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The Odyssey (In My Own Words)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 08.25.2014 | 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 08.24.2014 | 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 08.24.2014 | 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 08.24.2014 | 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 08.16.2014 | 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 08.13.2014 | 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 08.11.2014 | 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 08.09.2014 | 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 08.08.2014 | 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 08.06.2014 | 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 08.04.2014 | 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 08.02.2014 | 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 08.02.2014 | 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.

Emily Giffin's The One and Only Combines Romance and Texas Football

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.27.2014 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Emily Giffin is a talented writer who always comes up with a plot that is just a bit different than anything others are writing about at the time. In her latest novel, The One and Only, she offers a love story set against a backdrop of Texas football. Didn't see that coming, did you?

Puerto Rico: The Real Fountain of Youth?

Richard Bangs | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Puerto Rico is a kind of crossroads of the Caribbean. Its forts, castles, walls and batteries were originally designed to protect the island from invaders, but when the residents felt secure, it became a way station for seafarers bringing new ideas, art, lifestyles and food.

It's A Bird! It's A Plane! It's... Marcel Proust!

Roz Warren | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

These days, the man of steel just bores me. But Mark never does. And while it's impossible to know exactly what binds two people together, when it comes to my own awesome relationship, I'd just like to say "Thanks, Superman."

The Buffer Zone: Romance and Insecurity

Wray Herbert | Posted 07.22.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Psychological scientists Jeffry Simpson of the University of Minnesota and Nikola Overall of the University of Auckland have been working for some time on a dyadic model that they believe better illuminates how real couples deal with insecurity issues every day.

5 Different Ways To Say Your Wedding Vows

Natasha Burton | Posted 07.22.2014 | Weddings
Natasha Burton

Vows are, obviously, a big deal. I'd argue that they're actually the most important part of the wedding. For all the couples out there who want to write their own vows... but don't actually want to write their own vows, here are some alternative ideas that will be just as meaningful.

Teenage Mutant Men

Dr. Nikhil Joshi | Posted 07.19.2014 | Divorce
Dr. Nikhil Joshi

If you're wondering why we're all teenage boys now, playing videogames, and hanging out with our Neanderthal friends -- the answer is because it's low maintenance fun. This existence is the most fun I've ever had in my life.

6 Train Tours That Will Bring Out Your Romantic Side

JustLuxe | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel
JustLuxe

Maybe it's the slow-paced life inside the richly decorated, wood-paneled rail cars, or the hours of conversations you're afforded with other passengers as you pass through beautiful countrysides -- either way, there really is something very romantic about locomotive travel today.

Men and Marriage

Raza Habib Raja | Posted 07.15.2014 | Weddings
Raza Habib Raja

There is thus a huge difference between men and women in their attitudes which in turn have been shaped by their respective evolutionary development, specific roles and expectations. These differences come alive with full pronunciation in marriage which actually amplifies them