Relationships

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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      4 Classically Popular Toys … That Were Never Meant to Be Toys

      You'll never believe what the inventors of toys like Play-Doh and Silly Putty were really trying to make.


      Away From Your Partner? 8 Tricks You Can Try to Strengthen Your Relationship

      Not all couple-building occurs when you're with your significant other. "Time apart offers the opportunity to take your relationship to...


      These 3 Teachers Gave Life Lessons You Can’t Find In a Textbook

      Readers remember their most influential teachers who continue to impact their lives long after graduation.


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      8 Smart Uses for Your Kitchen Sponge You Haven’t Tried

      The lowly kitchen sponge can play several important roles around the house. Here's how to use a sponge for more...


      This Simple Test Can Predict The Future of Your Relationship

      Will a couple who paddles a canoe together stay together?


      9 Refreshing, Patriotic Drinks For Every Taste This Independence Day

      Looking to cool off or have a celebratory cocktail? Whatever type of Fourth of July celebration you're having, there's a...


      14 Short Stories About the Kindest, Bravest, Wisest Dads in the World

      In 100 words or less, readers share their poignant tales of the bond between father and child. Have a story...


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      14 Mini Essays That Prove the Meaning of Love in 100 Words or Less

      Readers share their most romantic moments in these short, sweet tales of love, both young and old. Have a story...

      The Amazing Ways 8 Extraordinary People Said “I Love You”

      Sometimes, the people we love deserve more than chocolate and flowers.


      8 Cheap Valentine’s Day Gifts

      It's not how much money you spend on Valentine's Day, it's the thought that counts.


      6 Christmas Stories of Wonder and Love

      It's a perfect time to read about how other families experience the joy of the season.


      5 Ways to Say “I Love You” With Cake

      If you really want people to feel the love, author Edd Kimber encourages you to Say it With Cake.


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      Celebrity Love Letters

      Let these smitten scribes, from Johnny Cash to F. Scott Fitzgerald, inspire your own Valentine's note.


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      6 Surprisingly Easy Romantic Things to Do

      We found simple romantic ideas—delight your sweetie in unexpected places!


      10 Thoughtful Wedding Gifts on a Budget

      You don't have to spend a lot to show how much you care.


      6 Cheap Valentine’s Day Gifts

      Here are six Valentine’s Day gifts for under $10 (including two free gifts) that will have your sweetheart over the...

      10 Great Valentine’s Day Gifts

      These gifts are some of our favorites.


      Valentine’s Day Ideas for Kids

      Desperately seeking new ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little sweetheart? Check out our top picks.


      5 Ways Love Makes You Smarter

      1. Marry someone similar to you, if a bit smarter With your spouse in the house, you have a built-in


      Wouldn’t It Be Great If…

      Seven New Year's resolutions for America -- some lighthearted, some dead serious.


      Photo Essay: The Patriots Guard Riders Who Honor Fallen Heroes

      When soldiers fall or veterans pass away, this motorcycle group shows up to honor them.

      40+ College Dorm Room Essentials You’ll Definitely Need This Year

      From handy gadgets to cool organization tools, these items will help you feel right at home in your college abode.