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The Best Hotel Getaways For Valentine's Day

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 04.10.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Sorry Valentine's Day haters -- Cupid's favorite holiday falls on Saturday this year, so a romantic getaway might be in your future. We've got come great ideas for celebrating.

Sugar Pie Honey Bunch

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.

Remember when you and your spouse/partner first met? Many of us can remember even the smallest of details because, for one reason, they are bathed in...

Coffee and Kisses Are Cuter than Kinky

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 04.08.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

At midlife, most of us don't have time or money to waste so we'd rather dim the lights, turn on some Luther Vandross and holler "Come and get it!" before it's time for the evening news and some salve on our aching backs.

Regaining My Lust for Valentine's Day

MiddleSexy | Posted 04.08.2015 | Fifty
MiddleSexy

'm going to give in to my Valentine's Day lust and do something special for my husband. Food and drink -- all of his favorites. Oysters. Stone crabs and steaks. Bourbon and champagne. A little dark chocolate. Then a planned ahead romp in the bedroom. Maybe some candles and lingerie.

For The Girls Who Drink Whiskey

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 04.08.2015 | Women
Kate Bartolotta

If you sit down to talk with a whiskey-drinking woman (especially when she's got a whiskey in hand), expect to cover anything and everything. Expect to look up at the clock to realize it's 3 a.m. and still be hungry for more.

Why I Still Can't Fart Or Burp Around My Spouse

Treva Brandon | Posted 04.08.2015 | Fifty
Treva Brandon

I've been married for a little over six months now, and as comfortable as I am around my husband Robby, I still can't bring myself to burp or fart in front of him.

Romance, Sex and Fifty Shades of Grey on Valentine's Day

Taylor Marsh | Posted 04.07.2015 | Women
Taylor Marsh

Women are as carnal as men about their sexual fantasies. This is nothing new; it's just that mainstream American culture isn't honest about it.

Love Is In The Air: 35 Photos That Celebrate Love in All Its Forms

DL Cade | Posted 04.07.2015 | Good News
DL Cade

Young guy/girl couple-y love gets all the attention in February. And while we certainly have nothing against that, it's not fair that the month associ...

Love is in the Air

Sarah Weatherwax | Posted 04.07.2015 | Arts
Sarah Weatherwax

Perhaps as a distraction from yet another month of winter weather, turning the calendars to February focuses some of our thoughts on Valentine's Day a...

The Most Erotic Poem You'll Ever Read

Andrea Chapin | Posted 04.07.2015 | Books
Andrea Chapin

When I began writing my novel The Tutor (Riverhead, Feb. 5), I searched for a piece of writing for my protagonist and Shakespeare to work on. I was f...

The 8 Most Romantic Escapes for Valentine's Day in the World

Oyster | Posted 04.06.2015 | Travel
Oyster

These eight hotels -- whether perched on the rocking outcroppings of the Italian coast or hidden away amidst the rice fields of northern Thailand -- are some of the most romantic in the world and are the perfect places for a romantic rendezvous... with a little international flair.

Top 5 Signs You're Taking the Valentine's Day Version Of Romantic Love Too Seriously

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 04.06.2015 | Women
Patricia Leavy, PhD

You expect your partner to take you to an overpriced prix fixe dinner in a place that looks like pink and red exploded everywhere and you'll be dreadfully disappointed if this doesn't happen. You don't care what it costs, or even if it's fun; you just want to see some streamers.

World's Most Romantic Hotels (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 04.05.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

No. 1 on the list: Big Sur's Post Ranch Inn, where rooms appear to float above the forest floor and alfresco hot pools seem to flow into the wild Pacific. Other hotels that seduced readers provide over-the-top pampering. At Tuscany's Castello di Casole, for instance, couples get massages in a former wine cellar and cozy up for classic films beneath the stars at an on-site amphitheater.

Hotels Offering Naughty '50 Shades of Grey' Packages

Oyster | Posted 04.04.2015 | Travel
Oyster

With a Valentine's Day release date, the timing couldn't be better; couples around the world are seeking romantic getaways with sex appeal for the holiday. Nothing ups the ante more than whips and chains, right?!

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for the Single Dad

Jon Vaughn | Posted 04.03.2015 | Divorce
Jon Vaughn

Now that I'm freed from the chains of this holiday, I can finally say exactly what I would want, as a parent, dad, whatever, provided that it comes from my significant other.

A Taste of Proper Fun: Bermuda

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

So, of course, it is a treat to discover Bermuda, if just for a weekend, the place that practically invented proper fun, and which now embodies it.

Heat Up Your Intimacy by Cooking Together

Gina Keatley | Posted 04.01.2015 | Taste
Gina Keatley

There is no escaping it -- Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and those chalky candy hearts staring at you in the drug store are proof of it. ...

Inner-Work for the Single Woman

Damali Elliott | Posted 03.30.2015 | Women
Damali Elliott

So clear the mental debris and begin to create a mindset that grows incredible thoughts that will foster into dreams. Whether you are single or in a relationship there is inner-work to be done...

10 Ways Blizzards Are Good for Your Love Life

Em & Lo | Posted 03.28.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Here are 10 blizzard-inspired behaviors that can have a potentially positive effect on your romantic relationship.

Get Your Groove Back in Midlife

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 03.28.2015 | Fifty
Meryl Hartstein

On a cold snowy night as you read a book, there might come a time when you will think how nice it would be if there was another body next to you, quietly sharing the same experience.

America's Best Cities for Singles

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The winning cities in the singles-scene category excel in the off-hours, ranking highly for nightclubs, dive bars, and even great diners, where you might lock eyes with someone over a late-night order of fries. But the most singles-friendly cities also put a creative spin on conventional meet-up spots.

Mis-Matched.com: 6 Counterintuitive Movie Couples

John Farr | Posted 03.24.2015 | Entertainment
John Farr

The counterintuitive romance is one in which two people who truly shouldn't fall in love do, often under extraordinary and unromantic circumstances. The protagonists of these love stories breathe the same thin air as anti-heroes and outsiders; they are, in short, unidealized and identifiably human. We've compiled six romance films that fit this profile.

No Kids Allowed: 8 Adults-Only Hotels in Secret Spots

Oyster | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
Oyster

We suggest heating things up this winter with a visit to a sexy, sandy, and secluded adults-only hotel. Whether you need a spot for the long Valentine's Day -- er, we mean Presidents' Day -- weekend, or a remote locale for a romantic rendezvous this spring, one of these eight is sure to get you in the mood.

Relationship Resolutions

Monica Mandell, Ph.D. | Posted 03.23.2015 | Weddings
Monica Mandell, Ph.D.

If, romantically speaking, 2014 didn't go as well as you'd hoped, it's time to revamp your tactics and kick any bad decisions from last year to the curb. 

Technology Gone Haywire: Why I Despise Cell Phones

Dean Dauphinais | Posted 03.18.2015 | Fifty
Dean Dauphinais

I don't own a cell phone. And when I say that, I don't mean that I don't own a smartphone. I don't even own a "dumb" phone. The only phones I have ar...