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Balance and Breaking Even with Lisa De Jong

Mara White | Posted 12.30.2015 | Books
Mara White

Bestselling contemporary romance writer, Lisa De Jong, balances motherhood, a full-time job and the responsibilities of being a prolific indie author. Her latest book, Break Even, released right after Christmas and has been topping the Amazon genre lists.

How to Save Your Love Relationship: An Interview With Arielle Ford

Ken Page | Posted 12.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ken Page

I was delighted to interview Arielle Ford during the release of her new book, Turn Your Mate Into Your Soulmate: A Practical Guide to Happily Ever Aft...

CAT AND DOG--Ep.14

Spottoon | Posted 12.28.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

A brooding actor named Seul-Woo and a naïve country girl named Young-Woo were arranged to be married when they were kids. Now adults, the time for their marriage has arrived. Essentially strangers, the newlyweds must now learn how to deal with living together, clingy exes, betrayal and their own complicated feelings for each other.

Siren's Holiday Survival Guide for Singles

Susie Lee | Posted 12.22.2015 | Women
Susie Lee

The holidays are upon us. From the forced displays of merriment to the awkward questions from well-meaning family members, sometimes the holidays feel like they were invented just to make you feel like you are lacking something essential.

11 Reasons to Watch Hallmark Christmas Movies

Cathy Sikorski | Posted 12.21.2015 | Comedy
Cathy Sikorski

Okay, I'm a sucker for these treacly, wonderful pieces of froth. I wanted something sweet when I have given up sweets. Can one get cavities from watching TV?

10 Men You Shouldn't Date

Samantha Daniels | Posted 12.21.2015 | Style
Samantha Daniels

As a Professional Matchmaker and founder of The Dating Lounge app, I am constantly being asked if there are certain types of men that a woman simpl...

When You're in a Relationship With a Blamer

Nancy Colier | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nancy Colier

There is no better time for growing than the holiday season. And not just growing in the belly, but in the heart and mind as well. Family interactions, particularly those that go on over a period of consecutive days, offer profound opportunities for self-awareness, learning, and evolution.

CAT AND DOG--Ep.13

Spottoon | Posted 12.21.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

A brooding actor named Seul-Woo and a naïve country girl named Young-Woo were arranged to be married when they were kids. Now adults, the time for their marriage has arrived. Essentially strangers, the newlyweds must now learn how to deal with living together, clingy exes, betrayal and their own complicated feelings for each other.

Oh, You Little Heartbreaker! The Ultimate List of Ugly Cry Novels

Mara White | Posted 12.17.2015 | Books
Mara White

Sometimes it just feels good to let it all out. Why do we love to read sad stories? Are we masochists, or does a good cry maybe serve a cathartic purpose in our own lives? Here are 18 novels about love that will tear out your heart and turn on the water works like nothing else.

The 'Look'

Mike Domitrz | Posted 12.17.2015 | Style
Mike Domitrz

Dating can be a very anxious experience. We have found a person we are interested in, we have gotten up the courage to express our interest and now we are exploring the relationship by getting to know each other.

Lose Them the Way You Find Them

Josh Sabarra | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Josh Sabarra

"If you weren't married," I said, "I would be all over you." Our chemistry was undeniable, and gone were the days that I kept my feelings bottled up. Whatever was between us had to be acknowledged because the butterflies in my stomach refused to settle down.

5 Sweet Lessons I Learned From My Grandfather's Love Letters

Deb Besinger | Posted 12.17.2015 | Weddings
Deb Besinger

As I read them a few months ago, I savored each one... it was nice to see that even though in today's world we may often wonder if love like this still exists, the thing I learned is that the patterns of early relationships and blooming love are still the same.

A Writer if Born Out of Heartbreak

Jane Cutler Yepez | Posted 12.15.2015 | Arts
Jane Cutler Yepez

As 2016 approaches, I have begun to take stock of the year that was. 2015 was the year my heart was broken, a heartbreak that came suddenly and unexpectedly.

7 Things to Do and Never Do While Dating

Alexandra Harra | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Avoid these all-too-common dating mistakes that can deter a fabulous relationship from forming and follow the rules that will lead to many more romantic outings:

CAT AND DOG--Ep.12

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

A brooding actor named Seul-Woo and a naïve country girl named Young-Woo were arranged to be married when they were kids. Now adults, the time for their marriage has arrived. Essentially strangers, the newlyweds must now learn how to deal with living together, clingy exes, betrayal and their own complicated feelings for each other.

Ten Things Most Writers Won't Admit

Mary Jane Hathaway | Posted 12.11.2015 | Books
Mary Jane Hathaway

1. We're more likely to be cry-laughing than popping champagne as we hit that deadline. We have to say goodbye to some of our very favorite people. ...

19 Ridiculously Romantic Wedding Photos You Just Have To See

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 12.09.2015 | Weddings

Few things are as romantic as a pair of newlyweds totally, completely swept up in their love. Below, we've compiled 19 swoon-worthy wedding snaps via ...

The 13 Naughtiest Hotels in the World, Ranked

Oyster | Posted 12.09.2015 | Travel
Oyster

We might be in need of some redemption as well, and to make ourselves feel better, we made a list of the 13 naughtiest hotels in the world. Let's just say, they're definitely getting coal.

5 Myths About Happy Couples

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 12.08.2015 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

Lets get real: True love is not always roses and chocolates. It can get messy and complicated at times. Giving up fairytale fantasies means you won't be constantly dismayed when inevitably love's reality shows itself to be different than your internalized fantasy.

Not Knowing Is Not an Excuse

Mike Domitrz | Posted 12.08.2015 | Education
Mike Domitrz

As "Yes Means Yes" policies become more common at colleges, some scholars have argued that such policies leave too much open for interpretation and ...

This Is How You Get Married

Samantha Daniels | Posted 12.08.2015 | Weddings
Samantha Daniels

One day, I decided that I was ready to get myself married. In order to accomplish that, I had to make some radical changes. Given the fact that I spend day in and day out listening to what men like and don't like when it comes to dating, I already knew the "secret sauce" for getting married... now, I just needed to practice what I preached.

The Mile High Club

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 12.10.2015 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

I once went to second base with a stranger on a plane. He was my seatmate on the red-eye from Los Angeles to New York. We never spoke or exchanged nam...

CAT AND DOG--Ep.11

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

A brooding actor named Seul-Woo and a naïve country girl named Young-Woo were arranged to be married when they were kids. Now adults, the time for their marriage has arrived. Essentially strangers, the newlyweds must now learn how to deal with living together, clingy exes, betrayal and their own complicated feelings for each other.

10 Things My Husband Does That Drive Me Absolutely Crazy

Caitlin Grace | Posted 12.04.2015 | Weddings
Caitlin Grace

My husband is the love of my life but there are still things that he does on a daily or weekly basis that drive me completely bat-shit crazy, some in the I-am-looking-forward-to-the-padded-cell kind of way and some in the mooshy I-love-him-so-much-romantic-comedy kind of way.

Here's What Happens When Photographing Couples Portraits Becomes a Romantic Experience

G.E. Masana | Posted 12.02.2015 | Weddings
G.E. Masana

Here's what happens when you try photographing emotions instead of poses. The couples' expressions and body language shift to express what they're feeling on the inside, no longer affected by the camera, or concerned about it, posing or wondering what to do or if they're following directions correctly. What flows forth is unconscious. It's natural.