UK Valentines

Architecture Of Love

Simone de Gale | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK
Simone de Gale

Buildings are designed in many different fashions, but none more special than romance. Romanticism in architecture originated in Europe, and dates fr...

How To Be Romantic (Without The Effort) This Valentine's Day

Beth Searle | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Searle

My ex-boyfriend used to describe himself as a 'hopeless romantic'. Not because he couldn't help but be romantic, unfortunately, but because he considered himself completely hopeless at doing anything romantic. The mere thought of Valentine's Day would bring him out in a cold sweat.

My Dating Dilemma - Do I Disclose My Disability?

Samantha Renke | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha Renke

The answer to all of the above is yes, yes and yes my disability does not stop me from wanting to find love, have a sex life or be seen as desirable. So why do people feel they need to ask these questions to people with disabilities?

Valentine's Day: What If Steak, Oysters And Refined Sugar Aren't On Your Menu?

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

what if you don't eat meat? What if you're allergic to shellfish? What if you've committed to going sugar free for February? There's nothing romantic about eating something you don't like, or indeed, something that makes you poorly with grim side effects!

Appy Valentine's Day

Caragh Little | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

Maybe, with life being so busy, we have to prearrange it all, even if it means that we all end up celebrating our love in one identikit packaged, shrink-wrapped night. And yet... something about all that prearranged perfection makes me want that Boredom app to vibrate on my wrist or phone.


Mary Griffiths Clarke | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mary Griffiths Clarke

You'll never attract love if you don't know what it is. Love is never about just one person. It's a way of life, an attitude and spiritual awareness. I don't believe love can exist in absence of these things.

How Retail Brands Will Be Feeling The Love For Valentine's Day 2017

Jon Lord | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Tech
Jon Lord

Last minute shopping on Valentine's Day is nothing new but how shoppers are shopping is. Aphrodite might be the goddess of love but mobile is the god of Valentine's Day retail - and, more than ever before, these lagging lovers are making their purchases on the go.

Is Valentine's Day A Day For Love Or A Day To Be Dumped?

Sara Davison | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

It is a time when people take stock of their love lives. They evaluate what they have and whether it's what they really want. If one partner is unsure about the future together they will not want to make big romantic gestures on Valentine's Day so this is why breakups spike just before the big day.

Why Do People Break Up on or Around Valentines Day, and How Do You Handle It

Sara Davison | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

The sad and rather ironic fact is there is always an increase in break-ups around Valentines Day. At a time when many couples are planning a romantic evening, buying each other cards and celebrating their love it seems strange that this is a peak time for splits.

The Darker Side of Valentines

Professor Martin White | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Professor Martin White

Just as we do today, lovers in Ford's day, and in his plays, saw the heart as the symbol of love, but also as the core of our being, where we hold our most profound feelings.

Is Getting a Valentine's Day Card From Your Child Cute or Creepy?

Simon Ragoonanan | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Ragoonanan

Contrary to my assumption, at the playgroups I went to, many children (well, only girls) were being encouraged by mothers to make cards for their fathers. The thought of getting a Valentine's Day card from my daughter makes my skin crawl.

Why a Man Should Plan Valentines Day

Caroline Brealey | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Brealey

There are many awkward moments in the early days of dating. From the heart stopping moment you don't recognise them as they look way older than their dating picture (and not a thing like Bradley Cooper goddammit) to the moment the waiter slides the silver platter with the bill between you both.

Planning to Propose on Valentine's Day? Here Are Some Tips...

Simon Glazin | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Glazin

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, there must be many men (and some very modern women) who have a diamond-filled ring box ready to be opened, along with THE question of their life. But where to pop the question? And what with? There's some planning to do it seems, even before thinking about the actual wedding.

Valentine's Day - Love or Singleness Burnout?

Dr Toby Silverton | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Toby Silverton

If the need for closeness is making itself known in your life, be aware that burnout can also find a foothold. Yes, you can burn-out on the absence of the personal in your life. Burnout feeds on starvation, so any area of your life that is feeling deprived can be fertile ground for burnout.

'Game of Thrones' Star Aidan Gillen in New 'I Draw Slow' Video

Peter McGuire | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Peter McGuire

Shot in Dublin's Hacienda pub, the idea for the Valentine video was put together within four days. Director Hugh O'Conor played the song to Gillen, who quickly signed up to feature in the video.

Slow Down!

Kamontip Evans | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

Try meditation to help you slow down - to spare your heart and cardiovascular system from wear and tear due to stress. When you practise meditation, the awareness of your breathing or bodily movements becomes enhanced.

An Oxford Companion to Valentine's Day

Daniel Parker | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Parker

It's a question as old as time: do you eat out for Valentine's Day or brave the kitchen yourself in a foolhardy attempt to impress your partner? On the one hand, if you dine out, you won't burn your kitchen down, desperately scraping ashen steak chops off the oven walls as your love weeps into her napkin.

14 Valentine's Day Lessons We Can Learn From Stock Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Whether you're planning a date or looking for gift ideas, Valentine's stock photos have got some handy tips for everyone......

True Romance: Four Things Your Girlfriend Actually Wants For Valentine's Day

Liz Marie | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

Every woman is different. Personally, I can't stand flowers simply because I always kill them. I'm just not a flower loving gal. I'd rather be wined and dined with a hearty red and a cheese plate the size of my head. Brie is my love language. When you're in a relationship with a woman, you should know things like this about her.

Valentines, Always... Marriage, Never

Caroline Frost | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Frost

As St Valentine turns up to warm the cockles of our hearts once again, thoughts invariably turn to warm fluffy bunnies, doves cooing in harmony, flowers, chocolates and lots and lots of love. Which is all well and good... just as long as marriage doesn't figure anywhere in this lot.

INTERVIEW: Lawson Want To Be Taken Seriously

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

"I've been making love in the past and then our song will come on shuffle and I'll have to turn it off," says Lawson's chiselled lead singer Andy Brow...

Five Tips on How to Attract Love on Valentine's Day

Marina Pearson | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Pearson

If you find yourself without a date, its time for you to do five loving things for yourself on the day so you can attract love into your life. Become the person that you want to attract and there is nothing more sexy for a man, when he sees a woman who is brimming with confidence and self love for herself.

PICTURES: Quirky, Bouncy And Hairy: Valentine's Day Around The World

Posted 14.02.2012 | UK

Valentine's day is a romantic holiday celebrated across the world, with lovers exchanging gifts, sharing supper or for more courageous folk, revealing...

WATCH: Is This The Most Romantic Scene In Cinematic History?

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Oh, those funny, clever and no doubt handsome people at The Poke. You've surpassed yourselves with this little Valentine's gem. Yes, if you though...

Think Your Valentine's Day Is Bad? Check Out Misery Bear's (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Having a miserable Valentine's Day? We bet it's nothing compared to Misery Bear's. Yes, our little furry friend may have written a Guide To Love......