Posts tagged "love story"

Dater X: The Love I Want

I answered the phone at 10:45 p.m., worried about why my father was calling so late. It was highly unusual for a man who never calls after 8 o’clock, especially…

Dater X 2.0 | September 10, 2014 - 12:00 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Man Publishes Sweet Love Letter To His Wife In The Local Paper For 61st Anniversary

Take notes, because this is how romance is done.

After 61 years of marriage, Bob Phillips admitted to his wife Gail that he’d been looking…

Katie Oldenburg | July 15, 2014 - 9:30 am

It’s Time To Cry: Celtics Great Bob Cousy Reflects On Losing His Wife Of 63 Years

“Our marriage was somewhat contrary to tradition. Most couples have the most intensity in the beginning. But I was always working. So we had the best and most romantic part…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 2, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Elderly Couple Weds 60 Years After Their Parents Forbid Them From Getting Married

Eileen Lockley and Warner Billington met when they were in high school. The couple dated and fell in love, and wanted to get married, but Eileen’s father thought she was…

Julie Gerstein | April 1, 2013 - 11:40 am

Roger Ebert Shares His Epic Love Story With Wife Chaz

We like to tell people we were “introduced by Ann Landers,” which is technically true, although Eppie Lederer didn’t know her at the time. The night I took Eppie to…

Julie Gerstein | July 20, 2012 - 10:40 am

Girl Talk: A New Way Of Seeing In 2012

2011 had scarcely started before my life turned into a heaping pile of dog shit.

The Frisky was being sold to new owners and our jobs (and paychecks)…

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Have A Part-Time Boyfriend

When I tell people, “I live with my boyfriend three days a week,” I often get two reactions. 

1. “That must be-um– challenging.” 

2. “That sounds…

Sophie Leon | December 29, 2011 - 12:00 pm

It’s Time To Cry: A Holocaust Love Story For The Ages

Jerzy Bielecki was 19-year-old when he was thrown into a German concentration camp, accused of being a member of the Polish resistance. Bielecki spent three years at the camps before…

Julie Gerstein | October 28, 2011 - 9:40 am

Your 10 Best “How My Parents Met” Stories

Last week, we shared the stories of how our parents met. From Ami’s parents — who met at summer camp — to Kate’s mom and dad — who bonded over…

Julie Gerstein | August 8, 2011 - 4:00 pm

How Did Your Parents Meet?

This past weekend, my dad threw my mom a surprise birthday party. This is the second surprise birthday party he’s thrown her in five years, which is partly because I…

Julie Gerstein | August 2, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Do You Have A Great Love Story?

I’m sitting alone in my apartment on a rainy night. I’m restless, mildly bored, and, yes, I’ll admit it, but please don’t tell anyone … lonely. It’s days like this…

Ami Angelowicz | September 14, 2009 - 2:59 pm

Before There Were Emails, There Were Letters (600 Of Them)

Here’s your daily dose of sweetness: a couple in England who fell in love as teenagers writing letters back and forth during WWII is celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this…

Wendy Atterberry | August 18, 2009 - 11:40 am

Love and War: A Story That Will Melt Your Heart

Warning: this story is so sweet, it’ll give you a Valentine’s candy toothache, but it’s worth it!
When six-year-old Jannah Lynn Medvec was given a homework assignment to write a…

Simcha | February 11, 2008 - 5:42 pm