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Keep Your Romance Hot

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

According to my grandma, "A good romantic relationship takes effort, not work." How's that for a pearl of wisdom with terrifying implications?

When the Vows Break: A Valentine for Kim Kardashian

Steve Lake | Posted 04.08.2012 | Chicago
Steve Lake

I've developed a more realistic perspective on what happens when folks get caught up in the trappings of manufactured romance that are hallmarks of Cupid's holiday. Take the 72-day marriage of Kim Kardashian and Whatshisname.

Online Dating Study Shows Seismic Shift In Americans' Love Lives

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 02.07.2012 | Science

Cupid's arrows have officially gone virtual. Online dating has become the #2 form of matchmaking in the U.S., scientists at the University of Roch...

Upsize Love

Diana Bianchini | Posted 04.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Diana Bianchini

Maybe if we were more honest with ourselves -- and each other -- about what we wanted, we'd actually find love.

PHOTOS: Perfect Valentine's Day Getaways You Hadn't Thought Of

Lonely Planet | Posted 04.02.2012 | Travel
Lonely Planet

Why settle for a card and flowers for this Valentine's Day? Travel, dang it!

PHOTOS: Istanbul's 10 Most Romantic Spots

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 04.01.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth Thorp

. Majestically astride two continents, it is a mystical playground of historical marvels, a palimpsest of civilizations that takes travelers back in time.

Speed Dating 101.

Meredith Fineman | Posted 03.27.2012 | Style
Meredith Fineman

Everyone should try it. It definitely doesn't make you a loser. It's just efficient. Like a sushi conveyor belt, for your pants.

Why Is Madonna A 'Hopeless Romantic'?

Christina Patterson | Posted 03.18.2012 | Divorce
Christina Patterson

She looks a million dollars, and is worth several hundred million more. But there's one thing Madonna's millions can't buy her. Yup, you've guessed it: love.

The Romantic Mysteries

Marianne Williamson | Posted 03.11.2012 | Fifty
Marianne Williamson

The common wisdom goes like this: that the myth of "some enchanted evening," when all is awash with the thrill of connection and the aliveness of new romance, is actually a delusion... a hormonally manufactured lie. But in this case, the common wisdom is a lie.

Worldwide Internet Search For Prince Charming Ruins Perfect Evening

Posted 01.09.2012 | Weird News

It was a perfect night -- and not much more. An Australian PR consultant launched a world-wide Internet search for the prince charming of her roman...

Are These The Most Romantic Love Letters Of All Time?

Eric Utne | Posted 03.10.2012 | Books
Eric Utne

I have just published a collection of love letters from a Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize winner to the writer Brenda Ueland. There have been literally tens of thousands of tweets, blog posts, and letters to the editor flying through cyberspace debating the decision.

What Looking For A Lover And Finding A Career You Love Have In Common

Sasha Cagen | Posted 01.04.2012 | Women
Sasha Cagen

Choose a word, believe in its power and see what happens.

The Difficulties Of Threesomes, From Dr. Laura Berman (WATCH)

Posted 09.17.2013 | MarloThomas

Are you and your partner thinking about having a threesome? Sex and relationship expert Dr. Laura Berman discusses the importance of assessing you and...

Hoping for Great Sex During the New Year? You Might Be Disappointed!

Douglas LaBier | Posted 02.29.2012 | Women
Douglas LaBier

Here's to your own "evolution" through the New Year!

Dating Resolutions: 7 Characteristics Of A Conscious Relationship

Lisa Firestone | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

The reasons we fall in love may be a mystery, but the reasons we stay in love are far less elusive. That is why this New Year's, I propose making a few resolutions about what we look for in a romantic relationship.

Give Yourself the Gift of Rebounding

Cristen Conger | Posted 02.21.2012 | Women
Cristen Conger

If you likewise find yourself in a similarly not-so-merry situation, here's the best holiday advice that I offer: give yourself the gift of rebounding.

Be Careful Who You Smile At!

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 02.19.2012 | Women
Barbara Greenberg

According to a new study, men aren't on to how the other sex thinks.

A Lesson in Moving: From the Practical to the Philosophical

Adele Scheele | Posted 02.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Adele Scheele

Moving, as anyone knows, is one of the top stressors -- along with family death, divorce, or the loss of a job. Having experienced them all, I have often thought that I'd become more practiced, maybe even immune to their emotional toll. But quite the opposite happens; it gets harder.

The Mystery of Love

Warren Adler | Posted 02.12.2012 | Books
Warren Adler

Through the composing and imaginings of thirty volumes of novels, numerous short stories, plays, and poems, I have been wrestling with the mystery of attraction.

Memo to Single Men: Man Up or Shut Up

Elizabeth Tannen | Posted 01.30.2012 | Style
Elizabeth Tannen

A few weeks ago, I got a random Facebook message from an attractive man I know. I was excited for approximately three seconds before feeling, instead, furious.

Seduced by a Love Story

Robert Levithan | Posted 01.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Robert Levithan

A couple of weeks ago, a charming man on Facebook suggested that we meet for a drink, and I accepted. That drink turned into an instant committed relationship. Why am I surprised that now we are discussing what went awry?

Cleaning Out My Love Closet And Moving On

Julia Moulden | Posted 01.26.2012 | Fifty
Julia Moulden

This fall, I told all my friends it's time. It's been a few years since my divorce, I have plenty of practice dating under my belt, and I figure I'm ready to meet someone new. First, it seems, I had to clean out my love closet.

Cara Santa Maria

How Well Do You Know Your Partner? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.04.2012 | Fifty

You may think that the longer you and your partner have been together, the better you know your likes and dislikes. You may think that, but you'd be w...

Why You're Never Too Old To Flirt

ThirdAge | Eve Marx | Posted 11.14.2011 | Fifty

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but that's so not true. Old dogs learn new tricks all the time -- that is, when they have the incentiv...

The Necessary Death of Romance

Judith Acosta | Posted 01.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

When I speak of romance in this sense, it is not just a reference to that flurry of the heart when we are falling in love. It is there then, as well. But it is more than that.