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Relationship Advice

This Facebook Rejection Is So Harsh, Taylor Swift Could Write A Song About It

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.19.2014 | Divorce

Turns out, timing isn't everything when it comes to relationships. For example, Justin said he wanted a girlfriend, but a few minutes later this ...

Parentlessness, Loneliness, and All Those Other Good Things

Michael McNair | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael McNair

There was a grave realization I came to when I spoke with my mother over the phone a few days ago. Without coming out and saying exactly what I wanted...

The Fear Factor: 5 Ways to Know If Your Relationship Is Scary

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 08.17.2014 | Women
Abby Rodman, LICSW

Fear has no place in a healthy, interpersonal relationship. If you're fearful in your relationship, ask yourself why.

The Secret Reason You And Your Partner Fight

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

A relationship overflowing with joy, laughter, and connection is not too good to be true. We've made it happen in our own marriage, seen it happen for countless couples, and we know it's possible for you, too.

17 Things Married People Want Newlyweds To Know

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.15.2014 | Weddings

Getting married is quite possibly the biggest commitment two people can ever make to each other -- but how do you make sure that promise lasts a lifet...

What To Do When Relationships Fizzle Out

GalTime | Posted 08.15.2014 | Women

Whether it's happened to you in a friendship, marriage or even in a relationship with someone else who's important in your life (like your hair colorist or even your housekeeper), you simply know when you've lost your rhythm and neither of you is addressing its loss.

4 Important Questions for the Future of Your Long-Term Relationship

Shannon Deep | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Shannon Deep

For a lot of people -- obviously, myself included -- it's important to know whether a long-term relationship is in the marriage pipeline or on the sideline. And both are ok! But what's most important is that no matter the answer to that question, you're where you want to be and it's where your partner wants to be as well.

The 4 Ways Men And Women Connect In Middle Age

Lisa Copeland | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

If your objective is to have a romantic long-term relationship after age 50, you'll need to know exactly how to connect with the opposite sex on multiple levels so it has the potential to go somewhere.

4 Reasons To Put Date Night On Your Calendar

Winifred M. Reilly | Posted 08.13.2014 | Weddings
Winifred M. Reilly

Whether you've been married five weeks, five years, or even five decades, date night is a ritual you should regularly observe. This is hardly a news flash. Yet, if you're like most couples, you'll read it, you'll note it, and then you'll ignore it.

When Did 'Unacceptable' Become 'Good Enough'?

Phoebe Fox | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Phoebe Fox

Most of us are raised on fairytales and Hollywood (mostly the same thing). For years we believe that our perfect someone is out there, our singular soul mate -- and we wait for him (or her).

10 Things People Who Are Great At Relationships Do Differently

Alexis Meads | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Alexis Meads

Self-fulfilling prophecies will come true if you expect them to. Period. If you expect for your relationship to fail, then chances are it probably will. Because when we believe something over a long enough period of time, we start to act in ways to prove it to ourselves.

11 Things Men Think About Sex -- And The Reality

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 08.09.2014 | Women
Samantha Rodman PhD

If I had a nickel for every time I heard a man say that "unlike most guys," he "really likes" to go down on women, I would have enough nickels to build a life size statue of a man going down on a woman. And then I would auction it off on eBay, because I have children, for God's sake.

The One Question You Should Ask on a First Date

Jarad Barr | Posted 08.11.2014 | Money
Jarad Barr

Sure, this may initially come off as traditionally unromantic and personal, but you must accept the society in which we live today. Online dating sites and apps such as Tinder continuously unromantically increase their market share of the most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes.

Be More Selfish in a Relationship

Teresa Lee | Posted 08.08.2014 | Women
Teresa Lee

This is what I thought love was: You give, give give, until you don't have anymore to give, and then you give a little more.

13 Steps to Recover From Betrayal

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 08.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Betrayal leaves us at a fork in the road. We can choose to act in ways that either favor or impede personal growth: we can become stuck in a bad moment forever or we can put it behind us for good. We decide our path.

Chivalry Is Dead, and You Killed It

Kira Sabin | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Kira Sabin

What works with one person does not seem to work with the next! The poor guy just figured out their last girlfriend and now it turns out their new one works COMPLETELY DIFFERENTLY! Who would do that? What is this? The seventh level of hell?

5 Overlooked Reasons to Give Online Dating a Try

Francesca Hogi | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Francesca Hogi

The biggest benefits of online dating are the ability to deliberately craft a great first impression (that can't be messed up by nerves) and to stretch yourself to date differently than you have in the past.

15 Things I Would Go Back And Tell Myself About Marriage

John M. Simmons | Posted 08.06.2014 | Weddings
John M. Simmons

Marriage, if it's done right, is for a long time. Make sure you're doing something that will make you happy for a long time.

Stop Saying You Two Are 'Made For Each Other' -- It's Hurting Your Relationship

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.05.2014 | Divorce

The notion of being "made for one another" may seem romantic, but research says it's not a solid long-term line of thinking when it comes to actually ...

The Only Person Who Can Ever Really Hurt You

Posted 08.06.2014 | OWN

The author of The Seat of the Soul explains how to defend ourselves without hitting back, yelling or going on the attack. By Gary Zukav Most of ...

Dear Sons: Marry Your Best Friend (and 7 Other Crucial Steps To Wedded Bliss)

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 08.05.2014 | Fifty
Abby Rodman, LICSW

Never get married because you think it's time; get married because you've found the right person -- no matter how much time that takes.

Signs You Might Be a Serial Dater (and What to Do About It)

Kim Rosenberg | Posted 08.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Kim Rosenberg

There is nothing better than being emotionally ready for a relationship. If you exude these qualities and are stable in all areas of your life, you're ready to accept a healthy relationship and a new love.

4 Truths About Women Who Put Up Emotional Walls

Galit Breen | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women
Galit Breen

Here are four reasons why putting up emotional walls is my worst trait and one that I'm openly, willingly and continually working on.

How Friends With Benefits Are Actually Benefitting Gen Y

Unwritten | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women

We're protecting our own feelings by putting up the same fronts that are basically shoved in our faces. In plain terms -- if they're cold, then be colder. If they're smart, then be smarter.

Beware These 5 Red Flags When Dating Divorced Men | Posted 08.04.2014 | Divorce

By D. A. Wolf for When it comes to dating after divorce, I could fill a book with wisdom as well as warnings... I very nearly have...