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High School Sweethearts

Why I Waited To Marry My High School Sweetheart -- And Have No Regrets

Christine Stoddard | Posted 01.11.2017 | Weddings
Christine Stoddard

I was born and raised in the “People’s Republic” of Arlington, Virginia, a largely white, liberal and upper-middle class pressure cooker steamin...

High School Sweethearts Married 74 Years Die Just Hours Apart

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.02.2016 | Fifty

“Till death do us part” took on a literal meaning for two high school sweethearts as they died just hours apart last week. Leonard and Hazel Cherr...

22 People Who Ended Up Marrying Their High School Sweethearts

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 10.12.2016 | Weddings

Like a fine wine, some couples just get better with time. The idea of marrying your high school sweetheart might seem far-fetched these days, but the ...

19 People Who Actually Married Their High School Sweethearts

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 09.21.2016 | Weddings

Only in fiction do you expect high school sweethearts to fall in love, stay in love and end up together. But we’re here to show you that it actuall...

Neighbors Banded Together To Throw This Couple A Block Party Wedding

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 08.12.2016 | Weddings

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and in this case, it takes a village to plan a wedding too. Susie Osei, 24, is a proud product of the ...

Renewing Commitment and Faith

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 07.01.2016 | Weddings
Brandi Megan Granett

Sarah McCoy, author of the novel The Mapmaker's Children, and her husband, an Army orthopedic surgeon she calls Doc B, recently celebrated their 10-year wedding anniversary with a vow renewal and baptismal ceremony.

I'm Only 22. I Don't Want Someone Else To Be My Whole World.

Unwritten | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women

I don't want someone I "won't be able to imagine my life without." I don't want someone to "have my whole heart." I don't want someone to be "my whole world," or "my rock," or "my better half." I don't want somebody who can understand me better than I can understand myself.

Ansel and Violetta: How Strong Is First Love?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 03.29.2015 | Celebrity
Dr. Jane Greer

A lot of times these first love relationships hit fast and furious, but when high school ends, many of these connections also come to an end, not by choice, or because they are unhappy, but rather because of practicality. As a result, the longing for the opportunity to maintain the relationship can live on.

Let Your Hometown Boyfriend Down Easy This 'Turkey Dump Weekend'

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.21.2014 | Comedy

The idea of your girlfriend being away at college, hanging around guys whose no-shave Novembers will actually yield results, can't be a comforting tho...

When Your Happiness Comes At The Cost Of Someone Else's

Randi Gunther | Posted 08.15.2014 | Fifty
Randi Gunther

Love is a fragile thing. Making it last is even more so. Why it persists in the face of so many challenges and dies when it should not is a mystery that no one will ever understand, yet alone solve. What matters is the sincere and authentic pursuit of what seems like the right thing to do in each moment, and the willingness to take responsibility for the outcome.

About Love

Shelby Doherty | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Shelby Doherty

To be completely honest, though I am a complete love believer and no matter how much I love love, it scares me. I've seen love, I've felt love and I've been in love. But I've also seen and felt how bad it can hurt to try to un-love.

It Is Never Too Late to Have a Happy Adulthood

Robin Palmer | Posted 02.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Palmer

They are so good together and their joy is contagious. Their love and gratitude for each other is palpable. And, as a woman entrepreneur and inventor, I am regularly buoyed by their youthful optimism and encouraging support.

WATCH: Lesbian High School Sweethearts To Wed After 40 Years

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Get your tissues handy -- the long-fought battle for same-sex marriage rights in New Jersey has opened the doors for some of the most heartwarming lov...

High School Sweethearts Reunite After 30 Years Apart

Posted 09.18.2013 | Divorce

Men, listen up: The way to a woman's heart is through love letters. That's the lesson we learned after reading the story of Loraine Atkins and Ter...

College Sophomore Explains How She's Kept Her High School Relationship Alive

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.22.2013 | Teen

Many advise against keeping your high school sweetheart when you head to college, warning that doing so could hold you back from new experiences and f...

The Wonderful Thing That Happened 7 Years Later

Posted 08.07.2013 | Weddings

You don't have to be a romantic to appreciate how stinkin' cute it is when puppy love blossoms into true love and high-school sweethearts tie the knot...

PHOTO: Couple Recreates Decades-Old Pic For Their Wedding Day

Posted 08.01.2013 | Weddings

Perhaps the old adage is true: When you meet the right person, you just know. That was definitely the case for Jake Kantrowitz and Sarah Truitt, wh...

PHOTOS: 14 Couples Who Will Make You Believe in Lifelong Love

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 05.25.2013 | Weddings

Not many people expect relationships that begin in high school to stand the test of time. It's commonly believed that teenagers don't know what they w...

8 Celebs Who Married Their High School Sweethearts

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 05.24.2013 | Weddings

It might seem like big celebrities meet their husbands and wives on movies sets, on tour with their bands or at exclusive clubs where only the rich an...

Why I'm Glad I Married My High School Sweetheart

Posted 05.24.2013 | Weddings

Toronto dancers Corey Crawford and Larissa Taurins-Crawford met 13 years ago in high school. After dating for nine years, they married earlier this ye...

What Really Happens When You Look Up Ex-Lovers

John Blumenthal | Posted 07.10.2013 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

Once upon a time, perhaps in high school or college or both, you had a very special sweetheart. Maybe two. Possibly eight. Whatever. At the time, you were madly in love with each of them. You did everything together, mostly sex. For some long-forgotten reason, you broke up. Now, 30 or 40 years later, you wonder whatever happened to them.

WATCH: High School Sweethearts Reunite After 62 Years In Adorable Video

Posted 01.25.2013 | Fifty

More often than not, the person sitting next to you on the plane is nothing more than your armrest competition. But in the case of independent filmmak...

PHOTOS: High School Sweethearts Marry After 23 Years Apart

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 01.10.2013 | Weddings

Picture this: boy meets girl, boy and girl fall in love, girl moves away, boy and girl reunite and get engaged 23 years later. Though it sounds like a...

Couple's Love Story Guaranteed To Make You Say 'Aww'

Posted 07.19.2012 | Weddings

Matthew Leger and Celia Rodrigues met while taking swimming lessons when they were eight years old. Sixteen years later, their love is still afloat. ...

'On The Fly': High School Sweethearts 51 Years Ago Reunite

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

The Internet isn't just helping the younger generations connect. One pair of old high school sweethearts reconnected online after 51 years apart, and ...