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How to Help Someone With Depression

Seth Adam Smith | Posted 04.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Seth Adam Smith

My heart softened, and suddenly, the sadness didn't feel as strong. You see, depression thrives in secrecy but shrinks in empathy.

9 Ways NOT To Impress A Woman

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.18.2014 | Women

From revealing romantic feelings for a friend to crafting a spiffy e-opener, catching the interest of someone you'd like to date can be hard. (Serious...

Is Online Dating Right For You?

Kim Rosenberg | Posted 04.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Kim Rosenberg

With the emergence of so many new online dating apps, it's inevitable that most single people will dabble online at some point during their single lives. However, online dating isn't for everyone. Want to see if online dating is a good match for your dating goals? Here are a few points to consider.

How to Balance Ambitious Career Goals With Your Love Life

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel DiPiazza

Today, I wanted to write about something that I've been thinking about for a long time but haven't had a chance to discuss with anybody outside of my ...

How to Peel Off a Clingy Friend

KnowMore TV | Posted 04.17.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

It's not always easy to identify which friends will become clingy -- sometimes low-maintenance friends go through rough patches and need more TLC -- but there are certain friends who will just continually suck the life out of you.

The Real Reason You Aren't Having Sex With Your Spouse

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.17.2014 | Divorce

A year into her marriage, 25-year-old Lindsey Ellison no longer wanted to have sex with her husband. Instinctually, Ellison thought something was ...

The Heart Wants What the Heart Wants... or Does It?

Kira Sabin | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Kira Sabin

Let's get something straight, right now. The heart does not want anything. The heart does not have a brain nor does it have the ability to make com...

'Shouldn't You Be Over That by Now?' How to Respond to Judgment on Your Grieving Process

Megan Devine | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Devine

Sometimes it just makes it easier on you, easier on your heart and mind, if you simply stop trying to explain. Refusing to explain or defend your grief doesn't mean you let other people go on and on about it, continually telling you how you should live.

Get Out of My Uterus, Stranger

Chelsea Bond | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Chelsea Bond

Turning 30 didn't put my biological clock in a race with anyone else's. If I don't bring up my uterus and what I am or I am not doing with it, you shouldn't either.

Recipe For Effective Spring Cleaning

Emma Brodie | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Emma Brodie

In life, three things are certain: death, taxes and occasionally having to clean out your closet. Whether you're as spare as Ghandi or as lavish as Imelda Marcos, it can be hard to muster up the chops for Spring Cleaning. A little strategy can help make the cuts less tough.

How To Date Like An Adult

Abby Draper | Posted 04.12.2014 | Women
Abby Draper

I'm too old to fake it (yes, I mean that in every way you think) anymore, so in this "adult" phase of my dating life, I've decided to approach it entirely differently by promising five things to myself.

18 Lessons Learned Being Single In NYC

Jen Glantz | Posted 04.11.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

If anything, being in this city will help you realize one thing: You're going to be just fine.

7 Tips to Break the Sexual Ice with a New Partner

GalTime | Posted 04.10.2014 | Women

If you want to take your relationship to the next level (meaning less talk and more play!), but don't know how to break the ice sexually, there are a few things you can do to get your partner's attention without being too obvious.

Destined To Be #ForeverAlone? You Could Always Try This

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.10.2014 | Divorce

You know you've been single way too long when you resort to this: Now if only we knew where to buy a sheep. Um, for a friend. Keep in touc...

Stop Serial Dating the Wrong Guy: Change Your Type and Fall In Love

GalTime | Posted 04.10.2014 | Women

How many times have you heard yourself say, "He's just not my type" before you've even gotten a chance to know a man? Sure, it's hard to think outside of the box, but if your relationships are causing more grief than good in your life, then it's time to end this pattern.

3 Ways to Not Get Drained by Needy People

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

If you often leave a conversation feeling drained, then you need to learn to be aware of what needy, draining people do that suck the life right out of you -- and what you can do to not get drained.

The Irrational Fear of Being Alone

Susan Winter | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women
Susan Winter

We've been told through movies, music and literature that we're incomplete if we're alone. Only the presence of "another" can alleviate the void we feel inside and make us feel whole. In actuality, we feel the void when we're not aligned with ourselves.

Has Your Flirt-Texting Turned Into Cheating?

Loren Ridinger | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Loren Ridinger

Flirty texts and emails may never become physical, but that doesn't mean you're not having an affair.

From Partners to Parents

Dr. Juli Fraga | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Dr. Juli Fraga

For any mother or father to-be, becoming a parent brings a tidal wave of unexpected feelings, normal insecurities and new opportunities. Adjusting to this new identity offers the opportunity to deepen your relationship with your partner.

I Fell In Love With A Man Who Refused To Text Me

TueNight | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women

He wrote my first name on a napkin, slipped it in his pocket, and asked me to meet him, same time, same place, four days later. I did. He did. No texts, alerts or mobile carriers required.

8 Questions That Will Clarify The State Of Your Relationship

David Kanegis | Posted 04.05.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Whether you live in an area chock o' block full of eligible males or a remote location where single men are scarce, one thing is a given. Many men are commitment phobic.

Beta -- or Omega?

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

The Omega guy has been around forever, not just since the economic downturn. He is the ultimate narcissist, feeling entitled to live off anyone who will support him and make little, if any, contribution to the household.

Inside the Dating Mind: Analyzing Who Pays These Days and Why

Alissa Fleck | Posted 04.03.2014 | Weddings
Alissa Fleck

If someone believes strongly in a certain practice against all odds, that does say something about their character.

Why I Hated The Term Soul Mate (Until Yesterday)

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 04.04.2014 | Women
Evelyn Lauer

The notion that there is one soul mate for everyone is ludicrous. If you expand the definition, a soul mate doesn't even have to be romantic. My best friend is a soul mate; my son is a soul mate; a man I knew but never even kissed is a soul mate.

Conscious Uncoupling and the Paradox of Conscious Commitment

Thea and Duane Harvey | Posted 04.02.2014 | Divorce
Thea and Duane Harvey

Relationships do end, and it is important to stop viewing this as failure. The success or failure of a relationship should not be determined by it's length, but by our ability to allow another human being into our heart and grow from the experience.