romance

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: What Do Men Think About Valentine’s Day?

Confession? I love Valentine’s Day. I know it’s not cool to admit, but I’m a big soppy romantic at heart. Any day devoted to chocolates, flowers and other showy displays…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2012 - 10:00 am

I Suggest We Kiss And Gaze … I Eagerly Await Your Candid Reply

Romance would be so much easier if we could get straight to the point, couldn’t we? [JayMug.com] …

Jessica Wakeman | December 13, 2011 - 11:40 am

The 50 Creepiest Pieces Of Romance Advice Ever Published

Sorry, single people, this week’s column is for lovers only. Now that those lonely people are gone, hold that lover close and enjoy 50 highlights from three romantic books that…

Cracked | October 29, 2011 - 1:30 pm

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

Mind Of Man: The Most Romantic Part Of Romance

Romance is project management. All successful romantic gestures are the result of one person observing, plotting and executing a plan. Sometimes the plan is big and bold like a prison…

John DeVore | August 3, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Dating Dos: Please, These 5 Romantic Gestures Need To Stay!

Romance is dead.

That’s the consensus you could draw from five minutes on the dating scene. Instead of butterflies, hormones seem to be driving our coupling up. That…

Jessica Wakeman | July 28, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Stupidity Digest: 1516 Ways To Kill The Romance

Romance is a source of mystery for most men. You try to open the door for a woman and she tells you she’s not coming into the men’s room. You…

Cracked | July 17, 2011 - 12:30 pm

7 Romantic Gestures That Make Women Swoon (Guys, Take Note!)

Last week, I posted a poll about the romantic gestures that would actually make you swoon. While you voted in the thousands — with a surprise trip getting the most…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 19, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Debate This: Meeting Guys At Bookstores

In a recent Slate article, bookstore employee, Emma Straub, talks about bookstores being a perfect setting to find true love:

“There are many reasons why bookstores are naturally romantic…

Ami Angelowicz | April 7, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: What Do You Consider Romantic?

Ahh, romance. Always thought about in terms of what women want — flowers (peonies for me, thanks!), slow-dancing to Kenny G, dinner at fancy French restaurants with overly rich food,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 25, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Rachel Bilson Loves A Man Who Will Whittle For Her

“I would definitely say that I’m a big fan of making things for people. I had a boyfriend who carved me a swing out of wood and hung it on…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 4, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Did I Fail To Keep The Romance Alive?

Yesterday I was idly reading the comments on one of my posts on The Frisky when a partner link caught my eye: “7 Things You Shouldn’t Tell Your Boyfriend.” Shouldn’t

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: NY Times Asks If Female Empowerment Is Killing Romance

The New York Times published a piece asking, “Is female empowerment killing romance?” You mean will spinsters successful women die along with their 17 cats? Ugh, we’ve heard that

Jessica Wakeman | December 1, 2010 - 9:30 pm

15 Romantic Gestures She’ll Hate

The men’s site ModernMan.com recently compiled a funny list of “5 Romantic Gestures She’ll Hate.” Unlike a lot of articles on men’s websites that purport to understand women, I actually…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 24, 2010 - 3:59 pm

Don’t Need Bling For A Sentimental Engagement Ring

If given the option between a big ass diamond and a creative ring your artsy boyfriend designed, we’d definitely consider the latter. (Well, maybe … ) Artist Luke Jerram created…

Leonora Epstein | August 25, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Cutest Discovery: Couple Crosses Paths As Kids In A Picture

Have you ever wondered about how many photos you’re in that you don’t know about? How many people have a picture of you because you were caught in the frame…

Leonora Epstein | June 10, 2010 - 11:10 am

Where Are All The Romantic Guys? (Hint: They’re Here, They Just Don’t Like Being Watched)

I live in Paris, a city where the notion of romance is ever-present. In fact, you can’t even get through dinner or drinks without a flower salesman sticking roses in…

Leonora Epstein | May 26, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Robert Pattinson Is A Wimp, Not A Romantic

Ladies, we have this habit of assuming an actor is just like his most famous character. Take Robert Pattinson for instance, with his rumored body odor and greasy hair. Would…

Annika Harris | November 18, 2009 - 5:50 pm