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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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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 Signs Your Partner Is Not “The One”

The desire to find the right partner can lead you to overlook red flags, label erratic behavior as typical ups...


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...


6 Fall Activities to Try This Year—That Aren’t Apple Picking

You've already taste-tested ciders and picked a bunch of apples—here's how to get off the beaten path.


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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.


8 Secrets for Taking a Romantic Second Honeymoon on the Cheap

Taking a second honeymoon is a great way to re-create the magic or recapture the feeling of young love. Here's...

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...


14 Life Tips Every Recent Grad Needs to Have in Their Back Pocket

Learn how to transition into adulthood and an avoid existential crisis with these necessary pieces of advice for finding your...


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...


Parents, This Year-By-Year Guide Breaks Down EXACTLY How to Save for College

It's never too early to start saving for your kids' (or future kids') college funds, especially since universities across the...


9 Things That Prove You’re Living with a Threenager

If you thought it would be smooth sailing after the terrible twos, think again, because now you may have a...


12 Ways to Find a Babysitter You Trust to Watch Your Children

Leaving a child in the hands of a babysitter while you head to work or out for the evening out...


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...


10 Ways to “Have a Happy Weekend” (Family Version)

When chores, sporting events, and kids' birthday parties are taking over your life, here's how to make time for what...


Is Your Kid a Fussy Dresser? 11 Ways to Ease the Drama

Ever spend more time dressing your child than yourself? Help has arrived. A top child psychologist weighs in below about...


How to Survive Mother’s Day Without Your Mother

When you have lost your mom for any reason, Mother's Day can be incredibly painful. Here's how to cope, from...


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...

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...


11 Ways to Stop Temper Tantrums in Their Tracks

It's every parent's worst nightmare—an unstoppable toddler temper tantrum, especially when you're in public surrounded by a seemingly judge-y audience....


Got Age Spots? Here’s What a Dermatologist Would Do

Two leading dermatologists provide their expert advice on how to approach this dark subject. (See what we did there?)


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What Is Your Social Media Profile Really Saying About You?

Whether Snapchat, LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter is your social media of choice, it's easy to come off conceited, angry, or...


9 Ways to Deal With Your Moody Teen Without Losing Your Marbles

Of course you love your child, but those teenage years are no walk in the park. Here's how to stay...


The Silent Intimacy Killer That’s Ruining Your Relationship

The things you don't say are often more damaging than the things you do. If you're giving or getting the...