Bibi Deitz is a writer, editor and native New Yorker. She holds an MFA in fiction writing from Bennington College and lives in Brooklyn. More at bibideitz.com.

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The Way Your Name Affects Your Love Life

Burning question of the day: Does your name affect your love life? As my Magic 8 Ball used to say, signs point to yes. Tons of studies and surveys have been done over the years on the significance of ...
By Bibi Deitz

This Is The Best Way To Kiss Someone

Everyone has a different kissing style. And I've always assumed that if you come across someone whose kissing style is not your own, you have two choices: get used to their kisses, or find a different...
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17 Dating Habits You Didn't Realize Were Toxic

Toxic relationships: At first blush, hell no to that, right? But the tricky thing about toxicity is that it can be sneaky, and pervasive, and there's even a chance that you might be exhibiting certain...
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3 #RelationshipGoals That Are Actually Healthy

Social media can be detrimental to self-esteem, cause major feelings of anxiety — and create a skewed image of #relationshipgoals. There are healthy relationship goals, based in honesty, intimacy and ...
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The Subtle Sign Someone Should Be Your Best Friend

You know when you lock eyes with someone at a party and you just know — you know — that the two of you are destined to be … friends? It might sound strange, but there are actually signs that give away...
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What If Your Partner Doesn't Want Kids—And You Do?

If you want children and your partner doesn’t, it might seem as though things are hopeless — like there’s nothing more you or your partner can do. But what should you do if you want kids and your part...
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Is Your Partner Harming Your Family Relationships?

It’s not always the easiest transition to introduce your parents to your new partner, but if things have never been calm between your partner and your fam, and you're close with your family, there mig...
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What You Learn From Someone Who Treats You Right

It is a markedly different experience to date someone who is kind, compassionate, loving, and present if you're used to dating jerks, or at least people who don't cherish you. And you learn so many va...
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The Sign You Have An Unhealthy Friendship

Friends can get us through anything — the best of times, the worst of times and everything in between. There are friends who are less than ideal for us, though, and many signs of an unhealthy friendsh...
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What You Should Always Expect In A Relationship

Whether you are in a relationship, embarking upon one or just thinking about the possibility of being in one someday, there are certain things you should expect in a relationship. Eight certain things...
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10 Mistakes You're Making On This Dating App

Online dating can be confusing, and the plethora of platforms is extreme, with dozens of options at your fingertips. But if you've narrowed it down to dating app Hinge, there are some easy-to-fix dati...
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11 Personal Questions To Ask On A First Date

There are two schools of thought about first dates: Play it super cool, or go deep. If you're apt to try the second route, there are certain personal questions to ask on the first date. I mean, if we ...
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15 Things You Should Look For In A Relationship

We all know you shouldn't just throw yourself willy-nilly into the first relationship that comes down the pike. But what are the things you should look for in a relationship, specifically? For better ...
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9 Signs Your Partner Isn't At Ease Around You

If your partner doesn't feel comfortable when the two of you are kicking back together, that is obviously an issue. If this is the case, you might not even be fully aware of the fact that it is going ...
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The Biggest Triggers That Arise In Relationships

Relationships are beautiful and awesome, but they can also be really painful when your major triggers come to the surface. So what are the biggest triggers that arise in relationships, and how can you...
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What To Do If Only One Of You Wants To Get Married

It's a story that is all too familiar in this day and age: A couple meets, falls in love, dates for a while, starts merging their lives — and then it comes out that one of them doesn’t want to get mar...
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15 Common Causes Of Anxiety In Relationships

Relationships are the best — they can be full of fun, with lots of laughter and late-night conversation and extravagant dates. But they can also be major sources of fear and worry, and there are actua...
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What To Do If You Catch Your Partner Snooping

If you’re suspicious that your partner is snooping, or you outright catch them in the act, then what? What should you do if you catch your partner snooping on you? Should you lose your temper and frea...
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What To Do If You Catch Your Partner Cheating

We've all read articles about how heartbreaking it is if a partner cheats, and why you should never do it, and why no one should ever even think about it. But on a more practical tack, what should you...
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The Best Nighttime Routine To Have As A Couple

When the magic hour rolls around — 11 p.m., midnight, 1 a.m., or whatever time you fall asleep each night — what do you and your partner do? What's the best nighttime routine to have with your partne...
By Bibi Deitz