Dating and Relationships

7 Tips For Taking Your Tinder Game To The Next Level While You're Traveling

If you're single and looking to mingle, using dating apps while traveling can be a serious godsend. No matter where you go, dating apps give you the power to connect with locals, whether it's for a one-night-stand, a whirlwind romance, or even just a…
By Laken Howard

4,000 People Ages 19 -36 Just Ranked This Sex Position As Their Favorite

We might catch a lot of flak from other generations, but personally, I'm not ashamed to be classified as a millennial: we're a generation that's embraced the sex-positive movement, talked openly about the importance of consent, and shown that we acce…
By Laken Howard

7 Expert Tips For Talking To Your Partner About Money For The First Time

In a long-term relationship, there will inevitably be occasions when you and your partner need to have difficult (or even downright unpleasant) conversations. One thing that can be particularly tough for couples? Figuring out how to talk about money …
By Laken Howard

11 Tips For Communicating More Effectively In Your First Real Relationship

When you enter into your first ever real, long-term relationship, there's a huge learning curve. Even if you're totally smitten with your new partner, transitioning from being just a "me" to being one half of a "we" takes some serious getting used to…
By Laken Howard

The Best Date Idea For You, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

Whether you're single or in a relationship, a fresh new idea for date night still probably seems appealing. But amongst the seemingly endless ideas you can find online, there's always a bunch that seem too plain, too insane, or simply just too expens…
By Eva Taylor Grant

Here's Why You'll Want To Wait Until April 15 To Get Engaged

If you set store by the stars, you're likely already well aware of how Mercury retrograde can affect your love life — which means you can probably imagine why proposing during Mercury retrograde might not be the best move. When you're in a long-term …
By Laken Howard

9 Little Ways To Help Your Partner Feel Less Stressed When They've Had A Bad Day

Wouldn't it be great if life were just one long, blissful expanse of time, free of worries and anxieties? Unfortunately, for one reason or another, we all experience stress from time to time — and when you're in a relationship, it's not just your own…
By Laken Howard

People On Reddit Are Sharing Their Flirting Fails & It Will DEFINITELY Make You Cringe

Is there anything more cringe-inducing than witnessing a good old-fashioned flirting fail — or, even worse, having one of your own? Trying to get the attention of someone you're interested in takes a lot of guts, and we're all familiar with the feeli…
By Laken Howard

If You're One Of These 3 Signs, This Mercury Retrograde Will MAJORLY Affect Your Love Life

Mercury is in retrograde once again, so if you thought the start of spring would be nothing but smooth sailing, there's a good chance that you were sorely mistaken. The March 2018 Mercury retrograde will run from March 22 to April 15, so for the next…
By Laken Howard

People Are Sharing The Biggest Thing They Disagree On With Their Partner & It's Oddly Adorable

Hypothetically, happy couples would never fight or argue; they'd simply coexist in harmony, forever infatuated with one another. In reality, having a disagreement with your partner is something that's inevitable, even in healthy, happy relationships.…
By Laken Howard

7 Little Ways To Build Loyalty In Your Relationship

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. That's a proverb that I heard a lot growing up. If a friend was quick to leave me out, well then it was their loss! If a boy made fun of me on AIM after a couple months of instant messaging, the…
By Iman Hariri-Kia

Here’s What Your Dating Style Is, According To Your Myers-Briggs Type

Sometimes, dating can feel like a literal dumpster fire. If you're consistently going out with people you find you're not compatible with, learning what dating style you innately prefer, based on your Myers-Briggs type, can help you make more informe…
By Brandi Neal

7 Things You Don't Need To Apologize For In A Relationship

Apologies play a huge role in keeping relationships happy and healthy — hey, we all screw up from time to time, right? — but saying sorry is usually much easier said than done. It can be difficult to admit when you make a mistake or hurt your partner…
By Laken Howard

7 Old-Fashioned Ways To Build Meaningful Traditions In Your Relationship

It feels good to have special traditions and little routines with your partner, but when you're starting a relationship, it's not so straightforward how you begin to build them. Sometimes, it can help to look at what couples did in the past, as there…
By Carina Wolff

Tom & Abby From ‘Queer Eye’ Are Back Together Again Because Love Is Real

Careful that you don't get whiplash of the heart from this news, but Queer Eye's Tom and Abby are back together. (Again.) It seems like just last week that we were reporting the opposite — probably because it literally was — but the car enthusiast po…
By Alexis Rhiannon

Why It's OK Arie Changed His Mind On 'The Bachelor' & Went Back to Lauren

In what might actually be the most dramatic conclusion to a season yet, Arie Luyendyk Jr. proposed to Becca Kufrin on The Bachelor finale — but (plot twist!) later broke off their engagement, and is back together with runner-up Lauren Burnham. Needle…
By Laken Howard

11 Make-Or-Break Situations That Reveal Whether Or Not Your Partner Is Your Soulmate

While the idea that everyone has one true "soulmate" may be up for debate, there are certainly a number of ways to answer the question "is my partner the right one for me?" And often, it requires nothing more than noting how you two handle yourselves…
By Carolyn Steber

Married People Are Giving Singles Their Best Advice On Love & It's Eye-Opening

When you're in a long-term relationship with someone, you make tons of decisions together, both big and small, but there's perhaps no decision more monumental in a relationship than taking the leap and deciding to get married. Marriage might not be f…
By Laken Howard

7 Surprising Things People Find Creepy In Relationships

Sometimes it's hard to gauge what can make someone uncomfortable or creep someone out, especially in the context of relationships. Because what constitutes "crossing the line" can vary among people, there are bound to be misunderstandings in relation…
By Kristine Fellizar

9 Things To Know Before You Move In Together

The longer you're dating someone, the more relationship milestones you'll reach together: defining the relationship, meeting the parents, exchanging 'I love yous' and, of course, one of the biggest milestones of all — moving in together. In theory, …
By Laken Howard