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The Sentimental Journey I Went On At My High School Reunion

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 09.30.2016 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

High school can evoke bad memories, of cliques and hormone-infused drama, of memorizing World War I dates, of diagramming sentences and conjugating Latin verbs and struggling through Calculus. Of being plagued by self-doubt and wanting desperately to fit in.

13 Cute Ideas For Family Reunions

PureWow | Posted 06.29.2016 | HuffPost Home

We love a classic family cookout as much as the next gal. But if we’re being honest here, your folks have been grilling up the same tired hams and h...

A College Reunion Blessing

Wayne Meisel | Posted 05.11.2016 | College
Wayne Meisel

For the first twenty years, my experience at my college reunions were what I expected and hoped they would be: a good time where I would see old frien...

This Family's Reunion Story Is The Very Definition Of Fate

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 02.11.2016 | OWN

Pregnant at 16. A forced adoption. High school sweethearts torn apart by the unbearable pain of giving up their son… Who could imagine that this hea...

All Saints Are Reuniting Again And Dropping A New Album

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment

The ladies behind your favorite middle school breakup anthem are back -- again. All Saints, the '90s girl group who had previously reunited to tour w...

Reconnecting with Last Year's Travel Buddies

Rick Steves | Posted 01.26.2017 | Travel
Rick Steves

The 20th annual Rick Steves Tour Guide Summit was a multifaceted event. Along with our guides' festivities, we have our tour alumni party -- actually ...

What I Appreciate Most About My Oldest Friends

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 10.04.2016 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

Other than my wonderful family, my friends are my life's riches, and if I think about it, between my oldest friends, my adulthood friends, and my newer friends, I am rich beyond all measure.

20 Things That Will Happen at Your 20th College Reunion

Em & Lo | Posted 06.12.2016 | Women
Em & Lo

It's college graduation season, which means that it's reunion season, too -- that time when college alumni go back to their alma mater and drink heavily to forget how old they really are. Here are 20 things that will (probably) happen when you go back to your 20th college reunion.

Auld Acquaintance

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.03.2015 | Fifty
Marcia Liss


Do We Really Change As We Get Older?

Joe Seldner | Posted 01.04.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Reunions can be wonderful time travel exercises. Just had my 30th business school reunion, and other than the shock of seeing wrinkled faces and gray hair -- my own included -- it was a great time.

Surviving a High School Reunion

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 12.14.2014 | Fifty
Lita Smith-Mines

I thought I'd share a few coping mechanisms that worked for me, transforming a fright night into a pleasant party (if you're a social butterfly or an accomplished salesperson, these suggestions probably seem like second nature to you).

50th Reunion First Rule: Just Admit You Don't Recognize Most of Your Old Pals

Martha Nelson | Posted 10.15.2014 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

I've never attended a school reunion in my life. Not high school, college, or graduate school. Never. But the 50th Oswego High School (NY) reunion was irresistible to me. I asked myself, "If not now, when?" And so I booked the hotel, rental car, and flight, and took off for Lake Ontario.

THIS Is How To Track Down A Long-Lost Friend

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Bev Beckham | Posted 06.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Where do you begin to look for someone you haven’t seen in 10, 20, maybe 50 years? Where do you start when all you ...

10 Signs We're Out of Our 20s

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 06.23.2014 | Women
Tinatin Japaridze

Maybe at 20 you still take the very notion of a lifelong friendship for granted. A grand statement that is meaningless when you're barely out of your teens. But now, a few years later, we seem to know better.

Philomena and Me... and Our Michaels

Ann Medlock | Posted 03.18.2014 | Religion
Ann Medlock

Now that Philomena is going into wide release and has been nominated for four Oscars -- I have a few words to say about the film and about the facts it was based on. You might say I have standing in the matter.

What Really Happens When You Reunite With An Old Lover

Hope Gainer | Posted 03.18.2014 | Fifty
Hope Gainer

Can we go back in time successfully to reunite with long lost lovers? Every once in awhile, I read about a couple rediscovering each other decades later and living happily ever after. But is that a dream or reality?

Why High School Was Pretty Much A Bust For Our Generation

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 02.04.2014 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

In my own utterly unscientific random sampling of my generation, I have concluded that high school was pretty much a bust; if not a total disaster, then potentially the most annoying time ever, with angst and insecurity as much of the daily routine as was the cafeteria food served on plastic trays.

Life Marches By

Barry Glassner | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Barry Glassner

Regardless of gender, generation, race or ethnicity, there are lots of smiles on the faces of those who return to campus. They tend to be a happy lot. Partly this is a function of self-selection.

WATCH: Cuban Sisters Separated By Fidel Castro's Policies Reunite 6 Decades Later

Posted 10.24.2013 | Good News

This was no ordinary family reunion. On Tuesday, Cuban sisters Ina Jenner and Gloria Gonzales saw their sibling, Rosa Llorca, for the first time i...

LOOK: Facebook Reunites Woman With Brother She Hasn't Seen In 12 Years

Posted 10.11.2013 | Good News

Julia Mauer has been searching for her long lost brother for five years, but it wasn't until she took her search public on Tuesday that she was finall...

LOOK: Woman Reunites With Daughter She Put Up For Adoption 71 Years Ago

Posted 09.12.2013 | Good News

A California woman recently reunited with the daughter she put up for adoption 71 years ago. In 1941, Brooke Mayo was raped while walking to her c...

WATCH: Syrian Father's Heart-Wrenching Reunion With The Son He Thought He'd Lost

Posted 08.28.2013 | Good News

After a week of heart-rending stories from Syria, this video of a father's heartwarming reunion with his son is a much-needed glimmer of good news. ...

Chance Meeting Leads To Love 25 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 08.05.2013 | Fifty

This may just be one of the most romantic stories we've ever come across. More than 25 years ago, a young man and a young woman boarded the Queen E...

A Meeting That Is Forever

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

How can such a thing be? How can we love another so deeply and then find that love and connection to be gone, nowhere to be found? I believe it's because the connection wasn't at the level of the soul.

Showing the Facebook Love

Fredrica Duke | Posted 07.03.2013 | Impact
Fredrica Duke

The other day, one of my 800-and-counting friends on Facebook mailed me a package. I barely know him, never met him in person, yet I received a delicious chocolate torte.