Relationships

Relationships

12 Famous French Couples in Love, For Better or Worse

French lovers, French kisses... The French have a reputation for love. But, is romance really at the heart of every French coupling?
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A Life Well Lived, With or Without Children

Is parenthood a must-have for a "good life"? Nutritionist and mother of four Charlotte Debeugny reflects on the essentials of a happy and well-lived life — with or without children.
Kristin Louise Duncombe

Kristin Louise Duncombe Bares All About Life as a Trailing Wife

Are you a "trailing wife" or a ”trailing spouse”? Few people understand what this wretched expression means, and even fewer are able to express how it really feels to leave everything behind to follow a partner fulfilling his or her career path abroad. Yet Kristin Louise Duncombe has hit it on the nail first with her memoir, "Trailing", and now in her newest book, "Five Floors Up".

Date Night at Home for Mummies Who Can’t Get Out

Don't let kids or lack of a babysitter ruin date night for you! If you can't get out, make a date with your partner at home!
Lovers on a Bridge

How and Where to Find a Date in the City of Romance

Paris is known as the City of Romance, but is love really around every corner? Chloe Martin shares her take on the cultural differences of dating in Paris and the latest hotspots where you just might meet Mister Right.
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Bienvenue en France! French Woman Returns Home Feeling Like an Expat

After a decade in the US, a French woman returns home to face the challenges and beauty of rediscovering her roots in France.
getting married in France

Paris Plunge: Hot Off the Press-Engaged and Planning a Wedding in France!

After just three months in France, I feel like my story is just getting started. There’s no way I want to limit myself to one country or the other – I want both! So my Frenchman and I are getting married in France. But I'm getting ahead of myself. As with all things French, there are a lot of hoops to jump through before you get to walk down that aisle.
Pink Rose

One Mother and One Maman to Help Me Get By

With Mother's Day around the corner, a British expat reflects on how lucky she is to have not one but TWO wonderful Mamans in her life.
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Man in the Kitchen: A Moveable Feast for Unmoveable Times 

After a long winter, and a litany of bad news – from political turmoil, to terrorism alerts, and the Brexit – what does a person do? Host an al fresco dinner to reconnect with friends and the simpler things in life, of course!
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Online Dating Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

So you’ve dipped into the arena of online dating. But now you’re teetering on the edge ... can you trust the virtual profile? Here are some red flags and undesirable behaviors to be on the lookout for in order to avoid the undesirable dates.