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This Is What Happens When People Seek Out Their Former Old Loves

Renee Fisher | Posted 12.20.2016 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Life in the Boomer Lane has known several women who have been contacted by men who knew them as former boyfriends, decades earlier (in one case, at summer camp). These later-in-life reunions have been met with varying degrees of success.

The 10 Best Cities In America To Be Single

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 12.06.2016 | Divorce

Are you on the hunt for that special someone but feel like you don’t know where to look? Well, prepare to get scientific in your search, because Wal...

3 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Dating

Aleeza Ben Shalom | Posted 11.28.2016 | HuffPost Home
Aleeza Ben Shalom

I learned the ropes of dating on the fly, and somehow I made it to the chuppah. I sure would have appreciated a heads-up on a few things. To make your...

Japan Evolving into "Ohitorisama" Nation

AsiaToday | Posted 11.22.2016 | World
AsiaToday

[The photo above is not relevant to the article. /Image: Flickr@PortoBay Hotels & Resorts] By AsiaToday reporter Kim Ye-jin - Before "honbab" (eatin...

The Singles Scene 200000 BC

Renee Fisher | Posted 11.01.2016 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Modern humans believe they created the singles scene. But, as one of our esteemed presidential candidates would say, 'Wrong.'

Do Singles Use Their Halloween Costume To Disguise From Love?

Mario & Diane Cloutier | Posted 10.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mario & Diane Cloutier

Here are three disguises that could be good for your Halloween party but harmful to help you find a fulfilling relationship.

Saying 'I do' can reduce religious ties, but parenthood boosts rate of return for couples AND singles

David Briggs | Posted 09.20.2016 | Religion
David Briggs

Religious communities seeking to win back millennials may have to wait a little longer. Even as young adults increasingly put off marriage, the tradi...

Historically Black Colleges & Universities Alum Impact the World of Tennis

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.29.2016 | Education
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Louis Bolling

Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  

Is Online Dating New York's New Socializing?

Sally Flower | Posted 07.22.2016 | New York
Sally Flower

There is a 90 percent chance you will not fall for anyone because you are too busy organizing your next date. But hey it's New York, who has time for that anyway?!

The Paradox Of Commitment

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 06.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lindsey Kesel

All I know is I want someone waking up next to me because they want to be there, because they chose me again that morning, not because of that conniving little word "commitment."

The Intimacy of "Sleeping With"

Rance Collins | Posted 06.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

The connotation that comes with the term "slept with" was recently discussed amongst a group of my friends. Of course, where most minds jump is sex. Not just sex, actually. Full on, all-night, torrid, romance novel-style action. The stuff that half-naked book covers are made of.

It's OK to Be a Single Gay Man

Max DuBowy | Posted 05.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Max DuBowy

I've been single for most of my life, and I've also been in a few relationships. Both have had its pros and cons, but I want to shed some light on the benefits of being single.

Mr. Right on a Singles Site

Tom Kramer | Posted 05.19.2017 | Comedy
Tom Kramer

I'm very lucky. I have a beautiful wife and a nice life up here in the hills of Los Angeles. It wasn't always like that. I tried the singles scene in a bar one particular night in Hollywood, and I couldn't get into it.

Dating Advice: 'It's Hopeless. You're a Mess. Why So Negative?'

Sara Eckel | Posted 05.05.2017 | Women
Sara Eckel

Anyone who has been single for any length of time has probably had this kind of night. It can feel very significant in the moment, even though it doesn't really mean anything other than that you've had a bad night.

Why Being Single Hasn't Killed Me (And Why It Won't Kill You Either)

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 04.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

Being single is not going to kill you. Being single is not going to ruin your life. Being single is not the worst thing that has ever happened to you. Being single does not make you a leper. It's quite the contrary, in fact. Being single makes you a better person.

Survey: What Single Online Daters Think of Trump

Julie Spira | Posted 04.13.2017 | Style
Julie Spira

Will differing politics make a decision on who you select as a date? The combination of dating and politics makes a hot topic when it comes to matters of the heart this political season.

My Blue Easter

Rev. Michelle L. Torigian | Posted 03.25.2017 | Religion
Rev. Michelle L. Torigian

In 2008, I attended Easter morning worship with my mom and dad at a progressive United Church of Christ congregation. The sermon was engaging. The music was magnificent. Everything about this Easter morning worship was spiritually meaningful. But I was distracted... and distraught.

Are You Guilty of Lowering Your Standards?

Sarah Bogdanski | Posted 03.22.2017 | Healthy Living
Sarah Bogdanski

I now was able to weed out the guys who I couldn't take seriously, and make space for the right person. I started to change my life into the one I always wanted, and in a short time, the right person came along.

The Best Neighborhoods In America

Trulia | Posted 03.18.2016 | HuffPost Home
Trulia

You've locked in a stellar agent, settled at a comfortable price point, and pinpointed a target square footage, so what's next? Choosing a great neigh...

How Couples Date in 2016

Monica Mandell, Ph.D. | Posted 03.12.2017 | Women
Monica Mandell, Ph.D.

In the world of romance much has changed over the last few decades. For those who are looking to enter into a relationship, expect courtship and protocols for communication to be totally different than they were in the '80s or even the '90s. Nowadays, people live their lives, both personally and professionally, through their phones and wristwatches.

5 Things Every Single Woman Needs To Remember About Men

Francesca Hogi | Posted 03.11.2017 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Sometimes we all need to be reminded of something we already know - like to go to bed at a reasonable hour, or to say no to that last shot of tequila. Men and women really do have differences beyond our anatomy, which we all know (of course) but often forget (when our emotions are involved).

A Healthier Relationship Is Closer Than You Think

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 03.08.2017 | Healthy Living
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

There is no reason to let what's "in here" run any part of your life any longer. You have the power to create a wonderfully fulfilling, joyfully intimate relationship, and it all starts now.

Being Single Teaches Millennials These 5 Lessons

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 03.02.2017 | Women
Rachel Wolfson

Doing things on my own felt awkward and almost embarrassing at first, but over the course of time I have learned to embrace my own company. Doing exactly what I want to do, when I want to do it, is a true feeling of freedom and independence that I never could have experienced while I was in a relationship.

They Found Love In A Sanders Place

The Huffington Post | Blair Guild | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dating can be tricky. Are things moving too fast? What are your potential partner’s views on marriage? Are they as frustrated as you t...

14 Songs to Celebrate Being Single and Fabulous

Lamar Dawson | Posted 02.15.2017 | Queer Voices
Lamar Dawson

Well it's Valentine's Day once again and once again, for the hundredth year, you're single. If your pity party needs a playlist, I suggest adding a few of these tunes.