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5 Tips For Ending Your Most Toxic Relationships

Nancy Sherr | Posted 07.18.2013 | Fifty
Nancy Sherr

Life is not measured in a complicated game of mathematical precision. It's better to seek heartfelt clarity in what's true for you, in the parts of your life that matter most, and put that in play. Plan it out as best you can, and then go with your gut.

Bring Adventure Back to Europe

Richard Bangs | Posted 07.14.2013 | Travel
Richard Bangs

This is the opportune moment for Europe. While economies stagger, tourism has never been more alluring, more important, for both the traveler and the destination. We can re-imagine, re-brand, and retrofit to bring back the thrills that once defined the continent.

Tristan Prettyman-Musician, Writer, Woman-Talks About Love: Part One

Maria Burnham | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Maria Burnham

Today I had the privilege to chat with singer-songwriter Tristan Prettyman about life, love, heartache, and what it feels like to be a woman in her early 30's.

Why I 'Wanted To Die' On My Wedding Day

Dani Alpert | Posted 07.05.2013 | Divorce
Dani Alpert

When I got married, I was 28, not in love with my ex, and I insisted on getting married where no wedding had gone before.

Why We Write Romance Novels

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.03.2013 | Books
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels I'm currently at work on my eighth novel (!), and I'm finding that each bo...

The Most Romantic New Hotels in the World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Calling all lovebirds: These swanky new hotels -- all favorites on our 2013 Hot List -- are made for you.

PHOTOS: 7 Impossible But Awesome Romantic Author Pairings

John J. Healey | Posted 06.30.2013 | Books
John J. Healey

As someone whose heroes are almost exclusively literary, it is hard to describe the emotions I felt discovering the love affair that occurred in the summer and fall of 1851 between Emily Dickinson and Herman Melville.

Looking for David Addison

Claudia Zelevansky | Posted 06.30.2013 | TV
Claudia Zelevansky

David Addison was my most serious boyfriend of the fantasy variety. I had a warm-up flirtation with a few others -- namely Remington Steel, whom my mother loved and who was exceptionally handsome. I liked Alex P. Keaton, in all his sweet contrarian nature.

Shanda Freeman: An Expert Busting the Myths of Romance

HooplaHa | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women
HooplaHa

Is it true that guys don't like girls who eat too much on the first date? Relationship expert Shanda Freeman stars in HooplaHa's latest series, What's...

Lovesick and Tired: Unnecessary Romance in YA

Elizabeth Vail | Posted 06.24.2013 | Books
Elizabeth Vail

Looking at the last couple of years of YA novels, it seems that romance has shifted from being a genre trend to a genre requirement -- and the genre has suffered for it.

Online Dating Survey Says Over 50% of Women Will Date Men 30 Years Older

Julie Spira | Posted 06.24.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

A new survey of over 4000 active members SugarDaddyForMe.com revealed that over half of the women in the U.S. were comfortable dating men 30+ years older than them.

Altered States

Stephanie Gertler | Posted 06.21.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Gertler

The letters are addressed to "dearest" and "darling," both epithets I never heard either of my parents call the other. In one, my mother writes, "My dearest, I fly with you in my sleep" and then "I awake and look at the clock and estimate where you are."

Big Love Meets Big Data

Colleen Glenney Boggs | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Colleen Glenney Boggs

Jane Austen, take heed: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a man with a fortune is in need of a reality show to find him a mate.

What Should You Look For In Your Perfect Match?

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Do opposites attract, as Paula Abdul once assured us in a pop song, or do you need to be similar on 19 dimensions of personality -- as eHarmony suggests -- to find the perfect match?

Dear Taylor Swift, Stop Talking About Your Damn Love Life.

Meredith Fineman | Posted 06.09.2013 | Celebrity
Meredith Fineman

I just saw your most recent cover over at Wonderland magazine. You look beautiful. What I take issue with, however, is that you talk about being single forever.

Will Princeton Replace Match.com and eHarmony?

Gina Barreca | Posted 06.05.2013 | College
Gina Barreca

It's not a dating jungle out there, Mrs. Susan Patton. It's a university.

Skate Key

Stephanie Gertler | Posted 06.05.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Gertler

In short, after thirty-one years of marriage, although it sometimes feels like Paradise Lost, on days like the other day when he's in his white coat, Paradise remains. It takes me back to a boy who gave me a key attached to a roller skate and, suddenly, there's clarity.

Starter Marriage, The Serial: Part 1

Susan Orlins | Posted 05.28.2013 | Women
Susan Orlins

1965. One of my least evolved relationships was with Saul, my first husband. His dimpled cheeks and large, almost bulging eyes gave him a perky Jiminy Cricket look. His mother claimed his I.Q. was at the genius level. My mother thought he was nice.

3 Important Lessons I've Learned From My Marriage

Wendy Bradford | Posted 05.28.2013 | Weddings
Wendy Bradford

As we celebrate eight years of married life together, I think of all that we have embraced, conquered, mastered, destroyed and learned to live with. We celebrate what we have built, and acknowledge how much we put in.

Trust in Love

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Trusting in love does not mean assuming that someone will love you. It means confidence in the fundamentally loving nature of every person, and in the wholesome power of your own lovingness to protect you and touch the heart of others.

The 5-Letter Word That Can Improve Your Marriage

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2013 | Weddings
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Whether you're in a long-term relationship or you're just looking for one, you'll want to keep this in mind.

Why More Women Should Read Romance Novels

Sherryl Woods | Posted 05.26.2013 | Books
Sherryl Woods

A number of years ago at the height of the shirtless hero craze on romance book covers, one of my novels featured an artist's rendering of an impish little girl dragging angel wings. A television news anchor in Washington, DC, held it up on camera and asked, "Where's Fabio?"

Advice On Having A Romance In The Workplace, From Nicole Williams (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Dating in the workplace can be tricky. Career expert Nicole Williams gave tips on assessing whether the romance will be detrimental to your career whe...

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Saying 'I Do'

Samantha Daniels | Posted 05.18.2013 | Weddings
Samantha Daniels

What many couples worry about when it comes to their post-honeymoon sex lives.

10 Habits Of Happy Couples

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 05.12.2013 | Weddings
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

If we keep the weeds from infiltrating the flower beds we can enjoy the uninterrupted beauty of our longed-for relationship and reduce the wear and tear that neglect can produce.