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"Hello, Are You GSI (Gay, Single and Interested)?"

Vince Pellegrino, Ph.D. | Posted 09.03.2015 | Gay Voices
Vince Pellegrino, Ph.D.

Just as a coach or trainer would say to his players, "get up, collect yourself, and get yourself back out there!" I say the same to anyone who is looking for love or, a little fun, and not to allow one setback take you out of the action.

Moving Beyond Old Movie Plots

Dennis S. Lerner | Posted 09.02.2015 | Weddings
Dennis S. Lerner

In the movie, as in real life, the couple find themselves being challenged to interpret what is going on before them. Do they respond to each other with trust? Do they inquire, or assume? Do they believe, or doubt?

Are You Taking Action to Materialize Creative Visions?

Melissa Mae | Posted 09.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Mae

I royally sucked at romance, (translation: dated emotionally unavailable men) until one day I gave up that BS and drafted a letter to The Universe r...

Becoming Fearless: A Conversation With A Girl Undone Author Catherine Linka

Devra Maza | Posted 09.11.2015 | Books
Devra Maza

Catherine Linka knows books. So it shouldn't have surprised her when, before her award-winning debut novel A Girl Called Fearless was even published, she was asked to write a sequel.

10 Rules for a Romantic Staycation

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Staycations played by these rules are the quickest stress-reducer I've found. Even it it's just for one day, give it a try -- and enjoy.

Do Parents Know What's on Their Teenager's Mind?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.31.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

There's a lot of drama in a teenager's life that can build or lower self-esteem on a dime. These teens are vulnerable as they struggle to find their sense of belonging. If they act in unexpected ways or seem difficult to be around, it's essential for us as parents to recognize what may be churning in their minds.

The Most Romantic Restaurants in New York City

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Gloria Dawson, Condé Nast Traveler Courtesy Restaurant Marc Forgione We've chosen some of our favorite New York City spots for the perfect week...

Adieu to the Love-Locks of Paris

Michael Saint James | Posted 08.26.2015 | Travel
Michael Saint James

Unlocking love in the City of Love. On June 1, 2015 the city of Paris began removing the 45 tons of love-locks from the bridges over the Seine river....

Thinking Outside the Vase

BloomNation | Posted 08.26.2015 | HuffPost Home

As August is National Romance Month and halfway between Valentine's Day and the holidays, it's the perfect time to express your love for that special someone "just because." A marvelous way to rack up brownie points with your partner is to use flowers in new and exciting ways.

7 Tips for Keeping the Flame Alive | Posted 08.25.2015 | Black Voices

She's exactly what you've been missing and he couldn't be more perfect for you if he tried. You grow close, eventually becoming inseparable. So much to the point that your friends refer to you as your own type of "Kimye." This is going to last forever. But it isn't.

What Introverts Bring To The Dating Game

Quiet Revolution | Sophia Dembling | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living

My best friend in high school was a pretty, outgoing, talkative extrovert. Not only did she have gorgeous skin, a cute figure, and shiny brown hair th...

9 Ways Happy Couples Keep The Flame Alive Over Many Years

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.24.2015 | Fifty

You know those long-married couples who sit in Chinese restaurants in silence, never speaking a word to one another? The good news: It doesn't have t...

5 Ways to Show Your Appreciation to Your Partner (and Save Your Relationship in the Process)

Em & Lo | Posted 08.21.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Here are five ways to demonstrate your appreciation to your partner -- in other words, this is how to remind your partner that you still notice them. Trust us, noticing goes a long way in a relationship.

Fantasies of Flying

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 08.17.2015 | Arts
Liaquat Ali Khan

Birds mesmerize humans with their melodies, colors, feathers and most prominently, flying. Of all created life forms (except angels), only birds aviate with sustained beauty. Most life forms are detainees of the earth's surface, but birds are free, living and breathing above the ground.

Top 10 Tips for Capturing the Spirit of Paris

College Tourist | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Whilst most of Europe has a reputation for being well-dressed, Parisians are especially chic. They effortlessly look like they've stepped off a fashion runway with their neutral and classy wardrobes, so dress to impress while you're there!

One Sure Thing Guys Can Do to Make Sex Better

Sheridan Kesselman | Posted 08.12.2015 | Weddings
Sheridan Kesselman

Be creative out of bed. Yes, sounds like a simple thing to do and it really is if you're willing to put a little time and thought into it. To help you understand what I mean, I'm going to give you a few examples I've suggested to couples and have seen work wonders.

What Cocktail Choice Conveys About Characters

Betsy Talbot | Posted 08.12.2015 | Books
Betsy Talbot

A well-chosen cocktail cements the personality of the character, assigning motives, attitudes, and background with a simple sip. In my own Late Bloomers Series of contemporary romance, I have five women characters with distinct personalities, and each one has her own favorite drink.

How I Became a Romance Writer (Booze+Peer Pressure+Dare)

Betsy Talbot | Posted 08.12.2015 | Books
Betsy Talbot

I started my romance writing career officially in Tangier, the creative zone of famous twentieth century writers and dropouts like Paul Bowles and William S. Burroughs, as well as rock stars like the Rolling Stones. And now, Betsy Talbot.

He Said, She Said: 8 Helpful Facts About Gender Differences

Carol Morgan | Posted 08.07.2015 | Women
Carol Morgan

I have been teaching gender communication for about 15 years, and it's my favorite class. Why? Because my students become mesmerized. They have so many "ah ha!" moments. I love that! Here are eight research-proven facts about gender that could be helpful to you:

Rome in Love: A Conversation with Author Anita Hughes

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 08.06.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Stunning location: check. Beautiful people: check. Romance: of course! Rome in Love, the latest book by Anita Hughes delivers on all three fronts as it tells the story of young actress Amelia, who learns about love, Italian food, and Audrey Hepburn while living in Rome to film a remake of Hepburn's classic film, Roman Holiday.

The Surprising Behavior That Actually Brings Couples Closer Together

SELF | Posted 08.05.2015 | Weddings

Enter uncertainty, that confusing, charged state that keeps us on our toes -- which, it turns out, can be a pretty good start to a budding romance. It even has a supporting role to play in long-term relationships, and in life. So how can you use uncertainty (without abusing it)?

Simone de Beauvoir and Loving Authentically

Skye Cleary | Posted 08.03.2015 | Books
Skye Cleary

Romantic loving is, for Simone de Beauvoir, existentially dangerous. Romantic relationships can be such intoxicating experiences that lovers get lost in euphoria. Authentic loving, according to Beauvoir, needs to overcome such traps.

5 Ways to Make Your Girlfriend Kind of Start Hating You

John Shore | Posted 07.31.2015 | Weddings
John Shore

I have arrived at the following five things that guys (of all ages) often do in the course of their relationships with the women they love--things that they should definitely stop doing if their goals are have their significant others grow to love them more, not less.

15 Most Expensive Cities for Singles

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business

Singles' financial situations aren't so simple, and the investments required to stay attractive and dateable while trying to find one's mate can quickly add up, especially in high-cost cities where even everyday necessities carry luxury-level prices.

This Writer's Life: A Conversation With Pam Jenoff

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 07.28.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Every so often you meet someone that is truly living their dream and following their passions. If you get a little closer, you will find that this often means a real commitment and a lot of work.