Category Archives: Relationships

Gift-Giving Dilemmas: 4 Great Gifts You Can Get A New Partner

With the holidays right around the corner, a common conundrum many people face is figuring out what to get their partner. This is especially difficult if it's a relatively new partner. If you just started dating this person, you don't want to get them something serious, like expensive jewelry. This could intimidate them and send them running. You also don't want to get them something too simple, like a box of chocolates. This could make them think you don't care.… [+]
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Online Interference: 4 Ways Social Media Ruins Relationships

Let's face it; we all love social media. It's become a staple in our modern society. I mean, do you really even exist if you're not on social media? Okay, that may be taking it too far... In any case, almost everyone is on social media and recent studies have shown that things like Facebook can actually take a detrimental toll on your relationship. If you're worried that social media could be destroying your romance, check out four ways that… [+]
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The Six Key Components Of A Healthy Relationship

Relationships are hard. No one ever said they were easy! What does it take to have a healthy relationship that lasts forever? It turns out happy, long-term relationships all share some common aspects. Check out the six key components of a healthy relationship below: 1. Trust Every healthy relationship is built on a foundation of trust. Happy couples trust one another completely. This means they are able to share anything with each other and their relationship is not filled with… [+]

Should You Bring Your New Partner To Thanksgiving Dinner?

Dating comes with a lot of mini dilemmas, especially when you're in a new relationship. One such dilemma is trying to figure out if you should bring your new partner to Thanksgiving dinner. Is it too soon to introduce them to your family? Should they have Thanksgiving with their own family instead of yours? These are tough decisions to make! To help you get some perspective check out our thoughts on whether or not you should bring your new partner… [+]

Warning Signs: 6 Relationship Red Flags You Should Never Ignore

When it comes to relationships, there are certain warning signs that things aren't meant to be. When you start dating someone, you want to keep your eyes open for any red flags that the relationship is going to be a bad one. This gives you the chance to get out before you waste too much time with the wrong person. Check out the following six relationship red flags you should never ignore: 1. You Have Different Values If you have… [+]

Excuses, Excuses: 6 Awful Reasons To Stay In A Bad Relationship

Have you ever stayed in a toxic relationship way longer than you should have? Are you currently in a bad relationship and finding yourself making excuses to stick around? You may want to read the following six awful reasons to stay in a bad relationship and see if any of them apply to you: 1. It's Not the "Right Time" To Break Up This is a frequent excuse that people use when they know they're in a bad relationship but… [+]
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What A Girl Wants: 8 Ways To Make Your Girlfriend Feel Special

Are you looking for a way to let your girlfriend know how important she is to you? Do you want to show her just how much she means to you? Showing a woman that you care isn't always as easy as it sounds. You want to make sure you do it right! To get started, take a look at these eight simple ways to make your girlfriend feel special: 1. Shower Her With Compliments Compliment her outfit. Compliment her new… [+]

What He Wants To Hear: 25 Things Men Love Hearing In Relationships

When it comes to relationships, everyone wants to hear something nice from their loved one. We often talk about the right things to say to women to make them feel good and feel loved in a relationship, but what about men? Men in relationships also appreciate hearing certain things from their loved one that can make them feel valued and respected. Men also need the same emotional and mental validation that women need. If you want to make your man's… [+]
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Bridging the Gap: 30 Famous Couples With Big Age Gaps

When it comes to relationships, big age gaps are always a heated debate. Some people feel that it's impossible to have a healthy, long-lasting relationship with someone who is significantly younger or significantly older. Others feel that age is just a number and all that matters is truly loving who you are with. Do these huge age gaps work in a relationship? We're not going to debate that today, but we are going to share some other couples who have… [+]
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All In the Family: 4 Major Signs You’re Dating A Mama’s Boy

When it comes to dating, there are several types of guys you totally want to avoid. One of these is the "mama's boy." It's one thing for a guy to be close with his mom. It's another thing for a guy to be too close with his mom. Dating a mama's boy can be a complete nightmare, so you want to know if you're with one before you get too involved. Below you can read four major signs that you're dating… [+]