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Novelist Kate Moore Talks Romance (and the RITA Awards)

David Kudler | Posted 09.24.2012 | Books
David Kudler

When Kate Moore heads south to Anaheim this weekend to attend the Romance Writers of America's RITA® Awards, it will be for more than a chance to connect with her fans and fellow romance novelists.

Romance Writers and the 50 Shades of Happy Endings

Elise Sax | Posted 09.21.2012 | Books
Elise Sax

Romance writers are supportive of each other. They are the Sisterhood of the Traveling Laptops, quick to lend a hand or writing tip to an up-and-coming author. They jump at the chance to encourage their colleagues. They are also fans.

6 Ways to Have Sex Again

Sheri Meyers | Posted 09.18.2012 | Women
Sheri Meyers

For monogamous couples, is it just a matter of time before the romance is dead and the relationship begins to drift apart?

Never Miss the Opening Act--
Plus 3 Great New Bands!

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure After recently attending a bunch of concerts, I have discover...

Attention Ladies: Prince Charming Doesn't Exist -- Neither Does Christian Grey

Natalie Thomas | Posted 09.18.2012 | Women
Natalie Thomas

So let's rework the stories. Or, better yet, write our own. One with regular people doing everyday and extraordinary things. No tiaras, castles or princes needed.

PHOTOS: The Most Romantic Cities In Italy

Paolo Rossi | Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel
Paolo Rossi

There are over 100 ways to say 'I love you' in Italian. There's even a saying in some parts of Europe that promises that 'a visit to Italy can save even the biggest crisis in a relationship'. People who have ever visited Italy will instantly believe that this is true, as most Italian cities are capable of defrosting even the coldest hearts.

11 Fearless Questions To Ask BEFORE You Look For Love

Terri Cole | Posted 09.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

Unresolved feelings and injuries from childhood impact our romantic pattern of behavior. We either act or talk them out, especially in romantic relationships. If your parents fought frequently or there was violence, you learned that love is painful.

Hot Summer Reading: Good Dirty Books VS. Bad Dirty Books

Gina Barreca | Posted 09.13.2012 | Books
Gina Barreca

My best bet is that Anais Nin would have flung 50 Shades of Grey across the floor and said "Who are you kidding, honey? If you're going to read filth, read well-written, smart, sexy and good filth."

So, He Likes You Because You're Asian

Vivienne Chen | Posted 09.09.2012 | Women
Vivienne Chen

How do we, as Asian women, deal with an overall decent, respectable guy who doesn't just like Asians, but likes us because we're Asian? Is it really a dealbreaker?

The Unbelievable Story Of Two Women Who Married The Same Man

Lea Lane | Posted 09.07.2012 | Weddings
Lea Lane

What we couldn't possibly have known was that in addition to a love of Jane Austen and Italian pastry, we would share something else, something totally unexpected: The same husband.

Is Your Beach Reading Dangerous?

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Summer beach reading is here, which means that suddenly it's OK...

We Went From DC To Alaska To Find Romance

The Washington Post | Posted 06.28.2012 | Women

The fishermen descend almost before we even make it through the door of the rattletrap bar. They beg us for a game of pool, conversation, anything. Th...

Long-Distance Relationships Are Not So Bad... Now

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 08.25.2012 | Home
Nicholas Ferroni

There is no doubt that as long as there have been relationships, there have been long-distance relationships, and technology has truly improved our ability to communicate across distances.

Nora Ephron Gave Me My Dreams

Meghan O'Keefe | Posted 08.27.2012 | Comedy
Meghan O'Keefe

Nora Ephron was never really a celebrity to me so much as she was a dream weaver. I grew up watching her films in my living room. They fed my youthful appetites for romance and humor. Most of all, these films shaped my dreams of love.

Memory Loss And The Political Year

Gary North | Posted 08.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Gary North

I had often heard of collective amnesia, voter apathy, and electoral ignorance, but I had never bought into them as unshakable truisms. Yet now here it was staring me in the face -- in a presidential year. And in part, I was now facing a personal type of amnesia, as well.

The Biggest Myth About Love At First Sight

Dr. Ayshe Talay-Ongan | Posted 08.22.2012 | Weddings
Dr. Ayshe Talay-Ongan

Remaining in love is hard work that comes easy if it's the real thing. If anything that's worth doing is worth doing well, then loving well is worth the world.

4 Summer House Party Tips

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure We just don't celebrate, socialize, and scheme the way we used ...

WATCH: Anguilla's Nearly Perfect Beaches

Karen Schaler | Posted 01.03.2013 | Travel
Karen Schaler

Anguilla's beaches are among the best in the world.

A Rogue by Any Other Name

Emma Brodie | Posted 08.18.2012 | Women
Emma Brodie

As my cries of protest died against our neighbors' chants of "drankkk," the truth became evident: I'd been hitting the romance novels way too hard.

Teen Romance and the Romeo and Juliet Effect

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.14.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Is it normal for a 13-year-old boy to be expressing love at such a young age?

Why Settle for Good Enough?

Christie Carmelle Lopez | Posted 08.14.2012 | Women
Christie Carmelle Lopez

I believe true love is a choice; it's the willingness to sacrifice for a commitment.

What All Dads Want This Father's Day...

Mona Holmes | Posted 08.14.2012 | Home
Mona Holmes

My blog is geared toward men and helping them find ways to prepare healthy meals for their most beloved woman. But today's post is for the ladies -- and it's not entirely about food, either.

'Searching For Soulmate' = Stalker: 7 Ways To Decode An Online Dating Profile

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 08.12.2012 | Fifty
Ethlie Ann Vare

The internet dating code has become, in a word, codified. If he's posed next to a sports car, he is insecure about his manhood and will hit on your sister. If he's posed next to a Hummer, he's insecure about his manhood and will hit you. If he's in a motorboat, expect a commitment-phobe.

Can We Consistently Redirect Conflict to Our Favor?

Peter Baksa | Posted 08.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Peter Baksa

Uncomfortable situations almost always contain valuable information or a lesson. I have found that if I ask what lies beneath my discomfort I discover more about myself and how I relate to others.

How Do I Explain Romantic Chemistry to My Teen?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.07.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Dear Dr. G., I am really stuck and need your help badly. I am a 49-year-old woman and don't know how to answer my 17-year-old daughter's question. Yo...