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Relationship Advice

Don't Call Me Daddy: Loving Someone 25 Years Younger

Blair Fell | Posted 04.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Blair Fell

He would also edit my writing, organize my closets and plan adventurous weekends at outer-borough museums and trips to Hindu temples. He was, in short, my dream man. So could a real committed relationship work?

Why You Should Love Yourself Enough To Walk Away Instead Of Settling

Unwritten | Posted 04.23.2015 | Women
Unwritten

Love, or what I thought was love at the time, foolishly blinded me. Don't get me wrong; I knew I deserved better, but I didn't know if I'd ever find it.

13 Signs You're In A Dead-End Relationship

Robin Cassady | Posted 04.23.2015 | Women
Robin Cassady

No matter what the two of you do, if other people aren't involved, you are bored out of your skull and staring at the same Instagram feed you looked at two minutes before.

How To Schedule Sex, For Skeptics

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 04.22.2015 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

Scheduling sex is a tricky issue. I do recommend this to couples struggling with mismatched libidos (read: almost all of them, after the honeymoon phase), but I myself have never done it in my own marriage, at least not explicitly.

Does Love Fade as We Grow Older?

Brett Gleason | Posted 04.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Brett Gleason

I used to fall hard. Those all encompassing loves that take your priorities and replace them with himhimhim -- your internal voice becoming a narration of everything you can't wait to tell each other, every moment lived without their witness wasted.

3 Lessons About Relationships That I Learned From My Mother

Shlomo Slatkin | Posted 04.21.2015 | Parents
Shlomo Slatkin

Whatever stage of relationship you are in, you can start now and implement these lessons that I learned from my mother.

To Resolve or Manage Conflict, You Must Address the Actual Cause of the Problem

Mark Baer | Posted 04.21.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I recently had the most fascinating consultation with a gentleman who was interested in the possibility of my representing him as his lawyer.

8 Marriage Secrets Relationship Experts Want You To Know

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 04.21.2015 | Weddings

It seems like family, coworkers, close friends and even acquaintances are always doling out unsolicited marriage advice. And while their tips usual...

The #1 Ingredient To Great And Lasting Love

Lexi Soulios | Posted 04.21.2015 | Weddings
Lexi Soulios

Rather than trying to figure out all the different components of how to make love last, focus instead on creating an atmosphere of respect with your partner. The more you can do this, the more other vital elements of the relationship, like trust, intimacy, passion, love, and so on, will naturally flourish.

10 Shortcuts To Self-Confidence

Adele Scheele | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Adele Scheele

Here are 10 simple ways to jumpstart your confidence right when you need it -- asking for a job or a raise, coping with someone's rage or complaint, even hosting a party.

Dear Future Husband #2

Carla Poertner | Posted 04.20.2015 | Divorce
Carla Poertner

Dear future husband, this is my love song to you. It might not always be pretty. It might not always be easy. But it's real. And it's worth it.

The Dating Game of Hot and Cold

Susan Winter | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Susan Winter

Is your partner playing hot and cold? One minute you're high on the warmth of their attention, the next minute you're frozen out and left wondering what happened. You begin to question your actions. Did you say the wrong thing? Did you make the wrong move?

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time.

What I Learned When I Dated a Deaf Man

Robin Cassady | Posted 04.21.2015 | Women
Robin Cassady

I was welcomed into the community and his family, and within a couple of weeks I was given a name-sign by his youngest sister.

How to Heal the Fear of Being Cheated On When You Are in a Healthy Relationship

Silvia Solis | Posted 04.17.2015 | Women
Silvia Solis

Healthy relationships offer us the chance to heal many of the deep wounds that both you and your partner have. If your relationship is truly happy and healthy, your partner will listen to your pain and then do everything possible to help you heal those wounds.

Being the Best Divorcée

Lisa Marie Wilson | Posted 04.17.2015 | Divorce
Lisa Marie Wilson

As soon as you know you don't want to be with someone, let them go. Don't do the slow fade and eventually disappear. Be an adult and end it with love, honesty and compassion. It's really disrespectful to lead someone on when you are not sure what you want.

Why '5 Reasons We Can't Handle Marriage Anymore' Was Totally Off Base

Alicia Cook | Posted 04.15.2015 | Weddings
Alicia Cook

I am not a psychologist. I am not a marriage expert. I am not a "sex columnist." I am just a person who has been in a committed relationship for most of my adult life, and all I can say is, if marriage isn't working these days, it's because of the people we are today not anything else.

10 Things You Must Know About Relationships

Dr. Steve Maraboli | Posted 04.15.2015 | Divorce
Dr. Steve Maraboli

Life has a way of answering questions you didn't even ask. As I lean upon my 40th birthday and reflect upon my adult life so far, I find this to be especially true when it comes to relationships.

If You're Not Saying 'I Love You' After Six Months, Move On

Mark Radcliffe | Posted 04.14.2015 | Women
Mark Radcliffe

So this is a simple plea: Demand strong feelings from your relationship. Demand awe and inspiration-not all the time, but at least with some regularity. Do. Not. Settle. If you're not saying aloud (or at least to yourself) "I love you" to your mate in six months or less, hit the "next" button. Have the courage to believe that something better is out there.

What the '5 Reasons We Can't Handle Marriage Anymore' Blogger Gets Wrong

Vicki Larson | Posted 04.14.2015 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

I usually don't say "I'm sorry" when I hear someone tell me he or she's newly divorced -- often, it's a happier, healthier outcome -- but in your case, I'm truly sorry. You seem a tad nostalgic.

6 Things You Should Never Post About on Facebook

Sydney Latimer | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Sydney Latimer

My Facebook feed is filled with all types of people who range in experiences, maturity, lifestyle, opinion, and willingness to share. For the most part, I enjoy hearing about people's lives. But there's always somebody on your list that goes a little too far. Sometimes that person can be you. Here are six things that you should never write about on Facebook and the reasons why.

How We Destroy Relationships

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact
Kare Anderson

When things go wrong, we tend to blind ourselves to other's feelings. We are more likely to fall into a destructive behavioral trap. Sadly, when we do, we cannot be empathic. We weaken that human bond that's vital to re-grouping and resilience.

5 Reasons Our Generation Just Isn't Cut Out For Marriage

Anthony D'Ambrosio | Posted 04.13.2015 | Divorce
Anthony D'Ambrosio

It's a pretty simple concept -- fall in love and share your life together. Our great grandparents did it, our grandparents followed suit, and for many of us, our parents did it as well. Why the hell can't we? Our generation just isn't equipped to handle marriages -- and here's why.

7 Reasons Why We Choose the Wrong Partner

Nora Oravecz | Posted 04.10.2015 | Women
Nora Oravecz

You do have to give him the chance of having a better life with someone else, a life where he is loved by someone the way he deserves to be. What you give, you get -- never forget this. The way you treat him now is how you are going to be treated in your future relationships

8 Lessons I've Learned In 12 Years Of Marriage

Jessica Dimas | Posted 04.13.2015 | Weddings
Jessica Dimas

I've learned a lot of lessons in my relatively short, 12 years of marriage; the usuals -- like not saying the "D" word, accepting that my husband doesn't always flush the toilet, and that throwing wooden spoons at walls while cooking makes more work for me than trying to prove how mad I was. But there are a few important lessons I've learned (mostly the hard way) that have truly helped save my marriage countless times.