Tag archive for "Valentine’s Day"

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moving in tips

7 Tips for Moving in Together

1 Comment 12 February 2014

As Valentine's Day approaches, couples everywhere contemplate taking their relationship to the next level. In some cases, this means moving in together, a big step worthy of celebration… and logistical concerns.

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10 of Our Favorite Romantic Movies

No Comments 10 February 2014

Psychologists just concluded that watching romantic movies with your spouse lowers your chances of getting a divorce, so this list of movies that celebrates romance is not just for Valentine's Day. Whether these will help save your marriage, we can't say, but if you're a fan of Cary Grant, Jane Austen, teen angst or kickboxing (the sport of the future), these are just what the doctor ordered.

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love life advice

10 Ways to Spice up Your Love Life

No Comments 04 February 2014

Go ahead, let the sparks fly this Valentine's day. Whether you want to rekindle your romance or to find a spark with someone new, you will fall in love with these helpful tips from our leading relationship experts, including Lisa Rinna from The Big, Fun, Sexy Sex Book and John Gottman from What Makes Love Last? C'mon, Cupid!

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Cute author alert for Jack Gray author of Pigeon in a Crosswalk

Cute Author Alert: Jack Gray

No Comments 14 February 2013

Back in its heyday, Sassy (R.I.P.) had an amazing feature called "Cute Band Alert." It extolled the finer qualities of a hard-working group worthy of more mainstream attention. The very least we can do is the same for our extremely dateable Simon & Schuster authors. Today we're featuring Pigeon in a Crosswalk, his must-read memoir about living single in New York City, eating doughnuts with Kathy Griffin, and working for Anderson Cooper.

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11 Ways to Boost Your Confidence

11 Ways to Boost Your Confidence

No Comments 13 February 2013

Even if you’re notorious for ditching parties or high-pressure dating situations, you can learn to not only own a room but captivate nearly everyone in it. From The Body Language of Dating: Read His Signals, Send Your Own, and Get the Guy.

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Heat up Your February with a Chance to Win Steamy Prizes

No Comments 13 February 2013

Sometimes, the best Valentine's Day gift is one you pick out yourself. But we're giving you a chance to win a prize pack that you would definitely love to NOT buy for yourself: A $500 Agent Provocateur gift card (ooh la la), $200 Bliss Spa gift set, and a 32G iPod Touch chock full of our favorite steamy reads from Simon Audio.

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Valentine's Day

How to Thrill Your Man on Valentine’s Day

1 Comment 11 February 2013

Guys like to feel special on V-Day, too. Here are eight ways to make your day together unforgettable. From Death of the Cheating Man: What Every Woman Must Know about Men Who Stray.

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3 Simple Steps to a Great Online Dating Profile

No Comments 07 February 2013

Focusing on the positive in your online profile will help that first impression be a lasting one. From Love at First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating.

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The Secret to Keeping Him Committed, from a Guy’s Point of View

402 Comments 05 February 2013

Should we help him feel like a "conqueror"? Allowing men to take the lead sometimes helps men stay committed to the relationship. From Death of the Cheating Man: What Every Woman Must Know about Men Who Stray.

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Is He Into You? 9 Signs He Might Be

1 Comment 29 January 2013

His posture, gestures, other body-language expressions act as subconscious clues that he’s interested. Here’s how to recognize them. From The Body Language of Dating: Read His Signals, Send Your Own, and Get the Guy by Tonya Reiman.

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Love lessons you can learn from Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility according to Much Ado about Loving author Maura Kelly

3 Surprising Love Lessons You Can Learn from One Jane Austen Classic: Sense and Sensibility

1 Comment 14 February 2012

By Maura Kelly Co-author of Much Ado About Loving Jane Austen seems to be everybody's favorite writer—men I've dated have spent entire evenings singing her praises, and the ladies love her, too. I was vehemently anti-Austen. There were just so many society girls, so obsessed with marriage! What could I ever learn from reading about such people? Once I got over my initial pride and prejudices, I learned valuable love lessons.

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Beyond the Sling author Mayim Bialik shares how to find intimate time in your relationship when you are raising kids via the attachment parenting method

How to Find Time for Romance while Raising Kids

5 Comments 14 February 2012

More than almost any other aspect of attachment parenting, I'm asked about my relationship with my husband. Nurturing a relationship with your spouse once you have had kids is challenging any way you cut it, but imagine your kids sleeping in your bed and breastfeeding on demand every 2 hours for the better part of many months. But what often ignites passion for a spouse is their compassion and understanding.

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5 ways Victorian courting methods can help improve your love life this Valentine's Day

Simply Ballroom: 5 Victorian Methods That Will Improve Your Modern Dating Experience

No Comments 13 February 2012

By Jillian Stone Author of An Affair with Mr. Kennedy As a writer of historical romance I am constantly doing research, with a special interest in the courting rituals of the late 19th century, which often take place in the ballroom. There, beneath blazing chandeliers and within the confines of the rules of Victorian society, introductions were made, dance cards were filled out, and a good deal of flirtation was had.

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