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Red Flags

10 Signs He's Bound To Be Your Future Ex-Boyfriend

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.16.2016 | Divorce

It’s important to give people a chance while dating, but there are some red flags you just can’t overlook: Does he spend the whole evening interru...

This Behavior Is The #1 Predictor Of Divorce, And You're Guilty Of It

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.12.2016 | Divorce

Ever catch yourself rolling your eyes at your partner or getting a little too sarcastic during a conversation? Those seemingly small behaviors are not...

7 Signs Your Significant Other Is Entirely Wrong For You

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.18.2016 | Divorce

In the early days of a relationship, it's tempting to overlook the warning signs that you and your partner may not be right for each other. But there ...

8 Rules For Making The Right Decisions

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Apply these eight rules when weighing your options to ensure that your decisions always play out in your favor:

Here's How To Save Your Marriage When The Thrill Is Gone

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.18.2016 | Divorce

You knew your marriage was never going to be as passionate as it was in the beginning -- but somewhere along the line, it became downright dull. Ther...

How Flint's Water Got Poisonous

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.23.2016 | Politics

The Obama administration has declared a state of emergency in Flint, Michigan, a city of nearly 100,000 people who can't drink their tap water because...

8 Glaring Signs Your Relationship Isn't Likely To Last

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.13.2016 | Divorce

Every day, marriage therapists talk to couples who want to work on making their relationships stronger -- as well as those who check-in as a last ditc...

10 Men You Shouldn't Date

Samantha Daniels | Posted 12.21.2016 | Style
Samantha Daniels

As a Professional Matchmaker and founder of The Dating Lounge app, I am constantly being asked if there are certain types of men that a woman simply ...

10 First Dates That Should Be Your Last

Lisa Dubino | Posted 09.30.2016 | Women
Lisa Dubino

He drinks too much. Maybe if you're in your 20s this might be excusable. But after 30 it's rude, disrespectful, and problematic. If he's going for a buzz, he's not really going for you, is he? And how's that going to affect his performance later?

Ten Signs Your Relationship Is All Wrong For You

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.18.2015 | Divorce

It's easy to stay in a relationship even when you know deep down it's not going to last. In the beginning, you look beyond your partner's flaws and th...

10 Signs Your Relationship Is All Wrong For You

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.17.2015 | Divorce

It's easy to stay in a relationship even when you know deep down it's not going to last. In the beginning, you look beyond your partner's flaws and th...

How To Spot Human Trafficking In A Hotel

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 02.07.2017 | Impact
Stephanie Hepburn

It's not terribly surprising to learn that many trafficking victims have been exploited in a hotel. An NGO recently launched #DoesYourHotelKnow, a new awareness campaign that alerts hotels and travelers on what to do if we think it's happening (key: you don't have to be certain, that's up to the authorities to figure out).

What Your Favorite Avenger Says About Your Love Life

Phoebe Fox | Posted 05.21.2016 | Comedy
Phoebe Fox

Ironman/Tony Stark: He's the guy everyone calls on in a pinch -- and he'll always come to the rescue, but he wants the glory for doing it, and he has no intention of sharing the spotlight. It's his way or the highway, and you're never going to mean more to him than his favorite suit.

Finally, a Therapist's Red-Flag Guide of Single Women to Avoid

Becky Whetstone, Ph.D., "Doctor Becky" | Posted 05.17.2016 | Divorce
Becky Whetstone, Ph.D.,

The only way men could possibly make it through the dating scene in one piece is to learn the art of how to choose a woman who is most likely to enhance his life over the long haul, avoid the ones who are purveyors of pain, and I am here to help.

20 Relationship Red Flags -- Can You Find Them?

Dawn Hafner | Posted 06.12.2015 | Divorce
Dawn Hafner

My single friends recently shared what red flags they wish they had seen through their rose-colored relationship glasses. I set down my glass of wine long enough to take notes before the wisdom floated right out of our foggy memories.

The Pushy Guy

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 05.06.2015 | Divorce
Elizabeth Denham

I ended the date not long after that. I went home angry. I was not just angry with him for being pushy and not respecting my feelings about it (which is an indication of a controlling personality), but I was angry with myself for buckling.

16 Red Flags Men And Women Ignored Until It Was Too Late

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.04.2014 | Divorce

It's easy to overlook your partner's flaws when you're in a new relationship. You're in that heady, honeymoon phase and any behavior or character flaw...

Relationship Deal Breakers

Natasha Burton | Posted 12.09.2014 | Weddings
Natasha Burton

We all have those non-negotiable standards when it comes to relationships -- habits, qualities, characteristics, details and so on -- that we will simply not stand for. However, it's important reevaluate these from time to time in order to make sure you're not automatically ruling out someone who could totally be husband material.

The Pitfalls Of Online Dating Over 50

Joe Seldner | Posted 12.06.2014 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

When most of the over 50 set was last seen dating 25 years ago, meeting took place at work, school, through well-meaning if usually misguided friends, or through that urban myth of going up to someone in the grocery store (did that ever happen, or at least happen without the police being called?)

5 Signs That You Should End Your Relationship

GalTime | Posted 09.13.2014 | Women

It's right out of a Sandra Bullock movie. Two completely opposite people meet and, in spite of their polar opposite personalities, they fall in love. Opposites attract! Well... sort of.

How to Spot an Abuser Before It's Too Late

Laura Riley, Ph.D. | Posted 08.30.2014 | Women
Laura Riley, Ph.D.

In my 30+ years of clinical experience, I've seen that abusers are often unable to solve conflicts verbally. Under stress, words fail them. Instead of using the small muscles around their mouth to discuss a problem, they lash out with large arm or leg muscles to relieve the tension.

ATM Skimming, Cyber Fraud Keep Bankers up at Night

Robert Siciliano | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Robert Siciliano

Last year there were hundreds of cyber fraud incidents that struck banks and put consumers’ personal data at risk, even though the one involving Tar...

3 Relationship Red Flags That Should Send You Running

Posted 04.29.2014 | Divorce

Written by Adriana Velez for The Stir You've found your soul mate, you've been together for a while, and you feel like you're ready to take it to t...

Firing Your Client: When Is the Customer Not Always Right?

Debbe Daley | Posted 06.12.2014 | Business
Debbe Daley

As the old adage goes: "The customer is always right." When is the customer not always right? What is proper business etiquette in regards to how much...

Workplace Violence: 12 Signs Of A Dangerous Person

Robert Siciliano | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
Robert Siciliano

Workplace violence is something everyone needs to be educated about. Know the warning signs to protect yourself and your employees. The Navy Yard sho...