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Against all odds: Couple's heartwarming love story after meeting on cancer ward and having beautiful premature twins

A couple who met while he was being treated for cancer have shared their heartwarming love story.<p>Jason Greenshields met Marie Harper while he was …

Love Stories

Frank, 92, and Doreen, 85, are getting married after a whirlwind romance

<b>Move over Harry and Meghan, the nation has another happy couple to get excited about.</b><p>At the ripe old ages of 92 and 85, Frank Faulkner and Doreen …

Young man meets woman, 86, he’d been playing Words With Friends with for a year

<b>At its worst, social media can be a nasty place filled with hatred, bullying and trolling.</b><p>But just occasionally, it offers a glimmer of hope that …

What Does Love Look Like? This Woman’s Beautiful Post About True Love Tells It As It Is

Gigantic bouquets, expensive gifts, and big proposals; that's all love seems to have come to for our generation.<p>But for Amy Betters-Midtvedt, the …

Relationships

14 Reasons People Fall In Love With Their Partners Again And Again

Keeping the spark alive in a romantic relationship isn’t easy, especially after the honeymoon phase has come and gone.<p>But couples who go the distance never lose sight of the qualities and moments, big and small, that remind them why they fell in love in the first place. We asked HuffPost readers in …

Relationships

Groom Breaks Down at the Sight of His Bride Walking Down the Aisle: 'I Knew Life Couldn't Get Better Than This'

An elated groom’s emotional response to seeing his soon-to-be wife on their wedding day caused many of the couple’s friends and family to wipe away …

The 16 biggest things I learned from being in a long distance relationship

Image Credits: John Higgins<p>Going back a few years, I started a Twitter conversation with the woman who turned out to be the love of my life. But, …

Relationships

The Unusual Way My Husband and I Keep the Spark Alive

I am unrolling my yoga mat in the front row when I see him walk in. He takes the space next to me, as he does every Saturday morning, though I don’t …

At 94 and 86 years old, Longmont newlyweds find love later in life than most

Bob and Flora Hanlin will celebrate their one-week wedding anniversary Saturday. They're like most newlyweds — still adjusting to married life …

Boulder

How I Make My Ultra-Long-Distance Relationship Work

People are quick to foreclose possibilities in life. But I won't let an obstacle like distance keep me from the man I'm falling in love with.<p>I "met" Noah, a German architect living in London, last June on Scruff, a gay dating app. We "woofed" each other and began a long, intermittent text message …

Relationships

I'm 87, he's 93. It’s not too late for love

I recently read "Younger Next Year," by Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge. The most stringent rule is to exercise six days a week. Well, it may inspire me to miss fewer days for my mile walk each morning.<p>Other firm advice: Join a gym. Nope. Swim. Nope. I'd probably drown. Get a personal trainer for …

Devoted husband refuses to switch off wife's life support - and now she's given birth after 'miracle' recovery

A devoted husband refused to switch off his wife's life support - and now she has given birth after a "miracle" recovery.<p>Beatrice Way, 42, suffered a …

Hope

Earlier this year I turned 42. It was also the thirteenth anniversary of my mum's death and a beautiful full moon. I'm sharing this information as …

Motor Neurone Disease

These adorable engagement photos prove you're never too old to find love

If you're exhausted by modern hook-ups, unsuccessful dating app adventures, and young love flaunting their engagements, here is a breath of fresh air.<p>…

Relationships

I Absolutely Hate Driving I Just Can’t Understand How People Find It Relaxing

<b>We'd been dating for over 4 years and one day, out of the blue, we broke up.</b><p>Friends, family and foes, everyone was equally shocked. We were the …

For a satisfied life, become a god of small things

Tackling too big a challenge can be daunting. The secret is to be a ‘micromaster’<p>Life can be overwhelming. We want to do as much as we can, see the world, learn new things – and it can all get a bit too much. I reached a point when I felt that I could no longer be interested in everything. I had to …

Magic

How to write the perfect cover letter, according to experts

Cover letters might seem quaint in an era when you're almost always applying for jobs online — and the first reader of your application may be a …

Employment

The challenges of marrying a nun during the Reformation

The letter which was delivered to the Oetenbach convent on September 30, 1527, changed Anna Adlischwyler’s life for ever. The author was Heinrich …

When I Don’t Feel Love for My Spouse

A woman once told me that she planned to leave her husband because she “just didn’t love him anymore.” I asked her to change the way she worded what …

Relationships

Woman with rare condition says she could die soon but won't give up looking for true love

Brave Lucinda Roberts is looking for romance – even though she knows she might not live to see her next birthday.<p>At only 32, she has a rare condition …

Online Privacy

Why sex and love don’t belong in the same bed

There’s never anything profound about erotic contact. Sex is purely a hormonal act, whereas love, as expressed in a hug, brings true intimacy<p>Sex sells, they say, and I’m as guilty as anyone of finding headlines such as “How to keep the sex alive in your marriage” irresistible. I pore over these …

Relationships

#1 Website for National News, Entertainment, Politics, Sports, trending Videos And More

A 120-year-old Indian man, Swami Sivananda, has revealed that his abstinence from sex is the reason why he has lived so long.<p>According to reports, …

How to Date an Introvert

<i>Welcome to "I’ll Tell You What," in which I answer questions about life as an introvert. If you have a question, send it to me at</i> …

Personality

Here's What a Rat Looks Like When It's Happy

Now we know what facial expression the rodents make when they’re feeling good.<p>Do rats feel joy? It can be hard to tell, since they can’t exactly greet us with a grin.<p>But now, for the first time, scientists have spotted the rat equivalent of a smile—and it’s all in the ears.<p>They found that happy …

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things | Inc.com

We all have the same amount of time. That's why people who are more productive -- and successful -- use their time more effectively.<p>And that's why my <i>Inc.</i> colleague Chris Winfield is such a great resource for entrepreneurs.<p>Chris is an entrepreneur and writer, and if you like this post (and the next …

Productivity

Love And Making Relationships Work

<i>"Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not, nor would it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love." ~ Kahlil Gibran</i><p>My life has been turbulent lately. On top of feeling the collective angst occurring in the world right now, I've been experiencing, both, …

Aung San Suu Kyi

Clinging to love: Eric Nelson finds a way to keep going after his wife dies

At the end of a fairly routine and busy Saturday, Boiseans Cassie and Eric Nelson and their 3-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Scout, went out to …