Most people are looking for a romantic relationship. Read these expert tips on how to find love, encourage romance, and have a healthy relationship.
Small gestures that say "I love you" bring a sense of love and kindness to your relationship and will help create emotional security. That's why we asked four of our experts to share their ideas for enhancing your intimate bond ... and firing up your sex life.
In today's rocky economy, it just makes sense to shop smart. But when a special occasion is on the horizon, you may be tempted to try to go all out. Before you do, check out our list of anniversary gifts that won't break the bank for ideas on how to create great memories, while sticking to your family's financial goals.
A study conducted on 100 speed-daters found that singles who acted like they were in love on speed dates were more likely to make a genuine connection with the person across the table from them. From physical affection to sharing your dirty secrets, "faking" love with someone, no matter how small the gestures, can land you in real love.
Julianne Hough is going public with how she feels about her boyfriend Ryan Seacrest. The former "Dancing With the Stars" professional dancer revealed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that Seacrest is "phenomenal," according to NYDailyNews.com.
Colleen, 32, of Ontario, Canada got the surprise of her life when her thoughtful boyfriend Shawn popped the question after seven years of dating, then had a wedding ceremony and reception waiting for them around the corner. He proposed; she said yes and was walking down the aisle in a matter of minutes.
If the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, how does one win over a woman? Despite complaints about the contrary, we're actually not that hard to please, and a small gesture—be it a mid-afternoon "I love you" text or your offer to do the dishes—goes a long way.
I don't want to hear any more talk about romance being "dead," "on life support" (ugh), or "only sleeping." Romance is alive and well, but it IS evolving. Modern romance is less about creating a fantasy and more about really getting the object of your affection. Romantic gestures that hold up today are born of sincere attention to the object of your affection's desires. Whether these gestures are spontaneous or planned for months, they are thoughtful.
In a new relationship, every kiss or cuddle is appreciated, cooed over, and dissected with girlfriends over brunch. But as time wears on, many of us begin to take small romantic gestures for granted, and instead focus on whether or not our partner is capable of ongoing thoughtful behavior. Does he call back when he said he would? Does he do household chores without being nagged? Does he put the toilet seat down? And if he doesn't, why not? "It's not that much effort!" we think. "Wouldn't he make it a priority to do those things if he really loved me?" Apparently, in some cases, the answer is "No."