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Rom Com

'Dead. Gay. Fictional.' Short Film Launches Indiegogo Campaign

Wes Janisen | Posted 05.29.2015 | Entertainment
Wes Janisen

Coming home after yet another bad date, what single woman hasn't poured herself an extra large glass of wine and thought, "I guess what they say is true: the only good men left out there are either dead, gay, or fictional."

Lily Karlin

How Romantic Comedies Are Failing Women (And How To Fix It) | Lily Karlin | Posted 04.16.2015 | Entertainment

Girl enters coffee shop. Orders intricate-sounding latte. Rushes off toward very important meeting only to run smack into a tall, strapping man casual...

Approved Rom-Com Characters

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 08.03.2014 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Untameable man who wants you to tame him which he shows by running away from commitment, gal pal who just loves talkin' penis size, Hugh Grant...

9 Things That Happen In Rom-Coms That Never Happen In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce

Have crazy high expectations for what the beginning stages of a relationship should look like? You can blame rom-coms for that. Below, nine things ...

How Disney Sabotaged Our Love Lives

Ashley Crouch | Posted 06.23.2014 | Women
Ashley Crouch

The widespread cultural belief in "soul mate ideology" undermines our chances at happiness because it makes us passive receivers of idyllic romantic expectations.

5 Reasons Why Rom-Coms Have Gone Downhill

Emma Gray | Posted 07.21.2013 | Women
Emma Gray

Until studios figure out how to make a good rom-com, I'll be sticking to the ones I grew up watching. Pass the popcorn and the Nora Ephron, please.

The 4 Biggest Myths About Marriage

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 04.25.2013 | Divorce
Jennifer Nagy

Before I got married and then divorced, I believed in all of the "happily-ever-after" fairy tales. I believed in the nonsense that rom-coms push down our throats about soulmates and forever and love at first sight.

Rom-Coms: Inspiration or Setting Up for Failure?

Lee Allport | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment
Lee Allport

Is it wrong to want to live a rom-com? Do movies like this give us an unhealthy expectation of the men in our lives?

A Classic Rom-Com...With North Korean Acrobats

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 11.07.2012 | Arts

SEOUL, South Korea — It's a classic tale of a small-town girl who follows her dreams to the big city. But in this case, the girl is a North Kore...

What We Thought Of 'Friends With Kids'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.12.2012 | Women

"Friends With Kids" may have come out on Friday, March 9, but here at HuffPost Women, we've been excited about it for much longer. First of all, Jenni...

Review: Friends With Kids

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.08.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Friends with Kids is never as funny as I wanted it to be -- but I'm starting to think that few films can be. It's a smart romantic comedy that should amuse both halves of the couples who see it on date night.