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Interpersonal relationships are a vital part of everyday life. We know relationships aren’t perfect, but we can help guide you through advice on how to fix common issues, things you should and shouldn’t say to the people in your life, and, of course, roundups of funny cartoons and quotes to remind you that laughter can be the best medicine.

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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. We spoke to experts to get the scoop on how to easily make new couple friends.

25 Words Never to Say on a First Date

Marriage, baby, STD—there are some things we all know never to say on a first date. But these surprising topics...


10 Pieces of Honest Dating Advice for Introverts

Trust us: Going on a date can't be scarier than what's going on in your head.


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.


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...


When Your Spouse Doesn’t Like Your BFFs, It’s the Marriage That Suffers, Says Science

A new study finds that our taste in friends may hold the key to a happy marriage, or actually destroy...



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...


“Netflix Cheating” Is On the Rise—and Chances Are You’ve Been Cheated on Already

When watching a few extra episodes has far greater consequences than you might think.


8 Solutions to Get Rid of Awkward Silence on a First Date

First dates are exciting but also nerve-wracking. Follow these steps to avoid awkward silences, and you'll be killing the dating...


Can Long Distance Relationships Really Work? What the Surprising Science Says

Building a relationship takes a lot of work, and trying to maintain one over long distance is pretty much setting


Do Opposites Really Attract? What the Fascinating Science Says

Like a lot of things in relationships, the answer is complicated.

11 Creative Outdoor Date Ideas to Use This Summer

Enjoy the summer weather with your partner by taking date night outside.


I Was Afraid to Tell My Grandmother I Was Gay. Her Reaction Left Me Speechless.

For years, I lived in fear that my conservative grandmother would discover I was gay. Once she did, the reality...


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Marriage Advice for Newlyweds That Every Couple Should Read

A good marriage doesn’t just happen. Experts, real-life newlyweds, and seasoned married couples share 10 surprising secrets to create a...


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27 Classic Children’s Book Quotes Every Adult Needs To Hear

"All grown-ups were once children... but only a few of them remember it."


Upgrade a Supermarket Bouquet: 9 Tricks to Make Cheap Flowers Look Expensive

Procrastinated again? Here, how to quickly turn a last-minute flower gift into a beautiful arrangement.


This Simple Test Can Predict The Future of Your Relationship

Will a couple who paddles a canoe together stay together?


How to Write (and Read) a Love Letter

A long time ago, when I was living in my favorite apartment behind a bamboo patch in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, I


10 Tips for Finding True Love and Happiness

In their new book Love for Grown-ups: The Garter Brides’ Guide to Marrying for Life When You’ve Already Got a

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How to Avoid Online Dating Scams

Common sense will tell you that sending money to a stranger is a bad idea. Here are more tips to...


10 Romantic Weekend Ideas

Unwind with these weekend activities.


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10 Foods Not to Order on a First Date

Spaghetti and meatballs: Let’s be honest, the date is not going to turn out like Lady and the Tramp. Instead,