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The Importance of Men’s Friendships—and How Poker Could Make Them Stronger

People who make time to hang out with friends have all the luck

I Asked ChatGPT Some Personal Questions, and Let’s Just Say She’s Not a Good Friend

ChatGPT may be able to write a 10-page essay on the history of the world, but when it comes to...


100 Best Group Chat Names That Will Make Everyone Laugh IRL

Sure, group chat names are useful for easily identifying message recipients … but the best group chat names will bring...


How to Give the Perfect Wedding Toast That’s Memorable for All the Right Reasons

The best wedding toasts are the perfect marriage of thought, planning, practice and humor. These ideas and examples will help...


How to Write a Thank-You Note to a Teacher That Will Mean So Much

A well-crafted, heartfelt thank-you note to a teacher can become something they treasure for years

100+ Sweet Nicknames for Your Girlfriend or Wife That Will Make Her Love You Even More

Whether you want to go sweet, sexy or silly, these romantic nicknames for your girlfriend or wife are sure to...


120+ Flirty Nicknames for Your Boyfriend or Husband That Set the Stage for Romance

Love is in the air! Here’s how to choose the perfect nickname for your hunka hunka burnin' love—aka your boyfriend...


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100 Heartfelt Engagement Wishes to Celebrate the Happy Couple

Is there something new and shiny in your loved one's life? Once you're done screaming for joy, we've got the...


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Here’s How Much You Should Spend on an Engagement Ring, According to Experts

You want the moment to be amazing, so don’t let the question of how much to spend on an engagement...


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Should I Propose Before or After Dinner? Here’s What the Experts Say

As they say, timing is everything! Proposing at the right time will make the moment even more magical—and make you...


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How to Apologize Like You Mean It

Apology experts name four main things to consider before you say "I’m sorry"


15 Engagement Gifts the Happy Couple Will Love (and Actually Use)

From custom coffee mugs to cozy decor, we've rounded up foolproof engagement gifts any soon-to-be-married duo are sure to adore.


I’m an Introvert Who Challenged Myself to Connect with Strangers, and I’ve Never Been Ha...

Talk with strangers, and you could reduce stress and boost wellness while making yourself happier overall

These Are the Most Popular Baby Names in Each State

Can you guess some of the most popular baby names of your state?


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14 Ways to Be Romantic and Sweep Your Partner Off Their Feet

Prioritizing romance keeps your relationship hot and healthy. We've got the expert advice you need to learn how to be...


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How to Set Boundaries and Build Better Relationships

If you feel like you don't have any more to give, it might be time to learn how to set...


What Is Koselig? How to Incorporate This Norwegian Concept Into Your Life

Just when you were learning how to pronounce "hygge," there's a new Nordic concept for cozy, happy living this winter


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52 Vintage Baby Names That Are Making a Comeback

Did any of your nostalgic favorites make the list?


100 Sweet Baby Shower Wishes to Send Expectant Parents

Toys break and diapers end up in the trash, but these thoughtful baby shower wishes will be treasured forever


What Is Monotasking—and Why It’s Better for You Than Multitasking

Monotasking makes you more productive and is healthier for your brain—but what is it?


What Is a Friendship Recession and Why Are We Currently In One?

On average, Americans are spending less time with their friends and more time alone


Yes, You Should Reach Out to That Friend You’ve Been Thinking About

New research shows that reaching out to friends and acquaintances can positively impact both parties.

The Best Small Cities in America—What You Need to Know

A ranking of the top ten small cities reveals ideal, safe communities to raise a family with great schools, thriving...


This Is Why Southern Brides Bury a Bottle of Bourbon Before Their Wedding Day

In the South, burying good whiskey could mean a bright, sunny wedding day—but only if you follow these exact steps.


100 Lovely Wedding Wishes to Write in a Wedding Card

These sweet, thoughtful and funny wedding wishes will strike just the right note


19 Books About Friendship to Share with Your Bestie

You won't be able to put down these books about friendship that explore the unbreakable bond we all need in...


62 Most Thoughtful Baby Gifts Every New Parent Will Adore

New parents deserve the coolest baby gifts, don't they? Take a look at these adorable and useful items that will...


40 Best Wedding Registries All Engaged Couples Should Know About in 2023

With these wedding registries, you'll find the perfect match to help you celebrate the big day—and make things even easier...