UK Love

Woman Gives Her Tinder Match The Most Thoughtful Gift Possible

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK

In this season of festivities and gift-giving, one woman has donated the biggest present of all. Lori Interlicchio, who met her girlfriend on Tind...

Vulnerability in Bed Is Very Sexy

Jayne Blackman | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Blackman

It can be challenging to share vulnerability as you actually feel it. It might feel strange to tell your partner that you're feeling uncomfortable at that moment, or that you're feeling like stopping or pausing for a while. But it really is worth trying out.

I Want to Tell You About Mandy

Jane Harmer | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK
Jane Harmer

A Way Out wants to be part of the support that ensures our women can make this choice. Rather than succumbing to negativity, concurring with stereotypical assumptions surrounding those in sex work, and agreeing with the generally accepted inevitability that change is impossible, we believe in possibility and potential...

Romance Across the Galaxy: Six Sci-Fi Couples Which Are Guaranteed to Make You Jealous

Jonathan Bird | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jonathan Bird

From meeting on Star ships to tracking unidentified flying objects, love and romance finds its' way into some of the best Sci-Fi movies and shows ever made. I have showcased 6 of the most well-known and epic love stories.

The Seven Guys You'll Find on Dating Apps

Krissie Rogers | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Krissie Rogers

It has become obvious to me that certain apps have certain reputations and whilst many are claiming their users are seeking meaningful relationships, I find this hard to believe judging by the types of guys I come across time and time again. Here are the seven stereotypical male profiles you are likely to find on dating apps...

Why Loving You is the Antithesis to My Chronic Fear

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 15.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

It took me years to be able to focus on loving people no matter what they did, or how I felt about them. But the pay-off was indescribable. Every time I found something I could love, I felt fear loosening it vice-like grip on me. I could function again. Look people in the eye. Have a conversation. Sleep. Eat. The world became a manageable place.

Elton John On The Heartbreaking Reason He Tells His Sons He Loves Them Every Day

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Parents

Sir Elton John has said he often tells his sons he loves them, spurred on by the fact his own dad never showed that sort of affection towards him. ...

The Things You Do for Love - The 'I Never Knew and Didn't Understand' Moments of Motherhood

Alison Powell | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Parents
Alison Powell

Since having children I have picked meat out of their little teeth in a restaurant. I can say hand on heart I would not do that for another human being. I have used a hand-held breast pump, feeling like a Jersey cow, as a bus load of people parked at the stop stared at me through my living room window and I simply stared back.

Couple Realise They First Met (And Fell In Love) At Nursery

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Amy Giberson first met the love of her life and current boyfriend Justin Pounder when she was three years old - but she didn't know it until just two ...

Leaning in to Life and Love

Vanessa Olorenshaw | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vanessa Olorenshaw

Walking along the Tube platform I noticed an elderly couple. The woman was on the train, and, through the open doors, she was holding the hands of a man. They were gazing at each other. The emotion in both their faces was palpable. Something was being said between them, unspoken.

Coming Home

Tara Mestre | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tara Mestre

If it's possible for six days to say no to fear, to go to a place where fear doesn't exist then surely that must mean that fear isn't real and is something that is imposed on us by the circumstances we live in or by what we believe to be circumstances that stop us from doing what we really want. Mind boggling no?

Alpha-Dating - The New Must Do

Lisa Palmer | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Palmer

Alpha-dating is a way to put the excitement, mystery and fun back into your relationship by going week by week (or month by month) and taking it in turns to go through the alphabet, coming up with a different date beginning with each letter of the alphabet. For example A could be for archery, get out Cupid 's bow and arrow and put the love back into your life!

Grandparents Reenact 'Up' For 60th Anniversary And It's Adorable

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An elderly couple, both in their eighties, have given us all of the feels by reenacting 'Up' for their 60th wedding anniversary. The adorable video...

Should Friendships Be 'Worked' At?

Gina Lyons | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

No one can say I haven't worked at my relationships. I've forgiven when needed, been patient when pushed, determined when others would walk away, and always understood that this type of effort was vital to relationships. I just never thought I might have to apply this type of vigor to my friendships.

Romance Isn't Dead - You Just Need to Know Where to Find It!

Sarah James | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah James

Online dating sites and apps like Tinder have killed romance, according to historian Lucy Worsley. Ahead of her new BBC Four series, A Very British Romance, she spoke of her belief that while yesterday's generation was all about the search for The One - now it is more about The One For Now.

How to Love Dangerously

Dr. Bill Cloke | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bill Cloke

There are so many reasons to be afraid of intimacy and love we can hardly begin to enumerate them. John Paul-Sartre opined that lovers want to possess the desire of the other to quell their fear of rejection and abandonment. In that way he believes that all love relationships are doomed to battles for independence and ever present dependency.

Why Did Jeremy Corbyn Win? Because He Offered the Politics of Love

Max Harris | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Max Harris

No one has yet been able to tell the full story of why Jeremy Corbyn rose from rank outsider to winning the Labour Party leadership.

Just Give Me Some Space!

Tara Mestre | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tara Mestre

I consider myself a strong woman and lately have met other women just like me, mamas who are trying to continue their development whilst doing a million other things. It's hard. I know I chose to have a child but I did not know how all consuming it would be and that part of me would grieve the freedom I used to have in abundance.

Love And Loss: I Am Not Okay, But Neuroscience Can Help

Jojo Furnival | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jojo Furnival

These were some of the last words I said to my beautiful boyfriend on Thursday afternoon, eyes swollen and soaked with tears, as he seriously debated whether or not to get hit by a car so that he could stay with me in the UK instead of boarding his flight home to Brisbane, Australia.

Woman Accidentally Texts Stranger, Now They're Married

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who accidentally sent a text to the wrong number has ended up marrying the stranger she sent it to. Three years to the day (27 June) after ...

On Saying Goodbye to Home

Jasmine Irving | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmine Irving

I've been on the road for a good 16 months now, living out of my backpack and staying with different welcoming hosts, from family to strangers to friends. The last 3 months have been spent at home, home being the UK and more specifically Newcastle.

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari (Review)

Alice Charles | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

Modern Romance sees comedian and actor Aziz Ansari embark on a journey of self-discovery, visiting five countries and interviewing hundreds of people in the company of sociology professor Eric Klinenberg.

'Sonder' - (n) The Realisation That Each Passerby Has a Life as Vivid and Complex as Your Own

Sasha Govor | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Sasha Govor

Today, like every day, I battled the insanity of the London underground at peak hour. Anyone who has experienced this will join me in a unanimous howl of frustration. You get pushed at, cut off, barraged, sworn at and generally harassed...

The Importance of Love Bombing

Reneé Davis | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Parents
Reneé Davis

Quite some time ago, hubby and I read a fascinating book about love bombing. In it the author talks about resetting your child's emotional thermosta...

Why Is Slow Sex More Fulfilling Than Hot Sex?

Jayne Blackman | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Blackman

Over the years, we have gradually learnt to be with each other in a different way, in a more present way, in a more heart-open way, in a way where we profoundly relax into each other because orgasm is not the goal, we find that another more soulful sexual energy arises.