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Dealbreakers

Why We Go on Dates We Know Probably Won't Work Out

Samantha Joel | Posted 12.03.2014 | Science
Samantha Joel

How far might people be willing to go to avoid rejecting someone?

10 Behaviors That Could End Your Relationship Before It Begins

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.18.2014 | Divorce

If you're a certain age -- or possess any semblance of a romantic history -- you likely carry around a laundry list of relationship red flags to be wa...

These Are Easily The Most Annoying Things You Can Do Around Your S.O.

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.09.2014 | Divorce

On Thursday, folks over on the Ask Reddit forum shared the one thing their significant does that is so horrifyingly annoying, it makes them consider e...

Top 10 Most and Least Open-Minded Cities for Finding Love

Jess Carbino | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Jess Carbino

Dating is not easy. Geography not only can complicate existing relationships, but relationships that have not yet formed. The next time you are searching for love be sure to consider where you are looking for love!

22 Signs You're Undateable

Posted 02.18.2014 | Divorce

There's never a better time to reevaluate what you want -- and categorically don't want -- in a relationship than after a rough breakup. Unless, of...

Rule #1: Make Fewer Rules

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger According to Urban Dictionary--and maybe Liz Lemon--a deal breaker in a relationship is "the cat...

7 Early Relationship Dealbreakers

Posted 12.17.2013 | Women

The start of a relationship naturally involves some uncertainty. As you continue getting to know a new partner, different aspects of their personality...

Carpe Datem! Seize the Date!

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

I almost never met George, my travel partner and now husband. When he first emailed me, I liked his photo and his profile. But I had been on dozens of first dates with not one second date and needed a rest from online dating and unfulfilled high expectations.

24 Things You DON'T Want In A New Love

Posted 08.28.2013 | Divorce

If you're dating after divorce, you've probably had a lot of time to consider what you want in a new love interest. She has to have a similar communic...

My Only Deal Breaker

Annie Chagnot | Posted 10.13.2013 | Women
Annie Chagnot

You know, that's funny. Because I have ONE THING too. One thing that I consider a deal breaker. My ONLY deal breaker, really. ONE EFFING THING that any guy I date HAS to be okay with...

Wanted: One Sperm Donor -- Must Be Financially Secure

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 05.11.2013 | Women
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

A woman I'm friendly with showed me her personal ad. I was surprised to read what she was looking for-- someone who wanted marriage and kids and who was financially secure enough to support her in an upscale lifestyle. Everything was about money, marriage and kids.

LOOK: 20 Dating Dealbreakers

Posted 02.13.2013 | Divorce

What they can't get past early in a relationship.

Smoking, Not Flossing, Soda For Breakfast: What’s Your Biggest Health Turnoff?

Posted 10.23.2012 | Healthy Living

When it comes to standards of health, there are the by-the-book rules, like eating enough servings of fruits and veggies and shooting for 30 minutes o...

If You Want to Date Someone Great, Be Someone Great

Nico Lang | Posted 10.22.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

Standards aren't the problem. Standards are great. When you have standards, it allows you to set goals in your life and hold yourself accountable. The problem is that people have the wrong standards -- ones they don't require of themselves.

Top 25 Dating Dealbreakers

Posted 06.28.2012 | Divorce

Are you newly single? Has it been ages since your last date? Not to worry, the Twitterverse has got you covered. When #ICantDateYou started trendin...

Childfree: Daily Mail Blames Career Women For 'Enforced' Male Childlessness

Emma Gray | Posted 07.10.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

The idea that men might feel less empowered than women to discuss their desire to be parents deserves our attention. However, the Daily Mail piece frames the issue in a completely unproductive way -- blaming "career women" for "denying" their partners children.

PHOTOS: The 10 Biggest Style Deal Breakers (Men, Beware)

Posted 09.18.2012 | Style

"Sex and the City" viewers will remember the scene where Charlotte York writes off a guy who buys her carnations, while Carrie Bradshaw would "throw a...

Tweeters Talk Relationship Deal Breakers

Posted 03.14.2012 | Divorce

On Wednesday, Tweeters used the hashtag #WeCantBeTogetherIf to dish on their ultimate relationship dealbreakers. For some, it was feeling underappreci...