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Dear Young Couple

Susannah Lewis | Posted 12.27.2014 | Parents
Susannah Lewis

I don't know if your love will produce children. I don't know if you'll even want children. But I do know that you should hold onto these youthful moments. Hold onto what you had in that waiting line. Hold onto the jokes, the laughs, the unapologetic PDA.

Fat Camp: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Oral Fixation | Posted 12.01.2014 | Women
Oral Fixation

That summer taught me that you can have your heart broken and still be OK; that moments of foolishness make you wise; that part of dating is learning what you don't want; and that you have to love yourself before anyone worthwhile ever will.

An Open Letter to Teenagers, Especially the Girls

Angela Keck | Posted 10.19.2014 | Parents
Angela Keck

For myself, I believe there simply is no reason for this level of codependency at such a young age. These kids are either together, texting, Snapchatting or talking about each other to their friends. To my way of thinking, it borders on obsession!

Mute in Middle School

Robin Hoffman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

He must have thought I was mute. Whenever I saw his sparkling smile and slightly-bowed legs coming down the junior high halls anywhere near my locke...

My Dream Guy Became the Best Thing I Never Had

Christina Scribner | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

I used to think that being in love meant you'd do everything possible to claim another person as your own and that seeing them with other people was supposed to make you a walking disaster.

Love, The Antidote To Neuroticism

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 05.15.2014 | Healthy Living

Although scientifically unverifiable, young love is the inspiration for a great deal of literature and certainly most rock songs. But according to a n...

What I Gave Up The Day I Got Married

Natasha Craig | Posted 05.20.2014 | Weddings
Natasha Craig

I was married at the young age of 19. Yup, I know. Besides possibly setting a new record, I am also "crazy." Don't worry. You don't need to tell me ...

SXSW Interview: Stars Natalia Dyer and Peter Vack on Complicated Young Love in I Believe in Unicorns

Kristin McCracken | Posted 05.17.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

The film will also cause us women of all ages to remember those 'bad boys' in our pasts -- the ones for whom we always made excuses, no matter how badly they treated us in public.

My Wish for the Bride

Sherri Kuhn | Posted 03.16.2014 | Weddings
Sherri Kuhn

Her smile fills her face and his heart, as he gently dips and sways with her to the music. They are so young, so much in love and so very newly-wed. Less than one hour old, their marriage is as fresh as they come and filled with promise and hope.

5 Good Reasons To Get Married While You're Young

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.14.2013 | Weddings

The average age for Americans getting married has reached a historic high -- 27 for women and 29 for men -- a jump from the 1990 average marrying age ...

Teen's Touching Video About Falling For His Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 07.14.2013 | Teen

If you watch one thing today, let it be this beautiful, teen-written short film. The project started when a high schooler from Australia named Kim ...

LOOK: The Country's Youngest Married African-American Gay Couple?

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Cue up Teena Marie’s “Young Love” -- could this be the nation's youngest African-American gay couple to wed? The Scoop Entertainment certainl...

A Snowy, Valentine's Day Promposal!

Posted 02.15.2013 | Teen

Last week’s historic Northeast snowstorm wasn’t a total bust for everyone affected by the blizzard. The snow came in handy for one high school sen...

10 Nice Things To Do For Yourself On Valentine's Day

Posted 02.12.2013 | Teen

Planning on skipping Valentine’s Day this year? Instead of rejecting this holiday altogether, consider embracing the true meaning of St. Valentine's...

'I've Liked You For So Long. Didn't You Know?'

| Posted 02.09.2013 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at By Jessika R., Keller, TX Final class of the day; I’m almost done. I’ve mana...

10 Reasons Dating In High School Is Overrated

Posted 01.24.2013 | Teen

We know, we know. The pressure to date in high school is overwhelming and often all-consuming, particularly for those of you who have not had your fir...

The Problems You're Supposed to Have

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 03.25.2013 | Teen
Alexis Jane Torre

It's okay to have your crush of two years not even know your name. It's okay to get into fights with your parents and break their rules. But, we're never really told that it's okay to let go of our best friend.

Teen Asks Girl To Prom, Gets Smacked By Tree (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.22.2013 | Teen

This teen's prom-posal gave a whole new meaning to the saying "love hurts." One high school senior from Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Ill...

Is Chloe Moretz Engaged At 15?!

Posted 01.15.2013 | Celebrity

Chloë Moretz may be only 15, but apparently she's old enough to make some very grown-up decisions. Or is she? The "Carrie" star took a stroll i...

When You're Sad I Will..

Posted 01.23.2013 | Teen

What do you do when someone you care about is feeling down in the dumps? Do you watch funny YouTube videos together -- or make a mug of hot chocolate ...

A 'Moonrise Kingdom'-Style Romance

Eva Shang | Posted 12.29.2012 | Teen
Eva Shang

You were going off to college in the fall, and I still had to complete my senior year of high school. There was a bridge that you were about to cross over that I couldn't follow.

Social-Media (Amongst Other Things) Kills (Youth) Relationships

Daniel Fein | Posted 11.11.2012 | College
Daniel Fein

The ideal model for a relationship has nearly vanished. Things seem like they're harder now than they had been in years passed.

What A Third-Grader Taught Me About Love

Posted 09.08.2012 | Weddings

By Janet Borrus This article originally appeared on The Next Family. Some people look to their parents as relationship role models. I look to my...

A Teenage Wedding Story

Emma Seligman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Teen
Emma Seligman

Two of my friends and fellow prospective seniors stood before 30 of their closest friends on Toronto Island's idyllic beach to exchange a most unusual set of vows.

The Crucial Lesson A Childhood Crush Taught Me About Love

Leigh Flayton | Posted 09.15.2012 | Women
Leigh Flayton

I met Gary on a sticky summer morning in 1979 when I boarded the minibus for my first day of camp. He sat alone on the Naugahyde seat, looking like a grade school Clint Eastwood.