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Dating Scams Are Up 40 Percent—Here’s How to Spot One

Make sure that you don't let yourself fall victim to online dating with these tips from trusted online dating professionals.

Here’s How to Self-Isolate if You Live With Your Family

You're stuck in your home with the same group of people day in and day out for weeks on end....


40 Romantic Ideas to Say ‘I Love You’—How to Be Romantic

When we think about how to be romantic, we often think about expensive grand gestures. But these romantic ideas, big...


How Being Single for Years Made Me a Better Partner

Years of singledom teach us more than what we want in a partner—they also teach us how to be a...


My Parents Got Divorced After 7 Years—Here’s What I’m Doing Differently

Years after her parents' divorce, one woman went on a mission to find out how to survive the seven-year itch...

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...


13 Things to Never Say to a Stepparent

Being a stepparent is hard enough without the insensitive comments from other people. Here's how to avoid making a tough...

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8 Times You Must (Yes, Must) Send a Thank-You Note

Here's when you have to send that thank-you note—and how to write one.


12 Simple Ways to Make Friends as an Adult

The quality of a person's friendships can make or break their life, adding to feelings of happiness, and providing health...


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...


Here’s How to Opt Out of Basically Everything

From getting bombarded with online ads to going to your uncle’s funeral, you can get out of anything.

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26 Marriage Tips from Grandmas You’d Be a Fool Not to Follow

Who knows better how to have a successful relationship than someone who's had decades of experience?


12 “Divorce Signs” That Actually Aren’t a Big Deal

Some supposed relationship danger signs are really no big deal at all. Here's how to know when your problems are...


7 Things to Never Say to Someone Going Through a Divorce

Being a good friend means standing by and supporting your friend, even when times are tough. But if your friend...


8 Ways to Build Trust with Your Coworkers

Generally, one-third of our days are spent at work. This work environment can either enhance or diminish employee morale and...


15 Money Mistakes to Avoid During a Divorce

Divorce can be a series of financial disasters if you're not careful. Here are the common mistakes people make—and expert...

10 Ways You Can Brag Without Sounding Like a Jerk

There's nothing wrong with touting our own success, but it's easy to come off arrogant (and slightly annoying). Here's how...


7 Ways to Deal with a Toxic Narcissist at Work

Having a narcissist in your workplace can make every day a challenge. We asked relationship experts how to manage game-playing...


13 Ways to Help a Friend Going Through a Divorce

Divorce isn't easy for anyone to deal with, but thankfully good friends can lessen the sting and bring a bit...


The Right Way to Respond to That Chatterbox, According to Experts

Over-talkers dominate dinner parties and hijack work meetings. Here, effective strategies to deal with someone who's always talking (and how...


10 Nosy Questions Everyone in a Relationship Gets—and How to Respond

Whether you're dating or married your friends and family are sure to ask some crazy personal questions. Here's how to...


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10 Simple, Fun Ways to Make New Couple Friends

What's even harder than finding your perfect other half? Finding another couple of like-minded, fun people to hang out with....


10 Ways to Find Your Back-to-School “Mom Squad”

Children aren't the only ones with social worries at the start of the school year, mothers have their own concerns...


Advice from a Dating Expert: 8 Ways to Meet and Attract New People

Kimberly Seltzer, a therapist, dating, and makeover expert, explains how to take a more active role in finding romance.

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Here’s How to Have Vacation Sex All Year Long

Had amazing sex with your partner while you were away? Here's how to bring that passion into the bedroom at...


10 Things Every Couple Argues About—and How to Avoid Them

We talked to licensed psychologists and relationship experts to uncover the most effective strategies for sorting out 10 common lover's...


7 Clear Signs You Can Trust Your Roommate

Trust is critical for stress-free living. Here’s how to know if that virtual stranger is worthy of sharing your space.


You Rely on Your Neighbors for A Lot. Try These 10 Ways To Build Trust With Them

Neighbors can be a huge help—watching your kids in a pinch or picking up the mail while you're out. Here's...


Yes, There’s a Way to Make Jealousy Work for You—Here’s How

Your friend got engaged while you're still waiting for your boyfriend of three years to propose. Your co-worker got the...


What to Do When Your Friends Make More (or Less) Money Than You

You're a struggling artist and your BFF just got promoted—again! Income disparities between friends can cause a rift if you're...