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Romance in the Rainforest: Microentrepreneurs Make Time for Love

Suzanne Skees | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

Born and raised in the Loreto region near Iquitos, Dalia met her true love when he stepped off a wobbly boat on the banks of the Amazon River.

Bike Share or Bike Scare?

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 07.28.2013 | New York
Randee Mia Berman

I know Bloomberg's into cheap, healthy transportation alternatives, and I'm all for fitness, but this just doesn't seem to be quite the right fit. Let's look at the facts.

How I'm Seeking Love Online At Age 72

Judy Katz | Posted 07.27.2013 | Fifty
Judy Katz

Believe me, online dating is hard work at any age! I have a date tomorrow night. Last week, he met me fresh from both the hair and nail salon. I was dressed to thrill with perfect makeup and lots of positive energy. He told me I was gorgeous, a knockout. This week he is going to be far less knocked out.

10 Romantic Tumblrs We Hope Don't Change

HowAboutWe | Posted 07.23.2013 | Women
HowAboutWe

With the news that Tumblr has been acquired by Yahoo!, Tumblr users have been worried about whether or not the deal will change the nature of the site. While we don't know what the future holds for Tumblr, we've pulled a few of our favorites that we hope don't ever change.

The Book That Disappeared

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 07.22.2013 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

With traditional publishing, books might be pulled due to plagiarism or libel -- but rarely for content, and especially not without a widespread outcry.

Three Dates, Three Don'ts

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 07.21.2013 | Fifty
Joanna Perry-Folino

"You are not very romantic, Joanna. Do you really think a list is how we fall in love?" I answered this question with a big resounding YES.

Awkwardly Charming Proposal Stories

www.salon.com | Posted 05.20.2013 | Weddings

Andi was sitting on the toilet peeing when her boyfriend bent down in front of her....

What the Hell Is Going On in My Life... in My Relationships?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

You can find the answer to each of these questions by knowing which planet is transiting through your seventh house of marriage and partnerships. A "lucky" transit may bring a marriage partner into your life. Another transit may bring excitement into your current relationship.

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.