love stories

It’s Time To Cry: Man Finds Lost WWII Love Letter He’d Written To His Late Wife

Even the coldest, most bitter of hearts will melt at the sight of 90-year-old Bill Moore gushing over his late wife of 63 years, Bernadean. Bill and Bernadean were dating when he was…

Claire Hannum | February 19, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Blind Couple Marries After Their Guide Dogs Become Inseparable

Prepare the Kleenex, for this is maybe the cutest story ever. Back in 2012, Claire Johnson and Mark Gaffey, who are both blind, met after they each signed up to be paired

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 27, 2014 - 4:00 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Couple Married For 65 Years Dies 11 Hours Apart

Harold and Ruth Knapke were childhood friends who started a romantic correspondence while Harold, known as “Doc,” served in the army during World War II. The wartime flirtation turned into…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 26, 2013 - 4:03 pm

Girl Talk: The Anatomy Of A Failed Relationship

If you are the hopeless romantic type, this story might appeal to you. Alternately, if you are the jaded, anti-love breakup schadenfreude type, this story might appeal to you, too.

Julie Gerstein | March 7, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Paternity Test Reunites Couple After 23 Years Apart

A couple in England was reunited recently after over 23 years apart when the woman tracked down the man to give a DNA sample for a paternity test. Sarah Daniels,…

Wendy Atterberry | December 29, 2010 - 2:10 pm

The Weirdest Love Stories Of 2010

Despite having the most information (ever) at our fingertips and the greatest likelihood (ever) of being caught and made an object of public scorn and ridicule for doing dumb things,… | December 25, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Watch The Story Of Danny And Annie

Get your tissues ready for this one. StoryCorps, an organization that records and archives people’s stories, has started broadcasting animated shorts of some of those stories on a PBS…

Wendy Atterberry | August 25, 2010 - 11:50 am

81-Year-Old Sweethearts Reunite After 62 Years

Well, my eye makeup is ruined. This is the story of Jack, an 81-year-old widowed veteran, en route to see his high school sweetheart, who he hasn’t seen in…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 28, 2010 - 12:30 pm

And The Prize Goes To … Our Favorite Story Of First Love

Last Friday, we asked you to share your story of first love in exchange for a copy of Us: Americans Talk About Love. Well, a ton of you sent in…

Catherine Strawn | January 22, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Win This! Us: Americans Talk About Love

Love is one of those things that’s hard to describe and even harder to understand. We can’t really know what love is until we’re in it, and the love between…

Catherine Strawn | January 15, 2010 - 6:24 pm

6 Heartwarming Stories Of Old Love From 2009

The bad things that happen in the world tend to stick in our minds a little more than the good stuff, which is unfortunate, because a lot of wonderful things…

Catherine Strawn | December 21, 2009 - 9:30 pm

Mushy Moment Of The Day: Couple Marries After Long-Lost Love Letter Was Discovered

This is one of those moments that makes me believe true love does exist. Steve Smith and Carmen Ruiz-Perez, both 42, finally walked down the aisle after 16 years of…

Annika Harris | July 21, 2009 - 6:20 pm