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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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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...

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120 Friends Captions for Instagram That Sum Up Your Bestie

From funny to sentimental to cute—these are the best friends captions for Instagram


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100 Happy Anniversary Messages: The Best Wedding Anniversary Wishes

When it comes to finding the right words for an anniversary message, a little inspo never hurt


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150 Heartfelt Love Messages That Will Make Your Beloved Melt

Love is in the air—and it will be on your screen when you send these love messages to that special...


The Fascinating History Behind 15 Wedding Traditions

Before your big day, learn where our most common wedding traditions come from.


25 End-of-Year Teacher Gifts They’ll Actually Love and Use

It can be tricky to find thoughtful and affordable end-of-year teacher gifts. Lucky for you, we’ve got the perfect...


80 Graduation Wishes to Write in a Grad’s Card

For when you’re seeking something wise, encouraging, or funny to write in honor of your favorite grad.


How to Talk to People Even If You Disagree

With so much division in our world today, it can be hard to talk to others with opposing views, but...


Our Readers Share Family Rules and Traditions That Shaped Their Parenting

Genes aren’t the only things we inherit. Readers share the family traits and traditions that made them the parents they...


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40 Father-Son Quotes Perfect for Sharing on Father’s Day

These heartfelt father-son quotes will help you feel grateful for Dad this Father's Day

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Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: The Meaning Behind This Wedding Objection

While it's uncommon to hear "speak now or forever hold your peace" nowadays, the phrase once served an important purpose...


What Knee Do You Propose On, and Why?

Turns out, the explanation for this engagement tradition may stem from an actual knight in shining armor.


This Is Why We Wear Wedding Rings on the Fourth Finger

Ancient cultures had a sweet reason behind which finger was the ring finger.


This Is Where the Garter Belt Wedding Tradition Came From

Find out the history of the garter belt wedding tradition, and why new husbands throw their wives' garters out to...


40 Mother’s Day Songs That Will Tug at Her Heartstrings

Sometimes the greatest Mother's Day gift is the gift of song. Crank up the volume and celebrate your mom with...


44 Father’s Day Ideas Dad Will Have a Blast Doing

Looking for the perfect activity for the big day? From golf to go-karts, these fun Father’s Day ideas will...

50 Thoughtful Mother’s Day Activities That Will Make the Day Extra Special

The best Mother's Day activities give moms (and mother figures) what they want most of all: time spent with you


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55 Brother Quotes That Celebrate Your Sibling Bond

Show your number one guy just how much he means to you by sharing these brother quotes.


55 Sister Quotes That Perfectly Sum Up Your Relationship

Celebrate your sister with these thoughtful, funny, and inspiring quotes.


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20 Sweet Stories About Moms (That Will Make You Want to Call Yours)

Mother's Day 2022 is coming up on May 8. These readers' stories offer much-needed mom love and inspiration.


17 Thoughtful Wedding Gifts They’ll Cherish Forever

Shop the most thoughtful wedding gifts to celebrate their new lives together.


30 Fun Easter Games to Play with the Whole Family

Keep the festivities going with fun Easter games and activities