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I Started An Affair -- Over Twitter

Salon | Posted 09.19.2012 | Women

A man I never met broke my heart. He followed me on Twitter, on the account I use for occupiers and politics. We flirted about anything: waterfalls, s...

What Love Shouldn’t Feel Like

Thought Catalog | Posted 09.18.2012 | Women

Love shouldn’t feel circumstantial. It shouldn’t feel as if I love you more than you love me or vice versa. There shouldn’t be conditions, level...

For Readers Drowning in E-Books, Author Collectives Offer a Lifeline

Karen Dionne | Posted 11.17.2012 | Books
Karen Dionne

In an ocean of self-published titles, two questions keep bobbing to the surface: How can readers find quality e-books, and how can authors of quality e-books find readers?

What Does the Popularity of 50 Shades of Grey Say About Our Sexuality?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

admit, I have not read 50 Shades of Grey. Because of that, I wouldn't pretend to know what either the storyline or the writing style says about female sexuality.

This "Guilty Pleasure" Is Soooo
Good for You

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.14.2012 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure The other night I was trying to explain historical romance nov...

The Best Relationship Advice Ever

Deborah Lange | Posted 11.13.2012 | Women
Deborah Lange

After being in a narcissistic and sadistic relationship where I tried everything to "fix me and my partner," the best relationship advice I was ever given was to make a choice.

10 Crystal Clear Ways To Know You've Found Your Ideal Mate

MeiMei Fox | Posted 11.12.2012 | Weddings
MeiMei Fox

Together, Kiran and I have come up with this list of 10 signs that you've found true love. The clues were there for us both from the start--if only we'd known to look for them.

Why You Shouldn't Believe in Love at First Sight

Neely Steinberg | Posted 11.11.2012 | Women
Neely Steinberg

In today's world of smartphones and texting and tweeting, we might very well fool ourselves into believing that instant gratification can also apply to matters of the heart. If I can send and receive communication immediately, why can't I be in love with or love someone immediately?

What I've Learned About Men

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 11.10.2012 | Women
Ethlie Ann Vare

If you want one key piece of life wisdom to live by, use this: Never marry your coke dealer.

The Real Reason Celebrity Divorces Break Our Hearts

Cristen Conger | Posted 11.07.2012 | Divorce
Cristen Conger

When the Internet told me that Amy Poehler and Will Arnett are splitting after nine years of marriage, I audibly gasped.

Casting Doubt on Organic Food

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure I don't care about the nutritional differences between organic ...

Why Women Love 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Books
Jennifer Hamady

The requirement of pleasure, delivered by a gorgeous, skilled, and smitten someone who knows our bodies and desires better than we do.... Is there really any question as to why these books are so popular?

Why Teen Popularity May Be Miserable

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 10.30.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

I think that you should encourage your daughter to make a few good and solid friends. This will be much more beneficial to her than chasing after the often elusive popular kids.

The Art of Going Back to School (When You're...Older)

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure At the age of--well, never mind that--I have gone back to school....

You Don't Miss Him, You Miss the Idea of Who You Wanted Him to Be

Yashar Ali | Posted 10.30.2012 | Women
Yashar Ali

You're not going to stop missing "him" until you first acknowledge that he was never really there to begin with.

Finding Love at the Apple Store

Julie Spira | Posted 10.27.2012 | Style
Julie Spira

This week I celebrated a very important anniversary. Just three years ago I fell in serious "like" at the Apple store with a special guy whom I now fondly refer to as the "Apple Guy."

How to Get More Hours in the Day

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure The dog made me do it. Every morning at precisely 6 a.m.--on the d...

If You Want to Date Someone Great, Be Someone Great

Nico Lang | Posted 10.22.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

Standards aren't the problem. Standards are great. When you have standards, it allows you to set goals in your life and hold yourself accountable. The problem is that people have the wrong standards -- ones they don't require of themselves.

Childless So Far: Why I Choose Love Over Motherhood

Melanie Notkin | Posted 10.21.2012 | Women
Melanie Notkin

"You're going to hate me for saying this," says my good friend, a married mom of three, as we stand on the beach and look toward the ocean. "But you'r...

What We Learn From Racing

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Once upon a time, I ran a race. It was the 800-meter dash durin...

A Boyfriend Hunt for Olympic Bronze Medallist

Kirsten Han | Posted 10.13.2012 | Weird News
Kirsten Han

The criteria for dating Singapore's first ever individual Olympic medalist appears to be fairly simple: the prospective boyfriend must be Singaporean, speak Mandarin and be supportive of her table tennis career which requires frequent travel.

Good News for Girls

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.10.2012 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure There have been some great stories about women in the news la...

In Marriage No One Can Hear You Scream

Ira Israel | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

If we go into relationships thinking that our partners are the missing parts that complete us, then we objectify them and fail to see them as separate living beings with their own wants and needs.

Selena Gomez And Justin Bieber's 8 Most Romantic Dates Ever! (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 08.09.2012 | Latino Voices

On Sunday, lovebirds Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber had another one of their romantic date nights! The young superstar couple went to the Living Ro...

Why Men Seem To Get Over Heartbreak More Easily

Yashar Ali | Posted 10.02.2012 | Women
Yashar Ali

When it comes to a broken heart, men suffer from the same pain, confusion and sadness women deal with.