Taking a road trip with your significant other? Chances are good the time together will improve your relationship. In fact, 91 percent of couples have taken road trips together, and 84 percent agree the experience has strengthened their relationship, according to a new survey of more than 1,000 people released by YourTango collaborating with Ford Motor Company.
Are you part of a couple? Even if you're not, you can always play the couples Halloween costume game with your BFF. Here are a few suggestions that you and your partner (or BFF) may want to try and pull off this year.
Since the beginning of our relationship I have had dreams about my boyfriend that range from neutral (we're out with a bunch of friends but not really talking to each other) to terrible (he's with an ex or I'm cheating on him with someone else).
After seeing Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield turn a date into an opportunity to raise awareness about charities, I started thinking of ways I could also turn boyfriend time into volunteering time. Call me crazy, but spending time together and helping people in need sounds better than another dinner-and-movie date.
This week is National Flower Week. This means one of two things: You have a reason to go out and buy yourself flowers just because, or you can pester your guy to get you flowers (it's a national holiday!)
Sometimes the best part about being in a couple is getting to play the couples Halloween costume game. Halloween may still be weeks away, but it's never too early to start planning your costumes. Here are a few suggestions that you and your partner may want to try to rock this year.
I'm fickle, I always have been. I have a boyfriend who is very nice to me, fixes things in my house, treats me well and is very devoted. He is not as social as I am, though, and we don't have very much in common.
Research indicates the majority of people crave more space from their significant other. Here's how to give and get some much-needed "me" time.
By Unlocked Love Matchmakers, Mary Wright for Galtime.Com rebuilding after betrayal Relationships can be challenging, but infidelity can create a hardship that causes the relationship to collapse. After discovering that your partner has been cheating, you may begin to question yourself and wonder how you missed the warning signs.
Fall is my favorite season. And not just because pumpkin spice lattes are returning or because temperatures are dipping, but because it's that time of year when all of my favorite TV shows (and some new shows) are gracing my television.
Finding a balance between life at the office and life at home is one of the great challenges of adulthood. This September, the delicacy of that work-life balance comes to the big screen in "The Words." It's a theme we see often in Hollywood relationships, but there are some Hollywood couples who seem to find that perfect balance...
My quasi-new boyfriend and I are currently preparing for a big relationship transition: We're moving out of the "honeymoon" phase and into the "football-season" phase.
YourTango surveyed 101 mental health professionals to find out all the dirt about couples who have children. From what they fight about more than anything else to how they rekindle the romance after the baby is born, this survey reveals all the juicy details you've always wanted to know — but have been afraid to ask — about love after kids.
In the good ole days, marriage came before moving in together. While there are some couples that still recognize and believe in this tradition, many other couples have no problem with testing the waters before putting a ring on it. Whether you agree with living together before marriage or not, it's becoming much more acceptable these days. However, there is a right way and a wrong way to go about it. Jumping into this type of commitment unprepared is the quickest way to put a potentially great relationship onto the rocks prematurely.
If I could offer any advice to young couples today it would be to find friends like we are blessed to have. Find friends who share or honor your faith. Find friends who are committed to their marriages and families. Find friends who are brave enough to keep you accountable. Find friends who accept you, believe in you, and build you up. Find friends who want to have fun.
A new study on play and relationships has found that playfulness may be key to attracting a significant other. Among the survey participants (ages 18-26), three traits stood out as topping their lists of traits they sought in a mate: "sense of humor," "fun-loving," and "playful."