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Relationship Advice

Is Your New Beau Separated, Divorce Pending?

Julie Spira | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julie Spira

It's becoming an epidemic is appears. Profiles of singles on online dating sites with the status of "Divorced," when in reality they are "Separated, D...

How To Deal With A Control Freak

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

When you mindfully deal with control freaks, you can free yourself from their manipulations. Knowing how they operate will let you choose how to interact with them.

Can Your Partner Really Change?

Mary Darling Montero, LCSW | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Darling Montero, LCSW

The only guarantee in a relationship is that the person we're with today might be the same person down the road, with the same attitudes and behaviors.

Are You Too Picky?

Julie Spira | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julie Spira

You've heard it before. Your friends and family have complained that you're just too picky when you've declined yet another opportunity to be set up o...

In Search of a New Word for 'Married'

Steve Cooper | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Cooper

The word married sounds past-tense and settled. Dating, on the other hand, is an action word. Dating sounds like things are happening

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?"

Ask Michael Cohen: How To Feel Good Again

Michael Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Cohen

There are a few ways to get back to feeling fabulous. New shoes. Something sexy, something sweet and with a fabulous heel.

Reclaim Your Power By Letting Go Of What You Can't Control

Mary Darling Montero, LCSW | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Darling Montero, LCSW

One of the reasons we become stuck in suffering after a relationship ends (and in many other areas of life) is this: We're trying to change things that are beyond our control.

Knowing What You Don't Want in Relationships

Amy Chan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

You do have the choice of surrounding yourself with people whose energy drains you, or not. I refer to these types of people as "energy vampires."

Have You Ever Dated This Self-Obsessed Monster?

David Wygant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wygant

When you are out on a first date, check out how they treat the waiter. You will get an immediate idea of how socially aware your date really is.

It's Just Me Against the Universe

Gena Grish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Gena Grish

Have you ever noticed that when you're looking for someone to date, nobody is around, but the minute you take yourself off the market, it's as if somebody opened the floodgates of eligible men?

What Happens When You Put Ego Over Family (VIDEOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Rick and Melissa Lawson had been married for 12 years and had five sons. After chasing her dream of being a singer for three decades, Melissa struck g...

Three Hunks: Do the Rules!

Jag Carrao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jag Carrao

It's one thing to hear dating coaches tell you how to behave to land the man of your dreams -- it's even more compelling when such wisdom comes from the mouths of dreamy men themselves.

Total Energy Makeover UPDATE: Beginning a New Relationship

Heide Banks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heide Banks

Letting go often means exploring past regrets and judgments about old relationships. Until we engage in these necessary steps, it's easy to say we're open to love when we simply are not.

And the Survey Says...

Gena Grish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Gena Grish

As some of you have picked up on, either from my Twitter updates, or the quick mentions in my comments sections of past stories, I met someone a few months ago, and I want to see where it could go.

Are Rebound Relationships Doomed From The Start?

Mary Darling Montero, LCSW | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Darling Montero, LCSW

Rebound relationships tend to have a bad reputation. What about the ones that succeed, or the possibility that one can heal from heartbreak and fall in love at the same time?

5 Techno-Romance Truths That Your Mother Will Never Understand

Jessica Massa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jessica Massa

Sure, your mother may seem hip and enlightened, with a new and inappropriately active Facebook account to prove it. But try as she might, she just doesn't quite get it.

Are You An Empath? (VIDEO)

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Have you ever been labeled as overly sensitive? Do you absorb the emotions of others? There is a good chance you're an emotional empath.

How To Get Your Marriage Off To A Good Start

Jim Stein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Stein, Ph.D.

My wedding day was the most important day of my life, as it will be for many of us. To get your marriage off to a good start, it helps to have a good wedding, and we had a great one.

A Different Role in Love

Natalie Bencivenga | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalie Bencivenga

Stepping out of the typical roles that we play in relationships is hard. It takes time, effort and a deep commitment to yourself and to your desires.

The Joys And Sorrows Of Sisterhood

Deborah Tannen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Tannen

Sisters are sisters forever -- even if you see each other rarely or not at all. There are always reasons to express -- or suspect -- not only enduring love but also enduring resentment.

You're Online Dating and You Don't Even Know It!

Jessica Massa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jessica Massa

Is there still a stigma associated with online dating? Based on the feedback that I received after last week's article, "How to End the Online Dating ...

How to Stop Sabotaging Your Relationships

New Harbinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
New Harbinger

what if you can't stop feeling insecure no matter how deeply your partner tries to reassure you? Over time, he or she will be angry at you for invalidating the caring that was supposed to make you better.

4 Reasons Your Ex Is Ruining Your Relationship

David Wygant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wygant

Ex's always seem to find their way back into your life to dump all their issues on you at the very moment when you're most happy with someone else.

'Why do I Have to Get Married? I Didn't do Anything Wrong'

Jenni Schaefer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenni Schaefer

This is the quote on a decorative towel that hangs in my home. After calling off my wedding about five years ago, I bought this towel on a shopping trip with a friend.