Engaged & Cheating: Can You Forgive Infidelity?
Got a relationship question? Here's the guy to ask.

Ask Charles: 'Do I Forgive My Fiancé's One-Time Fling?'

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?

How We Teach Men To Abuse Women In Relationships
Seems innocent, but something deeper is at play here.

How We Teach Men To Abuse Women

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.

Love & Christmas: Dear Holidays: I Hate You
And on top of it all, those stupid lights ALWAYS get tangled!

Dear Holidays: I Hate You

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?

India Rape Case: Unkind Love & Domestic Violence
Is it time we stop calling domestic abuse a women's issue?

Why Rape & Domestic Violence Are A Man's Problem

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: Why We're All Buying Into A Scam
Will a healthy dose of skepticism tip the scales in your favor?

Online Dating: Is It All Just One Big Web Of Lies?

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.

Confessions of Cheating Husbands
Can these men right their wrongs?

Confessions Of Cheating Husbands

Infidelity seems to be a rampant problem for couples. With stories from real-life cheaters, our dating expert explores the phenomenon of dudes who can't commit. Is cheating more prevalent today that before, or are we merely more aware of its happening due to media saturation?

love advice for women
If you don't know how to be happy with yourself, you won't be happy in a relationship.

Top 3 Ways Women Sabotage Their Chances At Finding Love

Women who have been in multiple bad relationships tend to think they've had five bad relationships in a row. But in reality, they've been in the same bad relationship over and over again. Our expert's advice? Get out of the pattern and invest in yourself again.

cheating man
If he hides his phone from you, he may be unfaithful.

10 Tell-Tale Signs That He's Cheating

He's acting ... differently, but you just can't put your finger on why. Is he cheating? After interviewing 50 cheaters, this expert exposes 10 red flags to watch for in your man.

Why Women Get Played By The Men They Date

Why Women Get Played By The Men They Date

Women who get played by men aren't "dumb" or "inexperienced". Smart women get played all the time … and not because the guy is bright or smooth, but because his bullsh*t story has enough tangible possibility for it to be believable. Moreover, these "players" aren't useless men. They watch and wait — predators of a sort — and fill a specific need that a woman is looking for. And not just any need, but a core need she wants filled: sex, affection, security, attention, freedom, romance, etc.

man examining his hairline
Surprise! Hair loss didn't make the list.

7 Things Men Fear Most

As problem-solvers, men look for the fastest, most effective ways to work through issues, and many think the best way is to do that alone. But therein lies the main challenge for relationship dynamics: He wants to work through it alone and thus fails to communicate it, and his significant other knows something's wrong, but doesn't know what it is, and may assume it has something to do with her, even if it doesn't.