Love and Relationships

Nine Ways to Win the Heart of a Man (on the First Date)

Patricia Lohan | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Patricia Lohan

Winning the heart of a man may seem complicated, but it's actually quite simple. The key is to not overthink it, embrace your beautiful feminine essence and have fun! When dating a man, there are simple tips that will happier, confident, and more alluring.

You Can Fall In Love With Anyone, All You Need To Do Is Stare. For 4 Minutes Apparently.

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

According to studies, four minutes of constant eye contact can increase intimacy between two people, regardless of how long they've known each other. ...

40 Years After They Got Divorced... 75-Year-Old Man Proposes To His Sweetheart (Again)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A couple are set to be re-married after 43 years apart. Louis Demetriades, 75, hadn't spoken to his wife since their divorce until December last ye...

A Cup of Tea and a Text Message

Julie Elizabeth | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Elizabeth

Walking into a heavy silent house lit by golden waving glass shadows, one full cup of tea sat on the kitchen counter. It was the cup of tea he never finished when we rushed into hospital two days before. Stale, cold and miserable it had spent 48 hours unaware of its fate.

Born to Be Together

Zoe Clark-Coates | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zoe Clark-Coates

A long time ago, there were two ladies who became friends, whilst waiting for appointments at their local doctors surgery. Both were expecting babies, and they just hit it off....You know when two people meet and suddenly you become friends for life, this is what happened to them.

How to Find Love

Karen Ruimy | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Ruimy

You already have everything in you: you are embodying a soul. Your soul has come here to express, to create, to experiment, to love - but mainly your soul is a loving being. And the most important thing in terms of love, is loving yourself.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Tells Us Nothing About BDSM

Emma J Brooke | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Emma J Brooke

In spite of Christian's constant efforts to explain his preferences to her, she continually ignores them, putting herself at emotional and physical risk in order to get the fairy-tale romance. No wonder when things reach a head, she breaks down.

Why Love Is Better Off the Internet and Out of the Spotlight

Libby Blanchard | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Libby Blanchard

What will you be doing this Valentine's Day? Posting photos of the flowers your boyfriend sent? Inevitably, there will be an onslaught of such expressions of love shared on social media, labeled with statements like "My boyfriend loves me so much!!!!!!"

Against All Odds

Lisa Edwards | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Edwards

At this time of year, as we approach Valentine's Day, I'm sure there are so many people thinking similar thoughts, but of those who say they've given up on love, most don't actually believe it in their heart of hearts. There is always a glimmer of hope, right?

Ways to Enjoy Valentine's Day Everyday

Susan Leigh | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

Many people are justifiably cynical of Valentine's Day and regard it as a marketing ploy by retailers to shift stocks of over-priced cards, chocolates and flowers. And let's not forget those who would dearly love to shower their special someone with gifts or treats but have no spare money for extra presents.

The Psychology of Valentine's Day - Who Says 'I Love You' First and Who Really Means It?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

One theory as to why men in fact tend to say 'I love you' first is because men are expected to take the initiative in relationships. Also this verbal declaration may prompt women to reciprocate and commit. Perhaps men use this phrase first in a relationship as a tactic for sex.

Why Being Single Is Fabulous

Alexandra Massey | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Massey

Are you're single and having a panic attack at the thought of being the only one not coupled up in a love nest on the 14th? If so you've been watching too many re-runs of Sex and the City. Here some good reason why being single is the best. Read on.

"My Husband Tells Me That He Loves Me And That I Am His Best Friend Every Day"

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to relationships, being close to someone physically doesn't necessarily mean we're feeling close to them emotionally. Daily distracti...

Could A Digital Detox Help Your Relationship?

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us enjoy doing things with our partners: going out to our favourite restaurants, binging on box sets on the sofa, embarking on exotic getaways...

Three Simple Steps to Upgrade Your Relationship!

Jeff Brazier | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jeff Brazier

Oh how we love to judge! Is it not good to give our love some home truths in the form of some advice or most commonly some harsh criticisms? The majority of anything said from one partner to another would go in one ear and out the other, no matter how much sense it makes to you, it's not their perspective therefore 90% of it goes by the wayside.

Why Are Brits Afraid Of Branching Out When It Comes To Sex?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Forget Fifty Shades of Grey, Britain's bedroom antics currently resemble something far less wild. New research has found that despite Fifty Shades ...

Spooning V Starfish: What Your Sleeping Position Says About Your Relationship

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're worried that you and your partner sleeping back-to-back, on opposite ends of the bed, could signify some deeper troubles within your relatio...

Should You Take Her for Romantic Dinners?

Kezia Noble | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kezia Noble

Forget everything you've heard in recent years about how to impress a woman on Valentine's Day. It's time to update your romantic gestures and tactics.

Do You Really Know Your Other Half As Well As You Think You Do?

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When embarking on any relationship, sometimes it's tempting to put on a facade to protect yourself from feeling vulnerable - it can feel easier than r...

Feng Shui for Singles Looking for Love and Future Husbands

Patricia Lohan | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Patricia Lohan

Stop and think about your bedroom for a moment. What are the main words you would use to describe your bedroom? A sanctuary? A Healing Room? A Mess? Perhaps it's "just a bedroom" and you are unattached to it.

How to Have the Perfect Valentine's Day

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

The most romantic day of the year is almost upon us. Whether you are single, dating, or in a long term relationship, Valentines should be a day we can all enjoy. Here are my tips on how to make this Valentines one to remember.

How I Overcame Jealousy in a Relationship

Katie Palmer | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Palmer

When a girl experiences their partner even looking at another female, it can be a great punch to the gut. I have been with my partner for five years, and yes, he does make the occasional comment about another girl he has seen. The only thing is that now, I am more likely to say 'yeah, she's attractive'.

Pay Attention. Is This The Simplest Relationship Key?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We all know how wonderful it feels to have someone else’s undivided attention. But for some reason it becomes very easy to the pay least attention t...

A Letter

Julie Elizabeth | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Elizabeth

From the moment I was handed your death certificate, I have had to reluctantly crawl and claw my way back to what non spouse bereaved members of society would call 'normal' whilst crippled by nerves and anxiety, my physical and mental health continually hanging by a thread during a drunken haze of euphoric reflection.

From a Year of 'Us' to a Year of 'Me': Starting the Year as a Young Widow

Rachael Dickson Hillyard | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Dickson Hillyard

However, 2014 is over and 2015 has arrived whether it was welcomed or not. If 2014 was a year of 'us', it seems 2015 will be a year of 'me'. My focus has been someone else for so long and I'm not yet comfortable with this new solitary mind set.