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Romantic Getaways Gone Awry

Budget Travel | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

"I can't say a lot of honeymooning went on, but my in-laws did give us a trip we'll never forget."

9 Benefits Of Being In A Long Distance Relationship

Grace Buchele | Posted 05.26.2014 | Women
Grace Buchele

Science aside, my husband and I both agree that the year and a half of long distance did the most to strengthen our relationship. When we had to work for it (Skype, email, video messages, etc), we treasured what the other person said more.

Dating Without a Voice: A Tale of Dating With A Jaw Wired Shut (Part 1)

Eric Barry | Posted 05.25.2014 | Chicago
Eric Barry

I contemplated what exactly I'd say to women, how I would reach out now given my condition. Would I give recognition to it or let my bloodied and wired mouth speak for itself?

Older Men, Older Women: The Same Page at Last

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 05.21.2014 | Fifty
Joanna Perry-Folino

Loneliness is a terrible thing. Loneliness, the gut wrenching kind that creeps in at 2:00 a.m. and wakes you up because there are no sounds except the prattle of mice or a raccoon wreaking havoc on your about to ripen tomatoes.

Online Dating: The 5 Steps to Take You From Disposable to Heartfelt Dating

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Disposable dating seems to lead to an ultra-casualness, a bunch of people pretending that opening yourself up to the possibility of feeling rejection and disappointment is no big deal. In reality, it is extraordinarily brave to bundle up all of our confidences and insecurities in a Friday night outfit and put them on display for someone else.

10 Ways To Add Even More Romance To Your Honeymoon

Adam Warner | Posted 05.17.2014 | Weddings
Adam Warner

It will be easy to take the romance to another level if your accommodations feature invigorating extras like a plunge pool, clawfoot bathtub, or Jacuzzi. Draw a bath, add some rose petals, and then pop open a bottle of your favorite champagne.

It's Never Too Late To Find Your Voice; Inside The Bachelor Backfire

Tamara Jacobs | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Tamara Jacobs

While you can look at the popular ABC series, The Bachelor, as pop culture entertainment, it can also, surprisingly, provide some real life lessons.

How To Write A Good Sex Scene

G. Doucette | Posted 05.13.2014 | Books
G. Doucette

Writing a decent sex scene isn't easy. I learned this the hard way, several times over, when writing my first erotic novel after years of penning sci-fi/fantasy genre books that averaged between zero and one such scene per book.

8 Things Guys Secretly Love

James Michael Sama | Posted 05.07.2014 | Women
James Michael Sama

Whether a guy is just starting to date a woman or is in a committed relationship with her, there are small things that she may do without thinking twice that guys secretly love.

Should I Play Hard to Get?

Sophie Keller | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

When I was single I experimented a great deal to see what really worked in getting and keeping a guy.

Get Lost in the Captivating Island Adventure of Nil

Valerie Tejeda | Posted 05.05.2014 | Books
Valerie Tejeda

What would you do if you were stuck on an island with only one year to escape or you die? Enter Lynne Matson's thrilling debut, Nil. And when I say thrilling, I mean it. Think Survivor meets Lost with the added bonus of romance.

WATCH: Why Many Couples Go Years Without Having Sex

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

A recent Family Circle survey revealed that almost a third of mothers have gone a few years without having sex. The stress of raising a family and pos...

Love and Rainbows -- Romance Novels Blaze a Trail for Everyday Equality

Bobbi Dumas | Posted 04.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Bobbi Dumas

The fact that they are gay is just another character element -- like gum-chewing, the tendency to curse or not being a morning person. And really, how refreshing is the normalcy of that?

Dealing With Love

Sarah Draugelis | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Draugelis

To love what we do, to love our life, to love other people, to love ourselves... Isn't that what we live for? How somber would our existence be withou...

How To Pick Your Life Partner

Tim Urban | Posted 04.27.2014 | Women
Tim Urban

Given that the choice of life partner is by far the most important thing in life to get right, how is it possible that so many good, smart, otherwise-logical people end up getting it so wrong?

7 Healthy Weeknight Dinners For Two

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 04.23.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Sometimes it's our significant other that feeds our bad eating habits.

The Surprising Sexual Reason Pompeii's Lead Is a Slave

Vicky Alvear Shecter | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment
Vicky Alvear Shecter

I was deep into writing my young adult novel set in Pompeii, Curses and Smoke, when my editor sent me a message that would've made any writer's blood turn to ice.

Our Cocoon -- A Poem

Jacob Weber | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Jacob Weber

You're still sleeping. And I'm up, trying to work, to focus to not log on to you know what. I catch a moth in the dim hall search every inch of a cl...

The Urban Girl's Dictionary

Allison Bagley | Posted 04.20.2014 | Style
Allison Bagley

A guide to words I wish were part of our common vernacular.

20 Ways to Embrace Your Single Self, Even if You Are in a Relationship

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 04.16.2014 | Women
Shannon Kaiser

So many of us lose ourselves in our romantic relationships; we try to morph into a version of who we think we should be, hoping our partner will love this version of us more than our true self.

Does the U.S. Really Need a National Condom Day?

Christopher Purdy | Posted 04.16.2014 | Impact
Christopher Purdy

National Condom Day and Valentine's Day both fall on February 14. Nobody expects Congress to observe Condom Day or for President Obama to announce tha...

Love Is in the Air This Valentine's Day: Even When PTSD Is Present

Harry Croft, M.D | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Harry Croft, M.D

The good news is that PTSD doesn't have to put a damper on your Valentine's Day. With appropriate and effective treatment the condition can be controlled, allowing love and romance to prosper yet again in your relationship.

Valentine's Day Special: The 14 Most Romantic Cities in the U.S.

Marlo Thomas | Posted 04.16.2014 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

This year, my Valentine (you may have seen me with him -- Irish guy, white hair, blue eyes, adorable) and I will be staying close to home for this most beloved of Hallmark holidays. We've been on a tear since before Christmas and we needed to slow down. Besides, the hearth is always good for the heart.

The Valentine's Day Tradition This Unromantic Woman Wants To Start

Roz Warren | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

At some point in the relationship, every man I've ever gone out with has looked at me sadly and concluded 'You aren't very romantic, are you?' I am not. I am loving and funny and loyal. But romance has never been my thing.

Your 2014 Horoscope: Exciting Romance or Sexual Liberation?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

A transit is an astrological event that comes into your life and changes it. Where the change occurs depends on which of the 12 Houses of your birth chart that transit affects.