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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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Why Do Adult Siblings Stop Speaking? The Psychology Behind Family Estrangement and Sibling Rivalries

Brother and sister estrangement is a surprisingly common, and unspoken, occurrence. Why ties break down and how real families reconciled.


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...


31 Relationship Habits That You Think Are Loving, but Are Actually Dangerous

Although these practices are heavily romanticized in society, they just might be poisoning your relationship. Take heed of these tips...


11 Signs You Can Totally Trust Your Partner

While part of trust is simply taking your partner's word, these little indicators make it easier to know you're in...


How One Fan Became Such Good Friends with Charles Barkley That the Basketball Star Even Attended His...

An NBA star, an immigrant scientist, 
and a friendship no one believed.


20 Things You’re Probably Blaming on Millennials—But Shouldn’t

You'd think millennials were responsible for everything! Here's why some of the country's recent trends aren't their fault—or why they've...


Here’s How a 78-Year-Old Gambler Brought One Woman Humanity

An unlikely friendship teaches one woman the importance of taking a chance on others.


8 Pieces of Advice to Take From Your Parents and 7 to Forget

"Do as I say, not as I do" isn't a kind warning, it's just bad parenting. Here's more advice from...

10 Subtle Signs Your Partner Sees You as Just a Fling

So, you just met someone, and you're completely over the moon. Unfortunately, sometimes your partner might not be on the...


The 5 Love Languages Everyone Needs to Know

What makes one person feel loved isn't always the same for another. In fact, everyone understands and receives love in...


The 4 Facial Features People First Notice About You

Hint: It’s not your eyes, nose, or mouth.


10 Things You Should Say to Someone Who Is Grieving

All too often, we hear about what not to say to those who've lost loved ones. Here are some better...


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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12 Etiquette Rules You Must Follow When Traveling with Friends

Follow this advice to make sure you end the trip still friends with each other.


5 Divorcées Reveal the Red Flags That Their Marriage Was Doomed

Sometimes it's easy to tell whether or not a marriage can make it long-term, it's just that we choose to...


16 Smart Ways You Can Get Your Boss to Trust You

Developing trust between you and your boss will make you a better worker, and you’ll likely end up with the...

How Does Facebook’s “Snooze” Button Work?

Finally! Your timeline will never look the same again.


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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...


Over 40? Whatever You Do, Avoid These 9 Dating Mistakes

If you want to have fun, save time, and find a great mate, here's what not to do, from the...


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...

15 Signs Your Relationship Is Solid as a Rock

Healthy relationships all share many of these same signs. Find out the signals and habits that your relationship is built...


12 Subtle Signs You’ve Got a Cheating Spouse

Is your partner stepping out? Pay attention to these potential signs of infidelity.


10 Things You Need to Stop Saying to the People in Your Life

If you want to keep your personal and professional relationships happy and healthy, never utter these words.


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11 Little Etiquette Rules All Bridesmaids Should Agree to Follow

There's a lot more to being a bridesmaid than wearing a pretty dress and standing behind the bride. Nowadays, bridesmaids...


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?