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Relationship Advice

Obama, A-Rod, Dr. Hank and Criticism

Dr. Hendrie Weisinger | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Hendrie Weisinger

Many times, we give criticism to others because they are not giving us what we want, and what we want is a function of totally unrealistic expectations.

Are You A People-Pleaser? A Healthier Approach To Friendships

Kathryn Lamble | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Lamble

Trying to solve your crappy self-worth through outside approval is a race you're always going to be running at half-speed. When the outside approval dies down, that's the discomfort you have to sit with. That's the "you" you have to learn to love.

Are You 'Horsing Around' in Your Relationship?

Kelley Whitis | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Kelley Whitis

During the middle of a horsemanship class I found myself crying for days -- and it wasn't because I was hurt by a horse

What Does a Woman Mean When She Says 'I Need Space?'

John Shore | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
John Shore

Loving someone is really close to loving them too much.

Know Your Worth

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Meryl Hartstein

At 18, I thought I knew it all. I had it all, too, except that I didn't know my worth.

11 Ways To Know You’re No Longer In Love

The Gloss | Posted 10.17.2012 | Women

It’s that moment where you suddenly realize too much. You’re sitting there at the table, pushing around your empty water glass, the half-consumed ...

7 Habits of Happy Lovers

Anne Vitiello | Posted 12.16.2012 | Women
Anne Vitiello

Let your romantic relationship be a gift, not an obligation.

Why Relationships Are Often Difficult

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

If you want a relationship that maintains deep emotional and physical connection, a relationship where you rarely feel lonely with each other, a relationship that is always evolving and growing toward deeper intimacy, then you likely have to be willing to work at it by healing your own issues.

20 Things Women Want In Relationships

Posted 10.15.2012 | Weddings

Sometimes it's the little things that mean the most in a relationship. Just ask Twitter. On Monday, tweeters channeled their inner relationship ex...

13 Relationship Tips for Women

Etan Thomas | Posted 12.14.2012 | Black Voices
Etan Thomas

If you are going to force your boyfriend/husband to watch Steel Magnolias, Eat Pray Love, the Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, you should have absolutely no problems watching a football or basketball game with him.

6 Ways To Deal With Your Spouse's Annoying Habits

Posted 10.15.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Teri Orbuch When couples spend more time together, little annoyances become magnified. These 6 tips can get you back...

6 Reasons Marriage Counseling Is BS

Laura Doyle | Posted 12.12.2012 | Divorce
Laura Doyle

If you want to save your marriage, for the love of God, don't go to marriage counseling.

4 Questions Resilient Couples Ask

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 12.12.2012 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

Why are some couples able to navigate challenge and change with ease while others get stuck and spin their wheels?

20 Reasons You And Your Ex Don't Get Along

Posted 10.12.2012 | Divorce

What was the one thing you and your ex constantly fought over? On Friday, Tweeters revealed what drives them crazy in relationships, from lack of ...

Mistletoe Syndrome and Shacking Up

Amy Laurent | Posted 12.11.2012 | Women
Amy Laurent

Is it just me or does it seem like each year as the holidays approach everyone gets the same bright idea to pack up and move in together?

How to Date Like a Mad Woman

Melanie Notkin | Posted 12.11.2012 | Women
Melanie Notkin

If you want to date a man, be a woman. Be a strong, confident woman, but be a woman.

I Married A Psychopath

Noelle R. Andrews | Posted 12.08.2012 | Divorce
Noelle R. Andrews

He was enigmatic, charismatic and handsome. He was the romantic man I had waited my whole life to meet. I fell madly and hopelessly in love with him. In the end, the relationship almost destroyed me.

Are You In A Relationship For The Right Reasons?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

When two people come together because they want to learn together, grow together, heal together, share their time and companionship, and share their love and passion, they have a good chance of creating a lasting, loving relationship.

How to Attract Positive People in Your Life

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Are you longing for relationships that do your heart good and generate stronger connections? Tired of poor choices? Tepid chemistry? Want a more commanding role in who you attract?

20 Ways To Make A Relationship Last

Posted 10.08.2012 | Weddings

It's easy to fall in love with someone, but building a love that lasts? Now that's the hard part. On Monday, tweeters doled out their best relation...

25 Reasons Relationships Fall Apart

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 10.08.2012 | Divorce

After a bad break up, it's only natural to sit around in your comfiest PJs wondering where things went wrong. Was it something you did? You said? You ...

Emotional Affairs, Got One?

Ginnie Love | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Ginnie Love

Most couples dealing with the aftermath of an affair express sexual affairs not involving emotional attachments are easier to overcome than those which have involved the betrayal of emotions. After all, this intimacy and trust are the heart of relationship.

Ask Michael Cohen: How to Avoid Sticky Relationship Issues

Michael Cohen | Posted 10.08.2012 | Style
Michael Cohen

Before you read my reply, thank your mother for her good advice and know there are going to be a lot of angry shop girls along Madison Avenue. Here's the deal -- your girlfriend is a handbag junkie.

20 Reasons Your Relationship Won't Work Out

Posted 10.05.2012 | Divorce

Sometimes the hardest part of breaking up is letting go of someone, even though you still love them. Just ask the Twitterverse. On Friday, tweeter...

Are You In A Relationship With The Wrong Woman? 10 Red Flags

Sasha Lotrian | Posted 12.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Sasha Lotrian

All too often, women want to know what they're doing wrong, when really it's that they're dating the wrong person! After hearing far too many similar stories from single lesbians, I realized there were some common threads running through many of them, so I compiled 10 glaring red flags.