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15 Signs You May Have a Love Addiction

The idea of being addicted to love, an emotion we all feel and want others to feel for us, may seem crazy. However, love addiction is real. Here's what you need to know.

Why Do Adult Siblings Stop Speaking? The Psychology Behind Family Estrangement and Sibling Rivalries

Brother and sister estrangement is a surprisingly common, and unspoken, occurrence. Why ties break down and how real families reconciled.


Are Crossed Arms Rude? 8 Secrets Your Body Language Reveals About You

Body language is a form of nonverbal communication, and whether you (or they!) know it, other people are always reading...


5 Types of Toxic Co-Workers and How to Deal with Them

For most, working in an office can offer a pleasant, exciting, and motivating path to a successful career. However, sometimes...


First-of-Its-Kind Study Reveals Who Gossips the Most—And How Often

Everyone gossips, but for how many hours a day on average?

8 Red Flags You’re in a Codependent Relationship

When you first start a relationship, a little codependency can feel natural. But if you've been together and you still...


12 Tricks Con Artists Use to Win Your Trust

Getting conned could be as simple as a stranger knowing your name. Be careful.

16 Explanations You Don’t Owe Anyone — Really

The choices we make define us, so we deserve to be confident in those decisions—No justification necessary. These are the...


10 Blatant Lies Your Parents Told You, Debunked By Science

Your suspicion was right: They really did have a favorite child.


8 Discreet Signs You’re Being Taken for Granted—and What to Do About It

Being helpful is a good trait. But, let's face it: There are those people in your life who take your...


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11 Unforgettable Pieces of Life Advice (In Just 6 Words Each)

Let these quick hits of wisdom help you guide your life.

11 Winter Date Night Ideas That Will Keep Your Romance Toasty

Romantic nights out shouldn't be on hold until the weather cooperates. Winter date nights are a must for couples to...



25 Dating Deal Breakers All Women Have—and Men Should Definitely Be Aware of

Women and men aren't so different—we all have our date-night turnoffs that can range from superficial to deeply offensive. But...


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There Are 4 Types of People—and These Two Types Are the Most Compatible

Zodiac signs and Myers-Briggs types have nothing on this test.

These Extraordinary True Stories Will Remind You About the Power of Trust

Taking a leap of faith and trusting someone else is one of the scariest things you can do, but these...


You Might Feel Stupid. But Playing These Games Will Build Trust

Couples who stay together play together—even if it means feeling like an idiot.


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9 Ways to Keep Paranoia from Destroying Your Relationships

When trust issues in a relationship are fueled by paranoia or self-sabotaging thoughts, these doubts may be even more of...


Can Reading Fiction Actually Make You a Better Person?

Calling all bookworms! This one's for you.


9 Ways to Join a Conversation at a Party Without Being Awkward

It takes a mix of confidence, timing, and panache to jump into a discussion that's already in progress, but these...


What’s With the Hype Over Hygge? How to Incorporate This Danish Philosophy into Your Daily Life

Dreading the cold, dark months? This Danish tradition just might change how you feel about winter.


The 5 Things You Need for Emotional Intelligence

Self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills are the recipe for better relationships.