1. “Your family really scares me.”  Either the constant contact, or the gruff father, or the crazy sister… there’s some aspect here that he will never name (you don’t mess with a girl’s family) but it scares the sh*t out of him. 2. “I’m not sure how good I am at that sex thing you […]

A fight, a disappointment, a Miscommunication. Ask yourself: What could I have done differently? What could we have done differently? What can we learn from this? Then talk to your partner about it, starting with what you could have done differently. All relationships need a little pick-me-up sometimes— These actions will make your partner feel […]

New year, new dating life. And good guys do exist. Here’s the dating advice you need to let go of your relationship hang-ups and start meeting men. Ex-tract! Remove ex-everythings from your space. Move forward by not actually being able to go backward: Hide your ex on chat, delete his phone number, defriend him on […]

You agreed to stick it out through sickness and health and for richer or poorer, but marital vows don’t address the other big things that can untie your knot—boredom, feeling out of touch—or worse, platonic friendship instead of an in-love partnership. While honeymoon headiness will inevitably decline, that doesn’t mean your relationship has to nosedive […]

The difference in men’s and women’s attitudes toward sex are often taken for granted. Men want sex, women want commitment; men look for attractive mates and women go after social status.  But not all psychologists are on board with these gender-essentialist statements. In a new review, University of Michigan psychologist Terri Conley and colleagues sift […]

Dating should be a fun experience. To make sure you’re enjoying yourself, while staying safe, be aware of common signs in people with abusive personalities. If you’re using an online dating service, look for these types of traits in possible matches: Extreme jealousy or possessiveness Pushes for quick and intense involvement Seems too good to […]

We don’t doubt that newlyweds Will and Kate are as solid as the 18-carat rock he slid on her finger eight months ago. But any couple’s bond would be tested by the reported 10-week separation the two will face in a few months when Wills heads off for training, leaving Kate behind in their sleepy […]

A recent book describes why a little twinge of envy isn’t always a bad thing. But if you’re turning into a full-on green-eyed monster, it’s time to figure out why and solve the issue. Are you a jealous person? If so, do you at times feel like you’re crazy or irrational for being so possessive? […]