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How to Have the Right Attitude When Online Dating

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 04.26.2015 | Divorce
Elizabeth Denham

Online dating can be fun or it can be hell. You start talking to someone who seems normal (fun) and begin to think something great could happen. And then a Big Red Flag rears its ugly head (hell) and you plummet, resigned to another bad experience, another rejection, another "why me?" moment.

9 Ways to Survive (and Thrive) Through a Breakup

Jessica Biber | Posted 04.22.2015 | Women
Jessica Biber

It's going to take a little while, but eventually, your heart is going to start beating again. And when it does, it's going to be a stronger, healthier, bigger version of itself. You're going to realize why love hasn't worked in the past -- and you'll be open to a love that matches this new heart of yours.

5 Things I Learned From Dating A (Much) Younger Man

Holly Sidell | Posted 04.21.2015 | Women
Holly Sidell

You could be the most amazing, sexiest, coolest, smartest, funniest woman alive, but you can't do anything to change another person's emotional, mental or physical availability.

The Boy Made of Plastic

Izak Pratt | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Izak Pratt

In the gay world, many of us seem to be looking for the next best thing - all while neglecting the fact that all we ever wanted and all we ever needed was potentially right next to us.

5 Signs Your Relationship Is in Trouble

Phoebe Fox | Posted 04.20.2015 | Women
Phoebe Fox

Now that Cupid's wings are out of your eyes, it could be time to reassess your relationship for any of these five warning signs that your love may be on the wane.

11 Tough Love Lessons I Learned From My Ex-Boyfriends

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 04.16.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

You can't always trust that others will respect your boundaries after you state them. You have to be sure that you make actions that reinforce your boundary -- no matter how painful and difficult that might be.

Love... Don't Settle for Anything Less

Christine Carter | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Christine Carter

My daughter came beside me and saw the note as I held it to my heart. My man leaves me notes. Not just on Valentine's Day, but almost every day, because he knows that is my true love language. He's not a man of many words, and yet he creates them for me because that's what love does...

Top Five Relationship Killers

Meghann Novinskie | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Meghann Novinskie

Everyone has baggage and everyone has needs. How you work through your thoughts and present issues to your partner is what will determine if your relationship is healthy.

Coffee and Kisses Are Cuter than Kinky

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 04.08.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

At midlife, most of us don't have time or money to waste so we'd rather dim the lights, turn on some Luther Vandross and holler "Come and get it!" before it's time for the evening news and some salve on our aching backs.

40 Valentine's Day Love Lessons

Annie Fox | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Annie Fox

In honor of Valentine's Day, I want to share some of what I've learned about love after 40 years of marriage. Take what makes sense to you. Leave the rest. I hope it helps in whatever ways you need.

One Big Reason Relationships Don't Last

OWN | Posted 02.05.2015 | OWN

Not every relationship becomes a lasting, grow-old-together love story. Whether you've got one ex or several, renowned author and theologian Father Ri...

Dating: When to Call and When to Text

Jeffrey Platts | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Platts

Stop hiding behind typing on a screen and reach out more to the people you call your friends and lovers. Yes, it's a bit more intimate, vulnerable and unpredictable, but it's also a lot more real.

11 New Ways to Spell Love This Valentine's Day

Hometalk | Posted 03.31.2015 | HuffPost Home

You don't want decor from the party store -- you want decorations that will actually mean something. How do you make your Valentine feel special when everyone's using the same 4 letter word? Make your "love" a little more personal, by spelling it in one of these 11 DIY ways.

Where Does the Love Go?

Christian de la Huerta | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Christian de la Huerta

One of the reasons so many relationships don't last is that we confuse "falling in love" -- the temporary, emotional, hormone-infused high -- with the act and art of loving, the sacred work of relationship.

Looking For Love? Put Down Your Cell Phone

Linda Wolff | Posted 03.23.2015 | Women
Linda Wolff

Put down your phones. Strike up a conversation. Your future love interest could be standing right in front of you...ordering a soy latte.

Relationship Resolutions

Monica Mandell, Ph.D. | Posted 03.23.2015 | Weddings
Monica Mandell, Ph.D.

If, romantically speaking, 2014 didn't go as well as you'd hoped, it's time to revamp your tactics and kick any bad decisions from last year to the curb. 

These Days, Is 'Love' Meaningless?

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 03.18.2015 | Women
Alexandra Villarreal

As a concept, love has always fascinated me. The word itself is dull at best; one syllable, two vowels, four letters. But it's humanity's obsession, the one thing we crave more than wealth and power.

9 Things Successful Couples Do Differently

Kali Rogers | Posted 03.18.2015 | Women
Kali Rogers

Happy couples don't shy away. They listen, they argue, they talk, they solve. They fight clean, but they don't hold back their truth.

10 Things Girls Wish Men Knew About Women

Katie Tandy | Posted 03.16.2015 | Comedy
Katie Tandy

For those of you who just don't get it, I've taken the liberty of expanding upon the Christian Broadcasting Network's recent interview with author Shaunti Feldhahn, who recently penned "For Women Only: What You Need to Know About the Inner Lives of Men."

How Much Honesty Is TOO Much?

Phoebe Fox | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Phoebe Fox

While we all have qualities that aren't entirely attractive, first we have to be drawn enough to someone to give things a try and find out what's really on the inside. So where's the line between charmingly genuine and off-puttingly oversharing? Here are a few guidelines to keep in mind.

Find the Love You Always Wanted in 2015

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Allen Vaysberg

It's the most wonderful time of the year, unless you are out of love. If you feel alone in your relationship all the nostalgic songs playing, romanti...

18 Powerful Lessons From Relationships That Didn't Last

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.08.2015 | Divorce

It's easy to think back on past relationships and remember only the negatives. You catalog your mistakes and dwell on the time you wasted with someone...

When We Love Each Other More, What Happens?

Lisa Haisha | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

Of course we know when we're angry, but do we really know why? More often it is because a need you have is not being met, so discovering what that need truly is will allow you to resolve your anger. You should also explain this to the person you're angry with so they know.

A Vulnerable Post About My Love Life

Christine Gutierrez | Posted 03.01.2015 | Women
Christine Gutierrez

If you've been following me on Instagram and Facebook (if you haven't, get your tush over!), you have probably seen me talk a lot about fierce love a...

Looking For Love This Week? You're Not Alone

Sara Eckel | Posted 02.28.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

Getting jilted during the holidays is rough, but there is a bright side for both new and long-term singles. In terms of the numbers anyway, this is the very best time to look love.