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Jilly Gagnon | Posted 08.03.2014 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

Untameable man who wants you to tame him which he shows by running away from commitment, gal pal who just loves talkin' penis size, Hugh Grant...

9 Things That Happen In Rom-Coms That Never Happen In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce

Have crazy high expectations for what the beginning stages of a relationship should look like? You can blame rom-coms for that. Below, nine things ...

How Disney Sabotaged Our Love Lives

Ashley Crouch | Posted 06.23.2014 | Women
Ashley Crouch

The widespread cultural belief in "soul mate ideology" undermines our chances at happiness because it makes us passive receivers of idyllic romantic expectations.

5 Reasons Why Rom-Coms Have Gone Downhill

Emma Gray | Posted 07.21.2013 | Women
Emma Gray

Until studios figure out how to make a good rom-com, I'll be sticking to the ones I grew up watching. Pass the popcorn and the Nora Ephron, please.

The 4 Biggest Myths About Marriage

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 04.25.2013 | Divorce
Jennifer Nagy

Before I got married and then divorced, I believed in all of the "happily-ever-after" fairy tales. I believed in the nonsense that rom-coms push down our throats about soulmates and forever and love at first sight.

Rom-Coms: Inspiration or Setting Up for Failure?

Lee Allport | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment
Lee Allport

Is it wrong to want to live a rom-com? Do movies like this give us an unhealthy expectation of the men in our lives?

A Classic Rom-Com...With North Korean Acrobats

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 11.07.2012 | Arts

SEOUL, South Korea — It's a classic tale of a small-town girl who follows her dreams to the big city. But in this case, the girl is a North Kore...

What We Thought Of 'Friends With Kids'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.12.2012 | Women

"Friends With Kids" may have come out on Friday, March 9, but here at HuffPost Women, we've been excited about it for much longer. First of all, Jenni...

Review: Friends With Kids

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.08.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Friends with Kids is never as funny as I wanted it to be -- but I'm starting to think that few films can be. It's a smart romantic comedy that should amuse both halves of the couples who see it on date night.