7 Ways to Reset Your Relationship

Experts say couples can emerge from the pandemic stronger than ever by learning from the past and looking toward the future.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #marriages, #parties-social, #psychology-and-psychologists, #sex

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘Never Forget Me’

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

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

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If You Ignore Pornography, You Aren’t Teaching Sex Ed

Refusing to discuss sexually explicit media won’t make it go away.

#children-and-childhood, #computers-and-the-internet, #cyberharassment, #dating-and-relationships, #education-k-12, #men-and-boys, #parenting, #pornography, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls

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Modern Love Podcast: Was It Me or Our Astrology?

After heartbreak landed Amisha Patel on her parents’ couch, she began to wonder whether her love life was predetermined.

#astrology, #dating-and-relationships, #india, #love-emotion, #marriages

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘Two Days Later, He Moved Into My Loft’

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

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

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How to Prep Your Relationship for Post-Pandemic Life

Experts share tips on how couples can adjust to spending time apart again.

#content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #marriages, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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The Grindr Advice Column That Became a Memoir of Modern Queer Life

In “Hola Papi,” the writer John Paul Brammer mines his own experiences and traumas to deliver wisdom for queer readers.

#books-and-literature, #brammer-john-paul, #content-type-personal-profile, #dating-and-relationships, #hola-papi-how-to-come-out-in-a-walmart-parking-lot-and-other-life-lessons-book, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality

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Oh, Dewey, Where Would You Put Me?

A librarian who identifies as queer wrestles with our tendency to classify both books and people.

#dating-and-relationships, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #libraries-and-librarians, #love-emotion

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Modern Love Podcast: Catfished and Trapped in a Romance Scam

They fell for his selfies, tattoos and fluffy dog. But it wasn’t really him on the other side.

#catfish, #computers-and-the-internet, #dating-and-relationships, #frauds-and-swindling, #impostors-criminal, #love-emotion, #online-dating, #podcasts

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Was Right. Love Can Never Be Compared.’

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

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

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How to Rearrange Your Post-Pandemic ‘Friendscape’

Re-entry offers an opportunity to choose which relationships we wish to resurrect and which are better left dormant.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #friendship, #loneliness, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘Sex Is Our Antidote to Loss’

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

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

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Holding Your Friend’s Hand May Feel Strange. Do It Anyway.

As Americans emerge from the pandemic, we should get comfortable with a wider range of platonic touch.

#dating-and-relationships, #greeting-gestures, #hugging, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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They Grew Apart, Then Became Close Again

Trent and Denise Montagu never stopped caring for each other after their divorce. “I didn’t ever stop loving Trent,” she said “I stopped wanting to be in marriage with him, which is different.”

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

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His Comfort Is Not My Responsibility

A young woman with a prosthetic leg hopes to make the world a more empathetic place. If only she didn’t have to do it on first dates.

#amputation, #cancer, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion

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Wellness Challenge: How to Skip Small Talk and Deepen Connections

#content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #psychology-and-psychologists, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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The Kids Are Making ‘Marriage Pacts’ to Distract Themselves From Doom

A dating questionnaire that started as an undergraduate assignment at Stanford has taken off on college campuses.

#colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #marriages, #online-dating, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #stanford-university

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Why You Should Give Your Partner the Gift of Time Apart

Alone time is a precious commodity for couples and families after more than a year of sheltering in place. Offer it to a loved one, and to yourself.

#content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #mothers-day, #psychology-and-psychologists, #travel-and-vacations

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘Nothing My Husband Did Helped’

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

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

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When It Comes to Her Relationship History, Nancy Jo Sales Is an Open Book

In her new memoir, “Nothing Personal,” the veteran journalist reports on her own search for connection.

#books-and-literature, #dating-and-relationships, #mobile-applications, #nothing-personal-book, #online-dating, #sales-nancy-jo, #single-persons

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Modern Love Podcast: ‘Why Do People Get Married?’

Watching his grandmother enter her third marriage, Jake Maynard wondered if marriage was about care, convention — or something else entirely.

#dating-and-relationships, #grandparents, #love-emotion, #marriages, #podcasts, #single-persons

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘Two Blue Dots on One Blue Planet’

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

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

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Has the Pandemic Changed Dating Forever?

Boundaries. Meaningful connections. “Covid baggage.” Here’s what dating will look like in a post-pandemic world.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #online-dating, #psychology-and-psychologists, #single-persons, #vaccination-and-immunization

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The Modern Love Podcast is Back for a New Season: Subscribe

Tune in May 12 for a new season of stories from the complicated love lives of real people.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion

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We, Tina

How Tina Turner reclaimed her voice, her image and her spirituality.

#dating-and-relationships, #documentary-films-and-programs, #domestic-violence, #hbo-max, #movies, #pop-and-rock-music, #rio-de-janeiro-brazil, #turner-ike, #turner-tina

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘Every Morning We Got Up and Did It Again’

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

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

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How Post-Covid Small Talk Could Be Deeper and Better

As we emerge from social isolation, there are ways to make our conversations richer and deeper. 

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #grief-emotion, #loneliness, #memory, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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From Best Friends to Platonic Spouses

Some people are taking their friendships to the next level by saying “I do” to marriages without sex.

#dating-and-relationships, #friendship, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #marriages

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‘Romeo and Juliet’ Meets the Hot Vax Summer

A lusty new production is both an enticement and a warning as we tentatively explore intimacy after a year of forced solitude.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #godwin-simon-theater-director, #online-dating, #public-broadcasting-service, #romeo-and-juliet-play, #sex, #shakespeare-william, #theater

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He Delivered for Me

How my UPS man went from annoyance to emotional lifeline.

#dating-and-relationships, #delivery-services, #love-emotion, #shutdowns-institutional, #united-parcel-service-inc

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘Why Can’t You Find Someone?’

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

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #manhattan-nyc, #modern-love-times-column, #single-persons, #south-africa

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When the Wedding Is Postponed, Renovate a House in Provence

For Parisians Rime Arodaky, a wedding gown designer, and Greg Finck, a photographer, picking a creative project gave them focus amid the many lockdowns in France.

#dating-and-relationships, #fashion-and-apparel, #marriages, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #weddings-and-engagements

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My Boyfriend Has Two Girlfriends. Should I Be His Third?

My mind could rationalize polyamory, but my heart rebelled.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #polyamory-and-non-monogamous-relationships

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True Love? On TV, There’s an App for That

Dystopian streaming shows like “Made for Love” and “The One” imagine what happens when Big Tech creeps into finding soul mates and fixing marriages.

#amc-tv-network, #black-mirror-tv-program, #dating-and-relationships, #hbo-max, #love-emotion, #made-for-love-tv-program, #netflix-inc, #online-dating, #soulmates-tv-program, #television, #the-one-tv-program

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘My First Spring Without Her’

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

#colombia, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #mangoes, #manhattan-nyc, #modern-love-times-column, #pakistan, #venezuela

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Feeling a Bit Cramped? ‘Couples Therapy’ May Look Familiar

The Showtime docu-series lets viewers eavesdrop on real-life counseling sessions. The new season looks at relationships struggling under quarantine.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #couples-therapy-tv-program, #dating-and-relationships, #documentary-films-and-programs, #guralnik-orna, #marriages, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #showtime, #television, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

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Modern Love: I Tried to Filter Him Out

As a Pakistani Muslim, I knew that falling for a Hindu Indian would break me. And it did.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #muslims-and-islam, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘You’ll Understand Someday’

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

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

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Bryan Washington on His Going-Out Friends

In a year without access to queer spaces, one writer considers the importance of the bonds they helped form.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #dating-and-relationships, #friendship, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #text-messaging

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My Ridiculous Dating System Totally Works!

There’s just one catch.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #reality-television

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘Relieved About a Friend’s Failure’

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

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

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Missouri Man Gets 12 Years in Prison for Trying to Buy a Chemical Weapon

The man, a former teacher, pleaded guilty after plotting to use highly toxic dimethylmercury to poison a woman who had broken off a relationship with him, prosecutors said.

#american-council-on-science-and-health, #biological-and-chemical-warfare, #black-markets, #columbia-mo, #dating-and-relationships, #identity-theft, #missouri, #wetterhahn-karen-e

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My Choice Isn’t Marriage or Loneliness

I thought I had a classic fear of commitment, but it’s more complicated than that.

#black-people, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #polyamory-and-non-monogamous-relationships

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Your Tinder Match Will Soon Be Able to Run a Background Check on You

The app is trying to make it easier to obtain data on potential partners. That could create more problems than it solves.

#computers-and-the-internet, #dating-and-relationships, #domestic-violence, #match-group-inc, #online-dating, #tinder-mobile-app

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Didn’t Want Her to Stay Long’

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

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

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Partially Vaccinated Households Struggle to Navigate Freedom and Risk

Some households are now just partially vaccinated, leaving families split on how to enjoy new freedoms while protecting the safety of those who are still vulnerable.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #families-and-family-life, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Love Letter: Divorce Rates Are Down, for Now.

And: Another almost relationship.

#content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #marriages

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When Can Vaccinated People Date Again?

And other questions about post-vaccination life for younger adults.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #colleges-and-universities, #content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #parties-social, #summer-season, #vaccination-and-immunization, #youth

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Learning to Love a Stepmother Through the Language of Flowers

I loved the strenuous labor, the smell of the upturned soil as I planted a seed, and learning from her how to shepherd a plant through its life cycle.

#alzheimers-disease, #dating-and-relationships, #flowers-and-plants, #gardens-and-gardening, #marriages

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Modern Love: Expecting Long Distance Relationships to End

I kept telling myself not to believe in him. And yet, believe I did.

#dancing, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #your-feed-selfcare

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