52 Ostensibly Terrible Date Ideas I Haven't Yet Road-Tested with my New Girlfriend

Kieran Atkins
in Humor

This list is dedicated to my actual, real life girlfriend. Who I wouldn't subject to any of these things, but who I am greatly indebted to for all of the times she's laughed at my crappy jokes. 1. Hav...

I Am His Mata-Hari

Mata Hari
in Entertainment

April 16, 2010, the winds blew cold and I couldn't settle down. It was so unlike me. It was a Saturday night about 10pm and yet I couldn't sleep. So, I got up and got dressed. I walked up to the bar a...

Best Books To Read After A Breakup

Rashaunna Nelson
in Buyer's Guide

Heartache. Lovesick. Broken heart. Anyone that has suffered through a breakup will attest that the intense pain of a failed relationship can be debilitating, especially at first. People can be so impa...

Ways to Keep a Relationship Working

Lindsie Polhemus
in How To

Any healthy couple will tell you that to keep their relationship working requires them to invest deeply, build realistic expectations and stay prepared to weather the storms together. Life is plenty c...

Language and Family

Rebecca Prouse
in Culture

I've been considering what I'm an expert on. I guess I'm an expert in family, and a failure to understand them. You see, I come from a bilingual family. Well, my mum's bilingual. She's German. My fath...

Books To Read If You're Recently Widowed

George Gott
in Buyer's Guide

Death is the ultimate equalizer. For all its suffering and heartbreak, there's beauty in the commonality of loss within the human experience. Less beautiful is the paralyzing fear you feel after losin...

Love, Love, Love

Pamelyn Manen
in Culture

I've always wondered what I have done to deserve him. Changkyun, I must have put a magical potion on him when he confessed right? It was a sweet and sincere confession, right outside my house when I w...

Write For Humans Today

Humans Staff
in Culture

Humans has now joined the Vocal platform, allowing lovers around the globe to share relationship ideas, tips, stories, and ever-shifting tastes to a (somewhat complicated) community.

I Love My Ex-Wife

Divorced Dad
in Culture

This piece originally appeared in The Huffington Post. I love my ex-wife. Seriously. You wouldn’t think that would be such a shocking statement, or even a particularly unusual one — after all, we were...

How to Leave a Bad Relationship

Yvonne Glasgow
in How To

Whether you’re in a romantic relationship that has gone sour, you have a toxic friendship that is draining your energy, or you have a family member that proves that blood doesn’t always mean much, the...

Is Love At First Sight Real?

Natasha Sydor
in Science

When someone claims 'love at first sight,' people are quick to raise suspicions, and usually eyebrows. After all, doesn’t it seem strange (read: insane) that a person could so immediately feel such a ...