Financial experts agree that because money-related issues cause the most friction among couples, the best thing a new couple can do is bare all when discussing money.
As you've probably already heard,the long-awaited iPhone 4 is here, and the internet is abuzz with how Apple's latest gadget will change everything. Although they probably meant "everything gadget-related," we think that the new phone could do a thing or two to relationships as well. Here are our predictions of how the iPhone 4G will change the relationships of its owners.
A growing stack of research reveals that happy marriages take a nosedive when a couple becomes a family. Thanks to sleepless nights, new expectations, and the demands of bringing up baby while holding down a job, 30 to 50 percent of all new parents feel as distressed as couples already in therapy for marriage problems. When a couple has a baby, their marriage can still stay strong. Here's how.
This Love Buzzer has a bad habit of repeatedly falling for the same type of guy... and then promptly sliding into the Friend Zone. Such behavior has obviously made for a good amount of angst, and extreme amounts of unrequited love. How can you tell if you're going down that same, unpleasant path?
I don't care how in love you are. No matter how much naked-couple time you log, how often you finish each other's sentences—even if you regularly eat up hours marveling at the beauty that is your unique, special snowflake of love, every relationship has its ups and downs. Rare is the couple that can’t handle the highs. Sure, you hear about the occasional marriage that breaks up over lottery windfalls (or when the female half wins an Academy Award, ahem), but for the most part, good fortune is a breeze. It's the rough stuff that puts your love to the test. And what could be harder to handle than the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?!
Ask any guy what makeup look he likes on women and, besides being surprised there are more than two: makeup and no makeup, the average Joe will tell you he likes a natural beauty. Here, how to get the au naturale beauty look men love.
You can learn a heck of a lot by owning a pet: financial responsibility, time management, and how to dole out attention are just a few of the bonuses that come with owning a furry little friend. In an article published by Psych Central, researchers discuss the emotional benefits of owning a pet. Sure, cats and dogs can't talk, but their unique way of communication can teach owners to be more intuitive, which can in turn help them adapt to new partners. Here are 5 more things pets can teach you about relationships.
Recently released new statistics hint that interracial marriages aren't increasing as healthily as they once did. In fact, the latest census reports that in the last 10 years interracial marriages have only increased by 20 percent, as opposed to the shockingly high 65 percent increase in the 1990s. Why are interracial relationships on the decline?
In theory, online dating is easy. Making a profile takes only about 20 minutes. After that, you click around either at your own volition or through the guidance of an algorithm that picks your matches for you. All this can be done while watching TV or eating bagels. You don't even need to go outside. Sounds like a total no-brainer, right? Wrong. Dating is time-consuming, especially online. Enter online dating assistants. Have you tried one or would you?
Your man displays any number of great qualities: kindness, the ability to keep his mouth shut during a movie, a willingness to entertain your "does this make me look fat?" clothes-modeling ritual, an unwillingness to splash out any cash any time you two go out... Hold up—what was that last one again? Is it possible that Loverboy is perfect in every other way except when it comes to parting ways with Lincoln, Franklin or Grant during a date with you? And if so, should this trait be a deal-breaker for the relationship? First, let's define what makes him "cheap" versus "not a sucker, "has other priorities," or the garden-variety "is poor":