I’m Getting Married, Mom. Please Cry.

Entering marriage as your mother leaves it can create an emotional disconnect.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #weddings-and-engagements

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Be Grateful We Have Different Last Names’

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

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

Can I Ask My Ex to Delete Those Nude Pics?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on how to make a delicate request without provocation, and more.

#dating-and-relationships, #ethics-personal, #privacy

Our Kinder, Gentler, Nobody-Moves-Out Divorce

When the end of a marriage means living on separate floors of the same house.

#children-and-childhood, #dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #love-emotion

The Joys (and Challenges) of Sex After 70

Sex can drop off in our final decades. But for those who keep going, it can be the best of their lives.

#baby-boomers, #dating-and-relationships, #dementia, #elderly, #grace-and-frankie-tv-program, #oconnor-sandra-day, #sex

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Long After My Ex Had Stopped Caring’

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

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

Love Bombing: What It Is and Signs to Look For In a Partner

Grand romantic gestures in the early days of a relationship could be sweet — or a sign you’re dating a narcissist. Here’s how to tell the difference, according to experts.

#dating-and-relationships

Watching a Partner Change Is Hard. Accepting It Can Be Harder.

We don’t marry one person as much as we marry one version of a person. But accepting the person a partner may become can be more challenging.

#dating-and-relationships, #marriages

Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Chased Her Shamelessly’

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

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

Tiny Love Stories for the New Year: Fresh Starts and New Beginnings

This week, instead of the usual essay, we’re ushering in the new year with eight Tiny Love Stories about fresh starts.

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

Making These Resolutions Can Improve a Relationship

Relationship experts share four suggestions for enhancing intimacy and romance with your partner in the new year.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships

It’s a ‘Sex and the City’ World. Can Carrie and Co. Still Live in It?

Two decades ago, “Sex and the City” set the standard for many shows to come. With “And Just Like That …,” the series reintroduces itself to a genre that has evolved beyond it.

#and-just-like-that-tv-program, #dating-and-relationships, #girlfriends-tv-program, #girls-tv-program, #harlem-tv-program, #race-and-ethnicity, #run-the-world-tv-program, #sex-and-the-city-tv-program, #television, #the-sex-lives-of-college-girls-tv-program, #women-and-girls

‘The Nutcracker’ and the Sex Tape

A holiday story about passion and other adhesives (and an ugly Christmas sweater).

#christmas, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Nobody Knows I’m a Lesbian’

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

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

Elizabeth Holmes Trial Nears Finish as Closing Arguments End

The jury of eight men and four women will meet on Monday morning to consider wire fraud-related charges for claims made to Theranos’s investors and patients.

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

A Love Language Spoken With Hands

For a deaf man used to broken promises, a video message delivers a fresh start.

#dating-and-relationships, #deafness, #love-emotion, #sign-language

Elizabeth Holmes Trial: Closing Arguments Are Set to Begin

Prosecutors said Ms. Holmes, the Theranos founder, deliberately chose to lie instead of letting the start-up fail.

#computers-and-the-internet, #dating-and-relationships, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #entrepreneurship, #frauds-and-swindling, #holmes-elizabeth-1984, #start-ups, #tests-medical, #theranos-inc, #venture-capital

Vicente Fernández Knew His Way Around Your Broken Heart

First breakups. Final goodbyes. For generations, Mr. Fernández, who died on Sunday, provided a soundtrack for moments of anguish and heartache, and a pathway to healing.

#dating-and-relationships, #fernandez-vicente, #love-emotion, #mexican-americans, #mexico, #university-of-texas-at-san-antonio

Tiny Love Stories: ‘A Child I’ll Never Meet’

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

#dating-and-relationships, #grandparents, #love-emotion, #modern-love-times-column, #poetry-and-poets

The Welcome Return of the Run-In

Running into acquaintances used to be a routine annoyance. Now, it’s an unholy rush.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #dating-and-relationships, #friendship

Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Felt Desire Overshadow Fear’

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

#dating-and-relationships, #eczema, #love-emotion, #modern-love-times-column, #prospect-park-brooklyn-ny

Was She Just Another Nicely Packaged Pain Delivery System?

I had been burned too badly to believe in love. And yet, believe I did.

#dating-and-relationships, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #love-emotion, #wines

Is Holiday Gift-Giving Really Worth It?

December’s materialism can feel perfunctory.

#christmas, #dating-and-relationships, #gifts, #holidays-and-special-occasions, #internal-sub-only-nl

Prosecutors Push Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos to Take Responsibility

Under cross-examination, the founder of the failed blood testing start-up defended herself but admitted that she had made mistakes.

#balwani-ramesh, #cheung-erika, #computers-and-the-internet, #dating-and-relationships, #entrepreneurship, #frauds-and-swindling, #holmes-elizabeth-1984, #silicon-valley-calif, #start-ups, #tests-medical, #text-messaging, #theranos-inc, #venture-capital

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Your Husband Will Probably Leave You Now’

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

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

Adele and Summer Walker: Our Season of Romantic Discontent

New chart-topping albums from the two singers serve as raw excavations of relationships gone bad.

#30-album, #adele-singer, #dating-and-relationships, #pop-and-rock-music, #rhythm-and-blues-music, #still-over-it-album, #walker-summer-singer

Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Forced Cinderella to Scrub the Stage Floor’

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

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

We Could All Use a Jodi in Our Lives

Jodi Rodgers, who helps people with autism navigate the world of dating on the Netflix show “Love on the Spectrum,” has some lessons for all of us.

#autism, #content-type-personal-profile, #dating-and-relationships, #love-on-the-spectrum-tv-program, #rodgers-jodi, #television, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

He Cared About Me, So I Broke Up With Him

When you’re used to the roller-coaster emotions of bad relationships, it can be hard to believe in anything else.

#dating-and-relationships, #disabilities, #love-emotion

Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Only Sort of Hope He’s Happy’

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

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

Theirs Is a ‘Traditional Untraditional’ Union

The Tony Award-winning actor Daisy Eagan and her husband Kurt Bloom, who are in an open relationship, share how they designed a marriage that works for them.

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

Husband of ‘Sweetheart Swindler’ Sentenced to 85 Years for Bilking Older People

Prosecutors said that Desiree Boltos and her husband, Paul Hill, stole more than $3 million from seniors who believed they were in romantic relationships with her.

#dating-and-relationships, #elderly, #fort-worth-tex, #frauds-and-swindling, #tarrant-county-tex

Interracial Dating: Do You Hide Your True Self While Dating?

When dating interracially, some Black people say that code-switching, a common practice of adapting the way they look, speak or act in different social settings, comes as second nature.

#dating-and-relationships, #race-and-ethnicity

Tiny Love Stories: ‘His Skin Against Mine’

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

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

Anxious, Avoidant or Secure: ‘Attached’ Is the Book That’s Shaping How We Understand Love

Over a decade after its publication, one book on dating has people firmly in its grip.

#dating-and-relationships, #psychology-and-psychologists, #sociology, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

The Curious Tale of Mr. Kale

He was everything I expected and wanted. So why hasn’t he returned to Whole Foods?

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #psychics-and-fortune-tellers, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores

How to Get Through a Pandemic Breakup

Even with life slowly creeping back to normal, a split from a partner during such stressful times can feel challenging.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #single-persons

Tiny Love Stories: ‘With You, I Can Be a New Person’

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

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

Should I Tell a Facebook Friend I Had an Affair With Her Partner?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on responding to infidelity.

#adultery, #content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #ethics-personal, #lying

‘Maybe I Do Have a Story to Tell’: Kal Penn on His Memoir

The actor talks about his new book, “You Can’t Be Serious,” in which he introduces readers to his fiancé, Josh, and explains his sabbatical from Hollywood to work for the Obama administration.

#actors-and-actresses, #books-and-literature, #celebrities, #content-type-personal-profile, #dating-and-relationships, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #penn-kal, #sabbaticals-and-career-breaks, #united-states-politics-and-government, #writing-and-writers, #you-cant-be-serious-book

Tiny Love Stories: ‘At the Halloween Party, Anxious to Go Home’

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

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

Two Wrongs Don’t Make Mr. Right

He wanted to get really serious really fast, which felt good until it didn’t.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion

Marriage is Declining in America

This is a development with enormous consequences for how we define family and adulthood in general, as well as how we structure taxation and benefits.

#dating-and-relationships, #marriages, #pew-research-center, #social-conditions-and-trends, #united-states

It’s Quitting Season

Time to stop being a martyr to grit.

#dating-and-relationships, #labor-and-jobs, #social-conditions-and-trends, #your-feed-opinionvideo

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Who Has Time to Feel All Day?’

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

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

How a Missing Sock Changed My Life

Not the sock itself, but a note attached to the sock. (Actually, the guy who wrote the note.)

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

The Highs and Lows of Finding Love on the Spectrum

Not surprisingly, the romantic lives of autistic adults are just like those of neurotypical adults: never easy.

#autism, #dating-and-relationships, #marriages, #single-persons

The Perfect Dinner for Two

Cooking for someone else can be the purest form of connection.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #dating-and-relationships, #korean-food-cuisine, #recipes, #seafood

Tiny Love Stories: ‘An Idyllic Trip to Salvage Our Romance’

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

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

How One Woman Fell In Love Again After 80

For Phyllis Raphael, 86, a chance meeting on the street turned into a get-together. Then came a date. A second and third followed. So did a love affair.

#dating-and-relationships, #elderly, #love-emotion, #nevertoolate2021, #phyllis-raphael