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9 Breakup Tips For Long Distance Dating

Caitlin Roberson | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Caitlin Roberson

When I first started dating, I believed breakups were events where you had perfect clarity and confidence. I still believe that (mostly). It's the illusion that such clarity is achieved quickly and easily that's changed.

9 Tech Tips for Long-Distance Dating: A Tinder Success Story

Caitlin Roberson | Posted 10.14.2014 | Technology
Caitlin Roberson

Distance sucks, but I treat my relationship as an utmost priority, the same way I treat everything else that matters most to me in life. Being busy is no excuse to bury your relationship on your priority list.

Are you a SINK? The Manifesto for The-Single-Income-No-Kids Female

Christine Deakers | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Christine Deakers

What's the function of a woman who's married, yet childless? Better yet, what's the function of a woman who is single by volition, financially independent, and has no kids?

Making Sure Emotional Flooding Doesn't Capsize Your Relationship

Stephanie Manes | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Manes

Take timeouts when you need to. Sometimes you can self-soothe on the spot. At other times, you may need to take a break from the interaction. And by all means, don't get down on yourself when you do get tripped up and act out. That's what "I'm sorry" is for.

10 Things Your Boyfriend Is Dying To Tell You

Posted 05.14.2013 | Black Voices

Sometimes the truth hurts, and that's why so many men say they sugarcoat things with the women they date. Dating coach Kevin Carr asked a group of men...

Modern Day Matchmaker: 10 Reasons He's Not The Man For You

Posted 04.17.2013 | Black Voices

If your boyfriend is raising any of these red flags, it may be time for him to become your ex. By Paul Carrick Brunson A few weeks ago, I wrote ...

The Dos And Don'ts Of A Healthy Relationship

Lisa Firestone | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

When it comes to their intimate relationships, individuals can make any decision they want about monogamy, as long as this decision is mutually agreed upon by both partners.

Standards vs. Expectations: Elevating Your Golden Rule

Daniel Scott | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Daniel Scott

A standard is a level of quality, something that is accepted as a norm, and generally used as a basis for judgment. An expectation is a strong belief that something is going to happen in the future, or a feeling that someone or something is going to achieve something.

Survey: Almost Half Of Couples Lie About This

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 04.26.2012 | Business

Nearly half of all people have lied to their significant other about money, according to a new "Financial Infidelity" survey of 23,000 online users by...

How to Stop Your Discussions From Turning Into Arguments

Sophie Keller | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

If you ever talk over each other, if your discussions have a tendency to turn into arguments or if you feel you are not being heard, then the talking stick is an excellent way to communicate and can save enormous amounts of time, energy and heartache within your relationship.

Changing the Blame Game

Dr. Fran Cohen Praver | Posted 05.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Fran Cohen Praver

A common problem that married couples encounter is what I call the "blame game." By the blame game, I am referring to fights in which each spouse insists on being right and that the other is wrong.

Marriage: Class in Session

Sarah Henson | Posted 03.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Sarah Henson

For all of us still showing up to marriage class (some of us more prepared than others) taking tests, failing quizzes, learning new things or bored with the same old material, remember that as sure as the sun will set on this day, life is guaranteed to change.

Dating Resolutions: 7 Characteristics Of A Conscious Relationship

Lisa Firestone | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

The reasons we fall in love may be a mystery, but the reasons we stay in love are far less elusive. That is why this New Year's, I propose making a few resolutions about what we look for in a romantic relationship.

Are You 'Muggable' in Your Relationships?

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

If you've found yourself exploited in relationships before, how much were you responsible for it? Because apparently there is such a thing as wearing an 'exploit me' sign on your back.

How to Date an Indian (Advice for the Non-Indian)

Andrea Miller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrea Miller

My husband is from New Delhi, which has given me a pretty good perspective on the desirability of the people from the world's largest democracy -- and how to woo them.

How to Irritate Men

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

Ladies: in the spirit of understanding men and perhaps causing them less needless pain, here are some behaviors that are guaranteed to irritate the living crap out of men.