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7 Signs Your Date Won't Turn Into A Relationship

Jill Knapp | Posted 07.28.2013 | Women
Jill Knapp

Before I was married, I experienced a lot of these signs from many unattainable men. Men that made me think if I just stuck it out, they would end up becoming my boyfriend.

Are You Just Venting and He Feels Criticized? How You Can Turn This Around

Anat Baniel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

To men, your complaining or venting sounds like criticism. There is a way that you can communicate with him without sounding critical: Convert your complaints into very specific, direct requests.

Are You Tired of Being Single?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 09.19.2013 | Style
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Are you tired of being single, but wary of getting into another lousy (or worse) relationship, especially when you barely got out of the last one with your sanity in tact?

Why Are You So Afraid to Admit to Using OkCupid?

Rachel Ryan | Posted 09.22.2013 | Women
Rachel Ryan

I'm almost 24. I, along with many of my peers, had my first AOL account by middle school. So, naturally, we ushered in courtship with the Internet. Online dating is, in many ways, all we really know.

7 Things To Never Say To A Single Woman

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Maggie Shipstead What’s caring? And what’s just offensive? The author of the smart and savvy novel Seating Arrangements weighs in. 1) ...

20 Seconds of Insane Courage

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 09.21.2013 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

What if we could embolden ourselves somehow, to reach out to those we love for all we're worth, to touch the spirit and soul of our closest ally, our wives, our husbands?

The Real 'Secret' To Getting Married

Melanie Notkin | Posted 09.19.2013 | Women
Melanie Notkin

Being single is seen as a chronic problem that needs to be solved and those who just had it solved want to share their secret, i.e. the secret to finding love and getting married.

We Can't Stop Reading These Hilariously Bad Netflix Recommendations

HowAboutWe | Posted 09.18.2013 | Women

There's a new Twitter account out there, guaranteed to spice up your date night. And by spice up, I mean ruin. Bad Netflix Recs is... exactly what it sounds like. Truly terrible, but entirely clever Netflix recommendations we can't stop reading.

A Simple Secret for Living to 100 and Beyond

Kristi Ling | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristi Ling

Could it be that after healthy conscious eating and regular physical activity, the next most powerful key to a long life is kindness?

My Interview With a Professional Pick Up Artist (and Why Some Men Can't Make It Past the 'Chase')

Holly Sidell | Posted 09.18.2013 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

What if a man does want to pursue something and try to build a relationship? What if he thinks he's not supposed to want more, even though he does? Or, what if, point blank, he just has no clue what to do next?

12 Quotes For The Brokenhearted

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

When we don't have the words to express what we're going through, sometimes it helps to read the advice of those who've been there before. Keep in...

15 Things That Guys Are Insecure About

HowAboutWe | Posted 09.17.2013 | Women

"Dancing. [My girlfriend] loves to dance and I'm terrible so when we dance together she looks amazing by comparison and I look spastic."

Is Your Partner Disappointing You? 4 Steps to Getting What You Need and Want

Anat Baniel | Posted 09.16.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

One of the biggest challenges for a woman in any relationship, particularly when she has a child with special needs, is the expectation that your partner is going to automatically do what you think he should be doing.

8 Keys to Creating a Loving, Joyful Relationship

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you believe that if you have to work on a relationship, it's not the right relationship for you? Having worked with couples for 45 years, I can tell you without a doubt that this is NOT true!

WATCH: How Neediness Almost Destroyed Their Marriage

Posted 07.17.2013 | Divorce

Can neediness destroy a marriage? Wall Street Journal reporter Gwendolyn Bounds recently spoke with married Utah couple Randy and Janet Brown, who ...

The 10 Elements of a Soulmate

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 12.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Your soulmate makes you feel entirely whole, healed and intact, like no piece is missing from the puzzle. A life partner, on the other hand, can be a great supporter and long-time companion, but is limited in his or her capacity to enrich your spirit.

To Divorce or Not to Divorce, Is That Your Question?

Nancy Lang | Posted 09.16.2013 | Divorce
Nancy Lang

If for whatever reason things aren't going to change, then it seems there are two options: either you accept things as they are and live with them, or you don't and you move on.

Love in a Bubble

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 09.15.2013 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

We create love. It doesn't just happen. It starts in the imagination and works its way out through our fingers and arms and even our toes. Manifest...

Why Do Women Prefer Sleep Over Sex?

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 09.15.2013 | Weddings
M. Gary Neuman

The Better Sleep Council reports that 79 percent of women would rather get a good night's sleep than have sex. Why is this? One reason may be that it's not so much that women are looking to avoid intimacy, they're just not seeing it as valuable as sleep.

To All My Daughters: A Response to 'She Can Play That Game Too'

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 02.18.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

Now with women pursuing the same achievements, casual sex has become gender-neutral, as the Times reminded us -- with more than a little worry in its tone.

7 Things We've Learned About Marriage From Movies

Posted 07.15.2013 | Weddings

Over the last 100 years of movie history, our favorite onscreen couples have given us a lot of advice about what it takes to have a happy marriage. Su...

30 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Have Everything Figured Out In Your 20s

Christine Hassler | Posted 09.08.2013 | Women
Christine Hassler

During our 20-something years, there can be a tremendous amount of pressure to figure everything out. We search for answers to important questions like "What do I want?" and "What do I want to do with my life?"

How My Ex Showed Me What I Really Want In A Relationship

Posted 07.12.2013 | Divorce

There's nothing like a bad relationship to convince you of what you do -- and really don't -- want in your next relationship. That's what we were ...

The Single Woman on Her New Book Life, Love and a Dash Of Sass

Jill Knapp | Posted 09.11.2013 | Women
Jill Knapp

I'm still single because I'm finding myself before I look for love. I'm still single because I haven't met the person I'm meant to spend my life with and anything less than the best won't do. And I'm still single, quite simply, because I'm too fabulous to settle

WATCH: Why You SHOULDN'T Look For Mr. Right

OWN | Posted 07.12.2013 | OWN

A lot of women spend time on the lookout for Mr. Right, their ideal "better half" who makes them feel whole. It's a concept that has long been romanti...