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Are You Using Tinder? Snap Out of It

Collette Gee | Posted 12.23.2014 | Women
Collette Gee

It takes more than a glance or an image to know whether we can connect with someone. However, with Tinder, or apps like Tinder, you miss the opportunity to truly connect with people because of the "appearance-based" snap judgments.

I Am The Prettiest Wife In The World

Nicole Jankowski | Posted 12.23.2014 | Weddings
Nicole Jankowski

In the morning, every morning, when my husband Michael first awakes, he rolls over and drapes his long, lean arm across my body. "You are the prettiest wife in the world," he sings, and the hairs along my neck and in my cochlea are all tall and listening.

The Christmas I Realized He Wasn't The One

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 12.23.2014 | Women
Evelyn Lauer

I found myself driving by his condo one evening in early December. Through the long rectangular windows, I saw the white lights of a Christmas tree sparkling against the glass. And I knew, in my heart, he had found someone else.

5 Ways to Change Your Approach to Online Dating This New Year

Joshua Pompey | Posted 12.19.2014 | Women
Joshua Pompey

For many people around the world, New Year's Day is more than just another date on the calendar. The turning of the calendar year symbolizes a time of hope and new beginnings. Especially for those who are looking to find love

Introducing Your New Partner To Family Over The Holidays

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 12.18.2014 | Women
Dr. Gail Gross

No matter how old we get, we somehow still revert back to our childhood roles and need for approval when we return home to our original family unit.

10 Real Benefits Of Being Single For The Holidays

Kate Endres | Posted 12.15.2014 | Women
Kate Endres

You don't have to buy someone something just because they want it. "Oh, you want a new PlayStation game? I just LOVE when you sit in all day and play. Of course I will contribute to the habit!"

3 Things To Do When You're Scared To Date Again

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 12.12.2014 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

I didn't trust myself. I didn't believe in my own abilities. Most of all, I didn't believe that I deserved happy, fulfilling and loving relationships.

5 Weird Things People Find Cute When They're In Love

Jenna Amatulli | Posted 12.10.2014 | Women
Jenna Amatulli

We all know that there's an invisible switch that gets flipped after you fall head over heels for someone. Suddenly, a lot of the "deal breakers" or "red flags" you'd be quick to run away from become "quirks" and "cute habits" that you find endearing about your one and only.

16 Characteristics of REAL Love

Carol Morgan | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Carol Morgan

Love doesn't mean that you have to stay, and stay and stay. You can leave the relationship and love them anyway.

If You Don't Like Being Single, You Need To Read This

Carol Morgan | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Carol Morgan

When did being single become some sort of disease that everyone wants to get rid of? Why does everyone think that being in a relationship or married is superior to being alone?

Why Being Good At My Job Makes Me Bad At Dating

Jamie Silverman | Posted 12.08.2014 | Women
Jamie Silverman

Last time I checked, people in relationships, whether new or established, want to see their partners. This phenomenon can be nearly impossible while juggling work deadlines.

Are Your Beliefs Sabotaging Your Relationship?

Mary-Lou Stephens | Posted 12.01.2014 | Women
Mary-Lou Stephens

When I first met my husband, I tried to ignore him, even though he fascinated me. We met at a dinner party; I thought my friends were trying to match-make us and being the mature and sophisticated woman I am, I avoided him for the entire evening.

10 Simple Ways to Win Over Your Partner's Parents This Thanksgiving

Em & Lo | Posted 11.25.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

Engage in appropriate dinner conversation. That means avoiding sex, politics and the boil you just had removed from your butt.

6 Ways To Turn A Fairy Tale Into True Love

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 11.20.2014 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

It is important to create a world full of more than just your romantic relationships. If you do not invest in other areas of your life -- your work, friends, outside interests -- you will lose perspective. It can begin to feel as if you will have nothing if you do not stick with your partner.

What A Trip To Vegas Taught Me About My Marriage

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 11.20.2014 | Parents
Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh

I married my husband because he is smart, funny, and great in the sack. That's how we ended up with these kids. What would it say about our marriage if I did not trust him to care for them?

Finding Yourself Before Finding 'The One'

Kate Endres | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Kate Endres

I'm constantly finding a disconnect between the ultimate idea of "the one" compared to the one I'm actually with.

The 80% Approach To Dating

Francesca Hogi | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women
Francesca Hogi

As it turns out, there are lots of good guys out there, hiding in plain sight. Here's how to spot them.

9 Simple Ways To Build Intimacy In Your Relationship

Bustle | Posted 11.14.2014 | Weddings

The more you spend time with your SO because you want to -- not because you're obligated to or have automatic plans every Friday night -- the more you're likely to appreciate them and stop viewing them as a sort of breathing ottoman.

How To Break Up With Someone In Three Words

Akirah Robinson | Posted 11.13.2014 | Women
Akirah Robinson

I just want you to know that if your mind is constantly thinking about whether you should stay or go, your heart probably isn't 100% in it. And if your heart isn't in your relationship, where is it?

When To Stay And When To Walk Away From Your Relationship

Julia Ford-Carther | Posted 11.11.2014 | Women
Julia Ford-Carther

Choose what you truly want and need in order to achieve the loving, caring, committed, passionate, fulfilling relationship that you truly desire -- and not just for the sake of making a point.

10 Fixable Reasons Your Wife Won't Sleep With You

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 11.04.2014 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

I am not going to say that watching a man vacuum is traditionally sexy, but here's what's less sexy: me doing it all the time. Helping with housework frees your wife up to get relaxed and in a sexy mood.

5 Top Fall Date Ideas

GalTime | Posted 10.29.2014 | Women

With autumn in full swing, there are countless date ideas that are perfect for the season. Take advantage of this opportunity and tailor your outings to the weather, no matter what part of the country you live in.

Luckier the Second Time

Kristin Shaw | Posted 10.29.2014 | Women
Kristin Shaw

With his unending kind words, and his steady confidence, he has helped me find my way back to myself. Through him, I have realized that no one can put me back together; that's up to me.

When Your Partner Feels More Like a Roommate

KnowMore TV | Posted 12.28.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

How do you know if losing the romantic connection is a normal and real practical part of your marriage, or if it's something that needs to change? Here are a few signs that you may want to mix up your routine so it doesn't take a negative toll on your relationship.

How Being #3 on My Partner's List Showed Me My Scars and Healed Them at the Same Time

Lauren Noren | Posted 12.23.2014 | Women
Lauren Noren

I let go. I let the weight of my head rest against his firm shoulder. I let my body soften. My eyes swelled up with tears and I let the tears stream down my face, hitting his shoulder on their descent.