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This Tuscan Town Is Steamy!

Oyster | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Tuscany is a dream destination for many -- rolling green hills, charming medieval towns, stone farmhouses, and acres of vineyards are what usually come to mind. But there's a side of Tuscany many may not know about -- a steamy side.

10 Unique Places To Say "I Love You" in France

Samantha Daniels | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel
Samantha Daniels

Sometimes a couple wants more romance than a kiss at the top of the Eiffel Tower or while sunning on the Mediterranean in St Tropez. Here are 10 unique places to say your I love you's in France this summer.

Here's to the Real Prince Charmings

Katie Kempner | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Katie Kempner

Smarts, a sense of humor, a good heart and a willingness to go through the rough parts of life are the relationships that are able to withstand the very many unsexy moments of real life. And the knowledge that great relationships take work. The good kind of work. The rewarding kind.

Love In A 32-Inch Suitcase

Lynne Martin | Posted 07.08.2014 | Fifty
Lynne Martin

I heard my husband Tim say, "If you're going to live in a 500 square foot apartment in a country where you can't speak the language, you'd better really like the person you're with." The woman seated next to him at the dinner party giggled.

Watch Out Cupid! Transhumanism is Going to Change Love

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

The next time you're in a coffee shop, don't overlook that 70-year-old sitting in the corner reading Dickens, Hemmingway, or maybe even a copy of The Transhumanist Wager. That senior citizen with their years of wisdom and experience might soon be fair game for a love interest.

Six Reasons to Love Military Romances

Maya Rodale | Posted 07.02.2014 | Books
Maya Rodale

There's nothing quite like a man in uniform and nobody knows that better than the authors and fans of military romances. These novels feature "strong, sexy heroes and strong, sexy heroines" in dramatic, high conflict situations.

My Failed Attempt at a Summer Romance

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women
Evelyn Lauer

We sat on the edge of Berehaven harbor, a fishing port on the southwestern coast of Ireland. Looking out into the misty water as a light drizzle began to fall onto empty boats, I wanted Charlie to kiss me even though I had a boyfriend back home.

Ahoy, Matey! Enjoy a Nautical Theme -- Without Being Trapped on an Overcrowded Cruise Ship

Oyster | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Oyster

While a nautical theme can make for fun hotel decor all year round, we can't help but enjoy it a little more in the summer when the timing feels particularly fitting.

The Odyssey (In My Own Words)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 06.25.2014 | Books
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Calypso: Odysseus, I'm so much hotter than your wife. Just stay on this island forever, and let's be immortal together. I can totally arrange it. ...

Here's Why Online Dating May Not Be So Great After All

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.25.2014 | Divorce

It's hard to believe, but the very vehicle you turned to in hopes of ending your singledom might be exactly what's causing it. That's the theory Dr...

Thanks For Nothing, Ted Mosby

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment

Romance is dead, at least when it comes to TV sitcoms. According to a study found in an upcoming issue of "Psychology of Popular Media Culture," l...

These Hotels Are Showing Their Naughty Bits

Oyster | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
Oyster

When it comes to decor, we've seen everything from the strange, to the racy, to the almost pornographic on our travels. Sometimes hotels just have a style sense that's -- let's say broad-minded?

A Gayish List of My Favorite Gay (Male) Romance Novels

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 06.24.2014 | Gay Voices
J Nelson Aviance

In honor of Pride month, I thought I'd write a post on my favorite fiction focused on gay characters. I primarily listen to and read urban fantasy/paranormal romance, though I sometimes read regular gay romance.

Popcorn Preview: A Summer's Tale

Leslie Sisman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

A Summer's Tale (1996) Conte d'été Cast includes: Melvil Poupaud (The Lover, Broken English), Amanda Langlet (Triple Agent), Gwenaëlla Simon (Not o...

Finding Love in Lucerne, Switzerland

Betsy Talbot | Posted 06.16.2014 | Travel
Betsy Talbot

You can't just depend on the environment to make a romantic weekend work, so we set out to discover what there is to love about love in Lucerne.

Aaron Paul Has A Message For All The Men Out There

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.13.2014 | Weddings

Our favorite romantic, Aaron Paul, is doing all men a solid and and dishing out some advice on how to be the best husband ever. "Don't be afraid ...

A Letter To My Muslim Son About Love

Sam Pierstorff | Posted 06.13.2014 | Religion
Sam Pierstorff

Check-in with your body. Do your arms feel like wet noodles? Do your knees feel like sponges? Is your stomach doing that thing it used to do when you were a kid tick-ticking uphill on a roller coaster just before the fall? Okay. Don't be scared.

5 Thoughts From a Loving Father

Richard Greenberg | Posted 06.11.2014 | Parents
Richard Greenberg

My daughter celebrates her 19th birthday next week. I can fix her car. I can de-frag her computer... but I can't protect her from disappointment. These are the thoughts I can offer her as she heads toward the rest of her life.

Small Romantic Moments in the Modern Day Marriage

Kelcey Kintner | Posted 06.12.2014 | Parents
Kelcey Kintner

When you have five young kids, your life is an endurance test. Each day you feed, clean and care for your offspring so that you can be awarded the grand prize at nightfall of no longer having to answer any kid questions like, "If an ant dies, do his ant friends have a funeral?"

YA and the Shame Game

Elizabeth Vail | Posted 06.08.2014 | Books
Elizabeth Vail

Pleasure begets pleasure. The unfettered enjoyment of YA fiction now experienced by both adults and teenagers -- age groups that used to be at odds -- has led to increased exchanges of ideas and recommendations, the revitalization of the Internet reading community.

Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in Florence, Italy

Betsy Talbot | Posted 06.06.2014 | Travel
Betsy Talbot

Imagining the romance of Florence is easy enough, but it is easy to get overwhelmed with the number of tourists in this historic and popular city. Take a breath, realize you can't do everything in one trip and focus on making memories that will last long after you return home.

'Always A Bride, Never A Bridesmaid'

Lara Lillibridge | Posted 06.04.2014 | Divorce
Lara Lillibridge

When I see my mother and her partner dance in the kitchen while making breakfast after being together for over 35 years, I want that. I'm just not sure that I want to subject that kind of love to the institution of marriage. It's not something I've excelled at, and love is too precious to risk.

WATCH: Meryl Davis On Her 'Chemistry' With 'DWTS' Partner

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After their gold medal-winning performance at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White were dogged by dating rumors. But aft...

Is This the Life You're Living?

Jeanine Celeste Pang | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women
Jeanine Celeste Pang

You trust in saving graces like this. You trust that one day soon, you'll be able to laugh about this -- life's tragedy and consequent comedy. Because, at nearly 31, all you can do is accept that this is the life you're living.

I Am Loveworthy: How a Transgender Woman Found Love

Andy Marra | Posted 06.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Andy Marra

Drew has helped me truly accept that I am loveworthy, deserving of being loved for all of who I am. He has shown me that I have been and always will be more than enough for someone.