How to Maintain A Long-Distance Friendship

Much has been written about the struggles of long-distance relationships. But what about long-distance friendships? While technology makes it easier than ever to stay in touch with friends scattered around the globe, liking each other’s Facebook posts does not a friendship make. Maintain your friendships with the following tips. 1. Have realistic expectations. The key to […]

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How to Be More Compassionate

Compassion can often seem to be in short supply, especially when people see images of refugee children and then complain about illegal immigration. But don’t lose faith in humanity just yet! You can actually become more compassionate by doing the following: Practice gratitude: You wouldn’t call someone who complains about everything compassionate. Why not? Because they focus […]

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The List You Need for a Great Relationship

We’ve all seen a romantic movie where the female lead must choose between two impossibly appealing men. And in that movie, she gets this clichéd advice – usually from an older and wiser female character: Make a list of all the pros and cons of each partner. Then, throw out the list and go with […]

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How to Improve Your Relationships with Your Siblings

Your siblings are your first friends. But since you’re related to them, it’s easy to take them for granted. Whether you have one sibling or ten, your familial relationships are the ones you keep for the rest of your life. So it’s in your best interest to make sure you have healthy relationships with them. We’re […]

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8 Things Not to Share with Your Partner

Any strong relationship needs honest and open communication. But there are some things that you just don’t need to share – we’ve collected the most important of them below. 1. Bad Moods. This one is at the top of the list because it’s a bad habit some people just can’t break. No matter what happens […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Settle

Having the best of everything is built into our culture. If there’s an updated version of an app, we download it. If there’s a restaurant that has a better Yelp rating than the one that’s closest to us, we’ll go there instead. And that’s totally fine – for restaurants and apps. But having so many […]

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When Should You Get Married?

If you’re in your mid-to-late twenties, your newsfeed is probably filling up with engagement photos and you’re likely receiving invites to weddings and bachelorette parties. And conventional wisdom – and probably a few of your nosy relatives – has told you that you should get married by age 30. A new study from the University of Utah […]

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10 Friendship Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

We’ve talked about how tough it is to make friends once you graduate college. Sadly, it can be even tougher to keep them! Here are 10 common friendship mistakes you need to stop making. 1. You don’t stay in touch. Being friends on Facebook is great, but liking each other’s photos does not a friendship […]

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9 More Tips for Fighting Fair

Yesterday, we published 10 Tips for Fighting Fair With Your Partner. Here are 9 more strategies so you and your partner can resolve your fights in a healthy way. 1. Set a time limit. Fights that drag on for hours are exhausting and rarely accomplish much. Unfortunately, they’re also the norm for many couples. Try […]

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11 Tips to Improve Your Online Dating Profile

If you’re single, you’ve probably tried online dating at least once. But did you really get the most out of it? Probably not. That’s why we’ve rounded up the following tips to help you make the best profile you possibly can. 1. Talk about yourself. Instead of using the description box to talk about your long […]

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10 Tips for Fighting Fair With Your Partner

If you’re in a long-term relationship, sooner or later you’ll fight with your partner. It’s inevitable. After all, you and your partner are different people so you’re bound to disagree on several things. But there is a wrong way and a right way to work out your disagreements. Follow these 10 tips to leave a […]

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Should Infidelity End Your Relationship?

The Ashley Madison hack has been making headlines for the past week. A number of high-profile people have been outed as having profiles on the website, which is primarily used as way to facilitate affairs. And it’s already been linked to 2 suicides. A question most people don’t think about until they face it head-on is: […]

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10 Bad Relationship Habits to Break

Relationships are what we make of them. So there are things that we can do to improve them – and there are things we do that can sabotage them. Learn the 10 relationship habits that you need to stop doing to be as happy as possible. 1. Keeping score. Relationships aren’t a competition. One important […]

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Why You Should Date Yourself

Why don’t more people want to be alone? It has such a negative connotation for no reason. Your relationship status is by no means a reflection of your value as a person. Being single is just a state of being – not a curse. That’s why you should use this time to date yourself instead […]

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10 Tips to Keep the Romance Alive

Did you know that August is Romance Awareness Month? How romantic has your relationship been lately? In the beginning, dating is full of romance – candlelit dinners and flowers just because. As the relationship progresses, it gets harder and harder to keep that romance alive. But it can happen! It just takes a little work. […]

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3 Ways to Tap Into Your Partner-Power

In power-full marriages, 1+1 = 100. The exponential growth you can experience personally, professionally, spiritually, and financially is mind-blowing. It’s the power of compounding. It doesn’t matter who makes more. It doesn’t matter whose money it is. It doesn’t matter what roles each person plays in the marriage. When you’re true partners, all of your […]

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Why You Should Stop Venting About Your Relationship

The great thing about having close friends is they can be the best support system. Your closest friends are up for anything – which is why venting to your friends about things that upset you is the cheapest form of therapy. Of course, that venting often leads to talk about your romantic relationships. By no means […]

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10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be More Attractive

If you’re looking to start a relationship, it’s important to present yourself in the best possible way to potential romantic partners. Not sure how to do that? Here are 10 scientifically proven ways to appear more attractive to the opposite sex. 1. Take care of your teeth. Flash those pearly whites! According to scientists from […]

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5 Ways You Can Help Care for Someone Who’s Ill

Caring for people is a normal part of life. But caring for people when they’re sick or injured can leave us scrambling and unsure how we can help. That’s why we compiled these tips. So the next time someone you care about needs assistance, you can spring into action faster than a speeding bullet! 1. Cook. Even […]

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How to Fight Less with Your Partner

No one likes fighting – it’s stressful no matter who you do it with. But when you do it with your partner, it goes from stressful to painful. Want to fight less? Figure out why you’re fighting. It’s pretty unlikely that your boyfriend is truly furious because you didn’t do the dishes. Identifying the underlying issue might […]

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8 Steps to A Proper Apology

We’ve all wronged someone, and we’ve all been wronged. No matter hard you try to be perfect, screwing up is inevitable. But once you do, how you apologize to whomever you’ve wronged can mean the difference between repairing the relationship and never seeing them again. Follow our tips to do it right. 1. Mean it. […]

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