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Relationship Mistakes

10 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Relationship

YourTango | Posted 07.21.2014 | Divorce

By Dave Elliot for YourTango.com I've assembled a list of non gender-specific ways that couples sabotage their relationships. Hopefully, this list ...

The 5 Biggest Friendship Mistakes Women Make

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Women
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

We all want those really easy, meaningful, comfortable and deep friendships with no drama, right? Most of us are silently suffering from some form of loneliness as we just keep waiting for those relationships to fall in our laps, the way little girls look for little fairies hovering over flowers.

5 Mistakes You Can't Afford To Make

Posted 10.25.2013 | OWN

By Amity Gaige A few key things to avoid in life, by the author of Schroder: A Novel. Mistake #1: Accepting crisis as your M.O. I have an o...

Top 5 Divorce Mistakes To Avoid

Allison Pescosolido, M.A | Posted 06.08.2013 | Divorce
Allison Pescosolido, M.A

Here are five mistakes commonly made by people going through divorce. Avoiding these pitfalls will allow you to divorce with integrity and keep suffering to a minimum.

5 Great Relationship Mistakes

Posted 04.09.2013 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Here they are: the things you shouldn't do in a relationship but you end up doing anyway -- sometimes with unexpectedly romantic re...

The Relationship Mistake I'll Never Make Again

Megan Baldwin | Posted 02.27.2013 | Women
Megan Baldwin

I think I've learned in the most mixed up way that love isn't just a really well written story.

5 Mistakes You're Probably Making In Your Relationship

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

When I started my happiness project, and I reflected about the changes I wanted to make, I realized I had five particular problem areas in my marriage. Here they are, along with the strategies I try to use to address them, though they remain challenging.

The One That Got Away: Tweet A Description Of Your #RomanceRegret @HuffPostwomen

Posted 09.06.2011 | Women

We all have regrets. And it turns out, when we look back on them, it's those tricky matters of the heart that we dwell on the most. When researcher...

How To Stop Making The Wrong Relationship Choices

Lisa Firestone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

How are we supposed to know when our attractions should be warning signs? What qualities should we steer away from when we don't even know a person yet?

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.

Carrie Underwood, Rules Success Story?

Jag Carrao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jag Carrao

Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider sent Carrie Underwood a copy of their book, The Rules. Practically overnight, it seemed like someone flipped a switch.

Bossy Bethenny, But Rulesy Bride

Jag Carrao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jag Carrao

Bethenny Getting Married? star Bethenny Frankel knows how to pursue her dreams. But when this high-powered entrepreneur met Jason Hoppy, she let HIM pursue HER.

And You Thought Arizona Had Boundary Problems

Jan Shepherd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Shepherd

Years ago I recognized I had a problem with boundaries. As I began to get more centered, I realized that learning to set boundaries for myself was imperative.

You: The Reality Distortion Field

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

Quantum mechanics says that by observing something, you change it. But what if that were also true of the macroscopic world of human relations?

Never Bake On a First Date

Briana Rognlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Briana Rognlin

Baking for a new guy too soon? That's a rookie mistake. (Take it from a former rookie.)

Married Carrie: Still Breaking Rules

Jag Carrao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jag Carrao

As a Rules coach, watching Carrie's oblivious and seemingly compulsive rule-breaking definitely detracts from the overall experience and credibility of the plot.

Eight Tips for Your Romantic Weekend Getaway

Jag Carrao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jag Carrao

Bring new lingerie, with tags still on. You are this fabulous present that he gets to open and enjoy - so don't use recycled wrapping paper, if you know what I mean.

Megan Fox's TMI: Why Blabbermouth Beauties Need the Rules

Jag Carrao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jag Carrao

On some level, Megan Fox knows she has a problem. Yet this awareness isn't enough to restrain her ongoing, seemingly compulsive need to divulge personal details and other psychological issues.

The Rules Redux: Five Dating Mistakes Women Make...And How You Can Avoid/Undo Them

Jag Carrao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jag Carrao

Most often, dating doozies result from failure to recognize -- or simply accept -- the different ways men and women approach relationships.

Holiday Dating Do's and Don'ts

Jag Carrao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jag Carrao

Other than staking out her territory under the mistletoe, what can the single woman do to leverage the holidays to her advantage?

The Rules Redux: 4 Mind Games Men Play

Jag Carrao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jag Carrao

Men are masters of game playing in relationships. Here are the four most frequent ones I see.

15 Common Mistakes Women Make In Relationships

YourTango | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. So, yes, we know that snooping ...