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Here's What Young People Really Want In A Partner Compared To Older Generations

There are so many different ways to meet people today, whether you do it IRL, online, or have someone fix you up. Unlike dating apps that typically use algorithms to find your perfect match or friends who like to pawn you off to their other single fr…
By Kristine Fellizar

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

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

Here's How Romantic Young People Are Compared To Other Generations

You've probably heard that "romance is dead," and young people are responsible for killing it. Sure, our generation may approach love and relationships a lot differently than previous ones, but that doesn't necessarily mean we don't know how to be ro…
By Kristine Fellizar

Here's How Many Cheaters Spend Valentine's Day, Well, Cheating

Valentine's Day is the day to share your love with the one you love most. When you're married or in a relationship, that typically means spending today with your significant other. But according to a new survey by the dating site for extramarital aff…
By Kristine Fellizar

The Number One Most Romantic City In America Might Surprise You

Romance can happen anywhere. But depending on various factors, some places are considered to be just a little more romantic than others. With Valentine's Day just a day away, Instacart, an on-demand grocery delivery service, wanted to see which city …
By Kristine Fellizar

5 Ways Sex Helps Athletes Compete, According To Science

In case you weren't already aware, a lot of sex goes down in the Olympic Village. This year, 110,000 condoms were handed out to all 2,925 participants at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics. That's about 37 condoms per person, making it the biggest number …
By Kristine Fellizar

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

13 Common Habits Of Couples Who Don't Get Sick Of Each Other

Some couples just seem to have the whole relationship thing all figured out. Couples who keep the spark alive have certain habits that prevent boredom, even after being together for a while. So what's the secret? What are they doing differently than …
By Kristine Fellizar

9 Signs Your Efforts To Get Closer Are Actually Pushing Your Partner Away

For the most part, relationships will change as couples progress through different stages together. The longer you're together, the more effort it may take to keep romance alive and new. When you start noticing distance in your relationship, it's onl…
By Kristine Fellizar

9 Subtle Signs Your Partner Is Too Immature For You

In the beginning of a new relationship, it's easy to overlook the signs that your partner is immature, and how it may be affecting your relationship. It's easy to brush them off as quirks or things you just learn to live with about them. But long-ter…
By Kristine Fellizar

This Type Of Sex Has Become 2x More Popular Among Young Adults In The Past 20 Years

It really shouldn't come as too much of a surprise, but many of our attitudes toward sex have drastically changed over the years. While there are still several sex acts many aren't too comfortable discussing, according to a new study published in the…
By Kristine Fellizar

15 Surprising Questions To Ask Your Partner To Build Emotional Intimacy In Your Relationship

When you think of intimacy in your relationship, it's pretty common to automatically think "sex." While sex is one form of intimacy, it's not the only kind. In fact, emotional intimacy in a relationship is just as important to have with your partner.…
By Kristine Fellizar

7 Habits That Keep Couples Faithful, According To Marriage Counselors

Getting cheated on is probably one of the worst things that can happen to you when you're in a relationship. Even if you make the choice to leave, it's hard to get over the feelings of betrayal infidelity usually leaves you with. Although there are n…
By Kristine Fellizar

7 Types Of Partners You Should Have Before You Settle Down

The reality is, many of us aren't lucky enough to meet the right person early on and settle down without having to go through the major ups and downs that can come with dating. Instead, the journey to "The One" can be a struggle, especially when you …
By Kristine Fellizar

Here's Where People Find Potential Partners When They're Not Online Dating

When you're single and looking for love, going on a dating app or site can seem like the best option. With so many people online dating today, the possibilities are seemingly endless. But if online dating isn't your thing, you're not alone, because s…
By Kristine Fellizar

This Is When Sexting Can Backfire & Actually Ruin Your Relationship

Nowadays, sexting within a relationship feels like it's the norm. In fact, the 2017 SKYN Condoms Millennial Sex Survey found that 62 percent of millennials say they sext at least once a month, and 48 percent say they do it at least once a week. But j…
By Kristine Fellizar

Here's How Many Hours We Really Spend On Dating Apps Per Week — Vs. What Experts Recommend

Trying to find "The One" on a dating app can take some serious time and effort. How much time, you ask? It might surprise you to find out that millennials spend 10 hours a week on dating apps, according to a new survey. But do we really need that mu…
By Kristine Fellizar

Science Says This Type Of Breakup Hurts You The Most

People have all kinds of different reasons for wanting to end a relationship. Sometimes they're just too busy to juggle a relationship with everything else they have going on in their lives. Sometimes they just need time to figure themselves out alon…
By Kristine Fellizar

7 Unexpected Signs Your Partner's Second-Guessing Your Relationship, Even Though They Love You

Relationships come with many degrees of completely normal complications, but if your partner isn't giving you the validation you need to feel secure in your partnership, you may wonder if they're second-guessing your relationship. Even though you kno…
By Kristine Fellizar