Emotionally abusive relationships can be hard to identify. But if you're in one, one thing's for sure: the constant pressure to perform well for "crumbs" of love can feel like, well, crap. There's one reason he's treating you so poorly … and it might surprise you.
Has your love life turned boring with bills and responsibilities? Relationship expert Charles J. Orlando explains why you should inject a little playfulness into your partnership.
Everyone makes mistakes, so don't be surprised if you find yourself needing to forgive (or ask for forgiveness!) in your relationship. But a mea culpa doesn't mean that you're doomed for failure: Relationship expert Charles J. Orlando explains why forgiveness can be a very good practice for couples!
Laughter is a huge part of being a couple in love. After all, what fun are relationships if they're serious 24/7? In this video, relationship expert Charles J. Orlando explains just how beneficial a big belly laugh can be.
Listen up, lovers: Relationship, love and dating guru Charles J. Orlando has one of the simplest (and easiest!) ways to show your partner you care. Do you know what the secret is?
Is infidelity ever forgivable? This woman's fiancé cheated on her in what he claims was a truly "extraordinary" circumstance, and now she doesn't know how to move forward… or if she should. Relationship and love guru Charles J. Orlando has the answer. What would you do?
We're constantly sending children subliminal messages that not only is it OK to abuse woman — it's what they want. So what happens when these kids grow up and enter into relationships of their own? You guessed it… and it isn't pretty.
Gotta love the holidays… or do you? Columnist Charles J. Orlando explains why he's feeling ho-hum about everyone's favorite time of year. Can you relate?
When love takes an ugly turn, domestic abuse and violence against women rears its head. Reflecting on the one-year anniversary of India's brutal rape case, Charles J. Orlando explains that, to actually fix the problem, we must approach the problem from its source: the abusive men. He's ready for a change… will you join him?
Online dating advice encourages singles to sign up for monthly or yearly commitments on their search for love. The sites claim they can match you with your soulmate, but this relationship expert isn't so sure that's the case. Here's his theory on why online dating might not be the best path to true love.