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13 Questions to Figure Out If They're the One

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Sharing chemistry with someone is a rare treasure. But knowing early on whether a person is right for you is equally necessary for your well-being. Ponder the answers to these 12 questions to discover your partner's true place in your life and reveal if they're really the one.

Sneaky Ways to Find Out If You Really Know Your Significant Other

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 11.06.2014 | Weddings
Stephanie D. Lewis

Every time I hear a couple's relationship has fallen apart because "she isn't the same person she was when we dated," I nod my head knowingly. She (or he) did NOT change. They simply couldn't keep the lovely sales presentation going forever.

Are You Addicted To The Chase?

Lauren Kay | Posted 11.15.2014 | Women
Lauren Kay

When someone returns all of your texts and is always available to go on dates -- you know, when someone treats you like a real live human being -- you generally won't feel anxious. But don't let this lack of anxiety be mistaken for lack of passion. You're finally dating a decent human being.

Cooking With My Boyfriend Taught Me Our Relationship Was Toxic

Literally, Darling | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

I've come to realize that kitchen activities might be even more telling than I thought. I've let cooking become a benchmark against which I test the health of my relationships.

'I Wasn't Ready For Marriage'

Matt Walsh | Posted 04.12.2014 | Weddings
Matt Walsh

We weren't "ready" for marriage. We hadn't tried it out. According to conventional wisdom, we were "unprepared." We were two, apart, only dating -- courting, really -- until we were one. We were unmarried, and then we were married.

Martha Stewart On Match.com (VIDEO)

Posted 12.02.2013 | MarloThomas

After recently creating a Match.com profile, Martha Stewart had some interesting insights to share about the world of online dating. What made Mart...

Ooh Sexy Genes! Our Immune System Genes, that is.

Daniel M. Davis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Daniel M. Davis

While mainstream science focused on how certain genes work in the immune system, others - by and large, working away from the limelight - have found evidence that these same genes can also influence sexual attraction.

Seeing Eye-to-Eye

Janet Blair Page | Posted 10.30.2013 | Women
Janet Blair Page

I'll let you in on a secret: People without any dreams or aspirations usually aren't as interesting as those with a sense of purpose.

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.

How to Determine Compatibility Before Ever Going on a Date

Uloop | Posted 04.29.2013 | College
Uloop

This list works wonders for me, but I can't guarantee it will do the same for you simply because you are not me. However, just slightly tweak the questions to better reveal the desired characteristics you're looking for. I'm supplying you with the bones, you must learn to jump them, so to speak.

A Secret To Sexual Compatibility, From Ian Kerner (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Sometimes you have to follow your nose! When sex expert and sexuality counselor Ian Kerner stopped by Mondays With Marlo, he told me that when a woman...

Are Your Love Standards Too High?

Sienna Jae Fein | Posted 01.06.2013 | Fifty
Sienna Jae Fein

Long-term character contouring is not for you. You crave a ready match and your compatibility list is firm (loves dogs, plays chess, financially independent). But how willing you are to modify or even disregard that list?

Proof That 'Opposites Attract' Marriages Work

Pamela Haag | Posted 11.18.2012 | Weddings
Pamela Haag

The charming and maddening oddity of the athlete mixed marriage is that one spouse cannot live without something that the other spouse cannot imagine doing.

For the Love of God, Just Break Up with Him Already!

Tamara Shayne Kagel | Posted 08.18.2012 | Women
Tamara Shayne Kagel

We are so overly focused on fixing our relationships that we have become completely blind to the fact that we're in terrible relationships

Sex Scientists Explain Why Women Lose Their Desire

Posted 02.09.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Abbasi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 02/01/2012 11:52 AM EST on LiveScience New research is demonstrating what many people a...

The REAL Secret To A Happy Marriage

Dr. Neil Clark Warren | Posted 01.16.2012 | Weddings
Dr. Neil Clark Warren

To be happily married "for life," two people need to have -- from the very start -- "broad based compatibility."

Relationshiop Advice: Is This 'The One' For You?

Dr. Terri Orbuch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Orbuch

Do you know what the right person would look like if you met him or her today? Ask yourself, "What do I need or want in a partner?"

Before You Travel Together, Take This Compatibility Quiz

Sophia Dembling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sophia Dembling

Traveling with someone for the first time can be tricky. I've taken trips that have cemented friendships and trips that put cracks in friendships' foundations.

"Zezima the Geek"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As the very model of the modern middle-aged man, I can say with great certainty and no small amount of confusion that when it comes to modern technol...