For my daughter, who's obsessed with hearts and flowers and the idea of love, Valentines Day is a pretty big deal. As she finds her way through puppy love and first crushes, I find I'm learning right along with her.
Brrr! It's cold outside. Most pets wear a furry coat every day of the year, but sometimes their owners just can't resist dressing them up in a winter sweater or jacket. Cats and dogs do get chilly sometimes, but it's probably best to let them manage their own climate control. Watch what happens when these 10 pets get bundled up.
When it comes to my children and preparing them for romance, I'm pretty conservative. Love, relationships and sex, are all huge life situations that can make or break times of your life and influence who you are and the path your life will take, and I don't want to underprepare my kids by treatly the subject lightly.
For many young people, high school love is full of firsts. You can probably think of a few yourself--first relationship, first kiss, first heartbreak or even the first time. However, we're betting you would have never guessed this first would ever be added to the list. Researchers at the University of Maine performed a psychological study which brought to light a new first for kids in love, and it has nothing to do with magical moments. They found that early relationships can often reveal the first signs of depression.
Brooke Shields and Michael Jackson dated in 1984 during the height of his 'Thriller' fame. In an exclusive Rolling Stone interview that will hit shelves Friday, Shields has admitted that she always saw Michael as being 'asexual' and curious.
A new study says we should strive to do the impossible—never fall victim to puppy love. Actually, the exact quote: "If you want to find happiness in later life, it is best to avoid puppy love altogether." In the new book Changing Relationships, a collection of love and relationship papers by British sociologists, the unanimous opinion seems to be that those vile, rose-colored lenses of youth make adult relationships less fulfilling. An adult relationship is a "calm" and "pragmatic" analysis of what one wants and needs, coupled with the reliability and dependability to make it happen. In fact, the sociologists say the qualities that most excite you right off the bat are often the ones that contradict what you'd actually need for a stable, solid relationship.
According to the New York Times, soon you will be able to feast your eyes on the famous diarist's "one true love," Peter Schiff. Frank first confessed her crush when she was 11, he 13. "I'm such an idiot," she wrote on January 7, 1944. "I forgot that I haven't yet told you the story of my one true love. I can still see us walking hand in hand through our neighborhood." She died a year later.