UK Love

Elderly Man's 'Beautiful Display Of Love' Captures Hearts Across The Globe

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The tender moment an elderly man spoon-fed his wife ice cream during a heatwave has been captured on camera. The photo was taken by Brent Kelley, a p...

17 People On The Moment They Realised They'd Fallen Out Of Love

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Reddit users have opened up about the things that made them realise they’d fallen out of love - and it makes for pretty heartbreaking reading. From ...

14 Things You Only Know If You're The Third Wheel

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Call yourself a hanger-on, a spare part, or a tripod - every romantic relationship needs that one person who basically qualifies as the third member. ...

The Thing About

Suzi Moore | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Moore

It was on one of the horrible days of no writing that my best friend called me. She wanted to know how I was getting on. Three weeks ago I'd attempted a therapy session but the counsellor couldn't find the bloody room.

Taking The Leap: Learning To Love Again

Bonnie Bruce | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bonnie Bruce

You'll never have these moments because, if you don't open yourself up to other people, why would they open up to you? Why should they give away the most precious pieces of themselves when the person that they're opening up to won't reciprocate that? Yes, it's scary to open up to somebody with such a huge level of hurt as a potential outcome.

Sex And Disability: How To Avoid Painful Or Uncomfortable Sex

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sex can be painful or uncomfortable for all manner of reasons. It might be you got the angle wrong. It might be you’ve recently given birth or had a...

Over 30 And Single? Are Your Standards Too High?

Kenty Lichtenberg | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kenty Lichtenberg

There's a difference between not wanting a relationship that is harmful to you and not giving any relationship a chance because he's not what you consider "relationship material." As life evolves around you, the idea of what a real relationship is will change astronomically.

78-Year-Old And 13-Year-Old Discuss Their Different Experiences Of Coming Out

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s been 50 years since homosexuality was decriminalised in the UK - and in that time, a lot has changed. To mark the anniversary, 78-year-old Perc...

First Gay Muslim Wedding Takes Place In UK And The Grooms Couldn't Look Happier

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Two men have become the first in the UK to have a gay Muslim wedding, it has been reported. Jahed Choudhury, 24, and Sean Rogan, 19, tied the knot in...

13 Signs You Shouldn't Say 'I Love You' Just Yet

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Falling in love is a little like falling out of an aeroplane: exhilarating and exciting, but you don’t want to be the one to jump first. Because put...

Why Common Law Marriage Doesn't Exist - And Four Things Unmarried Couples Need To Know Instead

Philip Way | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Philip Way

It's no longer the case that we are vowing to stick together until the bitter end, so let's make sure that doesn't hold for our finances or homes either.

Four Reasons Why Love Island Is Successful

Jess Melia | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Jess Melia

I'd refrained from watching the programme when it's been on in the past thinking, "Jess, you're better than this. Get back onto Netflix where you're safe, where it's socially acceptable to be". But you know what? I dipped my toe into the proverbial pool and now I'm fully submerged. I've fallen deeper than Kem and Amber (yep; Love Island metaphor there, be prepared for more) and I don't even care.

Ode To Breastfeeding

Rachel Murray | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Parents
Rachel Murray

I held your pink, wrinkled body to my chest and your searching lips quickly found what you needed. For the first weeks, you were an extension of me, like the luminous yellow gorse to the Scottish hillside. Your constant demand for milk was so strong that I could barely separate myself for long enough to pee; the responsibility of sustaining life was weighing down on me.

How My Parents Taught Us Unconditional Love With One Simple Word

Quora | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Parents

What is it like to be raised by parents who love each other unconditionally? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, emp...

Domestic Abuse: Learning To Love And Trust Again

Jennifer Gilmour | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK
Jennifer Gilmour

Moving forward is hard and sometimes the abuse will come back in dreams, flashbacks, conversations or in other ways. I find that sometimes it feels like I am in a mental fight not to assume my husband is similar to the person who abused me. Years on and the moments have become less and I am able to shake it off but this has taken patience and has at times been mentally quite tough.

Nine Rules For A Marriage That Stands The Test Of Time

Quora | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

As someone who's been through a divorce and is getting married again, I can confidently offer this...

Little Stories Of Illegal Love And Survival In Jamaica

Anastasia Kyriacou | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Anastasia Kyriacou

Sometimes it is the stories you hear of people who you know the least about, who you are furthest connected to, that touch you the most deeply; suffering or tragedy of another that makes you pause momentarily- and alters your sense of perspective thereon. This handful of little stories shared by LGBT+ Jamaicans exposes their struggle to live, love and be treated equally in a homophobic homeland, and sheds light on the key to survival that strings them together.

Thanking And Promising My Dad

Adele Armstrong | Posted 18.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Armstrong

First thing Dad, more people have turned up to your funeral than my wedding so you did well there! Rest assured that I'll make sure that in future people will always say 1,000 people came to Marcus' funeral and Robbie Williams sang 'Angels'. You know what I mean dad.

A Letter To My Father, With Love, On Father's Day

Fariha Khan | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Fariha Khan

This is perhaps the only Father's Day I have ever marked as we never celebrated Father's or Mother's Day in our house. Every day was Father's Day and every day was Mother's Day. The reason why I am marking it today is because you are no longer with us.

Remember When You Were An Insane Lovesick Teenager?

Olivia Jones | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Olivia Jones

I'm about to tell you something very embarrassing but I'm only telling you on the basis you've probably done something similarly desperate before. When I was 15, struggling with my sexuality and obsessed with the Sugababes, I fell head over heels with a girl.

This Is When You Should Say 'I Love You' For The First Time In A New Relationship

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Knowing when to say “I love you” for the first time in a relationship can be a minefield, as one Mumset user recently discovered. The woman wrote ...

Do You Believe In The One?

Stephen Bailey | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

I'm going to give you a huge spoiler right now - we have none of the answers. I find it always makes for a fascinating conversation between me and my pals as I get the age old saying (from HRH Carrie Bradshaw) is true "we make our own rules".

Seven Hard Truths You Need To Hear About Marriage

Quora | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Marriage is not a signal of success or achievement to the world. I've done this, I'm married, stop worrying, stop doubting. Perhaps for a while, but not for long. Not forever. The what's next questions persist. And nothing - not even marriage - is immune.

What Is Mindful Parenting Anyway?

Dr Elizabeth Sparkes | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Parents
Dr Elizabeth Sparkes

What mindful parenting is not: superficial, lack of discipline, looking fabulous at all times, getting it right first time and every time, having children that meditate every day (but that's not a bad thing if it happens).

On Being Sensitive And Living In Your Heart

Dr Elizabeth Sparkes | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Elizabeth Sparkes

I hesitate in regards to listening to the news these days as it's so difficult to hear, but at the same time there is so much strength and pulling together going on too. There is so much distress around at the moment, it's important to rest back from it all now and then and take care of yourself.