Relationships - Dating

Dating is a confusing, emotional, messy business. We certainly don’t have all the answers, but we can provide earnest, “Reader’s Digest version” dating advice for people looking for romance—yes, including for people who are out of their 20s and 30s.

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    True Romance: Her Mother Was Right!

    STEVEN: The first time I met your mom was when she came up to me and said, “It’s a pleasure


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    True Romance: The Airport Connection

    LAUREN: I was 35 and living in Richmond, Virginia. Somehow a lifelong partner didn’t seem to be in the cards;


    A Wife Gives her Husband the Gift of Life

    There's no way to top this present.


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    True Love Reunites a Couple Torn Apart by Amnesia

    Amnesia sent him spiraling into oblivion. Love brought him back.


    10 Tips for Finding True Love and Happiness

    In their new book Love for Grown-ups: The Garter Brides’ Guide to Marrying for Life When You’ve Already Got a


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    How to Avoid Online Dating Scams

    Common sense will tell you that sending money to a stranger is a bad idea. Here are more tips to...


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    10 Romantic Weekend Ideas

    1. Camping for two Pick a local nature reserve and grab your tent for a romantic outdoor weekend. Forget your


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    10 Foods Not to Order on a First Date

    Spaghetti and meatballs: Let’s be honest, the date is not going to turn out like Lady and the Tramp. Instead,

    6 Ways Apples Have Been Used to Predict Love

    Check out these funny ways young ladies used to use apples to discover their future spouse from the book "Superstitions."


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    15 Signs of Puppy (and Kitty) Love for Valentine’s Day

    Give your pet a treat and hug this February 14th too! And check out these super-cute cats and dogs showing...


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    6 Couples Share Their True Love Stories

    Also In This Story See more amazing photos—including wedding pics—of these profiled love matches! Read six-word memoirs on love and


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    True Stories: Inspiring Words from Real Couples

    The 1,001 men and women who participated in the Reader’s Digest Marriage in America Survey didn’t get paid to participate;