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Why Relationships Should Be 'Hell Yeah or No'

Jess Carson | Posted 01.28.2016 | Women
Jess Carson

There's no place for sort of interesting, maybe fun, kind of hot, or potentially cool. There's no yes, there's no maybe, there's no "let's stew on this for a few days." There's only F**k Yes.

3 Steps to Planning Last Minute Road Trip for Valentine's Day

Abbie Unger | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
Abbie Unger

Valentine's Day is just around the corner but it is not too late to plan a getaway with your sweetie. Contrary to popular belief, memorable travel doesn't need to be carefully planned, some of the best travel is the spontaneous kind. Answer these three questions and you and your Valentine will be all set to celebrate each other.

My Forever Seventeenth Summer

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 01.28.2016 | Women
Meryl Hartstein

Just because we are a certain age, in a certain place in time and living so far away from where we once were, our minds, our hearts and our spirits are not any different from who we were in our seventeenth year.

Crazy, Stupid, Love: 10 Terrible Lessons From Romantic Comedies

Kara Post-Kennedy | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment
Kara Post-Kennedy

Romantic films promote the idea that there is someone for everyone, and I wholeheartedly agree with this sentiment. However, there are a lot of messages to be found in even some of my very favorite movies that are much, much less appealing.

The Daylight Marriage: Q & A With Heidi Pitlor

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 01.27.2016 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

In Heidi Pitlor's The Daylight Marriage, when wife Hannah disappears, her husband, Lovell must not only wonder why and grieve her absence but face the...

Romantic or Realist?

Dr. Logan Levkoff | Posted 01.25.2016 | Women
Dr. Logan Levkoff

I won't make you read until the end to figure out my answer. I believe that the answer is actually an important starting point. So, drum roll please, I am a realist. I am not a romantic. I get that this may come as a surprise considering my professional field is human sexuality and relationships.

Pill Addicts, Bicycle Vigilantes and Cuckolding, Strange and Beautiful Romance by Cara McKenna

Mara White | Posted 01.22.2016 | Books
Mara White

Cara McKenna is an award-winning romance and erotica writer who also publishes under the name Meg Maguire. Her stories are as smart as they are sexy, full of emotional depth and complex characters. Her latest book, Badger, defies the conventions of genre writing and rises to be a stunning and unique creation in a league of its own.

Love Reunited: Our Second Chance at Love

Julie Spira | Posted 01.21.2016 | Divorce
Julie Spira

It started out as a real-life fairy tale. Boy meets girl. Girl meets boy. They stare at each other from across a crowded room and knew with all certainty they were "the one." With their hearts beating heavily, they fall in love at first sight, and ride off into the sunset together. Well, almost.

A Letter To My Hopefully Romantic Future Husband

Queen Ogbaje | Posted 01.19.2016 | Women
Queen Ogbaje

Romance is timeless and love can live forever. But there are little things you need to do to keep it alive.

How to Attract Romantic Relationships

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 01.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn O'Malley

I get very excited when I think back on when I took charge of creating my life and my relationships. Especially romantic relationships after I went th...

The Kind Mathematics of Selfish Love

Jess Carson | Posted 01.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jess Carson

Find more at colorfulcortex.co Thank you to my friend Ophelia for letting me tell her story. My love for her is underscored by the fact she requested...

CAT AND DOG--Ep.17

Spottoon | Posted 01.18.2016 | 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.

WATCH: How Two People From Different Worlds Found Love

HooplaHa | Posted 01.15.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

Love has no boundaries. No matter who you are and where you are, love has the power to bring people together. It is strong enough to overcome all the obstacles and keep us together forever.

Man Proposes To Girlfriend 148 Times Before She Even Notices

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.15.2016 | Weddings

A hopeless romantic in Grimsby, England, asked his girlfriend to marry him 148 times over the course of six months, but she didn't even notice. Ray Sm...

In Love With Love: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 01.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

I must confess it's a saying that is so cliché, but I'm going to use it anyway: a picture is worth a thousand words. But in this case it's worth more...

Single and Loving It? Or Single and Looking?

Susie Lee | Posted 01.15.2016 | Women
Susie Lee

Being ready to meet someone means being ready to shed preconceived notions and open to the possibility of being taken by surprise. It means making an effort to put yourself into vulnerable situations and curbing negative expectations.

Tacit Liaisons: 'What's Never Said' By Susan Shapiro

Jocelyn Jeffery | Posted 01.26.2016 | Books
Jocelyn Jeffery

The New York Times bestselling author, Susan Shapiro's twelfth book, What's Never Said, tackles the interminable question of romance gone awry. The pl...

Can a Song Charge Up Your Current Love Relationship or the One to Be?

Mario & Diane Cloutier | Posted 01.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mario & Diane Cloutier

When an outstanding performer meets a great song, magic happens. The piece of music ends up going through eras as ageless. Think of the late Michael J...

The Pros and the Prose: Book Bloggers Turned Authors

Mara White | Posted 01.13.2016 | Books
Mara White

I've been thinking about the dual and sometimes controversial role of being both an author and a blogger. About what it's like to inhabit both of those roles, and whether or not you have to access a different part of yourself or if you can perform both things simultaneously? I was lucky enough to interview some of the most prolific romance book bloggers-turned-authors, who are writing today.

The World's 8 Sexiest Hotel Suites for a Romantic Getaway in 2016

Oyster | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel
Oyster

Have an anniversary coming up? Or just want to spice things up with your partner? Booking a hotel room with a cozy bed, scenic views, and two-person hot tub is a tried-and-true way to dial up the romance.

CAT AND DOG--Ep.16

Spottoon | Posted 01.11.2016 | 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.

Work On My Marriage? Why Bother?

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 01.07.2016 | Divorce
Marcia Naomi Berger

The payoff from investing in periodic maintenance on your relationship is that the two of you can to continue to enjoy love, intimacy, and passion; and an all-around satisfying relationship. Together, you can create and maintain a fulfilling marriage that lasts for the rest of your lives.

What Is Authentic Love? Simone de Beauvoir on Romance

Skye Cleary | Posted 01.07.2016 | Women
Skye Cleary

Does finding "the one" and living happily ever after sound ideal? Has your happiness ever depended on a lover? Has your lover ever tried to stop you from pursuing your hopes and dreams (or vice versa)?

Online Dating is Dead. Long Live Online Dating

Susie Lee | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Susie Lee

As makers we know how to create. As artists, we know how to set the tone and harness community energy. Each space, physical or digital, has its own internal codes of behavior and standards, and we make social contracts with each other.

First Frost: An Interview with Sarah Addison Allen

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 01.05.2016 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

In Sarah Addison Allen's First Frost, we return to Bascom, North Carolina, and the magical Waverly family first featured in Garden Spells. Addison Allen's books feature a splendid use of magical realism that immerses us into the hearts and minds of her characters. We spoke about the nature of belonging, magic, and writing.