Dating and Relationships

6 Things People Who Found Love On Dating Apps Have In Common

If you're an avid online dater who's yet to find a lasting relationship, you've no doubt wondered if there's some sort of secret to finding love on a dating app that you're as-yet-unaware of. While there might not be a magic formula that will guarant…
By Laken Howard

Healthy Relationships Are Predicted By How Well You Know Each Other, Not How Alike You Are

My partner and I are very different. He’s an introvert — I’m an extrovert. He’s a minimalist — I love kitsch. He wears all black — I prefer bright, clashing colors. He’s tech — I’m handmade. I wouldn’t go so far as to say we fit under the “opposites …
By Emma McGowan

7 Daily Habits That Can Lead To Cheating Over Time

Most people don't wake up one day and think "I'm ready to cheat on my significant other." Often, this infidelity comes as a result of a buildup of different thoughts, desires, and ways of thinking. There are a number of reasons why people cheat, incl…
By Carina Wolff

8 Things That Seem Like Positive Relationship Qualities But Actually Aren’t Healthy

When with a partner long-term, it might be easy to mistake unhealthy relationship characteristics for positive relationship qualities. Take for instance, jealousy. People like to romanticize the idea of jealousy by thinking their partner must really …
By Kristine Fellizar

These Are The 6 Zodiac Signs Most Likely To Emotionally Cheat on Their Partners

When we're talking about personality traits and habits that are associated with the zodiac, each sign comes with its fair share of positives and negatives. For example, astrologers say there are zodiac signs that are most likely to cheat emotionally,…
By Carolyn Steber

9 Signs Your Relationship Isn't Moving At A Healthy Pace

When you enter into a new relationship, it's easy to get swept up in all honeymoon-type feelings you typically have for your new partner. Regardless of whether your relationship is headed towards lifelong commitment or not, pacing is super important.…
By Kristine Fellizar

7 Hacks For Letting Go Of Relationship Baggage

If a past relationship of yours ended on a bad note then you might notice that you still feel weighed down by the sadness that it didn't work out, or that you're still reliving the negative memories. That's what's known as relationship baggage, and i…
By Carolyn Steber

15 Common Signs Someone's Immature, According To Reddit

Whether or not we want to admit it, everyone can be a little immature from time to time — like inadvertently giggling at a fart or playing a dumb, harmless prank on a friend. But there's a huge difference between having occasional moments of immaturi…
By Laken Howard

People Are Sharing Their Biggest Regrets & It's Oddly Inspiring

In theory, "no regrets" is a great life mantra — but in practice, the older you get, the easier it is to look back and think, wow, I wish I'd known that sooner. This might contradict everything Drake once taught us about YOLO, but if you ask me, havi…
By Laken Howard

7 Science-Backed Activities That Will Boost The Love Hormone In Your Relationship

Oxytocin tends to be referred to as "the bonding hormone," "the love hormone," or "the cuddle hormone," so it's no surprise that this hormone plays a role in cultivating intimate relationships. If you're looking to foster feelings of closeness with y…
By Carina Wolff

A New Study Says Being In A Relationship Could Change Your Taste In Wine — Here's How

I’d be willing to bet that for many of you, a nice bottle of wine is awaiting you in your near future — and if you’re planning on sharing that bottle with a partner, there might be more to your choice than meets the eye: According to recent research,…
By Lucia Peters

11 Unexpected Activities To Avoid Doing With Your Partner If You Want To Stay Together

There are all sorts of relationship issues that can drive a couple apart, including ones that we all know to avoid whenever possible — like cheating, not paying attention to your partner, etc. But there are several unexpected things not to do if you …
By Carolyn Steber

Tiffany From 'Bachelor Australia' Broke Barriers When She Dated A Fellow Female Contestant

The world might be excited about the 2018 Winter Olympics, but members of Bachelor Nation know that the real sports event of the season is The Bachelor Winter Games. The new series will feature former cast members of not just the American Bachelor an…
By Jordan Lauf

Here's How Keeping A Potential Partner Around As Backup Actually Hurts Your Dating Life

Is there anything worse than being interested in someone, only to eventually realize they're just *barely* maintaining contact so they can keep you around as a backup? If you ask me, it should be kind of a no-brainer that keeping someone on the back …
By Laken Howard

11 Unexpected Signs That Your Partner Loves You More Than You Love Them

While it may sound horrible to say out loud, it's actually pretty common to feel like your partner loves you more than you love them. (Or vice versa.) And it doesn't necessarily mean something's wrong with your relationship. "There’s nothing wrong wi…
By Carolyn Steber

11 Social Media Habits That Could Mean Your Partner's Cheating

If your partner is actively having an affair — or even thinking about starting to stray — you might notice that they've picked up a few social media habits that can indicate they're cheating. While you can't blame the likes of Instagram or Facebook, …
By Carolyn Steber

What To Get Your Significant Other For Valentine's Day, Based On Their Sign

Important announcement for all last-minute gift shoppers: the most ~romantic~ holiday of the year is basically here, which means your time to come up with cute, creative Valentine's Day gift ideas is rapidly ticking away. Sure, you can go with the ol…
By Laken Howard

13 Leslie Knope Quotes That Make Perfect Galentine's Day Instagram Captions

As all my fellow ladies are probably well aware, February 13 marks the absolute best holiday of the entire year: Galentine's Day. Courtesy of Parks and Rec's Leslie Knope, Galentine's Day is a time for awesome women to celebrate the other awesome wom…
By Laken Howard

Everyone's Trying To Match With Olympic Athletes On Tinder RN — & Here's How You Can, Too

With the Winter Olympics in South Korea in full swing, aside from watching the Olympic Games, there’s a whole other game going on: Dating games. In case you missed it, dating apps and the Olympics seem to go hand-in-hand — literally and figuratively …
By Natalia Lusinski

The 7 Most Effective Ways To Prevent Boredom In Your Relationship, According To Science

When you've been in a relationship for a long time, experts say it's pretty common to feel a sense of boredom. In many cases, there's really nothing to worry about. But if you're wondering how to not get bored in a relationship, there are some pretty…
By Kristine Fellizar