Love

Wedding rings can’t protect your marriage

When a trusted friend made an unwanted advance, it changed the way I thought about married life.

How to spiritually prepare for your marriage

What role will your values and beliefs play in your married life? Three couples share the unique ways they've made room for spirituality as they get ready to say "I do."

Unusual & inexpensive honeymoon destinations

Consider these fresh destinations for your first ever trip as Mr. and Mrs.

Attention ladies: Prince Harry is in Florida for the Invictus Games

With Prince Harry Stateside, many young American ladies are practicing curtsies, learning the rules of polo, and dreaming of a life in tiaras. For Her…

10 uniquely romantic spring date ideas

It's time to ditch your Fandango and Netflix plans. These original date ideas are guaranteed to spice up your Friday or Saturday night, even when the forecast isn't in your favor.

Fidelity: near misses, nannygate, and hope

Temptation in a marriage can be a surprisingly strengthening force for couples.

Duchess Kate’s family vacation photos: picture perfect

Photos of the royal family's French getaway will make you jealous, sure. But, look a little deeper, and it's also a great reminder of why…

Protecting our kids from emotions

Being upset in front of your kids might be better than putting on a smile.

The healing power of gardens

A husband awakens his blind wife’s senses by planting a garden exploding with color—and attracting more than just bees.

5 surprisingly romantic getaways for St. Valentine’s Day

Paris may be the #1 city lovers want to visit this Valentine's day, but these destinations are charming, sweet, and only a domestic flight (or…

The day I went to a wedding on a first date

Cal and I had connected online many months before, but had never met in person. Then I sent him a text asking if he wanted a "plus one" for a wedding he was attending.

A model mom’s secret to confidence

Veronica Webb has had a successful career as a super model and writer, but her confidence in life comes from a more unexpected place.

9 personal facts to reveal on a first date

You’re at dinner with a guy you met online. He’s shifting nervously in his seat and you’re wondering what to say next; you’ve already asked how his day went and whether his pasta tastes better than it looks.

Why we hide our emotions

Shortly after my husband and I were first married, we were sitting in a restaurant near a middle-aged couple. They were good-looking, well-coiffed, drinking what looked like being expensive wine—and barely said two words to each other.

The ‘love yourself first’ myth

Last year in her magazine, Oprah Winfrey advised us to ask ourselves two questions: "What do I have to do to get where I need to be?" and "How do I create the life I want?" In case you aren’t sure how to answer, she has that for us, too: “To…