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I'm Not Searching For My Other Half Because I Am Not Half

YourTango | Posted 09.09.2016 | Divorce
YourTango

My life as a single woman isn't just a prolonged state of waiting to be swept off my feet.

Online Dating After Divorce Is Scary ... Here's Why You Should Do It Anyway

Trish Sammer | Posted 06.10.2016 | Divorce
Trish Sammer

Online dating after divorce can feel risky. Aside from personal safety concerns, you're in an emotionally vulnerable spot. You're putting yourself out there to be judged by strangers. You're stepping into the spotlight and proclaiming to all the world "I WANT TO LOVE AGAIN, AND TO BE LOVED."

How To Turn Attraction Into A Real Relationship

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

When spring springs, so do relationships. If we're single, we look forward to this season of growth with the hope that our human bonds will blossom, t...

I Wish My Husband Was The Love Of My Life

YourTango | Posted 05.20.2016 | Divorce
YourTango

I'm calling bullsh*t on the whole soulmate thing. You can have many soulmates, just like you can have many loves.

To The Woman I Want To Build My Life With

Anthony D'Ambrosio | Posted 03.11.2016 | Weddings
Anthony D'Ambrosio

Everyone I've met thus far in my life has played a part in my story. And while some have taken up chapters, most just scribbled notes in the margins. You are the one I want to grace all of the pages I have yet to write. In an instant, you changed my life.

Flowers and Fairytales

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 02.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Toepperwein

Whether your valentine is a spouse of 30 years, your child or just a friend, you can be LIT WITHIN! Your prince is there, he just might not be dressed the way you imagined.

A True Valentine's Love Story

Lynda Freeman | Posted 02.10.2016 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

Several years later we remain together. It's amazing how much we've done, experienced, and accomplished despite what people would say.

Your 2016 Horoscope: How To Find Out If It Brings You Romance, Love or a Soul Mate?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 12.04.2015 | Women
Larry Schwimmer

As we approach the New Year, whether you're single or in a serious relationship, you may be wondering about what will be happening in your love life i...

4 Questions to Ask Before Bringing Your New Flame to the Family's Holiday Gathering

Mario & Diane Cloutier | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Mario & Diane Cloutier

Life would be so much easier if we could have a one-size-fits-all answer to loaded questions. And this is one! Why? Because it triggers all kinds of other questions you should also be asking yourself. Here are four key questions to ask as your new romance unfolds during the holiday season:

Are You Taking Action to Materialize Creative Visions?

Melissa Mae | Posted 09.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Mae

I royally sucked at romance, (translation: dated emotionally unavailable men) until one day I gave up that BS and drafted a letter to The Universe req...

I'm Only 22. I Don't Want Someone Else To Be My Whole World.

Unwritten | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women
Unwritten

I don't want someone I "won't be able to imagine my life without." I don't want someone to "have my whole heart." I don't want someone to be "my whole world," or "my rock," or "my better half." I don't want somebody who can understand me better than I can understand myself.

My Ex Is My Best Friend. And I Was Man Of Honor At Her Wedding

Brian Mauleon | Posted 06.22.2016 | Weddings
Brian Mauleon

Most of them would have supported the idea if I was just the male best friend. But the college ex-boyfriend best friend? No way. I started to think that being Man of Honor was like winning the worst kind of second place.

7 Qualities To Seek In A Soulmate

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Often, we overlook flaws because we fall in love with a person. This is admirable, but we also have to recognize the principles that mold a partner into a soulmate -- those elements that fortify a loving bond for the long run. Consider these seven qualities as essential to fostering an incredible, lifelong partnership...

The One: Myth or Reality?

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women
Beth Cone Kramer

Girls of any age who were brought up on a steady diet of rom-coms and Jane Austen have dreamed about meeting The One since we were old enough to play with Barbie. There's that glance from across a crowded bar. The soundtrack. The meet-cute with snappy dialogue.

Life After Death: How Many Soulmates Can a Person Have?

Melissa Gould | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Melissa Gould

I needed to hear that. Yes, I was Joel's wife, but he had a ton of meaningful relationships and was loved by so many. He had best friends, soulmates of his own, the ripple effect of his death reaches far and wide. Because of that, I feel less alone, and connected by this shared experience, horrible as it is.

Answers to 'Those' Questions!

Keyon Bayani | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Keyon Bayani

Keep expecting the best and visualize and write down what qualities you are looking for in your soul mate, but don't drive yourself bonkers, get out and do something constructive or fun, who knows you might bump into them!

Marry Yourself: A Valentine's Day Ritual For Singles

Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway | Posted 04.13.2015 | Women
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Looking for love externally, and even finding someone who seems to adore you, can be a fleeting thing if you do not have a strong foundation of self-esteem. It is honoring of oneself that opens the door for another to truly do the same.

This Is What True, Lasting Love Looks Like

Linda S. Haase | Posted 03.09.2015 | Weddings
Linda S. Haase

True love is what's left after the candles have burned out, the roses have died and the chocolates are gone.

Alzheimer's Journal - Come Back Early Today

Marie Marley | Posted 12.29.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Ed, my beloved Romanian life partner, had Alzheimer's for the last seven years of our 30-year relationship and was living at Cincinnati's Alois Alzhei...

Don't Marry Your Soul Mate

Brooke Hampton | Posted 12.20.2014 | Weddings
Brooke Hampton

One of the greatest deceptions we can fall victim to is the lie that we should need someone else in our life in order to be complete. We are set up waiting for Mr. or Mrs. right to come along so that we can begin our life and be truly happy.

Alzheimer's and an Amazing Hour of Lucidity

Marie Marley | Posted 12.08.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

One day my dear friend, Connie, was coming to visit Ed with me. I was an hour and a half early because I wanted to make sure he was awake, shaved and ...

7 Things I Learned About Love When My Dad Started Online Dating

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 11.22.2014 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

When most 20-somethings have dating questions, they call a single friend. A few might call their moms. But what if your "person" is a 60+ guy who also happens to be your dad?

The Truth About 'Settling'

Phoebe Fox | Posted 11.08.2014 | Women
Phoebe Fox

It comes down to expectations. If we think the person we pair with is supposed to read our minds and hearts and always understand us so that we shall live in perfect accord at all times, how can we not be disappointed when life and human nature get in the way?

Stop Saying You Two Are 'Made For Each Other' -- It's Hurting Your Relationship

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.05.2014 | Divorce

The notion of being "made for one another" may seem romantic, but research says it's not a solid long-term line of thinking when it comes to actually ...

Are You Attracted to Unavailable People?

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

In my book, The Ecstasy of Surrender, I discuss how a soul mate must be willing and available to have a relationship with you. If he or she is unavail...