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Valentines Day Advice

We've All Been Raised by Evil Love Stories

Oliver Emberton | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Oliver Emberton

oliver emberton2142014 One of the best things to do to improve your dating success is not focus on dating. Live awesome first.

A Curmudgeon's Valentine's Day Primer for Guys

Dr. Jerrold Shapiro, Ph.D. | Posted 04.15.2013 | HuffPost Home
Dr. Jerrold Shapiro, Ph.D.

Many of us men liken Valentine's Day to an IRS audit -- you know you're going to lose something, you just hope to reach Feb. 15th relatively unscathed.

Are You Valentine's Day Challenged?

Carole Lieberman, M.D. | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Carole Lieberman, M.D.

For those who are in relationships, Valentine's Day acts like a magnifying glass, illuminating and enlarging flaws that signal they don't measure up to the version of perfect love we've been sold -- from fairytales to films, and greeting cards to giant billboards.

The Perks Of Being Single On Valentine's Day

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

Gay or straight, being single on the most romantic day of the year isn't as bad as it seems. I used to get annoyed about being single on the most quixotic day of the year, but now I embrace it. Here's why.

7 'No Fail' Rules to Score Big on Valentine's Day

Nacho the Monkey | Posted 04.13.2013 | Comedy
Nacho the Monkey

A little cologne is mysterious. It says to a woman, "There's more here, if you dare to look closer." Too much cologne screams, "I'm concealing something." Fellas, don't make your woman run for the hazmat suit. Less is more.

From Dreadful to Delightful: Valentine's Day for Singles

Deanna Brann, Ph.D. | Posted 04.13.2013 | Women
Deanna Brann, Ph.D.

If you're single, it's natural to feel a bit left out with all the commercial hype about the holiday out there. But the truth is you don't have to ignore the meaning behind the day -- showing love and appreciation for someone you love.

Bad Romance: 9 Love Lessons To Unlearn

Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Carey Moss for Love rom-coms, love songs and breakup songs? There are a few lessons they teach us we might be better off without....

7 Ways To Fall In Love With Life This Valentine's Day

Susanna Bair | Posted 04.10.2013 | Fifty
Susanna Bair

Side by side with the hope, eros, and tenderness of Valentine's Day, there is a shadow side: We run towards that which is superficial and fun, while running away from that which is deep and challenging. Love, however, is about embracing and experiencing it all.

6 Tips for Having Your Hands-Down Best Valentine's Day Ever

Deanna Brann, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2013 | Women
Deanna Brann, Ph.D.

Valentine's Day is almost here. All the commercial hype creates a lot of unrealistic expectations, not to mention enormous amounts of pressure to buy the perfect present, find the exact right card, plan the most romantic dinner and manage to look beautiful for the celebration itself.

How To Avoid A Valentine's Day Travel Disaster

Claudine Williams | Posted 04.01.2013 | Travel
Claudine Williams

Please do not wait until the last minute, because the situation could turn out bad.

6 Ways To Keep Love Strong This Valentine's Day And Beyond

Lisa Firestone | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Being loving isn't just a matter of playing the role of boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, or wife. It is a matter of having integrity in ourselves and being attuned to our partners. Being LOVING means maintaining Laughter, Openness, Vitality, Individuality, Non-defensiveness, and Generosity in our relationships.

Crafting Your Valentine's Day Into the Day You Want

Candy Spelling | Posted 04.14.2012 | Celebrity
Candy Spelling

Valentine's Day is actually a wonderful opportunity for creativity. If you're a single girl, what could be more fun than getting a group of girlfriends together for a glass of chardonnay and jewelry making?

Are We Really That Different In Love?

Dan Wharton, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dan Wharton, Ph.D.

After years of getting to know a few thousand animals on a first name basis at the Brookfield Zoo, I have come to the conclusion that the so-called divide between animals and humans is really a laugh.

Men: Avoid These Valentine's Day Faux Pas

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

A recent poll revealed that while women plan their holiday gifts in advance, men often buy them at the gas station on the way to a family gathering.

5 Simple Statements That Are Sure To Make Your Partner Feel Loved

Dr. Terri Orbuch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Orbuch

Valentine's Day is not, in my mind, a day for commercialized tokens of love and affection. It's a day you set aside each year to reassure your partner that you value, notice, desire and care about him or her.

14 Tips for Surviving Valentine's Day With Love in Your Heart

Debbie Robins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Debbie Robins

Cupid's archery skills can create havoc in your life if you're not careful. Here are my 14 tips for surviving Valentine's Day with love in your heart.