UK Love

Why Amy Schumer's 'Trainwreck' Is a Zeitgeist Feminist Movie

Jacqui Macdonald | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jacqui Macdonald

Amy Schumer's new film Trainwreck perfectly captures, with equal measures of humour and poignancy, how the modern world of sex and love has become spectacularly screwed up.

For the Love of Family Across the Many Miles

Orlagh McCarron | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Orlagh McCarron

My sister was officially in labour. It was a little surreal since I just rolled over and continued to snooze, conscious of the pain she was about to endure and the chaotic hub of emotion about to let fly, but geographically and mentally I couldn't have felt further away. Winnipeg, CA - 3,630 miles away from Dublin city.

The Cheating Kind, Hold That Thought and Love, Actually

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

Readers may be aware by now that I had a great affection for my late father and we got on very well. My father came from a large family- he was the eldest of thirteen brothers and one sister.

My Experience in Calais' Refugee Camp - The Jungle

Jaz O'Hara | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jaz O'Hara

I've been thinking all day about how I can find the words for what we experienced last week. An hours drive from my house, then half an hour on the Eurotunnel, and we were in the world's worst refugee camp in terms of resources and conditions, yet we were welcomed with open arms. It's amazing how only the people who have nothing really know how to share.

When Sex Is Worth Waiting For

Ellen Nguyen | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ellen Nguyen

You want 3am moments, yes, but with this particular person only. In fact, 3am or 3pm doesn't really matter because it's them and so, day and night will be equally good. You just honestly don't know why it must be them.

Someone Wrote A Poem About Ugne From GBBO And It Is Truly Superb

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Comedy

The nation collectively rejoiced when The Great British Bake Off returned to our TV screens on Wednesday night. Bookies are already taking bets on...

Can't We Be Single AND Awesome?

Adele Barlow | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Barlow

The beauty of being single is that you have a lot of time to think. After a lot of thinking, I've noticed that I don't want to 'get married' - I want to fall in love and build a life with someone who feels the same way. If we happen to have a big party and a piece of paper to go with that, then great.

Labour Lacks Soul

Luke Bretherton | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Politics
Luke Bretherton

The Labour Party is a party without love and without sin. It can thereby do no right and no wrong in its own eyes. And so in the eyes of everyone else it is a party without life and soul. And a party without life and soul is not one you want to be at.

'Follow Me To' Instagram Couple Share Stunning Honeymoon Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Murad Osmann has taken photos of his partner Natalia Zakharova leading him by the hand around the world in the likes of London, Hollywood and Hong Kon...

Here's How People Of Different Ages Define Love

The Huffington Post UK | Jessie Thompson | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It's something most of us experience at least once in our life, but even the Oxford English Dictionary can't settle on how exactly to define the word ...

12 Movies That Will Melt Your Heart

Charo Merida | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Charo Merida

We're bang in the middle of summer, so it might not seem quite right to suggest staying in and watching a movie. It is lovely and warm outside after all... BUT! it's also the season for romance, that, we can't deny...

What TV Show 'Married at First Sight' Tells Us About Modern Dating

Caroline Brealey | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Brealey

The fact that people are willing to marry a complete stranger gives a clear indication of what dating is really like in 2015 - a messy minefield! Put simply, people would rather sign a legal document and spend their life with someone they've never even met than navigate the dating scene.

Single People Want You To Know They're Not All Looking For Love

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When you're single, there is nothing worse than hearing the words: "Why have't you found yourself a nice boyfriend yet?" Funnily enough, not everyo...

I, Helen Keeler, Take This Dress...

Helen Keeler | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Comedy
Helen Keeler

A couple of days ago I realised that in the last 7 months, no one has actually asked me out. I am therefore 'choosing' to be single in the same way that Ann Widdecombe is 'choosing' to be single.

Sex, Love and Death... Only One of Which Is a Certainty in Life

Alison Powell | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alison Powell

When someone dies we are often shocked. Even if that person is ill and therefore their passing is expected to be imminent, I am still yet to lose a loved one to an illness and not be a bit surprised. I am taken aback, maybe slightly affronted.

48 Definitions of Being a Mother

Claire Kirby | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Parents
Claire Kirby

On good days being a mother it's full of smiles and laughter and cuddles, on bad days it's full of tears and tantrums from both the small people and me. On normal days it's busy, loud and always unpredictable.

Sunglasses Are My Saviour

Julie Elizabeth | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Elizabeth

During my three days of contemplation and dismay a cloud of consciousness floated in my window. Cuddling a cup of tea I realised that after months of living deliriously depressed and convinced of my lack of existence, I did in actual fact exist.

How to Increase Happiness and What Really Matters

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

When it comes to aims and ambitions in life, most people admit that their main aim in life is to be happy. This will mean different things for different people, but when you feel happy, you are relaxed, you are content and you are more confident.

Instagram Account Documents How Couples Met (And It's The Cutest Thing Ever)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Romance isn't dead. And this Instagram account sets out to prove just that. 'The Way We Met' tells the stories of how couples first met. From the a...

Heartwarming Video Of Fathers And Adult Children Telling Each Other How They Feel

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Parents

Why is it so hard sometimes to voice how much we really love our family? Ten fathers and their children were asked to participate in a short video ...

Seven Things You Probably Didn't Know About Bulimia

Hattie Gladwell | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Hattie Gladwell

From 2010 to 2013 I suffered quite badly with bulimia. I was always of average weight, so no body really looked at me any differently or noticed. It ended up getting quite bad, to the point where I was hospitalised at the end of 2011 with pneumonia and a collapsed lung - caused by the vomit that had been trapped in my chest area from purging all the time.

What Is the Best Form of Therapy for Personal Growth?

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

Given that everyone is different and we all have our own ideas about what constitutes personal growth, it stands to reason that some people would benefit from one form of therapy while other people would benefit from another form of therapy.

How to Make Relationships Work in Five Easy Steps

Laura Roche | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Roche

Relationships are notoriously fraught with difficulties, no matter how much you love and adore your partner. It doesn't matter how compatible you are, there will be times when things can get a little testing. I've compiled a list of five handy points to bear in mind when the going gets tough.

Falling in Love with a Foreign Language: The Risks of a Metaphor

Lucy Bell | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK
Lucy Bell

Unless you are brought up in a bilingual environment, a relationship with a second language is something you work to achieve and strive to maintain. It is not something you can buy.

Can You Spot What This Groom Has Hidden On These Wedding Invites?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you ever needed confirmation that letting your future husband design your wedding invitation was a good idea, then here you go. A "save the date...