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Falling in Love, With Food

Food Riot | Posted 11.17.2013 | Taste
Food Riot

There was nothing in our wedding vows about eating tasty vittles forever and forever, but there may as well have been.

He Said/She Said: Top 5 Ways to Get Back Into Dating After a Breakup

Alex Furmansky | Posted 09.27.2013 | New York
Alex Furmansky

After the mandatory mourning comes to a close, the only way to truly move on is to meet new people (gasp!).

Romantic Beach Getaways

Travel + Leisure | Posted 09.05.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Sure, strolling hand-in-hand along the beach is cliché. But there's an undeniable romance to being by the ocean. It's in the salty air, the relaxed pace, small-town charms and sunsets -- preferably enjoyed from a boat. And the appeal of a seaside vacation continues long after summer ends.

Honolulu Flower Shop Spreads The Aloha

Posted 09.19.2013 | Good News

Completely contrived holidays that rake in the cash for greeting card companies are easy targets for cynics. But sometimes made-up holidays (and their...

Emotional Intimacy: It Doesn't Just Come Naturally

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The less frustrated and disappointed we feel, the less likely it is that our attempts to create shared emotional closeness will be experienced as criticism by our partner, and consequently, the less likely it will be that they will respond defensively to us.

5 Things Romantic Men Know (That The Others Should)

Virginia Sullivan | Posted 11.03.2013 | Fifty
Virginia Sullivan

Sometimes I have to just ask myself 'Why aren't men smarter about showing women how they feel?' I look at the women I know and honestly, we're a pretty predictable lot. It's pretty easy to figure out that we want to feel loved. But so many women feel that their man doesn't show them enough love that I have to wonder why this is so hard for men.

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown Author Holly Black on Vampires, Vine & Violence

Lisa Parkin | Posted 10.30.2013 | Books
Lisa Parkin

Her latest YA release, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, is Black's first vampire tale. Before you say "not another vampire book," let me reassure you that this novel is not the average blood-sucking scene.

What My First Kiss Taught Me About Love

Wes Janisen | Posted 10.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Wes Janisen

When I compare my first kiss with a girl to my make-out session with what's-his-name, I realize that sexual orientation sometimes takes a back seat to other tenants of our identities, even as it relates to love.

Never Been Kissed?

Sarah Barness | Posted 08.28.2013 | Comedy

People in movies never kiss. But they "almost" do. Just when you think your favorite stars are about to steal a smooch, and put an end to the building...

WATCH: Couple's First Kiss Occurred The Same Day He Proposed

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.27.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Many Americans believe in love at first sight, though few are willing to take their love to the next step and get married shortly after they meet. But...

Online Dating: You Can't Handle the Truth

Dori Hartley | Posted 10.26.2013 | Women
Dori Hartley

I was sincerely curious as to whether someone could find me appealing enough to date -- if I came clean and represented myself as I really am. The results were disastrous, as the majority of readers found my honesty worthy of their scorn.

Forget Romance: Relationships Need to Get Contractual

Simone Collins | Posted 10.23.2013 | Weddings
Simone Collins

If your relationship cannot even withstand a discussion of responsibilities and shared expectations, you have no hope of surviving real challenges as they come your way.

The First Kiss of the Future

Paul Ratner | Posted 10.23.2013 | Books
Paul Ratner

This story is taken from my upcoming book of surreal anecdotes and flash fiction fairy tales for adults called "The Mundane Uses of Magical Objects." ...


The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.23.2013 | Comedy

Comedian Aziz Ansari has nabbed $3.5 million to write a book about the perils of dating in the 21st century, according to Publisher's Weekly. Everyone...

Why You Should Hold 'Marriage Meetings'

GalTime | Posted 10.21.2013 | Weddings

My wife and I rarely argue, never fight, and are genuinely each other's best friends. The one thing that we have recently realized though, is that we don't really communicate everything that is on our mind or bothering us about the other person.

Find Love: Start a Date a Month Club

Susan Orlins | Posted 10.16.2013 | Women
Susan Orlins

Creating a Date a Month Club is a great way to make love happen. Just ask my friend's daughter, Jenny, who also happens to be my friend.

Where to Go for Romance and Health in the British Virgin Islands

Alison Lewis | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Alison Lewis

If you're looking for a place to completely disconnect and rejuvenate in a healthier way, put this destination on your list. With no televisions in rooms and Wi-Fi located only in the rooms and restaurants -- not common areas -- you can unwind completely here.

Reduce Stress: Make Time for Romance in 3 Easy Steps

Anat Baniel | Posted 10.15.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

Romance is of immeasurable value to help create long-term successful partnerships and a great environment for your child to thrive. Just having special time together where you're not taking care of the children or taking care of business is very, very important to have on your calendar every week.

You Slept With My Stalker?

Mike Diamond | Posted 10.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Mike Diamond

I did have a stalker once, and a friend did sleep with him and tell me about it afterwards. That little factoid proves that there is a dearth of sane, sexy, available men. My stalker was a manic-depressive Brooklyn plumber with one testicle, yet I was still wildly upset when he "betrayed" me.

'I Just Don't Care That Much About Having A Sexually Charged Relationship'

Dori Hartley | Posted 10.13.2013 | Fifty
Dori Hartley

I've spoken with many single women about the topic of finding a mate through an online dating site, and all of us, myself included, flinch at the idea. However, that hasn't stopped us from dipping a toe into the pool in spite of the fact that we see the pool as beneath us and more than likely filled with gamey, weird and predictably shady results.

Hippie-Hipster Woodstock Love

Fathom | Posted 10.05.2013 | Travel

Woodstock will forever be associated with the 1969 music festival that happened in nearby Belden, and there's plenty of hippie kitsch around town as a reminder. If you look past the tie-dye emporiums and energy healers, though, Woodstock has its own laid-back sense of style.

Time to Ramp it Up for National Romance Awareness Month

Julie Spira | Posted 09.30.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

An overwhelming amount of singles are not satisfied with the amount of romance in their lives, with 80 percent of the men and 73 percent of women, claiming not to be happy in the romance department. How can you add more romance to your life and be happier?

WATCH: Romance Author On Self-Publishing Success

Posted 07.30.2013 | Books

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A Pirate Treasure Hunt That Led to Actual Treasure: A Fairytale Marriage Proposal Come True

Tamara Shayne Kagel | Posted 09.28.2013 | Weddings
Tamara Shayne Kagel

In a world filled with cohabitation and hook-up culture and over-communication, I'm living proof that silly fantasies of girls who still yearn for old-fashioned romance can and do come true.

The Rules Girls Are Back -- and More Annoying Than Ever

Gina Barreca | Posted 09.25.2013 | Style
Gina Barreca

Let's cast our gaze outward rather than inward. Let's look at the what the world expects of us and let's see what expectations need to change to accommodate our lives and ambitions -- let's not waste more time figuring out how better to contort ourselves.