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Why 'Romance Phase' Doesn't Last

Grace de Rond | Posted 12.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Grace de Rond

Romance phase is, by nature, temporary. And it often ends painfully. Like yanking a Band-Aid off -- skin, scab and all. My husband and I had a fab...

Architect Alan Maskin on the Art of Building Relationships

Susie Lee | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Susie Lee

Alan Maskin is a principal architect at Seattle's Olson Kundig, the firm behind the iconic architecture of the Bezos Center for Innovation at MOHAI and other landmarks in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

CAT AND DOG--Ep.10

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.

Romance Finally Breaks WaPo's 'No Self-Published Books' Rule

Taylor Marsh | Posted 11.25.2015 | Books
Taylor Marsh

The Washington Post including a self-published romance novel in Sarah MacLean's "best of 2015" furthers the growth of the romance genre, even if MacLean "didn't think she was doing anything particularly radical by including a self-published book."

How to Write a Love Letter: Inspiration from Beauvoir and Sartre

Skye Cleary | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Skye Cleary

Hot summer romances are a long distant memory as the northern hemisphere winter closes in and tempts us towards hibernation, hot chocolate, and heated holiday party debates.

Why It Is Important to Love Yourself First Before Someone Else

Emily Stroia | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Stroia

Do your soul a favor and just love yourself right now, because as you do more love will come to you in ways you may have never realized or knew.

Investing in Matchmaking: How Much Would You Pay for a Match?

Ilana Jacqueline | Posted 11.23.2015 | Divorce
Ilana Jacqueline

What if we asked you to put your money where your heart is? Would you be ready to make a financial investment towards your love life? In Boca Raton, matchmaker Carol Morgan can confirm that many singles would, and in fact, do belong in her exclusive database.

CAT AND DOG--Ep.9

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.

7 Unromantic Facts About Online Dating

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 11.21.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

A lot has changed since The Dating Game first aired back in 1965. Today, people have taken to the Internet to find their ideal date or mate.

Seniors Understand the Value of Life

Edwin Leap, MD | Posted 11.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Edwin Leap, MD

The elderly want to fight death the same way we all do. Because life is incredible. And in fact, we should want them around. They have navigated many decades and many challenges. They have wisdom and they have perspective to spare and to share.

Hot for Teacher: Ten Teacher-Student Romance Novels to Read After Gabriel's Inferno

Mara White | Posted 11.19.2015 | Books
Mara White

If you haven't read this quintessential teacher student romance yet, start here with Sylvain Reynard's tumultuous affair between Professor Gabriel ...

LOVE MAKER--Ep.23

Spottoon | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

Eun-Gyung is a 28 year old woman with zero luck in the romance department. Longing for her first boyfriend and her first kiss, she instead finds the god of love, Cupid, passed out on her doorstep after being banished from the heavens for abusing his power. Short, bulbous and foul-mouthed, he and Eun-Kyung embark on an unlikely friendship to find love and way back home.

The Longest Relationship of My 20s

Lindsay Starck | Posted 11.18.2015 | Women
Lindsay Starck

I used to believe that to write well, I needed to hold real life at bay -- but life crept in all the same.

Finding Storybook Love

Simon Tam | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Simon Tam

Tonight, I picked up Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami from the bookshelf. I found an old bookmark a few pages i...

CAT AND DOG--Ep.8

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.

A Conversation With Karma Brown

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 11.12.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

When a tragic accident derails Tegan Lawson's life, she turns to an unlikely source for her next steps forward. Karma Brown's novel, Come Away With Me, will both break your heart and give you hope.

Getting REAL With the LEGEND, Author Katy Evans

Mara White | Posted 11.11.2015 | Books
Mara White

Katy Evans is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Real series and the Manwhore series. The much anticipated sixth book in the ...

Do You Listen to Convince or Learn?

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 11.11.2015 | Women
Marcia Naomi Berger

When you disagree with someone about something you feel strongly about, do you promptly move into high persuasion gear to try to get the person to see it your way? Doing this both creates emotional distance between the two people. It also closes off the possibility of learning something new.

5 Things About Author Amy Impellizzeri

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 11.10.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Amy Impellizzeri is the author of Lemongrass Hope, a time traveling, fantasy romance that pits affairs of the heart against the heartstrings of mother...

Life and Other Near Death Experiences: A Conversation With Camille Pagán

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 11.10.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

For many people, their bucket lists remain abstract, a list of things to do some day in the future. But for Libby, the protagonist of Camille Pagán's novel, Life and Other Near Death Experiences, a terminal cancer diagnosis prompts her to take charge of the time she has left to reinvent her life.

Just. Swipe. Left.

K.C. Wilder | Posted 11.10.2015 | Comedy
K.C. Wilder

What could the dating experiences of little old me -- a 40-something, recently divorced mom -- possibly have in common with those of a 23 year old gay man? As it turns out, quite a bit.

Building a Code of Intimacy: Loving in English and Spanish

Vanessa Garcia | Posted 11.09.2015 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Garcia

It turned out that my Spanish-speaking self was more seemingly diffident. In Spanish, I did not have the ability to pluck the perfect word out of the great web of semantics, and, therefore, I seemed less assertive when I spoke. In English, on the other hand, I was a feminist, a woman who knew exactly what she wanted, and knew how to communicate that with precision. It was depressing that men who knew this side of me didn't seem to like it.

CAT AND DOG--Ep.7

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

Young-Woo, an innocent girl who dreams of a fairytale is bound to have an arranged marriage with Seul-Woo, who, unlike her has an abrasive personality. A bittersweet love story about a young couple who are exactly the opposites; a cat and a dog.

15 Times Wedding Photogs Captured Pure, Unadulterated Romance

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.06.2015 | Weddings

Experienced wedding photographers have spent countless hours with brides and grooms who are head-over-heels in love.   So when we asked a group o...

The Best Date That Never Should Have Happened

Michael Hodor | Posted 11.03.2015 | Divorce
Michael Hodor

Although it was clear that we were very attracted to each other, I started doing calculations and projections into the future, and all I could see was this one unchecked box sort of suspended above her head, slowly turning in an ominous way.