How to Find the One

After swooning at the interracial couple in “Bend It Like Beckham,” she knew how she wanted her romantic life to unfold. But the future had other plans.

#bend-it-like-beckham-movie, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #pakistan, #race-and-ethnicity

It’s Never Too Late to Learn the Tango and Fall in Love

Nancy Cardwell was a successful newspaper editor in New York. Then she took up tango, started spending time in Buenos Aires — and met Luis.

#buenos-aires-argentina, #dancing, #dating-and-relationships, #marriages, #nevertoolate2021, #tango

The Shame Game

He considered himself a “toothfish,” carefully curating his dating profile to hide the gaps in his teeth.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #teeth-and-dentistry, #young-damon-1978

What’s the Most Unusual Place You Have Ever Gone on a Date?

Share your story with the Modern Love Podcast, and you may be featured in a future episode.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion

When We Consent, We Shouldn’t Feel Terrible After, Right?

We deserve more than sex that is merely legal.

#colleges-and-universities, #dating-and-relationships, #discrimination, #men-and-boys, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights, #youth

The Power of a Casual Check-in Text

New research says most of us underestimate the power of the casual check-in.

#dating-and-relationships, #friendship

What Happens When a Rock Star Proposes Onstage?

Olivia Jean married the celebrated musician Jack White mid-performance, but she has a plan all her own.

#audio-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #content-type-personal-profile, #dating-and-relationships, #dead-weather, #detroit-mich, #marriages, #music, #nashville-tenn, #pop-and-rock-music, #records-and-achievements, #third-man-records, #weddings-and-engagements, #white-jack, #women-and-girls

Claddagh Ring

A piece of jewelry that, in modern times, has come to symbolize Ireland.

#dating-and-relationships, #disney-walt, #galway-ireland, #gibson-blaine-1918-2015, #jewels-and-jewelry, #your-feed-fashion

7 Questions to Strengthen Your Relationship

After two years of tumult, these essential conversations can help couples talk about what’s working, what’s not and where the relationship is headed.

#content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #marriages, #psychology-and-psychologists, #sex, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

When the Rent Rushes Relationships

Soaring rents across the country have motivated some young couples to move in together earlier than they planned.

#affordable-housing, #brooklyn-nyc, #dating-and-relationships, #manhattan-nyc, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Modern Love Podcast: Only With Distance

After a horrible divorce, they managed to develop a fragile friendship in their 80s.

#dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #love-emotion, #marriages

Gun Talks Snag on Tricky Question: What Counts as a Boyfriend?

Among the sticking points holding up a final agreement on gun legislation is how to define a boyfriend in a provision meant to keep guns away from domestic abusers.

#cornyn-john, #dating-and-relationships, #domestic-violence, #gun-control, #klobuchar-amy, #law-and-legislation, #murphy-christopher-scott, #united-states-politics-and-government

A Younger Man

She had a clear vision for the next phase of her life. Dating across an age gap was not part of the plan.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion

Logan Ury Says You’re Dating All Wrong

From her Oakland commune, a dating coach has made a big business out of her data-driven approach to modern romance.

#books-and-literature, #content-type-personal-profile, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #marriages, #online-dating, #psychology-and-psychologists, #sex, #single-persons

Modern Love Podcast: Marriage Classes at Guantánamo

Learning about love from his fellow detainees gave a young Yemeni man hope.

#audio-positive-escape, #dating-and-relationships, #detainees, #guantanamo-bay-naval-base-cuba, #love-emotion, #marriages, #weddings-and-engagements, #yemen

Modern Love Podcast: One Man’s Trash

Listen to a story about a man who couldn’t understand his feelings — until he decided to get rid of his couch.

#dating-and-relationships, #furniture, #grief-emotion, #love-emotion, #podcasts

Mystery of Star Cyclist’s Murder Deepens as Police Seek Suspect

Kaitlin Marie Armstrong is being sought in the killing of Anna Moriah Wilson, according to the police, who said both women were romantically involved with the same man.

#anna-moriah-wilson, #austin-tex, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #cycling-road, #dating-and-relationships, #kaitlin-marie-armstrong, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #strickland-colin, #united-states-marshals-service

We’re in a Loneliness Crisis: Another Reason to Get Off Our Phones

We need to reconnect with material things: nature, soil, our bodies and other people in real life.

#dating-and-relationships, #food, #friendship, #internal-sub-only-nl, #loneliness, #pollan-michael, #social-media

This Man Married a Fictional Character. He’d Like You to Hear Him Out.

Akihiko Kondo and thousands of others are in devoted fictional relationships, served by a vast industry aimed at satisfying the desires of a fervent fan culture.

#dating-and-relationships, #japan, #kondo-akihiko, #marriages, #miku-hatsune

How Love Changes Your Brain

In her new book, Stephanie Cacioppo, a neuroscientist, delves into romance, loss and human connection as she writes of her love story with her husband.

#brain, #dating-and-relationships, #loneliness, #love-emotion, #norepinephrine-hormone, #university-of-chicago

Modern Love Podcast: First Love Mixtape, Side B

Listeners from around the world shared their teenage anthems. From Nat King Cole to One Direction, these are the songs that filled their adolescent hearts with longing and passion.

#audio-positive-escape, #audio-positive-happy, #audio-positive-nostalgic, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #music, #teenagers-and-adolescence

Tiny Love Stories: ‘We Never Asked; He Never Explained’

Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #modern-love-times-column, #parenting, #passover, #shoes-and-boots, #taxation

Delia Ephron’s Memoir Could Be Called ‘Love, Loss and Love Again’

In “Left on Tenth,” the veteran author looks back on a series of life-altering events, including a whirlwind romance at the age of 72.

#age-chronological, #books-and-literature, #dating-and-relationships, #ephron-delia, #ephron-nora, #friendship, #left-on-tenth-a-second-chance-at-life-book, #movies, #new-york-city, #writing-and-writers

Straight People Need Better Rules for Sex

What if consent isn’t enough?

#dating-and-relationships, #sex, #single-persons, #social-conditions-and-trends, #women-and-girls, #youth

Modern Love Podcast: A Couple Walks Into City Hall

In a year crowded with weddings, we listen to a snapshot of those tying the knot the no-frills way.

#city-hall-park-manhattan-ny, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #weddings-and-engagements

Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Quietly, Foolishly Eloped’

Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.

#dating-and-relationships, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #jams-and-jellies, #love-emotion, #modern-love-times-column, #same-sex-marriage-civil-unions-and-domestic-partnerships

Separated but Under the Same Roof

Some couples who’ve ended their marriages are finding common ground right at home.

#dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #families-and-family-life, #marriages, #parenting, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #single-parents, #single-persons

Modern Love Podcast: Right Swipes, Big City

A young woman with a prosthetic leg navigates dating apps in New York City.

#amputation, #audio-positive-escape, #audio-positive-happy, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #new-york-city, #online-dating, #prostheses

6 Advice Podcasts to Navigate the Weirdness of Daily Life

After two years of the pandemic, these shows — covering sex and dating, office politics and family dynamics — will help you manage the return to normalcy.

#am-i-normal-with-mona-chalabi-radio-program, #awesome-etiquette-radio-program, #big-mood-little-mood-radio-program, #chalabi-mona-1987, #content-type-service, #customs-etiquette-and-manners, #dating-and-relationships, #hows-work-radio-program, #lavery-daniel-m, #perel-esther-1958, #podcasts, #post-emily, #post-lizzie, #savage-lovecast-radio-program, #savage-dan, #were-you-raised-by-wolves-radio-program

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Our Most Mundane Conversations Became Contentious’

Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #modern-love-times-column

My Brother-in-Law Is Awful to His Girlfriend. Should I Break Them Up?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether to intervene when a family member is in an emotionally damaging relationship — and more.

#dating-and-relationships, #ethics-personal, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces

All in the Game of Love

Over crosswords, Rubik’s Cubes or Scrabble, these couples bonded through their shared love of puzzles and games.

#bullock-jessie-crossword-constructor, #cards-and-card-games, #crossword-puzzles, #dating-and-relationships, #games, #love-emotion, #marriages, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #scrabble-game, #trudeau-ross-crossword-constructor

Modern Love Podcast: Confessions of a Late Bloomer

As a closeted teen, he turned to romantic comedies for connection. Over a decade later, he still feels he’s lagging behind.

#audio-positive-escape, #audio-positive-nostalgic, #dating-and-relationships, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #love-emotion, #movies, #teenagers-and-adolescence

Tiny Love Stories: ‘The Empty City Was Our Playground’

Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #modern-love-times-column

My Daughter Is Having Sex With Her Best Friend. Must I Tell Her Mom?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether to keep your teenager’s sexual relationship secret — and more.

#dating-and-relationships, #ethics-personal, #parenting, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #surgery-and-surgeons

Christine Emba’s Manifesto Against Sex Positivity

Christine Emba takes on the taboo on taboos

#books-and-literature, #christine-emba, #dating-and-relationships, #rethinking-sex-a-provocation-book, #sex, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

On (Not) Wasting My Time With a Younger Man

We had no future together, so why not fall completely in love?

#dating-and-relationships, #eugene-ore, #love-emotion

Hating Weddings Was Easy Until I Got Married

I found it so easy to judge other people’s ceremonies. Then, along came Thomas.

#dating-and-relationships, #marriages, #same-sex-marriage-civil-unions-and-domestic-partnerships, #weddings-and-engagements

Modern Love Podcast: A Mother’s Wild, Extravagant Love

She couldn’t be physically present for her daughter’s life. But she found a way to be there, still.

#dating-and-relationships, #death-and-dying, #gifts, #grief-emotion, #love-emotion

Tiny Love Stories: ‘It’s Hard to Tell Family About Sex, Love or Money’

Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #modern-love-times-column

Leading the Bohemian Life in a Gramercy Studio

After living in many of the city’s neighborhoods, a journalist wanted stability. She found it in a rent-stabilized place that she says she will never leave.

#content-type-personal-profile, #dating-and-relationships, #gramercy-park-manhattan-ny, #moma-ps1, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #rent-control-and-stabilization, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #west-village-manhattan-ny

Saving Each Other’s Lives, Quite Literally

An instinct for detecting health problems, and a healthy appetite for sex, have bonded Brian Gari and Jeanne Cathcart for the last 12 years.

#dating-and-relationships, #marriages

How Do I Get My Sex Drive Back?

Advice on how to restore a decline in sexual desire.

#content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #psychology-and-psychologists, #sex, #women-and-girls

It’s a Good Time to Be a Relationship Coach

Whether dating or divorcing, people are turning to coaches for their goal-oriented approach, which can deliver structure and achievements at a time when both may be lacking.

#coaches-and-managers, #dating-and-relationships

Modern Love Podcast: Beyond Girlfriend-Boyfriend

For one Black woman, embracing polyamory has allowed her to “experience the expansiveness of love.”

#audio-neutral-immersive, #audio-positive-escape, #black-people, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #polyamory-and-non-monogamous-relationships

Elizabeth Holmes’s Ex-Boyfriend Set to Go on Trial in Theranos Case

Jury selection was set to start today in Sunny Balwani’s fraud trial, which will establish just how much he knew about the blood-testing start-up Theranos and Ms. Holmes’s actions.

#balwani-ramesh, #computers-and-the-internet, #dating-and-relationships, #entrepreneurship, #frauds-and-swindling, #holmes-elizabeth-1984, #start-ups, #tests-medical, #theranos-inc

Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Really Didn’t Want to Hurt Her’

Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #modern-love-times-column

In These Women’s Hands, Dating Is Truly the Stuff of Horror

The filmmakers behind “Fresh” worked to avoid being exploitative as they injected comedy into their commentary on the exploitation of women.

#cave-mimi, #content-type-personal-profile, #dating-and-relationships, #fresh-2022-movie, #kahn-lauryn, #movies, #women-and-girls, #writing-and-writers

Tiny Love Stories: ‘So Fragile I Had to Look Away’

Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #modern-love-times-column

Seeking a Father for My Child (Relationship Optional)

Nearing 40, I decided to separate dating from mating.

#artificial-insemination, #buddhism, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion