Love Stories

  • 13 Marriage Laws You Might Be Breaking Right Now

    13 Marriage Laws You Might Be Breaking Right Now

    Sleeping nude next to your spouse could land you in the slammer, if you're visiting Salem. Are you an unwitting marriage criminal?… >>

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My Love Story, Before Social Networks

The tale of a man who traveled across two countries and an ocean to follow the love of his life. >>

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My Back Story: A Humorous Look at Muscle and Marriage

A professor pushes the limits of "in sickness and in health." >>

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What I Learned From the Last Meal My Mother Ever Cooked for Me

Now when I make her beef bourguignonne, I realize how I've moved from fury to forgiveness. >>

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Outrageous Love and Marriage in the News

Sometimes "til death do you part" isn't soon enough. >>

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The Amazing Ways 8 Extraordinary People Said “I Love You”

Sometimes, the people we love deserve more than chocolate and flowers. >>

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Editor’s Note: This Herring Says I Love You

A Christmas tradition illustrates the true meaning of love. >>

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A Widow’s Incredible Final Gift to Her Husband

They wouldn’t let religion, custom, or even burial come between them. >>

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The Day I Felt the Richest

We asked and you answered: here are four incredible moments when our readers felt their richest. >>

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Ann Patchett Tells Everything She Knows About Love

After learning that her boyfriend of 11 years has a potentially fatal heart condition, the author… >>

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6 Romantic Words with No English Equivalent

Sometimes love defies language. Other times, just English. >>