assumption implies to my son that there is something wrong him for being other than straight. And there's not. He should be exactly who he is.

I Know My 9-Year-Old Son's 'Type': Pretty Boys With Dark Hair

Dave | Posted 08.09.2014 | Gay Voices

Here was my boy acting on his feelings, giving a gift to another boy he thought was attractive. But as much as I thought it was adorable, I also dread moments like these, because as the father of a gay child, the only thing that really worries me is other people's potential reactions to him.

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.

You Can't Un-Hurry Love: When Crushes Start Early

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 04.11.2012 | Parents
David Valdes Greenwood

My daughter calmly informed me that she'd broken up with her boyfriend Miles. I asked how Miles had taken the news, and she shrugged, "I didn't tell him Papa; I just did it."