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Maybe in Another Life: A Conversation With Author Taylor Jenkins Reid

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 07.24.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Taylor Jenkins Reid's latest novel, Maybe in Another Life, tackles one of the big riddles of life: what if? What if I went home with this man? What if I went home with my friends instead? Maybe in Another Life leaves together the two big what if threads of Hannah Martin's life as she finds love and her way in the world.

Even Norman Rockwell's Depiction of America Evolved With Changing Times

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

Rockwell once gave us an idealized America, but he went on to provide illustrations of the difficult aspects of our nation, as well: racial conflict, civil rights, violence, poverty. Rockwell's America was complex and rich in its diversity. Kim Davis' America is an illusion.

9 Tips for a Soulful Summer Love Affair

Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway | Posted 07.07.2015 | Women
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Here are 9 tips for a fun and soulful summer love experience for women of any age. Who knows, this may bring back some good memories.

2015 Summer Love Horoscopes

Tarot.com | Posted 07.02.2015 | Women
Tarot.com

Summer romance can last for years -- or burn out faster than a beach bonfire. So get ready to face whatever love life challenges or opportunities are coming your way with a seasonal summer love forecast!

10 Questions to Discuss Before Marrying According to a Gay Philosopher

Skye Cleary | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Skye Cleary

Nietzsche loved love and thought highly of marriage. Yet, he worried about love's intoxicating and delusional nature and encourages lovers to balance passion with reason by ensuring that marriage is a strong and meaningful choice.

The Secret To Being A Successful Flirt

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 07.08.2015 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

My friend Betty is a born flirt. She is playful, attentive, frothy and light and men trip all over themselves to help pull out her chair, fetch her a drink, open her door.

This 11-Year-Old's Break-Up Text With Her Boyfriend Is RUTHLESS

BarstoolSports.com | Posted 07.01.2015 | Weird News

My goodness man, I’ve never seen someone take a beating like that during a breakup. ...

10 Things To Say To Your Partner Instead Of 'I Love You'

Em & Lo | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

How often do you say those three words, "I love you," without stopping to think about the fact that you love this person? Most of the time, right?

25 Unmistakable Signs He's in Love With You

Glamour | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women
Glamour

Some signs of true love are subtle. Others? Well, they all but hit you over the head with obviousness. If you're blissfully happy and searching for signs that your guy is hooked on you too, these 25 signs will make it crystal clear.

How to Break Up With a Really Nice Guy

Phoebe Fox | Posted 06.20.2015 | Women
Phoebe Fox

Even though calling things off with a decent person who hasn't done you wrong can be exponentially harder than the dramatic dumping of a dirty rotten scoundrel, there are things you can do to ease the blow and make things a little less painful--for both of you.

18 Things I Wish I'd Known When It Looked Like I 'Had It All'

Katie Seaver | Posted 06.18.2015 | Women
Katie Seaver

I spent many years as someone who looked like she "had it all." I got a good job at a management consulting firm, and lived in Manhattan, where I ate at fun restaurants and had friends and boyfriends. Here's what I wish someone had told me then.

Ocho Rios, Jamaica: Sun and Adventure

Dwight Brown | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Dwight Brown

The hilly town of Ocho Rios sits on the north coast of Jamaica, at the base of the St. Ann Mountains. The former fishing village, now a tourist destination, is as noted for its resorts and beaches as its mountainous terrain and natural wonders.

Oklahoma Same-Sex Love Moves to the Forefront With 'Heartland'

Sarah Toce | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sarah Toce

Indie film Heartland began as a passion project. At its core, the script is a careful arrangement of serendipitous events primed to present an endur...

Claire Fallon

3 Questionable Pieces Of Dating Advice From Aziz Ansari's 'Modern Romance'

HuffingtonPost.com | Claire Fallon | Posted 06.11.2015 | Arts

Aziz Ansari, known to many as the dapper Tom Haverford on "Parks and Recreation," and known to still more as a brilliant, subversive comedian,...

In Search of the Unicorn

Barrett Pall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Barrett Pall

In a city where there are millions of people who can cross your path at any moment, I can't help but feel extremely lonely sometimes. To feel alone would be one thing, but to feel lonely holds a much different set of emotions. I yearn for the companionship of someone who likes me, and maybe even loves me.

Ridin' on the "Threeway" of Love (Without a Pink Cadillac)

Josh Sabarra | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Josh Sabarra

It was the first time I'd been invited to join a threeway. "Hey, handsome," Sam began in a private Facebook message, "you seem like a lot of fun." A certified-platinum approval addict, I bit into the hook like a fish desperate for seven (or eight) inches of worm.

10 Far More Realistic Marriage Proposals

James Napoli | Posted 06.08.2015 | Weddings
James Napoli

The most popular time of year for weddings is upon us. And when you stop and think about it, "Will You Marry Me?" is a terribly limiting phrase that doesn't begin to describe what a lifetime commitment to another person truly entails.

The 9 Stages Of Dating In New York

Bec Susan Gill | Posted 06.08.2015 | New York
Bec Susan Gill

Welcome to NYC, concrete jungle where dreams are made of. Yes, there's nothing -- and no one -- you can't do. It's time to put on your most badass Zara outfit, paint your face with Sephora contouring pencils -- and go into battle.

Gay, Straight, or Lesbian - Is It Really A Choice?

LGBT News | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
LGBT News

It is in the literary world, and an important one. There is an ongoing dilemma in the writing world--Should writers write what they feel passionate about or write for the masses? Since first considering crossing genres from contemporary romance into LGBT romance, I learned that this question is driven by much more than sales.

What Does It All Mean? Does Wonder Exist?

Ama Nkwa | Posted 06.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ama Nkwa

Wonder and enchantment has always come when I've been willing to be open, vulnerable and loving. I have never thought, "Wow, I'm glad I was unkind the...

10 Tips for the Divorcee During Wedding Season

Lisa Thomson | Posted 06.02.2015 | Divorce
Lisa Thomson

'Tis the season...for weddings. Yay or nay? Sometimes the last thing we feel like doing is attending a wedding as a single, divorcee. The romance, the dancing, the 'love' in the air is enough to choke the bitterness right out of us.

'Dead. Gay. Fictional.' Short Film Launches Indiegogo Campaign

Wes Janisen | Posted 05.29.2015 | Entertainment
Wes Janisen

Coming home after yet another bad date, what single woman hasn't poured herself an extra large glass of wine and thought, "I guess what they say is true: the only good men left out there are either dead, gay, or fictional."

8 Keys to Attract Good Energy Today

Alexandra Harra | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Your mind, body, and soul are composed purely of energy. For this reason, what you feel translates into how you feel. And if you often feel sick, depr...

Why I Read Romance Novels

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.27.2015 | Books
Maria Rodale

I started reading romance novels in college at my mother's insistence (long-ish story). As a student of women's literature, she declared that I couldn't legitimately receive such a degree without reading the most popular and profitable books by women, for women, about women.

Romance Novels 101: The Infamous Book List That Changed My Life

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.27.2015 | Books
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels When my mother insisted that I, the snobby academic, read romance novels, I ...