Love and Relationships

Is It True Love? 20 Ways To Tell

Liz Marie | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

It's not always easy to tell if the person you're dating is going to be around for the long haul. Here are 20 signs that will make it crystal clear if you've found the one... or not!

This Adorable Bathroom Graffiti Will Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you think about typical bathroom graffiti your mind will probably jump to penis pictures and trashy 'RM 4 RZ 4EVA 'N' Alwayz' declarations of teena...

How To Recreate 50 Shades Of Grey With Duct Tape And A Spatula

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Since EL James' 50 Shades of Grey topped the book charts in 2011, open discussion about sex and alternative bedroom pastimes has lost some of the soci...

How To Pimp Yourself As An Online Date With 'Great Personality' (And For That To Be A Good Thing)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Online dating is now well and truly mainstream - using Tinder has become a standard pastime for anyone in their twenties or above - finding love onlin...

How To Be A Kissing God (Or Goddess) On National Kissing Day

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Good people of Britain, get ready to pucker up because today is National Kissing Day. Even if you've been smooching for years, there's always more ...

Being Spontaneous Improves Your Love Life

Jo Hemmings | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Hemmings

While men seem to enjoy the excitement that a truly spontaneous gesture brings, women would much rather have a few hints dropped and prepare themselves for the moment - take heed for this thought guys, you can keep it a surprise but a little hint by email or text to show you have something special in mind will go a long way!

The World Cup Relationship Survival Guide

Mike Taylor | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Taylor

It's here, whether you're a fan or not, the World Cup is upon us, and it's probably about to take over your partner's life. But like any stressful time for couples such as Christmas or the family summer holiday, forewarned is forearmed.

Stop Being That Annoying New Girlfriend

Malminder Gill | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

So you are in love, that is great news, good for you! You may have spent years dreaming up this new guy in your life and finally it has all come true and now life is just wonderful. However, you may have noticed some other changes developing in the background like none of your friends share your enthusiasm or you are starting to do things that you normally wouldn't.

Is Dating Your Friend a Good Idea?

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

The biggest risk was telling each other that they liked each other, in that way. Because they were friends the risk and impact of rejection is much higher. At the other end of things, if the relationship doesn't work, particularly if it ends badly, you run the risk of ruining the friendship.

Northern Ireland Quietly Opens Heart to Mixed Relationships

Jemimah Steinfeld | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK
Jemimah Steinfeld

"This is off the record right? Before this conversation goes any further I need to know my name isn't going to appear anywhere." Thus speaks a Catholic woman from Northern Ireland upon being asked questions about her 35-year marriage to a Protestant.

Do You Really Want to Save That Relationship?

Liberty Forrest | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liberty Forrest

Scary or ugly or not, the only way to save a relationship is to save the relationship. Full stop. You have to be brave, rip off the bandaid and look at what's festering underneath. It's not for the faint-hearted. It's miserable painful dirty work but it's the only thing that will put it right.

All the Single Ladies: What It's Like to Be Single

Natalie Wisdom | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Wisdom

So what is being single like? It is a time when you assume that having a boyfriend would improve life. An assumption that every non-single person you know is probably doing something better than you. A time when you are envious of all the things you assume you would be doing if you had a boyfriend...

Five Signs You're in a Dead End Relationship

Liz Marie | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

Every relationship goes through normal highs and lows, but if you seem to be stuck in the lows more often than not, it might be time to consider if you're in a dead end relationship. Here are the top five surprising signs that you're romance isn't going anywhere, fast.

Five Ways to Spring Clean Your Relationship

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

Well, since we can't change other people, the only way to change your partner's behaviour is to change yours (we give out what we receive). Why not review the following five areas to see where you could put the spring back into your relationship?

Should Relationships Really Be Effortless?

Toni Rae | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Rae

I have always said that relationships should be effortless, and that there should be an unstated mutual respect and understanding for one another. For the most part, I still believe this. Relationships can be effortless, and the majority of the time it should be.

The World's Tallest Bride Gets Engaged To Her 5ft 4Inch Boyfriend

Barcroft Media | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

They say love comes in all shapes and sizes and that sure seems to be the case for the pair in this relationship. Brazil's tallest teen is set to ...

Five Things I'm Learning About Married Love

Imogen Massey | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Imogen Massey

Married for three months now, my husband and I are already learning important lessons about our marriage that will help form the basis of how our love for each other develops and grows over the years to come. Reflecting on lessons learned so far, here are five things that have struck me as particularly significant since saying 'I Do'.

Let's Talk About Sex - at Any Age!

Diana Moran | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Moran

There are moments in a woman's life, when at any age she can feel her sexual needs are unfulfilled for various reasons. Low libido could be due to anaemia, caused by iron loss during periods or a loss of libido often happens after the trauma of childbirth, with many women too exhausted to think about sex!

The 10 Types of Dates Every Woman Will Go On in Their Lifetime

Liz Marie | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

The "I Don't Want To Waste My Good Hair Day Date" You catch a glimpse of your reflection in the mirror and think "Damn! I look super hot today, I simply cannot waste this pretty on going home and doing laundry." So you set up a date, obviously!

The Modern Way of Dating

Toni Rae | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Rae

Online dating is a bit better than dating apps, because sites like Match and eHarmony match people with you in a systematic way regarding your personality and circumstantial expectations for a potential partner.

Conscious Uncoupling, Exposed

Miranda Wilson | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Miranda Wilson

We've formed an illogical connection between love, and anger, fear and drama. Our minds believe that less demonstrative behavior means we love each other less. Yet, when partners behave without fighting and jealousy, it speaks of their own self-love and security in the relationship.

Trustful Tinder?

Eden Blackman | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Eden Blackman

Those of us who have ever used dating sites will not be shocked to learn of another story centred around fake profiles breaking in the world of online dating - today it's Tinder under the uncomfortable spotlight. It seems Tinder (owned by InterActiveCorp who also own Match.com and OKCupid) have been hit by the bots

Spring Fever: Five Ways to Open Up and Find New Love

Julie-Anne Shapiro | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie-Anne Shapiro

Spring is here and love is in the air! Flowers are blooming, trees are turning green again, birds are building their nests and we all naturally become more interested in love, sex and romance. With longer, lighter and brighter days, you have a spring in your step as you start to think about new beginnings.

Boyfriend Scares Girlfriend In Hilarious Prank

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Every couple has their own habits, likes and dislikes and if you're in a long-term relationship, chances are you and your partner will have your very ...

Disenchanted With Online Dating and Want to Try Something New?

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

In the late 20th century the most common way men and women met was through friends or through work. There were many benefits to this; when meeting through friends, you know something about their history and background as well as being more likely to have shared values and interest. In the last 15 years this has started to change with the event of online dating.