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What I Discovered When I Became Best Friends With My Ex

Lauren DePino | Posted 02.08.2016 | Women
Lauren DePino

I met Ross my freshman year in college. Eleven years my senior, he was my philosophy adjunct professor at Temple University in Philadelphia. He was cute, Jewish, and intensely attentive. Just my type.

The Big Commit

Brooke Wise | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Brooke Wise

The qualities of being deliberate, selective and thoughtful are valuable in choosing a relationship, but to what end?

Stop Using Dating Apps as a Crutch

Mary Stuart Deibel | Posted 01.21.2016 | Women
Mary Stuart Deibel

Don't fool yourself into thinking that just because you're "putting yourself out there" by online dating that it means you should neglect the potential for meeting someone in person the "old-fashioned way."

Let's Get Uncomfortable in 2016

Brooke Wise | Posted 12.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Brooke Wise

Whatever happens, I wish you the power of being uncomfortable in 2016, despite the comfortable pillow.

This Is One Outing Worth Attending Ireland Gets GLBT Music And Matchmaking Festival Right

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Karel Bouley

How could I possibly have known that by the end of the trip I'd be talking to a transgender boxing promoter of international renown, a drag superstar whose documentary debuted to resounding acclaim and an Irish dynamo dedicated to promoting his GLBT community even when it meant risk of bodily harm.

Investing in Matchmaking: How Much Would You Pay for a Match?

Ilana Jacqueline | Posted 11.23.2015 | Divorce
Ilana Jacqueline

What if we asked you to put your money where your heart is? Would you be ready to make a financial investment towards your love life? In Boca Raton, matchmaker Carol Morgan can confirm that many singles would, and in fact, do belong in her exclusive database.

5 Reasons You Should Trade in Your Apps for a Real Matchmaker

Donovan Thompson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Donovan Thompson

I'm on a quest to help highlight the issues within our community that continue to both harm and divide us. Dating is no exception. I am convinced that many of the apps we use to connect are doing us a huge disservice.

To Have and to Hold?

Brooke Wise | Posted 11.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brooke Wise

Clients often ask when's the right time to begin introducing this woman to my friends and family. My brother is so judgmental. My mother is a to...

You're Ignoring The Most Important Part Of Cinderella's Story

Francesca Hogi | Posted 09.04.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

The key to Cinderella's happiness was that she never allowed all that she lost and all those who mistreated her to define her. She never closed her heart to love. She never felt entitled to more than anyone else had. She didn't strive to be the prettiest girl in the room. She didn't want to stick it to her wicked stepmother and stepsisters.

6 Tips For Writing The Perfect Online Dating Profile

Francesca Hogi | Posted 08.25.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

If you are looking for love online, a great profile is key. Of course you need compelling photos, but those who are looking for a real relationship will look beyond a pretty face to find out what you are about.

The Shocking Truth About Tinder; It's More Than Just a Hook-Up App!

Antonio Borrello, PhD | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment
Antonio Borrello, PhD

If you believe the hype and speak to the wrong people, you'll be convinced that Tinder is just another hook up app. But, dismissing this app would be a mistake, and I can give you 50 million reasons in 196 countries worldwide to convince you.

7 Ways Relationships Make You Happier (According To Science)

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living

The Internet, and particularly Tinder's own Twitter account, was in a tizzy this week over Vanity Fair's detailed look at how online dating apps ...

Why Finding the "One" Is Better Than Swiping Right

Phoebe Fox | Posted 08.12.2015 | Women
Phoebe Fox

Relationships have become an endangered species, driven to extinction by hookups and hangouts and "drinks and apps" and swiping left while everyone waits for the Great Love that is waiting for them as soon as they find their perfect soul mate.

How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

Brooke Wise | Posted 08.11.2015 | Women
Brooke Wise

Maybe you should tell someone in person because you want to be remembered for taking responsibility, or for acting courageous. But is there more courage in fading away? I do not know the answer.

Next Evolution Matchmaking Seeks to Destroy Traditional Matchmaking

Joshua Pompey | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Joshua Pompey

The art of matchmaking is a tradition as old as time. For many singles walking through life, friends, family, and co-workers are often relied upon to assist in the matchmaking process. Others take more extreme approaches, spending upwards of fifty thousand dollars on high-end matchmakers in the hopes of finding that one true love.

How Far Will You Go "For the Best Interest of the Child"?

Jessica Denis | Posted 07.24.2015 | Divorce
Jessica Denis

Is it odd and unconventional and hard to explain to new people who enter MY life, yes it is. However; I wouldn't change any of it. To see my daughter smile, to see my friend happy and to see my ex find the love he deserves makes me happy.

Which of These 5 Dating Personality Types Are You?

Francesca Hogi | Posted 07.02.2015 | Style
Francesca Hogi

Have you ever noticed that people follow distinct patterns when it comes to their dating habits? Have you identified your own pattern? When it comes to dating, most of us can be pretty predictable and fall into one of five basic dating personality types.

How to Love Unconditionally

Amanda W. Rose | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women
Amanda W. Rose

Loving unconditionally is the commitment at the end of the day to another human being that creates long lasting relationships. It includes sacrifice and commitment. However, this does not mean that you are to accept toxic or abusive behaviors.

Are You a Minimalist or Novelist Texter?

Brooke Wise | Posted 05.29.2015 | Women
Brooke Wise

Is the happy medium the answer? More importantly, where is the happy medium? Avoiding the text altogether makes you seem archaic, but the minimalist and the novelist do not seem to have the answer either.

That Vacation to Ireland You've Been Dreaming About? Time to Go!

Billy Kolber | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Billy Kolber

Along with marriage equality in Ireland, the country just hung out a giant rainbow-colored "you are welcome" sign to the world. Within a few hours of the historic vote, Tourism Ireland released this video inviting the gay world to visit Ireland.

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.

He Hit on Me. Then He Married Her.

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.14.2015 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

My husband could've chewed me out for giving a stranger our home phone number. I could've become a complete idiot and run off with Foxy to Marrakesh leaving behind all who love me while in the throes of a peri-menopausal madness spiked with Twinkies. But none of those things happened.

Matt Sheehan

Tinder Has Nothing on Shanghai's Bustling Marriage Market

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 04.08.2015 | World

SHANGHAI -- It’s a drizzly Saturday afternoon in April, and Teacher Gu is strutting confidently in front of his turf in this corner of People’s Pa...

Men of a Certain Age Dating in the New Age

Vince Pellegrino, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Vince Pellegrino, Ph.D.

Face it, we have just come out of a very difficult winter and now spring is here and you know what they say about spring fever; that "love is also in the air" as well. So then, go outside and find it!

HONY's First Love Story Is As Adorable As You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.19.2015 | Good News

Humans of New York finally has its own love story. The popular photo blog, which shares New Yorkers' unique -- and often deeply personal -- storie...