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Love Lessons

Brian McKnight Has 2 Pieces Of Advice For Anyone About To Get Married

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 04.28.2016 | OWN

Grammy winner Brian McKnight is perhaps best known for writing poignant ballads and singing sultry love songs, but some of his most powerful relations...

Agapé Love: What The Greeks Can Teach This Loveless Generation

Demetra Gregorakis | Posted 03.02.2016 | Women
Demetra Gregorakis

Our loveless generation should take some advice from the Greeks, about what they call an agapé love. So, what is love? I think there is a weird b...

16 Love Lessons Women Wish They Could Tell Their Younger Selves

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.01.2015 | Divorce

You can't change the mistakes you made for love in the past: There's no way to go back and skip that first date with an ex who was bad news from the s...

10 Lessons My Divorce Taught Me About Lasting Love

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 08.14.2016 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

It dawned on me recently that even though I didn't have a divorce party (just wasn't in the mood) it doesn't mean that I can't mark the 20th anniversary of my divorce in some way. So here it goes, my list of the 10 most important lessons I've learned in the last two decades.

15 Essential Pieces Of Marriage Advice From Grandma And Grandpa

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 05.28.2015 | Weddings

There's a lot to be learned about love and marriage from the people who've been at it a long, long time -- like grandma and grandpa. We recently a...

A Single Mother's Truth

Stacey James | Posted 05.01.2015 | Parents
Stacey James

When I was pregnant, I had many opinions and ideas about what life would be like after I had children -- how I was going to be as a parent, how my child would be and how I would raise my child in a warm, loving, two-parent home. Well, not everything in life goes as planned.

Watch These Kids Share Their Wise And Witty Thoughts On Love

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.13.2015 | Parents

When it comes to the deep stuff, kids can be surprisingly perceptive, shelling out nuggets of wisdom beyond their years. In honor of Valentine's Da...

'Sitting Duck' -- The Poem and the Backstory

Tricia McCallum | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

(This story appeared in a different version on Tricia's blog. The poem "Sitting Duck" appears in her new book of poetry, The Music of Leaving.) I w...

Fat Camp: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Oral Fixation | Posted 12.01.2014 | Women
Oral Fixation

That summer taught me that you can have your heart broken and still be OK; that moments of foolishness make you wise; that part of dating is learning what you don't want; and that you have to love yourself before anyone worthwhile ever will.

7 Things I Learned About Love When My Dad Started Online Dating

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 10.20.2016 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

When most 20-somethings have dating questions, they call a single friend. A few might call their moms. But what if your "person" is a 60+ guy who also happens to be your dad?

Lessons About Love I Learned From People With Alzheimer's

Marie Marley | Posted 08.18.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

People with Alzheimer's have taught me a lot about love over the years. I learned that they may remember past love and also experience love in the present -- even if they don't talk anymore and even during the last days of their lives.

What The Most Romantic Photos Of All Time Can Teach Us About Love

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Kruschewsky | Posted 03.28.2014 | Weddings

The world recently bid a solemn farewell to the man believed to be responsible for arguably the most romantic photo ever taken. Glenn McDuffie, who cl...

The 10 Biggest Love Lessons You'll Ever Learn

Posted 09.23.2013 | Teen

Allow us to state the obvious: Love is complicated. One minute, you're floating on a cloud of happiness that can only be induced by Nutella hot chocol...

Does Every Breakup Have a Silver Lining?

HowAboutWe | Posted 10.12.2013 | Women

I can't dispute the fact that breakups are the worst. But sometimes, they are also the best. However brief the co-mingling of our lives tends to be, there is some part of them that makes us happy that can linger long after the shininess of a new relationship has dulled to a dingy afterthought.

40 Things Our Moms Taught Us About Love

Posted 05.12.2013 | Weddings

When it comes to matters of the heart, it's true what they say: mom really does know best. We've long looked to mom to help us navigate the often d...

Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places? Here's Where You'll Find It

Marilyn Tam | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

We are culturally and emotionally conditioned to search for love. But where? Many of us believe that love is something that we find in another person. But do we love ourselves, or are we berating and negating ourselves in various ways?

10 Stupid Things I've Done For Love

| Posted 08.27.2012 | Teen

By Jessica Zaleski I would love to think that I’m that “cool girl” who doesn’t chase guys and act like an idiot when it comes to relations...

10 Love Lessons From Young Celebs!

| Hannah Orenstein | Posted 08.03.2012 | Teen

It's tough to think of anything more embarrassing than being stalked by paparazzi on your first date and hounded by reporters about why your relations...

10 Love Lessons We Learned From 'Titanic'

TresSugar | Posted 04.04.2012 | Women

Titanic 3D hits theaters today, and we're reliving 1997 by looking back on some of our favorite Jack-and-Rose moments. Inspired by the swoon-worthy "M...